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The 27th International Conference On Comparative Cognition

April 1st to 4th, 2020
Radisson Hotel Oceanfront
Melbourne Beach, Florida

You are cordially invited to the
27th Annual International Conference on Comparative Cognition


Animal cognition, broadly conceived to include all research on animal learning, memory, and perception. 


Registration and Submission


Online registration for the conference and submission portal
Note: Recent improvements to our system require that you create a CCS User Account. Please retain your userid and password after creating an account. You will be able to check your membership status, join or renew your CCS membership, register for the conference and/or conference banquet, submit a presentation, or generate a payment receipt after logging in.

New conference fee rates can be viewed here.

Please read policies regarding: Presentation Submission and Acceptance
Please note that we may not be able to accommodate all submissions

Deadline for Symposium Proposals (Please see Presentation Submission and Acceptance document for details about symposium proposals): December 1
Deadline for all other Presentation Submissions (spoken or poster presentations): December 15

Information about preparing presentations

Information about eligibility and procedures for the Graduate Student Award Competition. Graduate Student Award Competition. Student presenters please be sure to note that to be considered for a graduate student award you will need to send your long abstract as well as have your advisor send a short endorsement message (both items emailed to Dave Brodbeck - Dave.Brodbeck@algomau.ca - This is in addition to the standard submission process.)



W April 1: Welcome Reception: 3:30 - 5:30 PM; evening Talks
Th April 2: Talks and evening Poster Session
F April 3: Talks and evening Poster Session
Sat April 4: CCS Business Meeting, Talks (including Master Lecture) and evening Banquet (Reservation and fee required for banquet)


The Comparative Cognition Society is very pleased that the 2020 Master Lecture will be presented by Professor Irene Pepperberg (Harvard University)
(Previous Honorees)


Radisson Suite Hotel Oceanfront
Indialantic Beach, Florida.
3101 North Highway A1A, Indialantic FL 32903
(321) 773-9260
To obtain the special conference rate ($189 for standard room), you can make your hotel reservations using the phone number above and mention the promotional code "CCS3" or use this promotional code and the online Radisson reservation system.
Please note that conference hotel room rate will apply only until the CO3 room block is sold out so it is a good idea to book your room early to get the CO3 discounted room rate.


CO3-2020 April 1-4, 2020 - Research Award Honoree: Irene Pepperberg
CO3-2021 April 7-10, 2021 - Research Award Honoree: David Sherry


Previous CO3 Programs
Previous CO3 Photo Albums
Previous CO3 Master Lectures


For additional information about CO3, contact Lauren Guillette, Kent Bodily (CO3 Conference Organizers) or Ken Leising (CCS Secretary)