COMPUTATIONAL
NEUROSCIENCE

Symposia & Workshops


Brief standalone meetinga (up to 2 days in length), as well as workshops attached to larger gatherings are listed here. For major events, see Conferences.


2017

NEST Conference 2017

A Forum for Users & Developers. Haus Overbach in Barmen (near Jülich), Germany. Organizers: Hans Ekkehard Plesser, Markusesmann, Dennis Terhorst and Maren Frings.
December 19 - 20, 2017.
Registration deadline: November 15, 2017.

Using the Neuroscience Gateway Portal for Parallel Simulations

A Satellite Tutorial of the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington DC. This workshop is intended for neuroscientists who need to use high performance computing (HPC) resources computationally intensive tasks such as large modeling projects or analysis of neuroimaging data. The Neuroscience Gateway Portal (NSG http://www.nsgportal.org/) eliminates most administrative and technical barriers, providing free CPU time to users, and easy access to widely used software that currently includes BluePyOpt, Brian, CARLsim, Freesurfer, GENESIS, MOOSE, NEST, NEURON, PyNN and the Virtual Personalized Multimodal Connectome Pipeline.
9am - Noon, Saturday, November 11, 2017
Registration deadline: Friday, October 27, 2017, space limited.

Using NEURON to Model Cells and Networks

A Satellite Symposium of the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington DC. This course provides a practical introduction to building and using models of neurons and networks with NEURON. Covered topics include basic concepts, workflow for building and using models, speeding up simulations with parallel hardware from multicore personal computers to massively parallel supercomputers, using Python with NEURON, and modeling reactive diffusion with the RxD class.
9am - 5pm, Friday, November 10, 2017
Registration deadline: Friday, October 27, 2017, space limited.

Software Carpentry

This hands-on workshop is for neuroscientists attending the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington DC. It will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation.
Marvin Center, 800 21st Street NW, George Washington University.
November 9 - 10, 2017
Registration deadline: (extended to) September 25, 2017.

Multiscale Modeling and Simulation

A Satellite Workshop of the Bernstein Conference. Göttingen, Germany. Organizers: Salvador Dura-Bernal and Bill Lytton. This workshop will present some of the latest multiscale modeling tools and approaches in neuroscience, as well as representative examples of data-driven multiscale neural simulations
September 12 - !3, 2017
Late Registration: Aug. 31, 2017 (on-site registration available).

ISN Workshop 2017 - 2nd Integrated Systems Neuroscience Workshop

University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. Organizers: Rasmus Petersen and Mark Humphries. The goal of this meeting is to present the state-of-the-art in integrated systems and computational approaches to key neural circuits
Thursday, September 7 - 8, 2017
Registration deadline: August 11, 2017.
Abstract submission deadline: June 30, 2017

Cortical Function: Towards Understanding and Developing Integrative Theories

A CNS*2017 Workshop in Antwerp, Belgium. Organizers: Hamish Meffin and Anthony Burkitt.
Thursday (afternoon only), July 20, 2017

Emerging Models in Scientific Communication and Discussion

A CNS*2017 Workshop in Antwerp, Belgium. Organizer: Romain Brette.
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Neuroscience Gateway: Enabling Developers and Users to Utilize Open High Performance Computing Resources for Large Scale Simulations

A CNS*2017 Workshop in Antwerp, Belgium. Organizers: Amit Majumdar, Subhashini Sivagnanam and Ted Carnevale.
Thursday (afternoon only), July 20, 2017

Postdoc Career Workshop

A CNS*2017 Workshop in Antwerp, Belgium. Organizer: Joanna Jedrzejewska-Szmek.
Thursday (morning only), July 20, 2017

Reaction-diffusion modeling for neurobiology

A CNS*2017 Workshop in Antwerp, Belgium. Organizers: Robert McDougal, William Lytton and Avrama Blackwell.
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Recent Developments in Epilepsy Modeling

A CNS*2017 Workshop in Antwerp, Belgium. Organizers: Wim van Drongelen and Stephan van Gils.
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Methods of Information Theory in Computational Neuroscience

A CNS*2017 Workshop in Antwerp, Belgium. Organizers: Joseph Lizier, Viola Priesemann, Justin Dauwels, Taro Toyoizumi, Alexander Dimitrov,
Lubomir Kostal, Michael Wibral.
Wednesday & Thursday, July 19 - 20, 2017

Neuronal Oscillations: Mechanisms and Functionality

A CNS*2017 Workshop in Antwerp, Belgium. Organizers: Horacio Rotstein, Frances Skinner and Vassilis Cutsuridis.
Wednesday & Thursday, July 19 - 20, 2017

New Advances in Theoretical Tools for the Study of Large Scale Neural Systems

A CNS*2017 Workshop in Antwerp, Belgium. Organizers: Simona Olmi, David Angulo-Garcia and Benjamin Lindner.
Wednesday & Thursday (morning), July 19 - 20, 2017

Recent Methods and Analyses for Large-scale Neuronal Population Recordings

A CNS*2017 Workshop in Antwerp, Belgium. Organizers: Michela Chiappalone, Valentina Pasquale and Pierre Yger.
Wednesday & Thursday, July 19 - 20, 2017

Computational and Experimental Advances in Cerebellum Research

A CNS*2017 Workshop in Antwerp, Belgium. Organizers: Erik De Schutter and Yunliang Zang.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Fingerprints of brain dynamics estimated from neuroimaging data and application to discrimination between individuals, tasks and/or conditions

A CNS*2017 Workshop in Antwerp, Belgium. Organizers: Matthieu Gilson and Tim van Hartevelt.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Principles and Applications of Extracellular Potentials

A CNS*2017 Workshop in Antwerp, Belgium. Organizers: Michiel Remme, Torbjørn Ness and Gaute Einevoll.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Theoretical Neuroscience in the Human Brain Project

A CNS*2017 Workshop in Antwerp, Belgium. Organizers: Michele Giugliano, Alain Destexhe and Viktor Jirsa.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

INCF Nodes Workshop in May 2017

Georg Sverdrups hus, University of Oslo, Norway. The workshop is open to all interested participants with an interest in neuroscience tools, data management and collaboration. All registered attendees are invited to present a poster or demo.
May 29 - 30, 2017
Registration deadline: May 15, 2017.
A post-meeting report is available.

HBP Hippocamp 2017: Collaborative and Integrative Modeling of Hippocampus)

The European Institute for Theoretical Neuroscience, Paris, France. Organized by: Alain Destexhe, Katherine Fregnac, Szabolcs Kali, Audrey Mercer, Michele Migliore, Eilif Muller, Armando Romani, Katrien Van Look
May 23 - 24, 2017
Registration deadline: May 7, 2017. Limited to 45 participants.

BCMC 2017 Center for Neural Engineering and Computation, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.

The goal of the workshop is to bring together researchers interested in developing executable models of neural computation/processing of the brain of model organisms.
March 13 - 14, 2017

Registration: Free but required.

Computational Neurology 2017

Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. This conference will gather a group of interdisciplinary experts, who apply computational and neuroscientific approaches to clinical challenges.
January 20 - 21, 2017
Submission deadline: October 31, 2016.
Registration: Now Open.

2016

Code Generation from Model Description Languages II

Jülich Supercomputing Centre, Jülich, Germany. The main goal of the workshop is to provide an overview of available techniques and languages to specify neuron models on different levels of detail. The languages presented include NeuroML, NineML, NESTML, PyNN and Brian.
December 7 - 9, 2016
Registration: Contact Jochen M. Eppler or Dimitri Plotnikov.

Brains and Bits: Neuroscience Meets Machine Learning

A NIPS 2016 Workshop in Barcelona, Spain. The goal of this workshop is to bring together researchers in deep learning, machine learning, statistics, and computational neuroscience, and facilitate discussion about a) shared approaches for analyzing biological and artificial neural systems, b) how insights and challenges from neuroscience can inspire progress in machine learning, and c) machine learning methods for interpreting the revolutionary large scale datasets produced by new experimental neuroscience techniques.
December 9 - 10, 2016
Registration deadline: September 29, 2016 (extended to October 6, 2016).

