Sport Plaisir

Conference MB&E 2016 / 21 - 23 nov


Motor Behavior and Emotion:
cognitive and affective factors that impact motor behavior

General Topic  

This conference is part of a regional project funded by the ARCIR program in collaboration with the University of Lille and the Affective Science lab. of Decathlon, S.A.

This international conference targets to bring together researchers in sports psychology, cognitive psychology and affective sciences to foster discussion and exchange of expertise on the question of emotional motor behavior, from a fundamental, clinical and industrial point of view. 


Who are our invited speakers?

Panteleimon Ekkekakis -PhD, FACSM - Iowa State University (USA) 

Marc Leman - IPEM, Musicology -  Ghent University (Belgium) 

Costas Karageorghis - Brunel University London (England) 

Beatrice de Gelder - Maastricht University  (The Netherlands) 

(click here to know more about invited speakers )

Why come to Lille?

•Discover the largest Innovation Research Plateform in the Digital Arts in Europe - IRDIVE

•Learn about state of the art scientific knowledge about emotional behavior from international renown scientists

•Meet industrials that use the scientific knowledge to create the tools for tomorrow that enhance positive affects during leisure sports in healthy and clinical populations. 

Congress venue

The scientific part of the conference will be held at the new Plaine Image Complex in the Old Industrial Area put into operation in 2013:

Batiment Imaginarium, La PLAINE IMAGES
99a boulevard Descat – 59200 Tourcoing

If you come by subway, take the line 2direction C.H. Dron 
and stop Alsace

To see the program of the event, please click here 


Important Dates

Final call for presentation 

• Decision to authors: Mid July 2016

• Early registration deadline: 1st September 

• Late registration deadline (none registration after this date): Too late

• Conference dates: 21-23th November 2016

• Due to limited room capacity, Early pre-registration is advised