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SCiNDU: Systems and Computational Neuroscience Down Under

Suitable for:
brain researchers

SCiNDU: Systems and Computational Neuroscience Down Under

When:
15-17th December 2015
Where:

Queensland Brain Institute, University of QLD

Cost:
Variable

This conference brings together international leaders in understanding the computational principles of how neural circuits decode sensory information, make decisions, and learn from experience.

Speakers include:

  • Ehsan Arabzadeh (ANU)
  • Mark Bear (MIT)
  • Michael Breakspear (QIMR)
  • Allen Cheung (QBI)
  • Yang Dan (UC Berkeley)
  • Peter Dayan (UCL)
  • Marta Garrido (QBI/CAI)
  • 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, pre-conference tutorials include:

  • 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

 

Registrations for Systems & Computational Neuroscience Down Under are now open.

Early Bird Conference Rate (until October 16): Student Registration: $125. Full Registration: $250. Tutorial Cost: $50

 

Abstract submission

Abstract submissions for poster presentation are welcome. Some abstracts will also be selected for short talks.

Abstract Submission: Due 16 October (must register to submit an abstract)

 

Accomodation

Emmanuel College, a residential college of the University of Queensland, has rooms available 15th–17th December 2015. For more information, click here.

Enquiries: Geoff Goodhill – g.goodhill@uq.edu.au.

Sponsors:

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