[Comp-neuro] BBCI Winter School on Neurotechnology 2014

Matthias Schultze-Kraft schultze-kraft at tu-berlin.de
Wed Dec 4 13:59:19 CET 2013

We are happy to announce the *BBCI Winter School on Neurotechnology 2014*
February 24-28, Berlin, Germany


Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs) and alternative applications of
Neurotechnology based on sophisticated data analysis methods have become
an active and flourishing field of research. Its attractivity and also
its complexity is based on the fact that this area requires concerted
expertise and effort of a number of different fields including
neurophysiology, machine learning, electrical engineering and psychology.
With the aim of fostering interdisciplinary training and exchange, we
organize the BBCI Winter School 2014 on selected topics in BCI and
Neurotechnology from February 24th to 28th. It has educational tutorial
lectures in the morning sessions (two tutorials of 2h each, held by
internationally renowned researchers), and practical hands-on sessions
in the afternoons. A poster session will provide the participants the
opportunity to exchange ideas about their work.
In order to warrant an expedient atmosphere, the total number of
participants is limited to 60. Furthermore, each practical session has
its specific limit for participation. Upon application, preferences for
the practical sessions can be specified after acceptance and we will do
our best to provide a good match.
For application, please provide your CV and a short statement of
motivation. Researchers interested to present their work (also
preliminary) at the poster session are asked to submit a short abstract
(1/2 - 1 page).

-- *Important Dates* --
Application Deadline:        2014-01-07
Notification of Acceptance: ~2014-01-13
Winter School Date:          2014-02-24 - 2014-02-28

-- *Fees / Lodging* --
There are no fees to attend the Winter School! Travel expenses, however,
cannot be covered. Lodging for the time of the Winter School (2014-02-23
- 2014-02-28) will be fully provided for all participants. We also
provide food and beverage during the theoretical sessions.

-- *Submission* --
Please send your application no later than 2014-01-07 to:
  Imke Weitkamp <imke.weitkamp at tu-berlin.de>

-- *Confirmed Speakers* --
Felix Bießmann, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Benjamin Blankertz, Technische Universität Berlin
Moritz Große-Wentrup, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems,
Peter König, University Osnabrück
Pim Haselager, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Stefan Haufe, City College of New York
Fabien Lotte, inria, Bordeaux Sud-Ouest, France
Donatella Mattia, Fondazione Santa Lucia, Rome, Italy
Klaus-Robert Müller, Technische Universität Berlin
Michael Tangermann, University of Freiburg

-- *Venue* --
Lectures will be held at the Hörsaal im Hermann von Helmholtz-Bau,
  Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt
  Institut Berlin
  Abbéstr. 2-12
  10587 Berlin, Germany
The practical sessions are in different places.

-- *Organization* --
Bernstein Focus: Neurotechnology (BFNT-B)
Technische Universität Berlin (TUB)
Bernstein Center Computational Neuroscience Berlin (BCCN-B)
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)
Benjamin Blankertz (chair), Technische Universität Berlin
Klaus-Robert Müller (co-chair), Technische Universität Berlin
Johannes Höhne (co-chair), Technische Universität Berlin
Matthias L. Jugel, BFNT-B/Industry
Imke Weitkamp, BFNT-B/Coordination

-- *Funding* --
The workshop is supported by the Bernstein Focus: Neurotechnology Berlin

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