[Comp-neuro] CNS*2012 Abstract submission: LAST 3 DAYS (Feb 27)
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Organization for Computational Neurosciences
2885 Sanford Ave SW #15359
Grandville, MI 49418
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Twenty-First Annual International Computational Neuroscience Conference
CALL FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
Main conference: July 22-24, 2012
Tutorials: July 21, 2012
Workshops: July 25-26, 2012
Atlanta/Decatur, Georgia, USA
Conference theme: "Computational Neuroethology"
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION WEBSITE:
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION OPEN: January 16, 2012
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: February 27, 2012 (11 PM Pacific Time, USA)
NOTIFICATION OF ABSTRACT ACCEPTANCE: April 25, 2012
REGISTRATION OPENS: April 1, 2012
EARLY MEETING REGISTRATION CLOSED: May 31, 2012 (11 PM Pacific Time, USA)
CNS*2012 will be held in Atlanta/Decatur, Georgia, USA, on July 21-26, 2012.
The meeting will kick off with a day of tutorials and an evening welcome
reception on Saturday, July 21. The main meeting of CNS*2012 will follow on
July 22-24, after which will come two days of workshops on July 25-26.
The tutorials, main meeting and workshops will be held at Agnes Scott College
located in Decatur, a small town with a lot of American charm connected by
metro to Atlanta and its international airport.
Submissions can include experimental, model-based, as well as more abstract
theoretical approaches to understanding neurobiological computation. We
especially encourage research that mixes experimental and theoretical studies.
We also accept papers that describe new technical approaches to theoretical and
experimental issues in computational neuroscience or relevant software
Don Edwards, Georgia State University, USA
Malcolm MacIver, Northwestern University, USA
Barbara Webb, University of Edinburgh, UK
A Call for workshops appeared in a separate announcement. See
http://www.cnsorg.org/cns-2012-workshops-program for updates on workshops.
Submissions to the meeting should take the form of a formatted abstract.
Submission instructions, submission website, and a full description of the
review process are at http://www.cnsorg.org/cns-2012-abstract-submission
Authors wishing to give an oral presentation are required also to submit a
1-3-page summary (for the OCNS reviewers only) describing the nature, scope and
main results of the work in more detail. The summaries will be reviewed to
construct the oral program. All submissions will be acknowledged by e-mail.
After acceptance the presenting author has to register for the meeting before
the abstract will be included in the program or online publication. Presenting
authors can submit maximum one abstract except for OCNS members who can submit
OPEN ACCESS, CITABLE ABSTRACT PUBLICATION:
The formatted abstracts will again be published as a Supplement to the online
journal BMC Neuroscience. The supplement is citable, indexed by PubMed, and
At least one author must register for CNS*2012 by the early registration
deadline of May 31, 2012 for the abstract to be published and included in the
program book. Abstracts from previous CNS meetings are available at
A limited number of merit based travel grants, awarded based on review of
abstracts and 1-3 page summaries by the program committee, will be available to
students and postdocs. Women and underrepresented minorities in science,
technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines are particularly
encouraged to apply. Applications will be due February 29, 2012. See
instructions for requesting travel awards at
Recipients of travel grants will be notified by May 5, 2012.
Student posters presented at CNS*2012 will also be judged for prizes awarded at
The CNS*2012 meeting is organized by the Organization for Computational
President: Erik De Schutter (OIST, Japan and U Antwerp, Belgium)
Program chair: Astrid Prinz (Emory U, USA)
Local organizers: Ronald L. Calabrese (Emory University), Gennady Cymbalyuk
(Georgia State University), Robert Butera (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Workshop Organizers: Alex Dimitrov (Washington State University, USA) and
Volker Steuber (U Hertfordshire, UK)
Tutorials Organizers: Markus Diesmann (Research Center Jlich, Germany) and
Bruce Graham (University of Stirling, UK)
Travel Awards administrator: Jeanette Kotaleski (Royal Inst of Tech, Stockholm,
Sweden) and Maurice Chacron (McGill University, Canada)
Astrid Prinz (Emory U, USA; Chair)
Jean-Marc Fellous (U Arizona, USA; Publication Chair)
Netta Cohen (U Leeds, UK)
Gennady Cymbalyuk (Georgia State U, USA)
Andrew Davison (UNIC, France)
Thomas Nowotny (U Sussex, UK)
Duane Nykamp (U Minnesota, USA)
Simon Schultz (Imperial College, UK)
Peggy Series (U Edinburgh, UK)
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