Workshop on Tactile Coding and Neuroprotheses

Pontedera, Italy. This workshop aims at fostering the integration of neurophysiological, computational, haptic and biorobotic studies on touch.
December 1 - 2, 2016
Registration free but required.

Using the Neuroscience Gateway Portal for Parallel Simulations

A Satellite Tutorial of the Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego, California. This workshop is intended for neuroscientists who need to use high performance computing (HPC) resources computationally intensive tasks such as large modeling projects or analysis of neuroimaging data. The Neuroscience Gateway Portal (NSG http://www.nsgportal.org/) eliminates most administrative and technical barriers, providing free CPU time to users, and easy access to widely used software that currently includes Brian, GENESIS, MOOSE, NEST, NEURON, PyNN, Freesurfer, and the Virtual Personalized Multimodal Connectome Pipeline.
9am - Noon, Saturday, November 12, 2016
Registration deadline: Friday, October 28, 2016, limit 25.

Using NEURON to Model Cells and Networks

A Satellite Symposium of the Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego, California. This course provides a practical introduction to building and using models of neurons and networks with NEURON. Covered topics include basic concepts, workflow for building and using models, speeding up simulations with parallel hardware from multicore personal computers to massively parallel supercomputers, using Python with NEURON, and modeling reactive diffusion with the RxD class.
9am - 5pm, Friday, November 11, 2016
Registration deadline: Friday, October 28, 2016, limit 25.

NEST User Workshop 2016

Forschungszentrum Informatik (FZI), Karlsruhe, Germany. This year, the workshop will focus on the use of spiking networks in Neurorobotics.
November 3 - 4, 2016
Submission deadline: September 18, 2016.
Registration deadline: October 7, 2016.

Computational Neuroscience

A Workshop at the Volga Neuroscience Meeting 2016 Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod - Saint Petersburg, Russia. Organizer: Victor Kazantsev.
July 24 - 26, 2016
Abstract submission deadline: March 15, 2016.

Dynamics in Life Sciences, Neuroscince Applications

A Workshop at the Volga Neuroscience Meeting 2016 Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod - Saint Petersburg, Russia. Organizer: Andrey Shilnikov.
July 24 - 26, 2016
Abstract submission deadline: March 15, 2016.

Multi-Area Models of Cortex

A CNS*2016 Workshop at Jeju Island, South Korea. Organizers: Sacha Jennifer van Albada, Gustavo Deco.
Thursday, July 7, 2016

Statistical Analysis for Neural Time Series

A CNS*2016 Workshop at Jeju Island, South Korea. Organizers: Il Memming Park, Ian Stevenson.
Thursday, July 7, 2016

Methods of Information Theory in Compuational Neuroscience

A CNS*2016 Workshop at Jeju Island, South Korea. Organizers: Joseph Lizier, Justin Dauwels, Taro Toyoizumi, Alexander Dimitrov, Lubomir Kostal.
Wednesday and Thursday, July 6 or 7, 2016

Connectome: Structure and Large-Scale Dynamics

A CNS*2016 Workshop at Jeju Island, South Korea. Organizers: Leonardo Gollo and James Roberts.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Cortical Microcircuits: Understanding network structure and function in cortical processing

A CNS*2016 Workshop at Jeju Island, South Korea. Organizers: Hamish Meffin, Anthony Burkitt.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Dynamical principles in Neural circuits

A CNS*2016 Workshop at Jeju Island, South Korea. Organizers: Andrey Shilnikov, Akira Sakurai.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Recent advances and applications in real-time single-trial EEG analysis

A CNS*2016 Workshop at Jeju Island, South Korea. Organizers: Tzyy-Ping Jung, John Zao, Jee Hyun Choi.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Brain Connectivity Workshop (BCW)

Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille, France. Organized by: Viktor Jirsa. Typically, 100-150 participants. Discussions are centered on all themes around brain connectivity including structural and functional imaging, modeling, brain function and clinics. A first educational day of lectures is followed by two days of short talks with discussion.
June 22 _ 24, 2016
Reduced registration fee until: March 30, 2016.

INCF Nodes Workshop and Japan Node AINI (Advances in Neuroinformatics)

RIKEN Wako campus, Tokyo, Japan. Organized by: RIKEN Brain Science Institute and International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility (INCF). Topic - Integration of Multi-dimensional Neuroscience.
May 28 - 29, 2016
Abstract submission deadline: April 4, 2016 (extended to April 18, 2016).
Registration deadline: May 20. 2016 (Free).

Integrating Hebbian and homeostatic plasticity

The Royal Society, London, UK. Organized by: Kevin Fox and Michael Stryker. This meeting will bring together computational and experimental neuroscientists to discuss how interactions between Hebbian plasticity and homeostatic plasticity occur and how they can be detected and interrogated at the systems level.
April 19 - 20, 2016
Poster submission deadline: Friday March 11, 2016

Applying Computational Modelling to Clinical Neuroscience

Kavli Royal Society Centre, Chicheley Hall, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, UK. Organized by: Randy McIntosh, Karl Friston, Cathy Price, Viktor Jirsa and Petra Ritter. Computational neuroscience can play a pivotal role in the translation of research to clinical practice. Computational modeling links theory and data, providing key mechanistic insights into brain dysfunction.
April 6 - 7, 2016

Columbia Workshop on Brain Circuits, Memory and Computation (BCMC 2016)

Center for Neural Engineering and Computation, Columbia University, New York. Organized by: Aurel A. Lazar The goal of the workshop is to bring together researchers interested in developing executable models of neural computation/processing of the brain of model organisms. A Fruit Fly Brain Hackathon is being conducted in conjunction with the workshop.
March 18 - 19, 2016
Registration free but required.

Fruit Fly Brain Hackathon 2016 (FFBH 2016)

Center for Neural Engineering and Computation, Columbia University, New York. Organized by: Paul Richmond, Adam Tomkins, Nikul Ukani and Yiyin Zhou. The goal of the hackathon is to bring together researchers interested in developing executable models of the fruit fly brain. The hackathon is aimed at three main groups of participants: biologists, modelers and software engineers. The Fruit Fly Brain Hackathon is organized in conjunction with the Columbia Workshop on Brain Circuit, Memory and Computation.
March 17, 2016
Registration free but required.

Modeling the Early Visual System

European Institute for Theoretical Neuroscience, Paris, France. Organizers: Olivier Marre, Shilom Ullman, Yves Frégnac and Alain Destexhe. The purpose of this workshop is for both theoreticians and experimentalists in the field to take stock and debate current challenges when trying to understand the computations performed by the early visual system, and how they result from both bottom-up and top-down processes.
January 19 - 20, 2016

2015

2nd Monash Brain Function Workshop: Multi-modal Approaches to Understand Brain Functions

Monash University, Clayton, Austrailia. Keynote Speakers: Peter Dayan and Zhaoping Li. For neuroscientists who are interested in understanding perception and behaviour by combining multiple methodologies, such as electrophysiology, advanced signal processing, computational modelling and cognitive neuroscience.
Monday, December 14, 2015

Neuron-Glia Interactions

An EITN Workshop. European Institute for Theoretical Neuroscience, 74 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine, Paris, France. Organized by: Marja-Leena, Alain Destexhe. This workshop aims to address interdisciplinary and complementary tools and approaches necessary to better understand the roles of astroglia in brain functions. We will particularly focus on the capabilities of theoretical and computational modeling to facilitate the cross-talk between experimentally and theoretically oriented researchers.
December 10 - 11, 2015
Registration free but manditory (limited seating).

From Maps to Circuits: Models and Mechanisms for Generating Neural Connections

Strasbourg, France. Organized by: Michael Reber, Michael Crair, Stephen Eglen, David Feldheim. The idea of this workshop is to bring key people together who have shown an interest at combining theoretical and experimental techniques to discuss current problems in neuronal development, and plan future collaborative efforts.
December 7 - 9, 2015

First NESTML Community Workshop

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany. Organized by: Inga Blundell, Jochen Martin Eppler, Tammo Ippen, Abigail Morrison, Dimitri Plotnikov, and Bernhard Rumpe. The workshop will provide a general introduction to model creation for NEST and an in-depth introduction to the concepts and application of NESTML.
December 7 - 8, 2015
Registration deadline: November 30, 2015 (Free but required)

First International Workshop on Computational Models of the Visual Cortex: Hierarchies, Layers, Sparsity, Saliency and Attention

A workshop at the BICT conference. New York City, New York. Organized by: Antonio Rodriguez-Sanchez and George Azzopardi. The aim of this workshop is to bring together recent development of computational modelling of the visual cortex of the brain: Single cell modeling, Feedforward, feedback and inhibitory mechanisms, The appearance of neuronal properties: sparsity and selectivity, Circuitry: hierarchical representations and connections between layers, Selecting where to look: saliency and attention..
December 3 - 5, 2015
Full papers due: July 31, 2015.

