41st European Conference on Visual Perception ECVP 2018

41st European Conference on Visual Perception ECVP 2018

Organizers: see here
Plenary speaker gender ratio: 1 woman : 2 men (33%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 32%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword visual perception and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 29 pages using our python script. Search originally performed in February 2017.

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Frontiers in Neurophotonics 2017

Frontiers in Neurophotonics 2017

Organizers: Mario Méthot, Cédric Lopez, Marie-Noëlle Gouineau
Sponsors: see here
Speaker gender ratio: 9 women : 15 men (38%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 27%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword neuro AND (“optical imaging” OR photon OR photometry) and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 21 pages using our python script.

NEI 50th Anniversary Symposium: Vision and the Brain

NEI 50th Anniversary Symposium: Vision and the Brain

Sponsors: National Eye Institute, NIH
Speaker gender ratio: 4 women : 5 men (44%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 30%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword vision science and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 54 pages using our python script. Search originally performed in February 2017.

European Workshop on Cognitive Neuropsychology 2018

European Workshop on Cognitive Neuropsychology 2018

Organizers: Franco Denes and Carlo Semenza
Plenary speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman : 1 Man (50%)
Symposia:
Organizers – 2 Women : 2 Men (50%)
Speakers – 6 Women : 6 Men (50%)
Discussants – 1 Woman : 3 Men (25%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 37%

*Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in cognitive neuroscience.

HBP Open Day 2017

HBP Open Day 2017*

Organizers: Lars Muckli, Katrin Amunts
Sponsor: Human Brain Project
First part (invited symposium) speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman : 8 Men (11%)
Estimated** base rate of females in the field: 37%
Second part speaker gender ratio: 4 Women : 9 Men (31%)
Estimated*** base rate of females in the field: 17-20%

*The first part of this meeting falls under cognitive neuroscience while the second part falls under computational neuroscience.
**Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in cognitive neuroscience.
***Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in computational neuroscience.