[Comp-neuro] call for registration / posters

Klaus Obermayer oby at cs.tu-berlin.de
Mon Jul 2 16:41:53 CEST 2012

Call for registration - Call for posters

SYMPOSIUM "Neural Computation: From Perception to Cognitive Function"
OPENING of the Berlin Center for Advanced Neuroimaging

Berlin, October 29th-31st 2012

Organised by:
Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin
Berlin Center for Advanced Neuroimaging
Research Training Group "Sensory Computation in Neural Systems"
Charite Medical School

With this event, the Bernstein Center Berlin and its Graduate Programs
will celebrate two years of activities of the DFG-funded Research
Training Group "Sensory Computation in Neural Systems". A highlight of
the program is the opening of the Berlin Center for Advanced
Neuroimaging (BCAN), a new facility that houses two 3-Tesla MRI
scanners and that promotes computational techniques in neuroimaging.
For this joint occasion, there will be a number of excellent
international speakers (see below). We also invite other
neuroscientists from all over the world to discuss their most recent
findings and hypotheses in the field of brain computation and

Confirmed Speakers:
Peter Bandettini (National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, MD, USA)
Richard Ehmann (Mayo Clinic, USA)
Rainer Goebel (Maastricht University, Netherlands)
Joshua Gold (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
Peter Koenig (Osnabrueck University, Germany)
Tai-Sing Lee (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA)
Mate Lengyel (University of Cambridge, UK)
Leonard Maler (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Wolfgang Maass (Graz University of Technology, Austria)
Yael Niv (Princeton University, NJ, USA)
Pieter Roelfsema (Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Terry Sejnowski (Salk Institute for Biological Studies, San Diego, CA, USA)
Klaas-Enno Stephan (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
Alessandro Treves (SISSA, Trieste, Italy)
Angela Yu (University of California, San Diego, CA, USA)

Posters: Conference participants are welcome to contribute posters

Program Committee:
John-Dylan Haynes (BCCN Berlin, Charite Medical School)
Benjamin Lindner (BCCN Berlin, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin)
Klaus Obermayer (BCCN Berlin, Berlin University of Technology)
Susanne Schreiber (BCCN Berlin, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin)

Vanessa Casagrande <vanessa.casagrande at bccn-berlin.de>
Margret Franke <margret.franke at bccn-berlin.de>

Details and Registration: www.bccn-berlin.de/symposium-2012

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