Neural Engineering

Transformative Technologies

NETT Workshop on Neural Engineering in Medicine and Related Fields


This two days workshop will take place the 2nd and 3rd of July 2015 in Nancy, France, and it is organised by INRIA Nancy (The National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control), one of the industrial partners of the consortium.



Organizer:
Axel Hutt (Chair) & Laurent Bougrain & Laurence Benini (Assistant)

Location:
INRIA Grand Est Nancy Vandoeuvre-Ies-Nancy, Building A - Room A008

The program for the two days is the following.

Thursday, July 2nd

09:00 - 09:25 Registration, Welcome coffee

09:30 -10:25
Werner Hemmert - TU Munich
Processing of sound in the first stage of the auditory pathway : models and measurements with a focus on cochlear implants.

10:30 - 11:25
Christian Hauptman - Research Center Juelich
Model-based development of therapy-application in the field of Tinnitus and Parkinson's disease.

11:30 - 12:25
Visvanathan Ramesh - University of Frankfurt
Tba.

12:30 - 13:45 Lunch


14:00 - 14:55
Serena Ivaldi - INRIA Nancy
Social and physical interaction between humans and robots - perspectives for personal robotics assistants.

15:00 - 15:55
Demo - by Francois Charpillet - INRIA Nancy
Smartroom or <> is entirely equipped with state-of-the-art and forerunner technologies like for example intelligent slabs, to improve the autonomy of elderly and disabled people.

16:00 - 16:55 Coffee Break


16:30 - 17:20
NETT Board Meeting

19:00 Workshop Dinner in NANCY


Friday, July 3rd

09:00 - 09:25 Welcome coffee

09:30 - 10:25
Corinne Mestais - CEA Grenoble
Brain Computer Interface human platform to control a 4-limb exoskeleton based on the ECoG-recording implant WIMAGINE: preliminary result.

10:30 - 11:25
Patrick Hénaff - Ecole des Mines / Lorraine University
Plastic neural controllers for humanoid robots.

11:30 - 12:25
Laurent Bougrain - Lorraine University
EEG - based control of a JACO robotic arm

12:30 - 13:45 Lunch

14:00 - 14:55
Dominique Martinez - CNRS
Olfactory search strategies in insects and robots.

15:00 - 15:55
DEMO - by Dominique Martinez - CNRS
Olfactory system of insects and robotics.

16:00 - 16:25 Farewell Coffee


Travel advice to reach Nancy can be found here. More information can be found here.