[Comp-neuro] Systems and Computational Neuroscience Down Under (SCiNDU)

Geoffrey Goodhill g.goodhill at uq.edu.au
Sun Mar 1 08:22:54 CET 2015


SCiNDU: SYSTEMS AND COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE DOWN UNDER

qbi.uq.edu.au/scindu<http://qbi.uq.edu.au/scindu>

December 15-17th, 2015, Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

This conference will bring together international leaders in understanding the computational principles underlying how neural circuits decode sensory information, make decisions, and learn from experience. Abstract submissions for poster presentation are welcome. Deadline for abstracts and early registration is Oct 16th 2015. Some abstracts will be selected for short talks.

Confirmed invited speakers include:

Ehsan Arabzadeh (ANU)
Mark Bear (MIT)
Michael Breakspear (QIMR)
Allen Cheung (QBI)
Yang Dan (UC Berkeley)
Peter Dayan (UCL)
Geoffrey Goodhill (QBI)
Zach Mainen (Champalimaud)
Jason Mattingley (QBI)
Linda Richards (QBI)
Peter Robinson (Sydney)
Marcello Rosa (Monash)
Pankaj Sah (QBI)
Mandyam Srinivasan (QBI)
Greg Stuart (ANU)
Stephen Williams (QBI)
Li Zhaoping (UCL)

On December 15th the conference will be preceded by tutorials including:

Mark Bear: Experience-dependent synaptic plasticity
Peter Dayan: Neural reinforcement learning
Jason Mattingley: Brain stimulation, attention and plasticity
Li Zhaoping: Vision, efficient coding and salience

We gratefully acknowledge financial support from the Queensland Brain Institute and the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Integrative Brain Function.

Professor Geoffrey J Goodhill
Queensland Brain Institute and School of Mathematics & Physics
University of Queensland
St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
Email: g.goodhill at uq.edu.au<mailto:g.goodhill at uq.edu.au>
http://www.qbi.uq.edu.au/professor-geoffrey-goodhill
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