The International Multisensory Research Forum (IMRF) provides a platform for scientists from around the world who are interested in how different senses interact and how their input is integrated to communicate with one another. The IMRF seeks to include scientific input from many different disciplines and species with a variety of perspectives including anatomical, cognitive, behavioral, computational, developmental, engineering, physiological, neuropsychological approaches and others.

This year's meeting is hosted by Tohoku University, and will be convened in Fukuoka, Japan.

New date: 17th - 20th October, 2011
New venue: ACROS Fukuoka


  • Prof. Beatrice de Gelder
    (Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Tilburg University, the Netherlands)
  • Prof. Norihiro Sadato
    (Division of Cerebral Integration, National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Japan)
  • Prof. Mel Slater
    (ICREA-University of Barcelona, Spain)
Komyozenji Temple


Abstracts Now Available in i-Perception: Please click here.
Posted: 2011-11-25
Reschedule Announcement: Prof. Mel Slater's keynote talk extends to Tuesday evening.  The details will be announced during the meeting. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Posted: 2011-10-15
IMRF2011 Booklet Now Available: Now the pdf file of Program and Abstracts is available. Click here.
Posted: 2011-10-13
Call for Full Paper Submission: i-PerceptionSpecial Issue “Multisensory Perception” will be published in i-Perception in association with the 2011 IMRF (Yôiti Suzuki as guest editor). All submitted manuscripts will be peer-reviewed by 2 or 3 referees. The submission deadline and details will be announced later.
Posted: 2011-10-04
Abstracts will be available in i-Perception: i-PerceptionAll accepted and presented abstracts will be published in the open-access, online journal i-Perception soon after the conference.
Posted: 2011-10-03
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Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku UniversityGraduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University

Financial Assistance Provided by:

National Institute of Information and Communications Technology Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Kayamori Foundation of International Science Advancement Support Center for Advance Telecommunications Technology Research