With only a few days to go until the abstract submission deadline of 7th February, the MB2018 program committee has accepted a new symposium. Normally we would not consider an application which gives the speakers so little time to submit their abstracts, but in this case the topic is so important that we made an exception.


With the deadline for submission (7 February) rapidly approaching, the program committee are pleased to announce that we will award three prizes at the conference:

  • Best presentation related to a sports application.
  • Best presentation related to improving animal welfare.
  • Best presentation in the Demonstration Showcase

For more information see here.


The program for Measuring Behavior 2018 is filling out nicely now, with twelve very diverse and interesting symposia and workshops, five outstanding keynote speeches and even a couple of demonstrations of prototypes already confirmed.


Organisers: Simon Choppin, Sheffield Hallam University

Short name (in EasyChair): Participation in sport (S13)


We are pleased to announce that three journals have agreed to host special issues for Measuring Behavior 2018: Journal of Neuroscience Methods, Connection Science, and Sports Engineering.

For more information, see the Publications page.


Three more symposia have been accepted!


We are very fortunate to have attracted four outstanding keynote speakers to Measuring Behavior 2018. The keynotes cover a very wide range of topics about measuring the behavior of people, animals and robots and with many different techniques. For more details about the keynotes, see


Last month the Scientific Program Committee of Measuring Behavior 2018 put out a Call for Symposia and we are happy to report an excellent response. We have already accepted five proposals with a broad diversity of topics. Two of them address fundamental paradigms (on behavioural bioassays and modelling behavior) and the other three on specific topics; fish as model organisms, social behavior and tools to analyse motor activity and movement.