Complex Systems in Neuroscience: Bridging Theory and Experiment

Complex Systems in Neuroscience: Bridging Theory and Experiment

Organizers: Hannah Bos, James Hengenius, Chengcheng Huang, Ryan Phillips, Yury Sokolov, Rashid Williams-García, Dan Wilson
Sponsors: see here
Speaker gender ratio: 4 Women : 8 Men (33%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

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

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40th International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC 2018)

40th International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC 2018)

Organizers: see here
Sponsors: see here
Plenary keynote speaker gender ratio: 2 women : 3 men (40%)
Theme keynote speaker gender ratio: 0 women : 13 men (0%)
Total keynote speaker gender ratio: 2 women : 16 men (11%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 39%

*Method of estimation: Percentage of doctoral degrees awarded to women in biomedical engineering in 2017 as reported by ASEE “Engineering by the Numbers“, by Brian L. Yoder, Ph.D.

ESI Systems Neuroscience Conference 2018 (ESI SyNC)

ESI Systems Neuroscience Conference 2018 (ESI SyNC)

Organizers: Wolf Singer, Pascal Fries, André Castro, Tommaso Tosato, Ana Broggini, Miriam Mueller, Renata Vajda
Speaker gender ratio: 4 women : 6 men (40%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-18%

*Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in computational neuroscience, specifically the numbers based on attendance at COSYNE (Computational and Systems Neuroscience) 2016.

2018 Gordon Research Conference: Neurobiology of Cognition

2018 Gordon Research Conference: Neurobiology of Cognition

Organizers: David A. Leopold and Jennifer M. Groh (Chairs) and David J. Freedman and Ila Fiete (Vice Chairs)
Sponsors: see here
Discussion leader gender ratio: 3 Women : 6 Men (33%)
Invited speaker gender ratio: 18 Women : 22 Men (45%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 37-52%

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