Workshop on Brain Dynamics and Neurocontrol Engineering

Workshop on Brain Dynamics and Neurocontrol Engineering

Organizers: Jr-Shin Li and ShiNung Ching
Sponsors: see here
Plenary speakers: 0 women : 3 men (0%)
All invited speakers (incl. plenaries): 1 woman : 13 men (7%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 18%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword (“brain dynamics” OR “neural dynamics”) OR neurocontrol and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 74 results.

PIRE Workshop/Summer School 2017

PIRE Workshop/Summer School 2017

Organizers: Gustavo Deco, Maximilian Riesenhuber and Josef Rauschecker
Sponsors: National Science Foundation and the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness
Speaker gender ratio: 3 women : 11 men (21%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 43%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword (multisensory OR multi-sensory OR cross-modal) and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 125 results.

The 44th Naito Conference on Decision Making in the Brain

The 44th Naito Conference on Decision Making in the Brain

Organizers: Kenji Doya, Masamichi Sakagami, Shinsuke Shimojo, Hiromu Tanimoto and Makiko Yamada
Plenary speaker gender ratio: 0 women: 2 men (0%)
Invited speaker gender ratio (incl. plenaries): 3 women: 19 men (14%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 37%

*Method of estimation: The topic of this conference is decision making in the brain so we used our established base rate of women in neuroeconomics (also called “decision neuroscience”).