Neuroinformatics congress 2015 in Cairns, Australia


INCF presents: Neuroinformatics congress 2015 in tropical Cairns, Australia, August 20-22!

The multi-disciplinary conference features talks on a range of
neuroscience topics including neuroimaging, workshops on small- and
large-scale brain initiatives and neuromorphic computing, posters, and
demos of tools for neuroscience research.

The conference is co-located with the meetings of the Australasian
Neuroscience Society, International Society for Neurochemistry and
Asia-Pacific Society for Neurochemistry.
Web site and promotional video: neuroinformatics2015.org

Submit your abstract by May 31 here:
http://www.neuroinformatics2015.org/abstracts
Register at http://www.neuroinformatics2015.org/registration


The scientific program includes:
Keynotes:
- Teiichi Furuichi: The molecular mechanisms of brain development and disorders
- Thomas Lippert: Supercomputing and big data analytics in the neurosciences
- Miguel Nicolelis: The future prospects of brain-machine interfaces
- John Reynolds: Dopamine and learning mechanisms in the basal ganglia
- Angela Sirigu: Inside the human brain: cortical networks for processing movement intentions and awareness

Workshops:
- Small scale brain initiatives. Chair: Romain Brette. Speakers: Ann-Shyn Chiang, Vladimir Brezina, Paul S. Katz.
- Large scale brain initiatives. Chair: Sean Hill. Speakers: Walter Koroshetz, Rickard Frackowiak
- Neuromorphic computing and challenges. Chair: Jeanette Hellgren-Kotaleski. Speakers: Tadashi Yamazaki, Giacomo Indiveri, Tara Julia Hamilton, Romain Brette

Special symposia, hosted by the INCF Australia Node, on:
- Neuroscience drivers for next generation neuroinformatics
- Imaging informatics
- Simulation and visualization environments
- Atlases, tools and applications

We look forward to seeing you in Cairns!

Date/period: 
Thursday, August 20, 2015 (All day) to Saturday, August 22, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Cairns, Australia
Date status: 
Fixed
Organizer: 
other