Supercomputing for Neuroscientists

How High-Performance Computing (HPC) can help your neuroscience projects. Jülich Supercomputing Centre, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich, Germany.
November 3, 2015
Registration deadline: October 29, 2015, participants limited.

Using the Neuroscience Gateway Portal for Parallel Simulations

A Satellite Tutorial of the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Chicago, Il. Speakers include Amit Majumdar, Subha Sivagnanam and Padraig Gleeson. Simulators currently installed include Brian, MOOSE, GENESIS3, NEST, NEURON, and PyNN.
9am - Noon, Saturday, October 17, 2015
Registration deadline: Friday, October 2, 2015, limit 25.

Using NEURON to Model Cells and Networks

A Satellite Symposium of the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Chicago, Il. Speakers include: Michael Hines, Ted Carnevale, Bill Lytton, Robert McDougal, and Gordon Shepherd.
9am - 5pm, Friday, October 16, 2015
Registration deadline: Friday, October 2, 2015, limit 25.

The Virtual Brain NODE#3 Training Workshop: Practical Brain Network Modeling

A Satellite Symposium of the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Chicago, Il. In this workshop we will explain the fundamental principles of full brain network modelling using the open source neuroinformatics platform The Virtual Brain (TVB). This simulation environment enables the biologically realistic modelling of network dynamics using Connectome-based approaches across different brain scales. Python and Matlab programming environment.
9am - 5pm, Friday, October 16, 2015
Registration deadline: Friday, October 9, 2015, limit 40.

Nonlinear Dynamics in Computational Neuroscience: from Physics and Biology to ICT

10th SICC Tutorial Workshop. Turin, Italy. Organizers: Alessandro Torcini and Fernando Corinto. The program ranges from nonlinear dynamical approaches to the understanding of neural computation to physiology, from the simulations of brain circuits to the development of engineering devices and platforms for neuromorphic computation.
September 7 - 9, 2015.
Application manditory (100 seats, first come, first served)
Poster abstract submissiom deadline: August 1, 2015.

Neural Coding, Computation and Dynamics (NCCD)

Bilbao, Spain. Organizers: Jaime de la Rocha, Maneesh Sahani and Peter Latham. This year the focus will be on the interplay between excitation (E) and inhibition (I) in cortical circuits. We are seeking talks that present recent findings on topics such as neuronal variability and stochastic dynamics, the role of the different subtypes of interneurons, plasticity and structure in EI networks. To foster strong interactions the meeting will be small (~70 people).
August 30 - September 2, 2015.
Abstract submissiom deadline: April 30, 2015.

Computational Models of Midbrain Dopamine Neurons and Dopaminergic Signaling

A CNS*2015 Workshop at University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic. Organizer: Carmen Canavier.
Thursday, July 23, 2015

Computation, Dysfunction, and the Brain

A CNS*2015 Workshop at University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic. Organizers: Rowshanak Hashemiyoon and Christoph Michel.
Thursday, July 23, 2015

Metastable Dynamics of Neural Ensembles Underlying Cognition

A CNS*2015 Workshop at University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic. Organizers: Emili Balaguer-Ballester, Maurizio Mattia and Ruben Moreno-Bote.
Thursday, July 23, 2015

Open Collaboration in Computational Neuroscience

A CNS*2015 Workshop at University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic. Organizers: Padraig Gleeson and Aurel A. Lazar.
Thursday, July 23, 2015

Invertebrates as Models of Cognition

A CNS*2015 Workshop at University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic. Organizers: James Marshall, Kevin Gurney, Eleni Vasilaki and Thomas Nowotny.
Wednesday and Thursday, July 22 - 23, 2015

Methods of Information Theory in Computational Neuroscience

A CNS*2015 Workshop at University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic. Organizers: Alexander G. Dimitrov, Michael Gastpar, Lubomir Kostal, Tatyana Sharpee and Simon Schultz.
Wednesday and Thursday, July 22 - 23, 2015

Stochastic Neural Dynamics

A CNS*2015 Workshop at University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic. Organizers: Peter J Thomas and Justus Schwabedal.
Wednesday and Thursday, July 22 - 23, 2015

Beyond the Canon: Temporal and Spatial Multiscale Organization in Cortex

A CNS*2015 Workshop at University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic. Organizers: Bill Lytton and Wim van Drongelen.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Dendrite Function and Wiring: Experiments and Theory

A CNS*2015 Workshop at University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic. Organizers: Michiel Remme, Hermann Cuntz and Ben Torben-Nielsen.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Methods of System Identification for Studying Information Processing in Sensory Systems

A CNS*2015 Workshop at University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic. Organizers: Aurel A. Lazar and Mikko I. Juusola.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Rate vs. Temporal Coding Schemes: Mutually Exclusive or Cooperatively Coexisting?

A CNS*2015 Workshop at University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic. Organizers: Milad Lankarany and Steven A. Prescott.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Spike Initiation: Models and Experiments

A CNS*2015 Workshop at University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic. Organizers: Michele Giugliano and Romain Brette.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Brain Connectivity Workshop 2015

UC San Diego, La Jolla, California. Organizers: Scott Makeig, Jorge Riera and Michael Breakspear. The workshop will focus on the role of electrophysiology in understanding the fine temporal scale of brain network dynamics as well as the mechanisms by means of which emergent dynamics, behavior, and human experience originate from multi-scale interactions.
June 10 - 12, 2015.
Early registration deadline: April 7, 2015.

RTXI 2015 From Simple Neurons to Large-Scale Models of Cognition

Georgia Academy of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA. Invited speakers: Chuck Dorval, Scott Stanslinski, Flavio Frolich, Astrid Prinz and Dieter Jaeger. This two-day meeting focuses on the application of real-time computing methods to scientific and clinical applications in neuroscience and other application areas.
May 7 - 8, 2015.
Registration deadline: April 3, 2015.

Osnabrueck Computational Cognition Alliance Meeting (OCCAM 2015)) From Simple Neurons to Large-Scale Models of Cognition

Institute of Cognitive Science, Osnabrück, Germany. Organizers: Frank Jäkel, Peter König, Gordon Pipa. The workshop will focus on: Neural coding and representation in hierarchical systems, Self-organization in dynamical systems, Mechanisms for probabilistic inference.
May 6 - 7, 2015.
Registration deadline: March 7, 2015.

First NEST User Workshop

Campus Biotech, Geneve, Switzerland. Organized by: Hans Ekkehard Plesser and Marc-Oliver Gewaltig. This workshop is intended to strengthen the growing NEST community and foster the dialog between NEST Users across a broad spectrum of modelling approaches, as well as between Users and Developers.
April 20 - 22, 2015.
Registration deadline: April 11, 2015 (registration is free, but limited).

12th INCF Workshop on Node Communication and Collaborative Neuroinformatics

Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland. Organized by: the Polish Node of INCF. The workshop will spotlight Polish neuroinformatics research in areas from molecular neuroscience to brain-computer interfaces and supercomputing. It will be the first Nodes Workshop open to the wider scientific community.
April 16 - 17, 2015.
Registration deadline: March 16, 2015 (registration is free).

Spatial Computation: from Neural Circuits to Robot Navigation

Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, Scottland. Organized by: Matt Nolan. A workshop focussing on computations underlying navigation from the perspectives of neuroscience and robotics.
April 11, 2015.

