Program

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TRAINING, AUGUST 31

08:30-17:30 The Virtual Brain (TVB) Workshop
This full-day workshop will introduce participants to The Virtual Brain (TVB) neuroinformatics platform.
08:30-17:30 Short Course:
Simulating the brain with the Brain Simulation Platform (BSP)
This full-day short course will introduce participants to the Brain Simulation Platform (BSP) of the Human Brain Project (HBP).
08:30-17:30 Neuroscience data integration through use of digital brain atlases
This full-day course will introduce participants to currently available reference atlases.

DAY 1, SEPTEMBER 1

09:00-09:15 Welcome
09:15-09:45 About INCF
09:45-10:30 Plenary lecture
10:30-11:00 Session 1: Comparative and predictive connectomics
Keynote: Henry Kennedy
Specifics of the primate connectome
11:00-11:40 Investigator presentations
11.40-12:00 Discussions
12:00-13:20 LUNCH
13:20-14:05 Plenary lecture: Carole Goble
FAIRy stories: tales from building the FAIR Research Commons
14:15-14:45 Parallel sessions
2A: Neuroinformatics workflows
Keynote: Pedro Valdes-Sosa
Reinstating human electrophysiology into global brain projects
2B: Building open science communities
Keynote: Kirstie Whitaker
10 simple rules for running an open and inclusive projects online
14:45-15:25 Investigator presentations
15:25-15:45 Discussions
15:45-16:15 COFFEE BREAK
16:15-17:15 Session 3: Training in neuroinformatics
16:15-16:35 Keynote: William Grisham
Preparing students and a workforce for the big data tsunami: summary of recommendations from the iNEURO project workshop
16:35-16:55 Keynote: Jaroslav Zygierewicz
16:55-17.15 Keynote: Ariel Rokem
Training in the era of brain observatories: data science education and collaboration
17:15-17:45 Discussion panel: Higher education and industry needs
17:45-19:45 Poster presentation and reception

DAY 2, SEPTEMBER 2

09:00-09:35 Polish Node presentation
09:35-10:20 Plenary lecture: Andrzej Cichocki
Machine learning and tensor networks and their applications, in Brain Computer Interface, neurofeedback and recognition of human emotions
10:30-11:00 Parallel sessions
4A: Brain Computer Interface
Keynote: Maureen Clerc
Towards personalized brain-computer interfaces
4B: Neuroinformatics challenges in behavioral research
Keynote: Rafal Bogacz
Computational models of decision making: a bridge between behavioural data and neurobiology
11:00-11:40 Investigator presentations
11.40-12:00 Discussions
12:00-13:20 LUNCH
13:20-14:05 Plenary lecture: Frances Skinner
Theta rhythms in the hippocampus – being clear and open
14:05-14:35 Session 5: Future of academic publishing
Keynote: Naomi Penfold
Preprinting for neuroinformatics: where are we at?
14:35-15:15 Investigator presentations
15:15-15:35 Discussions both sessions
15:35-16:05 COFFEE BREAK
16:05-17:35 Session 3: Training in neuroinformatics
16:05-16:35 Keynote: Jan Bjaalie
A user-driven data sharing and data management infrastructure for neuroscience
16:35-17:05 Keynote: Alexander Woodward
Brain atlasing and databasing in the Brain/MINDS project
17:05-17.35 Keynote: Michael Hawrylycz
Community resources for single cell and cell type data in the brain
17:35-17:55 Discussion
17:55-18:00 Closing
18:00-20:00 Poster presentation and reception