[Comp-neuro] neuroinformatics congress: abstract submission deadline extended

INCF - Elli Chatzopoulou elli.chatzopoulou at incf.org
Tue May 6 11:22:13 CEST 2008


***** Abstract submission deadline extended until Friday, May 9th, 23h59 
PDT **** *

/*NEW*/: All congress abstracts will be published by Frontiers in 
Neuroscience in a special issue and be attributed a DOI.

Opportunities for students:
Attendees of the INCF Autumn School from the EU are eligible to apply 
for funding to cover expenses for both the Neuroinformatics2008 congress 
and the INCF Autumn School. The awards are intended to cover low-price 
airfare, low-fare hostel accommodation for the full duration of the 
congress and the course (i.e. 5 nights), and the congress registration 
fee (early registration). We especially encourage students from new EU 
countries to apply. Course applicants who wish to apply for this funding 
should indicate this and provide an estimate of the traveling costs in 
their CV or Autumn School application.

*Online registration and abstract submission at 
www.neuroinformatics2008.org*

Neuroinformatics 2008 program:

*Keynote Speakers:*

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


*Workshops:*

   *    /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
     images/
     Ulla Ruotsalainen (chair), Katrin Amunts, Alan Evans, Thomas
     Mrsic-Flögel

   *    /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

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
Secretariat
Karolinska Institutet
Nobels väg 15A
SE-171 77 Stockholm
Sweden

Email: elli.chatzopoulou at incf.org
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