HBP Hippocamp CA1: Collaborative and Integrative Modeling of Hippocampal Area CA1)

UCL School of Pharmacy, London, UK. Organizers: Jo Falck, Szabolcs Káli, Sigrun Lange, Audrey Mercer, Eilif Muller, Armando Romani and Alex Thomson. The aims of the workshop are two-fold. First, to engage the larger community of experimentalists and modelers working on hippocampus, and highlight existing modeling efforts and strategic datasets for modeling hippocampal area CA1. Second, to define and bootstrap an inclusive community-driven model and data-integration process to achieve open pre-competitive reference models of area CA1 (and, ultimately, the rest of the hippocampus), which are well documented, validated, and released at regular intervals.
Mar. 31 - Apr. 1, 2015.
Registration deadline: Mar. 7, 2015 (limit ~30 people).

Integrated Systems Neuroscience Workshop 2015)

University of Manchester, UK. Organizers: Mark Humphries and Rasmus Petersen. A workshop to demonstrate the power and potential in state-of-the-art integrated systems and computational approaches to key neural circuits.
Mar. 23 - 24, 2015.
Abstract submission deadline: January 20, 2014.

BCMC 2015: Columbia Workshop on Brain Circuits, Memory and Computation

Center for Neural Engineering and Computation, Columbia University, New York, NY. Organizer: Aurel A. Lazar.
Mar. 16 - 17, 2015.
Registration is free but required.

1st Community Workshop HBP Network simulator - Are we building the right thing? – Requirements from theory for simulation environments and neuromorphic computing

EITN, Paris, France. Organizers: Andrew Davison, Jeff Muller, Jochen Eppler, David Lester, Abigail Morrison and Markus Diesmann. The simulation engine for networks of abstract spiking neuron models called the network simulator provided by the software NEST particularly targets theoretical neuroscience and neurorobotics. This workshop presents the capabilities of the network simulator and the corresponding PyNN expressions as available at the end of the ramp-up phase of the HBP in March 2016.
Mar. 2 - 4, 2015.
Registration is free but manditory.

Olfactory Modeling (a NIMBioS Investigative Workshop) - Large-scale Modeling of Olfactory Processing

NIMBioS at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Organizers: Sharon Crook and Brian Smith. Our goal is to review the current state of the mathematical approaches and tools for modeling olfaction. We also will identify tasks for future development that will maximize the impact of individual projects, and we will define areas of mutual interest and establish collaborations for large-scale modeling of this system, with a focus on incorporating realistic biophysical mechanisms for learning and memory.
Mar. 2 - 4, 2015.
Application deadline: December 14, 2014.

Workshop on Neural Population Dynamics

Supélec, Gif sur Yvette, France. Organizers: Antoine Chaillet and Georgios Detorakis.
Feb. 4, 2015.
Abstract submission deadline: January 29, 2015.

MURI Winter School and Workshop 2015 - Dynamics of Multifunction Brain Networks

UC San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA. Organizers: Henry Abarbanel, Timothy Gentner and Daniel Margoliash. This third annual school will focus on the use of birdsong as a model system. Lectures and talks will cover both theoretical and experimental approaches to understanding functional nervous systems.
Jan. 7 - 9, 2015.
Abstract submission deadline: November 7, 2014.

2014

Workshop on Neural Information Dynamics, Causality and Computation Near Criticality

Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS), Frankfurt, Germany.
December 12 - 13th, 2014.
Register by email to wibral@em.uni-frankfurt.de.

Stochastic Neural Computation (HBP Workshop)

European Institute for Theoretical Neuroscience (EITN), Paris, France. Organizer: Wolfgang Maass.
Thursday and Friday, November 27 - 28, 2014.
Registration deadline: October 1, 2014, (participation free).

CRCNS Data Sharing Hackathon 1

Janelia Farm, Ashburn, Virginia. Organizers: Fritz Sommer and Jeff Teeters. A Neurodata Without Borders (NWB) project workshop to develop a common data / metadata format for neuroscience.
November 20 – 22, 2014.

Using the Neuroscience Gateway Portal for Parallel Simulations

A Satellite Tutorial of the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington, DC. Speakers include A. Majumdar, S. Sivagnanam, and T. Carnevale. Simulators currently installed include Brian, MOOSE, GENESIS3, NEST, NEURON, and PyNN.
9am - Noon, Saturday, November 15, 2014
Registration deadline: Friday, October 31, 2014, limit 20.

1st International Workshop on Synaptic Plasticity

Campus of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Brazil. Organized by: Thiago Matos Pinto and Antonio C. Roque.
September 8 - 9, 2014
Abstract submission deadline: May 16, 2014 (extended to May 30, 2016).

Basal Ganglia: Structure, Dynamics and Function

A CNS*2014 Workshop at Centre des congrès de Québec, Québec City, Canada. Organizers: Arvind Kumar and Jeanette Hellgren Kotaleski.
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Large-scale Brain Structure and Dynamics

A CNS*2014 Workshop at Centre des congrès de Québec, Québec City, Canada. Organizers: Jorge F. Mejias and Xiao-Jing Wang.
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Sleep Rhythms and Memory Consolidation

A CNS*2014 Workshop at Centre des congrès de Québec, Québec City, Canada. Organizers: Maxim Bazhenov and Igor Timofeev.
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Cortical Oscillations: Computational Models and Dynamic Mechanisms

A CNS*2014 Workshop at Centre des congrès de Québec, Québec City, Canada. Organizers: Mark Kramer and Horacio G. Rotstein.
Wednesday and Thursday ,July 30 - 31, 2014

Methods of Information Theory in Computational Neuroscience

A CNS*2014 Workshop at Centre des congrès de Québec, Québec City, Canada. Organizers: Alexander G. Dimitrov, Michael Gastpar, Conor Houghton, Aurel A. Lazar, Tatyana Sharpee and Simon Schultz.
Wednesday and Thursday ,July 30 - 31, 2014

Dynamics of Disease States

A CNS*2014 Workshop at Centre des congrès de Québec, Québec City, Canada. Organizers: Jonathan E. Rubin and Stephan E Van Gils.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Methods of System Identification for Studying Information Processing in Sensory Systems

A CNS*2014 Workshop at Centre des congrès de Québec, Québec City, Canada. Organizers: Aurel Lazar and Mikko Juusola.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Running parallel simulations on HPC resources via the Neuroscience Gateway Portal

A CNS*2014 Workshop at Centre des congrès de Québec, Québec City, Canada. Organizers: Ted Carnevale and Amit Majumdar.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

From Maps to Circuits: Models and Mechanisms for Generating Neural Connections

Edinburgh, UK. Organized by: Stephen Eglen, Matthias Hennig, Andrew Huberman, David Sterratt, Ian Thompson, David Willshaw.
July 28 - 29, 2014

Modelling of spiking neural networks with Brian

A CNS*2014 Tutorial at Centre des congrès de Québec, Québec City, Canada. Presenters: Romain Brette, Marcel Stimberg, Pierre Yger, Dan Goodman, and Bertrand Fontaine .
Saturday, July 26, 2014

The Mathematics of Brain Dynamics

School of Mathematics, University of Birmingham, UK. The focus of the meeting will be on the important role that mathematics has to play in determining the functional roles of brain oscillations and rhythms.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Dynamics of Neural Circuits (NETT Florence workshop - 2014)

Institute for Complex Systems (ISC), CNR, Florence, Italy. Scientific Coordinators: Thomas Kreuz, Alessandro Torcini and Simon Schultz.
Mar. 17 - 20, 2014.
Small group (~70 attendees).

2013

High-Dimensional Statistical Inference in the Brain

A NIPS2013 satellite meeting, Lale Tahoe, Nevada. Organized by: Alyson Fletcher, Dmitri Chklovskii, Friedrich Sommer, and Ian Stevenson.
December 9, 2013
Abstract submission deadline: October 23. 2013.

Using the Neuroscience Gateway Portal for Parallel Simulations

A Satellite Tutorial of the Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego, CA. Speakers include A. Majumdar, S. Sivagnanam, K. Yoshimoto, and T. Carnevale. Simulators currently installed include Brian, MOOSE, NEST, NEURON, PGENESIS and PyNN.
9am - Noon, Saturday, November 9, 2013
Registration deadline: Friday, October 25, 2013, limit 20.

