NETT Induction Meeting
Neural Engineering is an inherently new discipline that brings together engineering, physics, neuroscience and mathematics to design and develop brain-computer interface systems, cognitive computers and neural prosthetics. This two week workshop, primarily aimed at younger researchers, will bring together experts in these key areas to introduce and discuss concepts that underpin current research in Neural Engineering.
The workshop will take place between Monday 15 April and Friday 26 April at Jury's Inn, Nottingham.
Confirmed speakers at the workshop are:
Tomas Bellamy (University of Nottingham, UK)
Fabrizio Conicella (Bioindustry Park Silvano Fumero/bioPmed, Italy)
Stephen Coombes (University of Nottingham, UK)
Peter Dayan (University College London, UK)
Wolfram Erlhagen (University of Minho, Portugal)
Steve Furber (University of Manchester, UK)
Jordi Garcia-Ojalvo (Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain)
Michele Giugliano (University of Antwerp, Belgium)
Axel Hutt (INRIA, France)
Christopher James (University of Warwick, UK)
Andrew Jackson (Newcastle University, UK)
Bert Kappen (Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
María López (BitBrain, Spain)
Cristina Masoller (Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain)
Rob Mason (University of Nottingham, UK)
Tim Pearce (University of Leicester, UK)
Rasmus Petersen (University of Manchester, UK)
Aristodemos Pnevmatikakis (Athens Institute of Technology, Greece)
Rodrigo Quian Quiroga (University of Leicester, UK)
Noah Russell (University of Nottingham, UK)
Simon Schultz (Imperial College, UK)
Alessandro Torcini (National Research Council, Italy)
Sid Visser , NETT Experienced Researcher, University of Nottingham
Romain Caze, NETT Experienced Researcher, Imperial College
The meeting will consist of invited speakers and existing members of NETT. There is space to accommodate a further 30 participants and the schedule will allow for a number of poster presentations on Thursday 18 April. The deadline for application to attend by non-NETT members is 1 March 2013.
Link to registration page.
The registration fee is £100.00, to cover attendance at all days over the two weeks and refreshments during the day (including lunch). Accommodation is not provided but can be booked through Jury's Inn or many other local hotels.
See here for directions to the location, which is only a few hundred metres from Nottingham railway station and from Broadmarsh bus station (where National Express coaches and Skylink buses from the airports arrive).
Some of the presentations are available on the Training page and there is additional information available in the “Internal” section (accessible only via log in).
Scientific coordinators: Stephen Coombes, David Hawker, Sid Visser .