[Comp-neuro] Reminder: Neuroinformatics 2008 congress

INCF - Elli Chatzopoulou elli.chatzopoulou at incf.org
Mon Apr 21 10:22:52 CEST 2008


  Neuroinformatics 2008 congress invitation

The organizers of Neuroinformatics 2008 are inviting you and your 
research team to the 1st INCF Congress of Neuroinformatics: *Databasing 
and Modeling the Brain* Stockholm, Sweden -September 7-9, 2008

*Abstract submission deadline: May 2nd, 2008*

Neuroinformatics 2008 will focus on dissemination of recent progress and 
community building in this emerging field. The congress is organized as 
a single track event, with 6 keynote speakers, 5 workshops, 2 poster 
sessions and 1 special session, as well as live demos of 
neuroinformatics applications.

Online registration and abstract submission at 
www.neuroinformatics2008.org <http://www.neuroinformatics2008.org>

*Keynote Speakers:*

    * Mark Ellisman
    * Mitsuo Kawato
    * Mary Kennedy
    * Henry Markram
    * Idan Segev
    * David Van Essen


    * /Future hardware challenges to scientific computing/
      Erik de Schutter (chair), Gabriel Wittum, Marc-Oliver Gewaltig,
      John Shalf
    * /Neurogenomics meets bioinformatics meets neuroinformatics in
      database research/
      Robert Williams (chair), Ed Lein, Seth Grant, Kristen Harris
    * /Extraction of structural and functional information from brain
      Ulla Ruotsalainen (chair), Arthur Toga, Alan Evans, Thomas
    * /Challenges and benefits of multichannel electrophysiology/
      Andrzej Wrobel (chair), György Buzsaki, Miguel Nicolelis, Xiaoqin Wang

*Special session:*

    * /Perspectives in funding research in neuroinformatics/
      Kathie Olsen, Wolfgang Boch

We especially encourage junior researchers to submit abstracts for the 
poster session. We kindly ask you to spread information about the 
congress to potentially interested colleagues and target groups.

In addition, the INCF Automn School on Methods in Neuroinformatics will 
be held in conjunction with the Congress, September 10 - 11.  

Elli Chatzopoulou, Ph.D.
Scientific Information and Public Relations Officer

International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility
Karolinska Institutet
Nobels väg 15A
SE-171 77 Stockholm

Email: elli.chatzopoulou at incf.org
Phone: +46 8 524 87491
Mobile: +46 7 614 87491
Fax: +46 8 524 87150
web: www.incf.org

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