Interfacing Models with Brain Signals to Investigate Cognition

SBSG 1517, UCI campus, Irvine, California.
November 7, 2013
Free, but registration required.

Computational Neuroscience meets Visual Perception

A special focus at the European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP) 2013. Bremen, Germany. Speakers: Felix Wichmann, Zhaoping Li, Wilson Geisler, and Josh Tenenbaum.
August 27, 2013
Abstract Submission Deadline: March 24, 2013 (register for the main conference first).

From Cellular to Circuit and Brain Functions: Passing through Mathematical Models

Workshop precedes the International conference on Biotechnology for Innovative Applications. Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala, India. Speakers include: Upinder Bhalla, Egidio D'Angelo, Gaute Einevoll, Sergio Solinas, Claudia Wheeler Kingshott, Shyam Diwakar.
August 10, 2013
Registration Deadline: June 15, 2013

Dendrite Function and Wiring: Experiments and Theory

A CNS*2013 Workshop at Université Paris Descartes in the Latin quarter of Paris, France. Organizers: Hermann Cuntz, Michiel Remme and Ben Torben-Nielsen.
July 17 or 18, 2013

Early Touch: From Neural Coding to Haptic Space Geometry

A CNS*2013 Workshop at Université Paris Descartes in the Latin quarter of Paris, France. Organizers: Jonathan Platkiewicz and Vincent Hayward.
July 17 or 18, 2013

Methods of Information Theory in Computational Neuroscience

A CNS*2013 Workshop at Université Paris Descartes in the Latin quarter of Paris, France. Organizer: Alexander Dimitrov.
July 17 or 18, 2013

Methods of Systems Identification for Studying Information Processing in Sensory Systems

A CNS*2013 Workshop at Université Paris Descartes in the Latin quarter of Paris, France. Organizers: Aurel A. Lazar and Mikko I. Juusola.
July 17 or 18, 2013

Network Neurosciences: Structure and Dynamics

A CNS*2013 Workshop at Université Paris Descartes in the Latin quarter of Paris, France. Organizers: Michele Giugliano and Daniele Marinazzo.
July 17 or 18, 2013

Neural Mechanisms of Working Memory Limits

A CNS*2013 Workshop at Université Paris Descartes in the Latin quarter of Paris, France. Organizers: Albert Compte and Zachary Kilpatrick.
July 17 or 18, 2013

New Approaches to Spike Train Analysis and Neuronal Coding

A CNS*2013 Workshop at Université Paris Descartes in the Latin quarter of Paris, France. Organizers: Conor Houghton and Thomas Kreuz.
July 17 or 18, 2013

New Developments in Decoding the Encoding of Chemical Senses

A CNS*2013 Workshop at Université Paris Descartes in the Latin quarter of Paris, France. Organizers: Maxim Bazhenov and Mark Stopfer.
July 17 or 18, 2013

Relevance of Synaptic Plasticity for Multistable Behaviour in Neural Systems

A CNS*2013 Workshop at Université Paris Descartes in the Latin quarter of Paris, France. Organizers: Alessandro Torcini and Christian Hauptmann.
July 17 or 18, 2013

Validating Neuro-computational Models of Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders

A CNS*2013 Workshop at Université Paris Descartes in the Latin quarter of Paris, France. Organizers: Basabdatta Sen-Bhattacharya and Fahmida Chowdhury
July 17 or 18, 2013

Brain Connectivity Workshop 2013

Univeristy of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Focus will be on connectivity in attention, awareness and consciousness.
June 12 - 14, 2013

Advanced Scientific Programming in Python

Sponsored by the Cognitive Rhythms Collaborative (CRC). Held at the Brain Building, MIT. Organizers: E. Boyden, U. Eden, M. Hamalainen, S. Jones, N. Kopell, M. Kramer and E. Miller.
June 4 - 5, 2013
Poster Submission Deadline: May 1, 2013. Registration Deadline: May 20, 2013 (free but required).

Rhythmic Dynamics and Cognition

Sponsored by the Cognitive Rhythms Collaborative (CRC). Held at the Brain Building, MIT. Organizers: E. Boyden, U. Eden, M. Hamalainen, S. Jones, N. Kopell, M. Kramer and E. Miller.
June 4 - 5, 2013
Poster Submission Deadline: May 1, 2013. Registration Deadline: May 20, 2013 (free but required).

Feedback and synchronization in neuroscience

A workshop at the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Signals and Systems for Medical Applications (ISSSMA 2013). Paris, France. Invited speakers: Boris Gutkin, Rafal Bogacz, Elena Panteley and Michael Rosenblum.
June 3 - 4, 2013
Poster Submission Deadline: February 1, 2013.

Introduction to the Neuroscience Gateway (NSG): A Portal for Computational Neuroscience

San Diego Supercomputer Center AND Webcast.
March 14, 2013
Registration Deadline: March 3, 2013.

NeuroEng 2013: 6th Australian Computational Neuroscience Workshop

University of Melbourne. Organizer: David Grayden.
January 30 - 31, 2013
Abstract Submission Deadline: October 31, 2012.

2012

Workshop on Biological and Computer Vision Interfaces

A workshop of the 12th European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2012). Firenze, Italy. Organizers: Olivier Faugeras and Pierre Kornprobst.
9:15am - 5:15pm, Friday, October 12, 2012
Early registration until August 8th, 2012, 11:59pm.

Symposium on Complex Systems and Brain Networks

Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst, Germany. Organizers: Carsten Giessing and Claus Hilgetag.
September 13 - 15, 2012
Registration deadline: June 29, 2012.

Disease Dynamics - Computational Modeling of Neurological Diseases

A CNS*2012 Workshop at Agness Scott College, Atlanta / Decatur, Georga, USA. Organizers / Coordinators: Sharmila Venugopal, Ranu Jung, Alexander Dimitrov and Volker Steuber.
July 26, 2012

Examining the Dynamic Nature of Neural Representations with the Olfactory System

A CNS*2012 Workshop at Agness Scott College, Atlanta / Decatur, Georga, USA. Organizers: Christopher L. Buckley, Thomas Nowotny and Taro Toyoizumi.
July 26, 2012

Principles of Motor Pattern Generation: Experiments and Modeling

A CNS*2012 Workshop at Agness Scott College, Atlanta / Decatur, Georga, USA. Organizers: Carmen Canavier and Andrey Shilnikov.
July 26, 2012

Dynamics of Rhythm Generation

A CNS*2012 Workshop at Agness Scott College, Atlanta / Decatur, Georga, USA. Organizers: Roman Borisyuk, Ronald Calabrese, Alan Roberts and Gennady Cymbalyuk.
July 25 and 26, 2012

Methods of Information Theory in Computational Neuroscience

A CNS*2012 Workshop at Atlanta / Decatur, Georga, USA. Organizers: Alex Dimitrov and Aurel Lazar.
July 25 and 26, 2012

Computational Neuroethological Approaches to Problems in Social Neuroscience

A CNS*2012 Workshop at Emory University, Atlanta / Druid Hills, Georga, USA. Organizers: Robert Liu and Elizabeth Buffalo.
July 25, 2012

Methods of Systems Identification for Studying Information Processing in Sensory Systems

A CNS*2012 Workshop at Atlanta / Decatur, Georga, USA. Organizers: Aurel Lazar and Mikko Juusola.
July 25, 2012

Dynamics of Memory: What is the evidence?

Sala Prat de la Riba, Institut d'Estudis Catalans, Barcelona, Spain. A satellite event of the FENS Forum 2012. Organized by: Alfonso Renart and Albert Compte.
July 13 - 14, 2012
Registration deadline: June 30, 2012.

60 Years of Hodgkin and Huxley

Trinity College, Cambridge, UK. Organized by: James M. Bower, Idan Segev, Michael Häusser and Simon O'Connor
July 12 - 13, 2012
Submission deadline: February 15, 2012.

Computational Neuroethology Workshop

University of Sussex.
May 30, 2012
Registration free but required.

SBDM 2012 - Second Symposium on Biology of Decision Making

Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle, Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris. Organized by: Thomas Boraud, Sacha Bourgeois-Gironde, Mehdi Khamassi and Mathias Pessiglione.
May 10 - 11, 2012
Deadline for Poster Submission: March 31, 2012.

