Neurodevelopmental disorders and Society: A Neuroscience Engagement and Outreach Event

(Pre-Event Workshop and Symposium)

2 – 6 May, 2022

Venue: Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences, O.P. Jindal Global University

Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) in association with International Brain Research Organisation (IBRO) is organising a week-long symposium on “Neurodevelopmental disorders and Society” focused on discussing the neurodevelopment disorders (NDDs) and various related issues. The symposium aims at bringing together different experts from India and abroad to discuss the epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention of NDDs as well as government guidelines and available policies. The current symposium targets the general public specially parents and school educators to further their knowledge on the development, risk factors and prevention of NDDs.

Pre- event workshop

This two-day pre-event workshop will be targeted towards the introduction of Brain and Neuroscience to the attendees. The workshop will be focused on general introduction about the brain and its structures, functions and health. In addition, it will also provide participants an opportunity to ask facts about the brain and its functioning. The workshop will also include hands-on activities.

Neuroscience Engagement and Outreach Symposium

The pre-event workshop will be followed by the main event which will feature a series of plenary and invited lectures, submitted talks and posters and hands-on activities. The participants will also have a chance to engage with the brain and mental health experts in order to maximize their knowledge.

The symposium will include discussions on the following topics:

  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Risk factors of Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Importance of early diagnosis for Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Brain and Mental Health
  • Epilepsy: Myths and Facts
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Learning Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Vision Impairment
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Speech and Language Impairment
  • Government guidelines and available policies

Abstract for oral and poster presentations are now invited.
Please see the abstract submission guidelines. If the submitted abstract does not follow the guidelines, it may be directly rejected.


Graduate, Post-graduate and PhD students who are the first authors of the research papers presented will also be considered for the BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARD.”

Abstract submission guidelines

  • All submissions must be made electronically as DOC/PDF files using the template provided and via the link below.

  • All authors and co-authors should accurately reflect their affiliations in the abstract.
    The author information for each co-author should be up-to-date at the time of submission.

  • The submitted abstract should fall into one of the 12 topics included in the symposium. Irrelevant abstracts will be directly rejected.

  • Deviating from the submission template, including reducing margins, spacing, font size and/or exceeding the word limit for the initial submission will result in a desk rejection of your submission.

  • Please include your biography in the submitted document.

  • The Program Committee with reviews the abstracts for relevance and quality. Accepted abstracts will be invited to be presented at the symposium in talk or poster

  • For specific queries relating to your submission, please email


Submissions that do not conform to these requirements will be rejected.



  • It is mandatory that all submissions adhere to the abstract submission guidelines and use the template provided.

  • Submissions made without the biography will be rejected.

  • Deviating from the submission template including reducing margins, spacing, font size and/or exceeding the word limit will result in a desk rejection of your submission


Deadline for abstract submission: 25 March 2022.
Notification of acceptance: 30 March, 2022.

*Please note that only the acceptance of abstracts will be communicated to the corresponding/presenting authors.