From Grooming to Speaking


Conference Registration | Deadline: August 15th, 2012

Registration procedure

Delegates are required to complete the registration form in this page. After submitting the registration form, you will receive an automatic e-mail with all the details of your payment (see Methods of payment available).

Accompanying person: the conference is not offering an accompanying person's registration fee. Any persons wishing to attend any part of the conference must register as a delegate. If however you wish a guest to accompany you to the conference dinner, you may purchase additional tickets in the registration form. Please note these provide access to the conference dinner only.

Conference registration rates


Professional €150
Post-doc and PhD student €100
Student €50
Conference dinner €25

We kindly remind you to pay the conference dinner.


Methods of payment

We are only able to accept payments by national or international bank transfer. The total amount of the fee should be credited to the conference organizer in one payment. Transfer expenses should be paid by the participant. All payments must be in EURO. Please note your registration will be considered valid only after receipt of payment.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Registration refunds will be made for written cancellations received up to the registration deadline (August 15th, 2012), minus a 5 EUR processing fee. In case the cancellation is received after that date, no refunds will be made. This includes also the costs of the conference dinner.

Please direct questions regarding registration, payments or refunds to Ricardo Santos.

Registration form

Personal information

Registration is closed.

Organized by the Centre for Philosophy of Science of the University of Lisbon

The conference will be held at the Auditorium of the FFCUL | Edifício C1 - Piso3, Faculty of Science of the University of Lisbon, Portugal.

Directions to the campus

Scientific committee

- Rod Bennison, CEO Minding Animals International

- Rudie Botha, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa and University of Leiden, the Netherlands

- Massimiliano L. Cappuccio, United Arab Emirates University, The United Arab Emirates

- Daniel Dor, Tel Aviv University, Israel

- Luc Faucher, UQAM, Candada

- Nathalie Gontier, Free University of Brussels, Belgium (chair)

- David Leavens, University of Sussex, UK

- Robert Lickliter, Florida International University, US

- Jorge M.L. Marques da Silva, University of Lisbon, Portugal

- Mark Nelissen, University of Antwerp, Belgium

- Eugenia Ramirez Goicoechea, UNED, Spain

- Emanuele Serrelli, University of Milan, Italy

- Chris Sinha, Lund University, Sweden

- James Steele, University College London, UK

- Ian Tattersall, American Museum of Natural History, NY

- Natalie Uomini, University of Liverpool, UK

- Arie Verhagen, University of Leiden, the Netherlands

- Luis Vicente, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Organizing committee

- Nathalie Gontier (chair), Dutch Free University of Brussels, Belgium

- Marco Pina, Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Lisbon, Portugal

- Olga Pombo, Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Lisbon, Portugal


Questions on the program:

Nathalie Gontier

Questions on practicalities (travel, registration, lodging):

Ricardo Santos

Questions on the website:

Márcia Belchior

Important Dates

Deadline abstract submission

June 30th, 2012

Notification of acceptance

July 15th, 2012

Registration Deadline

August 15th, 2012


September 10-12, 2012


Will be made available in August, 2012.

Abstracts of the plenary lectures are available here.

Social events

The conference dinner will be held on September 10th, 2012, at the Fábrica de Braço de Prata, Rua de Fábrica de material de Guerra, Lisbon.


Registration fees:

We kindly remind you to pay the conference dinner.

Register here.