Criticality in Neural Systems

Natcher Conference Center, NIH, Bethesda, USA. Organized by: Dietmar Plenz and Ernst Niebur.
Monday, April 30 - Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Registration is free but required.

G-Node Developer Workshop on Neuronal GPU Computing

LMU Biocenter, Munich, Germany. Organized by: Michael Schmuker, Christian Kellner and Thomas Wachtler.
April 12 - 13, 2012
Application deadline: February 28, 2012 (limited to 20).

G-Node Symposium on Neuronal GPU Computing

LMU Biocenter, Munich, Germany. Speakers: Romain Brette, Andreas Fidjeland, Dan Goodman, Thomas Nowotny and Pierre Yger.
April 11, 2012
Application deadline: February 28, 2012 (free. registration is required).

Cognitive Dynamics in Neural Systems: Mathematical and Computational Modeling

Lyon, France. Organized by: Peter Dominey, Herbert Jaeger, Wolfgang Maass, Benjamin Schrauwen, Jean-Pierre Martens and Welf Wustlich.
March 29 - 30, 2012
Poster submission deadline: March 4, 2012.

Neural Dynamics & Coding

UT San Antonio, Texas. Speakers: Uri Eden, Adrienne Fairhall, Eugene Izhikevich, Eric Shea-Brown and Todd Troyer.
March 20, 2012
Free, request parking pass by: Monday, March 12, 2012.

Fourth NeuroML Development Workshop

Part of Convergence in Computational Neuroscience: Joint BrainScaleS / NeuroML Workshop. Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh, UK. Organized by: Padraig Gleeson and Sharon Crook.
March 12 - 13, 2012
Registration deadline February 16, 2012 (free, open, limit 50).

Structure, Function and Modeling of Dendrites

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Medical Center (VUmc). Organized by: Paul Tiesinga, Gea Hulzebos, Moniek Lijster.
January 20, 2012
Registration Free.

2011

Causal Graphs: Linking Brain Structure to Function

A NIPS2011 satellite meeting (click link under Latest News), Carmen de la Victoria, Granada. Organized by: Jesus Cortes, Andrea Greve, Daniele Marinazzo, Miguel Muñoz and Sebastiano Stramaglia.
December 11, 2011
Abstract submission deadline: October 15. 2011.

Bayesian Inference: From Spikes to Behaviour

A symposium organized by Cluster C of the Bernstein Center, Casino Schnarrenberg Conference Center, Otfried-Mueller-Str.6, Tübingen, Germany. Organized by: Martin Giese.
December 9 - 10, 2011
Registration limited to 100.

Python in Neuroscience

A satellite workshop of the Euroscipy conference at Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France. Organizers: Bertrand Thirion and Romain Brette
August 29 - 30, 2011

Dendrite function and wiring: experiments and theory

A CNS*2011 Workshop at Stockholm, Sweden. Organizers: Hermann Cuntz, Michiel Remme, Ben Torben-Nielsen and Jaap van Pelt.
July 27 or 28, 2011

Emerging standards for network modeling

A CNS*2011 Workshop at Stockholm, Sweden. Organizers: Sean Hill, Ivan Raikov, Anatoly Gorchetchnikov, Eilif Muller, Andrew Davison, Mikael Djurfeldt, Yann Le Franc, Malin Sandström.
July 27 or 28, 2011

Methods of Systems Identification for Studying Information Processing in Sensory Systems

A CNS*2011 Workshop at Stockholm, Sweden. Organizers: Aurel A. Lazar and Mikko I. Juusola.
July 27 or 28, 2011

Relevance of coherent neural activity for brain functionality

A CNS*2011 Workshop at Stockholm, Sweden. Organizers: Alessandro Torcini and Michael Rosenblum.
July 27 or 28, 2011

Using models to collaborate, communicate, and publish: Using the GENESIS-3 user-workflow to organize databases in the computational neurosciences

A CNS*2011 Workshop at Stockholm, Sweden. Organizers: Hugo Cornelis, Allan D. Coop, Mando Rodriguez, David Beeman and James M. Bower.
July 27 or 28, 2011

Methods of Information Theory in Computational Neuroscience

A CNS*2011 Workshop at Stockholm, Sweden. Organizers: Todd P. Coleman, Michael C. Gastpar and Simon R. Schulz.
July 27 and 28, 2011

Reciprocal interactions of dynamical changes in network structure and function

A CNS*2011 Workshop at Stockholm, Sweden. Organizers: Markus Butz and Arjen van Ooyen.
July 27 and 28, 2011

Basal Ganglia: Dynamics, Function and Learning

A CNS*2011 Workshop at Stockholm, Sweden. Organizers: Arvind Kumar, Jeanette Hellgren Kotaleski and Dieter Jaeger
July 27, 2011

Architectures for Active Vision

A Symposium of the AISB Convention University of York, United Kingdom.
April 4 - 5, 2011
Submission deadline: January 10, 2011.

Calcium dynamics in neuronal and glial cells: experiments and models

University of Warwick, United Kingdom. Organized by: Yulia Timofeeva (Warwick) and Rüdiger Thul (Nottingham).
April 4, 2011
Submission deadline: January 10, 2011.

Third NeuroML Development Workshop

University College London. Organizers: Angus Silver and Padraig Gleeson.
March 31 - April 1, 2011
Registration free but required, space limited.

2010

NEURON + Python Hands-On Tutorial

A Satellite Tutorial of the Society for Neuroscience meeting at the San Diego Training and Conference Center, San Diego, CA. Organized by: Thomas McTavish, Michael Hines, Thomas Morse, Ted Carnevale, Gordon Shepherd.
8am - 12pm, Saturday, November 13, 2010
Registration free, but space limited.

2nd Northwest Computational Neuroscience Connection

University of Washington. Organized by: Andrea Barreiro, Adrienne Fairhall, Eric Shea-Brown.
October 1 - 2, 2010

Workshop on Synthetic Neuroethology

University of Sussex.
September 9 - 10, 2010
Poster abstract submission deadline: August 13, 2010.

High-throughput 3D microscopy and high-performance computing for multi-scale modeling and simulation of large-scale neuronal circuits

A CNS*2010 Workshop at the Gunter Hotel, San Antonio, Texas. Organizers: Yoonsuck Choe and Louise C. Abbott.
July 29 or 30, 2010

Using models to collaborate, communicate, and publish: An introduction to GENESIS 3.0 and the future of computational neurobiology.

A CNS*2010 Workshop at the Gunter Hotel, San Antonio, Texas. Organizers: Hugo Cornelis, Allan D. Coop, Mando Rodriguez, David Beeman, and James M. Bower.
July 29 or 30, 2010

Methods of Information Theory in Computational Neuroscience.

A CNS*2010 Workshop at the Gunter Hotel, San Antonio, Texas. Organizers: Todd P. Coleman, Aurel Lazar and Simon R. Schulz.
July 29 or 30, 2010

Stony Brook Mind/Brain Lecture Series

14th Annual Lecture.
Staller Center for the Arts, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.
Guest Lecturer: Nicholas D. Schiff.
March 15, 2010
Free presentation, intended for a general audience.

Second Annual NeuroML Development Workshop

The Future of Multiscale Modeling.
ISTB I Room 227, Arizona State University.
Thursday, March 4 & Friday, March 5, 2010
If willing to contribute to development efforts, to attend contact the NeuroML team.

Neurocognitive Networks 2010

Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. Scientific Coordinator: Steven Bressler.
January 29-30, 2010

How to model neurons and neural systems? Integrating biophysics, morphology, and connectivity

Second Polish-Norwegian Neuroinformatics workshop.
Warsaw, Poland. Organized by: Daniel Wójcik and Gaute Einevoll.
January 14-15, 2010
Limit: 80 participants, register early.

2009

Connectivity Inference in Neuroimaging (CINI 2009)

A NIPS2009 workshop, Westin Resort and Spa / Hilton Whistler Resort and Spa, Whistler, B.C. Canada. Organized by: Moritz Grosse-Wentrup, Uta Noppeney, Karl Friston and Bernhard Schoelkopf.
December 11th or 12th, 2009
Abstract submission deadline: extended to October 9. 2009, 5 pm (PDT).

