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Keynote speaker gender ratio: 4 Women : 5 Men (44%)
Discussant gender ratio: 1 Woman : 1 Man (50%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 33%
*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword (signal OR noise) AND auditory and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 27 pages of results found using our python script.