[Comp-neuro] NeuroHAM conference, Boston University, June 10-12, 2015

Ritt, Jason T jritt at bu.edu
Mon Mar 23 16:42:34 CET 2015


Announcing

NeuroHAM 2015
A conference exploring neural processing in humans, animals, and machines, from basic science to emerging neural technologies.

June 10th - 12th, 2015
Boston University
Boston, MA, USA
http://neuroham.bu.edu/

(please note: Abstracts for poster presentations due by Friday, March 27)

The NeuroHAM conference will be held June 10–12, 2015 at Boston University as a celebration of the Center of Excellence for Learning in Education, Science, and Technology (CELEST), a National Science Foundation Science of Learning Center. The conference will be co-sponsored by CELEST and the Boston University Center for Computational Neuroscience and Neural Technology (CompNet). We anticipate 100–150 attendees. NeuroHAM will run from midday on June 10 through midday on June 12. The conference will explore different aspects of neural processing in humans, animals, and machines from basic science to emerging neural technologies. The event will be organized into seven scientific sessions, each consisting of talks from three preeminent scientists. For a complete list of confirmed speakers, please see the meeting schedule at: http://neuroham.bu.edu/schedule/. A poster session / cocktail reception will be held on the evening of June 10.
 
Call for Abstracts: We are soliciting presentations for a poster session on the evening of Wednesday, June 10. Abstracts for poster presentations must be received by Friday, March 27, 2015. Email notification of acceptance will be provided by Friday, April 17. All abstracts must be submitted through the conference website and must not exceed the 250 word limit. A meeting registration fee must accompany each abstract submission. The fee will be refunded if the abstract is not accepted for presentation. Please see: http://neuroham.bu.edu/call-for-abstracts/ for complete abstract submission instructions.

Call for Registrations: All attendees must register, and online registration in advance of the conference is strongly encouraged. To register, please visit: http://neuroham.bu.edu/register/. The conference registration fee is $150. (CELEST and CompNet members: Please note the web page information addressing partial reimbursement of your registration fee after the conference has concluded.)
 
List of Confirmed Speakers:
Dennis Barbour, Washington University in St. Louis
Vince Calhoun, University of New Mexico
Marisa Carrasco, New York University
Adam Cohen, Harvard University
Tracy Cui, University of Pittsburgh
Eugenio Culurciello, Purdue University
Maysam Ghovanloo, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jennifer Hasler, Georgia Institute of Technology
Lori Holt, Carnegie Mellon University
Kate Jeffery, University College London
Sabine Kastner, Princeton University
Peter Kochunov, University of Maryland
Nikolaus Kriegeskorte, MRC, Cambridge
Anthony Lewis, Qualcomm Inc.
Mayank Mehta, University of California Los Angeles
Lee Miller, Northwestern University
Cynthia Moss, Johns Hopkins University
Marc Pomplun, University of Massachusetts Boston
Tony Prescott, The University of Sheffield
Josh Tenenbaum, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Walter Voit, University of Texas at Dallas

Meeting Organizers:  
Chair: Barbara Shinn-Cunningham
Co-Chair: Heather Ames
Program Committee: Jason Bohland, Tim Gardner, Anatoly Gorshechnikov, Jason Ritt, Cara Stepp, Max Versace, Arash Yazdanbakhsh, and Vasileios Zikopoulos 
Meeting Administrator: Carol Jefferson

Contacts: Please see http://neuroham.bu.edu/contacts/.



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