[Comp-neuro] Kosice Neuroscience Workshop 20-24 April 2015

Norbert Kopco kopco at bu.edu
Mon Feb 9 05:06:53 CET 2015


SAVE THE DATE!

The Second Workshop and Lecture Series on

*/"Cognitive neuroscience of auditory and cross-modal perception"/*

20 - 24 April 2015

Kosice, Slovakia

http://pcl.upjs.sk/

Objectives:

This workshop and lecture series will include introductory lectures and 
advanced research talks on a range of topics related to the */neural 
processes of auditory, visual and cross-modal perception/*.

The talks will illustrate the */multidisciplinary character of cognitive 
neuroscience research/*, covering behavioral, neuroimaging, and modeling 
approaches, as well as applications of the research in auditory 
prosthetic devices.

The workshop is aimed at */early-stage and advanced students and young 
researchers/*, and it will provide ample opportunities for direct 
interactions between the lecturers and the attendees.

*Format*

Lectures 20 - 22 April, Consultations 23 – 24 April

*Venue*

Historicka aula, P. J. Safarik University, Srobarova 2, 040 11 Kosice, 
Slovakia

*Organizers*

Norbert Kopco, PhD. (norbert.kopco at upjs.sk <mailto:norbert.kopco at upjs.sk>)

Frederick Gallun, PhD. (Frederick.Gallun at va.gov 
<mailto:Frederick.Gallun at va.gov>)

*Organizing team and contact*

Beata Tomoriova, Lubos Hladek, Perception and Cognition Lab 
<http://pcl.upjs.sk>,**kogneuro at gmail.com <mailto:kogneuro at gmail.com>

*Speakers (lecture topics TBA, see last year’s topics at 
*http://pcl.upjs.sk/workshop2014/*)*

Simon Carlile (University of Sydney)

Pierre Divenyi (Stanford University)

Christopher Stecker (Vanderbilt University)

Bernhard Laback (Austrian Academy of Sciences)

Volker Hohmann (University of Oldenburg)

Arash Yazdanbakhsh (Boston University)

Aaron Seitz (University of California, Riverside)

Frederick (Erick) Gallun (US Dept. of Veterans Affairs and Oregon Health 
& Science University)

Istvan Winkler (Hungarian Academy of Science)


      Travel, accommodation, visitor information
      Attendees are kindly requested to make their own travel and
      accommodation arrangements.

/Travel: /The Kosice Airport <http://www.airportkosice.sk/en/> 
(http://www.airportkosice.sk/en/) is served by Austrian Airlines 
<http://www.austrian.com/> (http://www.austrian.com/) and Czech Airlines 
<http://www.csa.cz> (http://www.csa.cz/) via Vienna, Prague, Bratislava, 
and by low-cost airline Wizzair <http://wizzair.com/en-GB/Search> 
(http://wizzair.com/en-GB/Search) from London Luton Airport. 
Alternatively you can fly to Budapest and take a 3.5-hr shuttle bus to 
Kosice, for example, using the cassoviaexpres 
<http://cassoviaexpres.sk/en/> (http://cassoviaexpres.sk/en/) shuttle 
bus. From Krakow you can take the 4-hr shuttle bus operated by 
Airtrans.sk <http://airtrans.sk/en/>. More information about how to get 
to Kosice (also by train or bus) can be found at 
http://www.visitkosice.eu/en/to-get-there/arriving-to-the-city .

/Accommodation:/ There are several hotels close to workshop venue, for 
example Hotel Teledom <http://www.hotelteledom.sk>, Villa Regia 
<http://villaregia.sk/en/>, Doubletree by Hilton 
<http://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/slovak-republic/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-kosice-KSCDTDI/index.html>, 
Hotel Yasmin <http://www.hotel-yasmin.sk/>, Hotel Maraton 
<http://www.hotelmaraton.sk/> (for more hotel options please see 
http://www.booking.com, http://www.hotels.com, for hostels see: 
http://www.hostels.com, http://www.hostelworld.com)

/Visitor information and current events:/ see http://www.visitkosice.eu/ 
, http://www.slovaktours.eu/, http://www.mickosice.sk/ 
<http://www.mickosice.sk/index.php?lang=eng>, http://slovakia.travel/ , 
or http://www.slovakia.com/

*
Registration*

The workshop is open to all interested students/scientists. Registration 
is free of charge but required (mostly for organizational reasons). In 
order to register, please send an email to kogneuro at gmail.com stating 
your name and affiliation, dates on which you are planning to attend. In 
case you would like to have a presentation please send us an abstract 
(up to 200 words) and an indication whether you prefer poster or oral 
presentation no later than April 10, 2015.


-- 
doc. Norbert Kopco, Ph.D.
Assoc Professor / Senior Researcher:
Inst of Computer Sci, Faculty of Science, Safarik Univ, Kosice, Slovakia
Adjunct: Ctr for Computational Neurosci (CompNet), Boston University &
Martinos Ctr for Biomed Imaging, Harvard Med School - Mass Gen Hospital
P: +16175759556 F: +14847279884, kopco at bu.edu, http://cns.bu.edu/~kopco

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