[Comp-neuro] Kosice Neuroscience Workshop, 3 - 5 June, 2019

Norbert Kopco nkopco at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 20:23:48 CET 2019


SAVE THE DATE!

The 4th Workshop on

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

3 - 5 June 2019

Kosice, Slovakia

http://pcl.upjs.sk/workshop2019

*Objectives*

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

·The main focus of this year’s workshop will be on *adaptation, learning 
and training in spatial perception and cognition*.

·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 targets *early-stage and advanced students and young 
researchers*. It will provide ample opportunities for direct 
interactions between the lecturers and the attendees.

The workshop will follow-up on our previous workshops organized in 2014, 
2015 and 2017 <http://pcl.upjs.sk/workshop>.

*Format*

1/2-day sessions, including invited talks, contributed talks, and 
posters, focusing on the topics of *Adaptation*,*Learning and training*, 
*Auditory and cross-modal perception (general)*, and *Vision and other 
topics in computational and cognitive neuroscience*. Non-scientific 
program (outings to tourist destinations near Kosice) will take place on 
the day before and day after the workshop.

*Venue*

Lecture hall 2.17T,Faculty of Science / Technicom building, P. J. 
Šafárik University, Jesenná 5, 04001 Košice Slovakia 
<https://goo.gl/maps/6m3GC3iJNeA2>.

*Organizers*

Norbert Kopco, P. J. Safarik University in Košice 
<https://pcl.upjs.sk/noro/>
Erick Gallun, National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research, 
Portland and OHSU
<http://www.ncrar.research.va.gov/AboutUs/Staff/gallun.asp>Piotr Majdak, 
Austrian Academy of Science, Vienna 
<https://www.kfs.oeaw.ac.at/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=56:di-piotr-majdak&catid=13&Itemid=889&lang=en>
Aaron Seitz, University of California, Riverside 
<http://faculty.ucr.edu/%7Easeitz/>


      Invited talks and talks by ALT consortium (tentative):

  * *Jana Basnakova*, Slovak Academy of Sciences
    <https://www.sav.sk/?lang=sk&doc=user-org-user&user_no=5398&lang_change=en>
    **
  * *Virginia Best <http://cns.bu.edu/~ginbest/>*, Boston University
    <http://cns.bu.edu/~ginbest/>
  * *Lauren Calandruccio, <http://caslabs.case.edu/sparlab/>*Case
    Western Reserve University, Ohio <http://caslabs.case.edu/sparlab/>
  * *John Culling, <http://cullinglab.org/>*Cardiff University
    <http://cullinglab.org/>
  * *Inyong Choi, <https://clas.uiowa.edu/comsci/people/inyong-choi>*The
    University of IOWA – “Adapting to simultaneous electric and acoustic
    stimulation for word-in-noise recognition in listeners with
    single-sided deafness.”
    <https://clas.uiowa.edu/comsci/people/inyong-choi>
  * *Erick Gallun
    <http://www.ncrar.research.va.gov/AboutUs/Staff/gallun.asp>*,
    National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research, Portland and
    OHSU <http://www.ncrar.research.va.gov/AboutUs/Staff/gallun.asp>
  * *Catarina Hiipakka,
    <https://www.aalto.fi/people/catarina-macedo-mendonca-hiipakka>* 
    Alto University, Finland – “Changes in auditory space following
    audiovisual experience.”
    <https://www.aalto.fi/people/catarina-macedo-mendonca-hiipakka>
  * *Andrej Kral, <http://neuroprostheses.com/>*Hannover Medical School,
    Germany <http://neuroprostheses.com/>
  * *Norbert Kopco, <https://pcl.upjs.sk/noro/>*Safarik University,
    Slovakia <https://pcl.upjs.sk/noro/>
  * *Bernhard Laback
    <https://www.kfs.oeaw.ac.at/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=54&catid=13&Itemid=419&lang=en>*,
    Austrian Academy of Sciences
    <https://www.kfs.oeaw.ac.at/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=54&catid=13&Itemid=419&lang=en>
  * *Petr Marsalek <http://www.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~marsalek/>*, Charles
    University of Prague and Max Planck Institute for the Physics of
    Complex Systems <http://www.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~marsalek/>
  * *Piotr Majdak
    <https://www.kfs.oeaw.ac.at/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=56:di-piotr-majdak&catid=13&Itemid=889&lang=en>*,
    Austrian Academy of Sciences
    <https://www.kfs.oeaw.ac.at/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=56:di-piotr-majdak&catid=13&Itemid=889&lang=en>
  * *John van Opstal,
    <https://www.ru.nl/english/people/opstal-a-van/>*Radbound
    University, Netherlands – “Perceived Target Range Shapes Human
    Sound-Localisation Behaviour”
    <https://www.ru.nl/english/people/opstal-a-van/>
  * *Josefa Oberem,
    <http://www.akustik.rwth-aachen.de/cms/Technische-Akustik/Das-Institut/Team/Medak-Team/~ebgz/Josefa-Oberem/lidx/1/>*RWTH
    Aachen University, – “Individual dynamic binaural reproduction in
    complex acoustic scenes: Understanding mechanisms in auditory
    attention.”
    <http://www.akustik.rwth-aachen.de/cms/Technische-Akustik/Das-Institut/Team/Medak-Team/~ebgz/Josefa-Oberem/lidx/1/>
  * *Chris Stecker, <http://spacelab.spatialhearing.org/>*Vanderbilt
    University Medical Center <http://spacelab.spatialhearing.org/>
  * *Dan Sanes, <http://www.cns.nyu.edu/corefaculty/Sanes.php>*New York
    University <http://www.cns.nyu.edu/corefaculty/Sanes.php>
  * *Nelli Salminen,
    <https://people.aalto.fi/nelli.salminen>*Alto University, Finland
    <https://people.aalto.fi/nelli.salminen>
  * *Aaron Seitz <http://faculty.ucr.edu/~aseitz/>*, University of
    California, Riverside <http://faculty.ucr.edu/~aseitz/>
  * *Filip Smolik, *Czech Academy of Sciences
    <http://www.psu.cas.cz/people-contacts/cv/smolik/index.html>
  * *Brigitta Toth,
    <http://www.ttk.mta.hu/en/phonebook/brigitta-toth>*Hungarian Academy
    of Sciences <http://www.ttk.mta.hu/en/phonebook/brigitta-toth>
  * *Bev Wright,* Northwestern University
    <https://communication.northwestern.edu/faculty/BeverlyWright>
  * more TBA

*Travel, accommodation, visitor information*

see workshop webpage: http://pcl.upjs.sk/workshop2019/

*Registration*

The workshop is open to all interested students/scientists. Registration 
is free of charge but required. To register, please send an email to 
kogneuro at gmail.com stating your name and affiliation and the dates on 
which you are planning to attend. All accepted abstracts will be 
published on the workshop website. No proceedings will be published. In 
case you would like to have a presentation please send us an abstract 
(up to 200 words; also indicate whether you prefer poster or oral 
presentation) no later than May 10, 2019.

This workshop is supported by theEU H2020-MSCA-RISE-2015 project #691229 
<http://pcl.upjs.sk/grants/alt/>.



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