[Comp-neuro] 1st Baltic-Nordic Summer School on Neuroinformatics

Marja-Leena Linne marja-leena.linne at tut.fi
Tue Feb 19 10:53:20 CET 2013


1st Baltic-Nordic Summer School on Neuroinformatics

Special theme: Computations in the Brain and Translational Neuroscience

Place: Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania

Time: May 29-31, 2013

Web page: http://www.cs.tut.fi/sgn/neuroinfo/index_files/summerschool.htm 

Confirmed speakers (for more details see the program):

- Michael Hasselmo, Boston University, USA
- Jeanette Hellgren-Kotaleski, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
- Bruce Graham, University of Stirling, UK
- Arnd Roth, University College London, UK
- Gediminas Lukšys, Basel University, Switzerland

Important dates:

- Application deadline: 3 March 2013
- Acceptance notification: 15 March 2013
- Summer school: 29-31 May 2013

Practical arrangements:

There is a small tuition fee of 100 euros. The sponsor will provide lodging
and meals during the course. 
The participants are expected to cover their travel and health insurance
expenses (travel awards available for those without funding). Applications
and inquiries about the summer school should be sent to:
neuroinformatics at cs.tut.fi 

Venue:

The course will be held in Kaunas, the second-largest city of Lithuania,
located in the very heart of the country, on the confluence of two rivers
Nemunas and Neris. Kaunas was first mentioned in written sources in 1361,
has great Hanza Union traditions since 1445, and was the capital of
Lithuania in 1920-1939. Nowadays Kaunas is a city of beautiful architecture,
rich cultural, educational, scientific, and business life. The Summer school
will be held at Vytautas Magnus University, established in 1922, one of the
most modern universities in Lithuania, and situated in the very center of
Kaunas, within walking distance to the downtown.

Organizers:

- Marja-Leena Linne, INCF National Node of Finland, Tampere University of
Technology, Finland
- Ausra Saudargienė, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania
- Arimantas Tamašauskas, Neuroscience Institute, Lithuanian University of
Health Sciences, and
- Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health
Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
- Rima Naginienė, Neuroscience Institute, Lithuanian University of Health
Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
- Osvaldas Rukšėnas, Lithuanian Neuroscience Association, Lithuania




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