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GRANADA, 12th JUNE 2017


The International Symposium «ACTIVE BRAINS FOR ALL» aims to discuss the state of–the-art regarding the role of physical activity, sedentary behavior, physical fitness, and nutrition in relation to brain, cognition, academic achievement and mental health in different age groups .

This Symposium will be held in Granada (Spain), on 12th June 2017. We are proud to spotlight that Charles Hillman , a world leader in exercise and brain will attend as keynote speaker. In addition, Francisco B. Ortega and his collaborators will present the most relevant findings from the ActiveBrainsProject, a randomized control trial based on the effect of an exercise program on brain, cognition, academic achievement and mental health in overweight and obese children. Furthermore, other experts in the field will also present advances in the area.

Important dates:
15th May 2017 Abstract submission deadline (EXTENDED UNTIL 31ST MAY)
20th May 2017 Latest notification date for accepted abstracts and selected oral communication
25th May 2017 Early bird registration deadline
Organized by:
Organized by the PROFITH research group under the umbrella of the UCEES (Scientific Unit of Excellence: Exercise and Health),
with the support of:


Please, fill out the form and send to:


How to register?

First you will need to complete the registration form . Once you filled out the registration form, you will receive an invoice with all the necessary data to complete the payment.


Payment could be made by bank transfer , credit card or PayPal (the bank transfer must clearly state the reference shown in the invoice). Choose the preferred payment method through the registration form.

On site payment in cash or credit card will be available at registration desk from 08.00 to 09.00 on 12th June (late registration fee will be applied).

Registration fees:

  • Early registration: 60 euros

  • Late registration (from May 25th onward): 100 euros

What is included in the fee?

The registration fee includes the meeting registration, breaks for coffee and snacks, lunch during the conference and the Abstract book with ISBN (digital).


The International Symposium Active Brains for All: Exercise, Cognition and Mental Health, will be held at the Research Institute of Sport and Health (iMUDS) from the University of Granada, located at Parque Tecnológico de la Salud (PTS) in Granada.

Address: Avenida del Conocimiento s/n. CP 18016. Granada

  • 37.1451285ºN, 3.6080092ºW


The Conference Organization has reached agreements with the following hotels. Attendees interested in staying at one of these hotels must do their booking by sending an email directly to the hotel and indicating the reference. All hotels information, booking references and pricing are shown in the map below.

Andalusia Center

Double bedroom: €80

Double bedroom singular use: €70

Breakfast included


Phone: 0034 858 125 284

Reference: PTS Symposium

Abbots Nevada Palace

Double bedroom: €90

Double bedroom singular use: €81

Breakfast included


Phone: 0034 958 809 999

Reference: 182252

Ibis Granada

Double bedroom: €62

Double bedroom singular use: €55

Breakfast included


Phone: 0034 958 184 250

Reference: PTS Symposium



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