This one-day symposium is dedicated to the replay phenomena in the brain (in the hippocampus, but not exclusively) and how they are related to behavior, especially behavior affected by emotional valence.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Karim Benchenane (Brain Plasticity Unit, CNRS & ESPCI-ParisTech)
  • Gabrielle Girardeau (Institut du Fer à Moulin, INSERM & Sorbonne Université, France)
  • Mehdi Khamassi (ISIR, CNRS & Sorbonne Université, France): 
    Hippocampal replay and preplay through the lenses of model-based reinforcement learning
  • Freyja Olafsdottir (Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University, the Netherlands):
    Role of hippocampal replay in memory and planning
  • Giovanni Pezzulo (National Research Council, Rome, Italy)
  • Federico Stella (Donders Institute, Neuroinformatics Department, Radboud University, the Netherlands)
  • Stéphanie Trouche (Institute for Functional Genomics, CNRS & INSERM & Univ. Montpellier, France)
  • Michael Zugaro (CIRB, Collège de France, CNRS & INSERM & Université PSL):
    Hippocampo-Cortical Dynamics Underlying Memory Formation and Consolidation

It will be held in Paris, the 12th of November 2019, on the Pierre and Marie Curie Campus of Sorbonne Université.

Abstract submissions, to be presented as posters, are welcomed!

Registration is free but mandatory.


The conference will be held in the Jussieu campus of Sorbonne Université (4 place jussieu, JUSSIEU metro station).

The talks will be given in room 106 (1st floor), in the 44-45 building (accesss from the 44 entrance, see purple star on the map), the posters presentations and coffee/lunch breaks will be in the neighboring room 102.

 Plan Jussieu

Organization & Funding

The event is organized by Benoît GirardMehdi Khamassi and Karim Benchenane, and funded by the RHiPAR project of the 80|PRIME CNRS program.

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