Normative Electrophysiology: Explaining Cellular Properties of Neurons from First Principles

A NIPS2009 workshop, Westin Resort and Spa / Hilton Whistler Resort and Spa, Whistler, B.C. Canada. Organized by: Jean-Pascal Pfister and Máté Lengyel.
December 11, 2009
Abstract submission deadline: October 30. 2009.

4th Computational Cognitive Neuroscience Conference (CCNC)

This year CCNC will meet immediately prior to the 50th annual meeting of The Psychonomic Society, Sheraton and Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts.
November 18 - 19, 2009
Abstract submission deadline: July 1, 2009 (extended to August 15. 2009).

2nd INCF Congress of Neuroinformatics

Pilsen, Czech Republic. Keynote Speakers: Kenji Doya, Alon Halevy, Astrid Prinz, Andrew Schwartz, Shankar Subramaniam and Arthur Toga.
September 6 - 8, 2009
Submission Deadline April 26, 2009.

Beijing International Symposium on Computational Neuroscience 2009

Science Building, Tsinghua University, Beijing. Organized by: Li Zhaoping.
July 24 - 25, 2009
Abstract submission deadline: June 20, 2009.

Cognitive modeling with the neural engineering framework

A full day tutorial at the International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (ICCM2009). Manchester, UK. Organizers: Chris Eliasmith and Terry Stewart.
July 23, 2009
Early Registration Deadline June 10, 2009 (or at the door if space avail.).

Anesthesia and sleep: recent theoretical and experimental aspects

A CNS*2009 Workshop at Hilton Hotel (Rm 1), Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin. Organizer: Axel Hutt.
July 23, 2009

Multistability in Neurodynamics

A CNS*2009 Workshop at Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science, Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin. Organizer: Gennady Cymbalyuk.
July 23, 2009

Cortical Oscillations: Mechanistic and Computational Aspects

A CNS*2009 Workshop at Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science (Rm 2), Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin. Organizer: Caroline Geisler and Horacio Rotstein.
July 22 - 23, 2009

Methods of Information Theory in Computational Neuroscience

A CNS*2009 Workshop at Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science, Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin. Organizer: Aurel Lazar and Alexander Dimitrov
July 22 - 23, 2009

Modeling Migraine: From Nonlinear Dynamics to Clinical Neurology

A CNS*2009 Workshop at Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science(Leibniz Hall), Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin. Organizer: Markus A. Dahlem and Sebino Stramaglia.
July 22 - 23, 2009

Statistical analysis of multi-cell recordings: Linking population coding models to experimental data

A CNS*2009 Workshop at Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science, Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin. Organizers: Matthias Bethge, Jakob Macke, and Philipp Berens.
July 22 - 23, 2009

Modeling neural mass action in brain networks using differential equations

A CNS*2009 Workshop at Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science, Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin. Organizer: Fatihcan Atay and Knösche.
July 22, 2009

Stony Brook Mind/Brain Lecture Series

13th Annual Lecture.
Staller Center for the Arts, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.
Guest Lecturer: Dr. Larry F. Abbott (Co-director, Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, Columbia University).
May 11, 2009
Free presentation, intended for a general audience.

Solving the Serotonin Paradox: From Bench to Bedside and Back

Marijnenkamer, Huize Heyendael, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Organized by: Judith Homberg, Dirk Schubert and Rolf Kötter.
Monday March 30, 2009
Participation is free, space limited.

First NeuroML Development Workshop

University College London. Organizers: Angus Silver, Padraig Gleeson, and Sharon Crook.
March 9 - 10, 2009

Non-Local Neuronal Connectivity, Wave Control and Migraine Modelling

Cripps Hall Library, University of Nottingham. Organized by: Markus Dahlem and Stephen Coombes.
January 9, 2009
Registration Free: (first come - first served, limit 50).

2008

Cortical Microcircuits and their Computational Functions

A NIPS 2008 Workshop in Whistler Canada. Organized by: Terry Sejnowski and Tomaso Poggio.
Saturday, December 13, 2008

Modelling the Brain and Nervous Systems

Associated with ICONIP 2008, Auckland, NZ.
Symposium 1: Development and Learning, Symposium 2: Computational Neurogenetic Modelling.
November 24 - 25, 2008.
Submission deadline: August 31, 2008.

Methods of Information Theory in Computational Neuroscience

A CNS*2008 Workshop in Portland, Oregon. Organized by: Alex Dimitrov, Aurel A. Lazar.
July 24, 2008.

Dynamical Systems in Biology

Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University. Organized by: Eugene Izhikevich, Ying-Cheng Lai, Fern Hunt.
April 12 - 13, 2008.

Manchester Workshop on Local Field Potentials

University of Manchester. Organized by: Marcelo Montemurro, Stefano Panzeri, Rasmus Petersen.
April 4, 2008

Spiking Networks and Reinforcement Learning

A Cosyne workshop. Snow Bird, Utah. Organized by: Botond Szatmary, Eugene Izhikevich.
March 3 - 4, 2008.
Submission deadline: January 31, 2008.

What can functional imaging tell us about population coding in sensory systems?: Bridging computation, single neurons and imaging

A Cosyne workshop. Snow Bird, Utah. Organized by: Justin Gardner, Alex Huk and Denis Schluppeck.
March 3 - 4, 2008.
Submission deadline: January 31, 2008.

2007

3rd Computational Cognitive Neuroscience Conference (CCNC)

This year CCNC will meet immediately prior to the 2007 Society for Neuroscience meeting, San Diego, California.
November 1 - 2, 2007
Extended poster submission deadline: September 30, 2007 (if space available)

Neural Coding, Computation and Dynamics (NCCD)

Hossegor, France. Organizers: Nicolas Brunel, Maneesh Sahani and Peter Latham. This is the first in a series of meetings focusing on topics in theoretical and experimental neuroscience. The topic this year is "what do we do with all the neural data we are collecting?". We will have experimental and theoretical talks, with the latter focusing both on methods of data analysis and on high level theories that require large data sets to test. The meeting will be small (~70 people).
September 15 - 18, 2007.
Abstract submissiom deadline: August 31, 2007.

Developing Databases and Analysis Software for Electrophysiology: Design, Application, and Visualization

A CNS*2007 Workshop in Toronto, Canada. Organized by: Cengiz Gunay, Tomasz G. Smolinski, William W. Lytton. A post conference summary is now avaliable.
July 12, 2007.

Methods of Information Theory in Computational Neuroscience

A CNS*2007 Workshop in Toronto, Canada. Organized by: Alex Dimitrov, Aurel A. Lazar.
July 11, 2007.

Workshop on Perspectives for Future Directions in Computational and Mathematical Neuroscience

A CNS*2007 pre-meeting Satellite in Toronto, Canada. Organized by: Frances Skinner, Sue Ann Campbell, Mary Pugh, Richard Zemel.
July 7, 2007.

Quantitative Neuron Modeling: Predicting every spike?

EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland. Organized by: Arnd Roth, Felix Schuermann, Wulfram Gerstner, Renaud Jolivet.
June 25 - 26, 2007.
Competition submission deadline: June 1, 2007.

Theory and Neuroinformatics in Research Related to Deep Brain Stimulation

Imperial College London. Organized by: Roman Borisyuk, Xuguang Liu, Nada Yousif.
March. 15 - 16, 2007
Application deadline: February 10, 2007.

2006

Multi-level Brain Modeling Workshop

San Diego and La Jolla, California. Organized by: Terry Sejnowski.
September 29 - October 1, 2006.

Mathematical models of development and learning in the nervous system

The aim of this workshop is to bring together mathematical modellers and key experimenters in the field of neural development and learning to: identify innovative applications of mathematics to modeling, and to find new experimental areas that would benefit from mathematical methods.
Raeburn Room, University of Edinburgh, UK. Organized by: Chris Williams, Peter Dayan, Andrew Gillies, David Sterratt.
July 21 & 22, 2006.
Application deadline: May 1, 2006.

Continuous Attractor Neural Networks (CANNs)

A CNS*2006 workshop in Edinburgh, UK. Organized by: Si Wu and Thomas Trappenberg.
July 20, 2006.

Methods of Information Theory in Computational Neuroscience

A CNS*2006 workshop in Edinburgh, UK. Organized by: Aurel Lazar, Alex Dimitrov.
July 20, 2006.

Interoperability of Simulators

A CNS*2006 workshop in Edinburgh, UK. Organized by: Erik De Schutter.
July 19 - 20, 2006.

Functional Models of the Hippocampal Formation

A CNS*2006 workshop in Edinburgh, UK. Organized by: Laurenz Wiskott.
July 19, 2006.

Cortical Map Development

A CNS*2006 workshop in Edinburgh, UK. Organized by: James Bednar.
July 19 (morning session), 2006.

Workshop on Information Theory, Neurobiology and Cognition

Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, Germany. Organized by: Jürgen Jost & Henry Tuckwell.
July 6 - 8, 2006.
Abstract submission deadline: June 15, 2006.

Brain Connectivity Workshop

Organized by : Jorge Riera, Karl Friston. The fifth of a series of workshops dedicated to enhance discussions, to connect complementary disciplines and also to stimulate overseas collaborations around the main subject of Brain Connectivity. Sendai, Japan
May 17 - 20, 2006

Computational Neuroscience : From theory to neurons and back again.
- The 28th International Symposium of the GRSNC

The objectives of this symposium are to illustrate the power and utility of computational approaches to address fundamental issues of brain function from the level of single cells to that of large systems, as well as to discuss how computational and more traditional physiological methods complement one another.
University of Montréal Organizers : Paul Cisek, John Kalaska, Trevor Drew, Stephen Scott and Yoshua Bengio.
May 8 - 9, 2006
Abstract submission deadline: Friday, March 31, 2006.

Computational Approaches to Cortical Functions

Banbury Center Workshop Series
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York. Organized by: Larry Abbott, Hirsh Cohen, Robert Shapley.
April 2 - 5, 2006

2005

Neuro-IT Cerebellar Modeling Workshop

University of Antwerp, Belgium. Twelve invited speakers will present work from seven European countries.
Dec. 5 - 6, 2005.
Registration deadline: Nov. 30 2005, no fee.

Workshop on Mathematical Neuroscience

Edinburgh. Organized by Stephen Coombes and Gabriel Lord.
Mar. 21 - 23, 2005.
Abstract submission / registration deadline: Feb. 7, 2005.

2004

Cellular and Sub-cellular Models of Excitable Cells

A CNS*2004 workshop in Baltimore, Maryland. Organized by: Peter Roper, Brent Doiron, Arthur Sherman.
July 22, 2004.

Computational Approaches to Neurogenesis

A CNS*2004 workshop in Baltimore, Maryland. Organized by J.M. Wojtowicz.
July 21, 2004.

Nonlinear Spatio-temporal Neural Dynamics - Experiments and Theoretical Models

A CNS*2004 workshop in Baltimore, Maryland. Organized by: Peter Andras, Peter Erdi, and Robert Kozma.
July 21, 2004.

Modelling of Neuronal Dendritic Trees

The Application of Mathematics to Neural Dynamics and Computation. ICMS, Edinburgh. Organized by: Steven Coombes and Gabriel Lord.
June 18, 2004.

Communication in Brain Systems

Banbury Center Workshop Series
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York. Organized By: Terry Sejnowski.
May 16 - 19, 2004.

Computational Neuroimaging: Adaptation & Priming

Organized by: Daniel Kersten, Scott Murray, Cheryl Olman, Kamil Ugurbil.
Apr. 16 & 17, 2004.

Brain Connectivity Workshop

Organized by : Valdés-Sosa and Rolf Kötter. The general aim of the meeting is to bring together experts from the fields of Computational and Experimental Neuroscience to review and advance recent work on structural, functional and effective connectivity. The specific focus of this workshop will be the fusion of different brain imaging approaches for measuring and explaining dynamic interactions between neuronal ensembles and their relation to information processing in the brain. Havana City, Cuba.
April 26 - 29, 2004

Human Language: cognitive, neuroscientific and dynamical systems perspectives

Organized by: Peter Andras and Hermann Moisl.
Feb. 20 - 22, 2004; 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.

2003

Brain Connectivity Workshop

Organized by : Ed Bullmore, Lee Harrison, Lucy Lee & Andrea Mechelli. There will be a focus on complex analysis and dynamical systems theory. Cambridge, England.
May 1 - 3, 2003

2002

GUM*02 - First Annual GENESIS Users Meeting

San Antonio, Texas. Organized by James M. Bower and David Beeman. Tutorials given at the meeting on Realistic Neural Modeling are still available.
Nov. 8-10, 2002.

Biological Computation and Learning in Intelligent Systems

Special session at the American Mathematical Society Central Section Meeting UW-Madison. This session features invited talks and a poster session covering a broad interface between mathematics, neuroscience and computational biology.
Oct. 12-13, 2002.

Complex Nonlinear Neural Dynamics

A CNS*2002 workshop in Chicago, Illinois. Organized by Peter Andras, Robert Kozuma, and Amir Assadi.
July 25, 2002.

Inter-compatibility of models and software systems

A CNS*2002 workshop in Chicago, Illinois. Organized by Fred Howell and Robert Cannon.
July 25, 2002.

Neuroinformatics: bioinformatics for the neurosciences?

Palais des Congres, Paris, France
Jul. 13, 2002

Functional Brain Connectivity

Organized by : Rolf Kötter & Karl Friston. This workshop will bring together and foster interactions between the most prominent research approaches in the field of "functional connectivity". Düsseldorf, Germany
Apr. 4-6, 2002

2001

Quantitative Neuroanatomy Tools

Organized by : Jaap van Pelt, Jan G. Bjaalie & Harry B.M. Uylings. Netherlands Institute for Brain Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Oct. 11-12, 2001

Complex Nonlinear Neural Dynamics

A CNS*2001 workshop in Monterey, California. Organized by P. Andras, R. Kozuma, A. Assadi, and D. DeMaris.
July 5, 2001.

8th Annual Joint Symposium on Neural Computation

The Salk Institute, La Jolla, California
May 19, 2001.

Workshop: What does the brain think of the mind?

Organized by : Rolf Kötter. Ideas on how to make use of new methods to identify the translation of biology into psychology. Hart House and Delta Chelsea Hotel, Toronto, Canada
Mar. 22 - 23, 2001

2000

Neural Simulation Software

Organized by : Nigel Goddard. Principal invitees to include Erik De Schutter, Michael Hines and William Levy. Edinburgh, UK
Oct. 2-4, 2000

Persistent Neural Activity

Banbury Center Workshop Series
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York. Organized By: Sebastian Seung, David W. Tank.
October 1 - 4, 2000.

Computational Models: Applications to Drug Abuse

National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health.
May 30 - 31, 2000.

7th Annual Joint Symposium on Neural Computation

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California.
May 20, 2000.

Computational Neuroanatomy

A minisymposium of the Experimental Biology 2000 Meeting - American Association of Anatomists in San Diego, California. Chaired by: Giorgio Ascoli.
Monday, Apr. 17, 2000; 10:15 AM - 12:45 PM.

1999

6th Annual Joint Symposium on Neural Computation

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California.
May 22, 1999.

The Functional Organization of the the Thalamus and Cortex and Their Interactions

Banbury Center Workshop Series
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York. Organized By: Paul Adams, S. Murray Sherman, Karel Svoboda.
April 5 - 9, 1999.

1998

Neurocomputational Strategies: From Synapses to Behavior

Banbury Center Workshop Series
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York. Organized By: Paul Adams, Terry Sejnowski.
February 1 - 4, 1998.

1997

Federated Neuroscientific Information Systems

CNS*97 workshop at Big Sky and Bozeman, Montana. Organized and summarized by Rogene Eichler West. Several important collaborations were facilitated at this workshop.
Saturday, July 10 - 12, 1997.

1996

1995

High Performance Computing in Computational Neuroscience

CNS*95 workshop at Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, California. Organized by Peyvand Khademi. The resulting NeuroGeek page maintained by Michael Stiber.
Saturday, July 15, 1995.

1994

1993

Neural Simulation Software Demonstration

At the 23rd Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington, DC. Organized by: Erik De Schutter
November 8 - 11, 1993.


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