Neurizons 2018

Neurizons 2018

Organizers: see here
Sponsors: see here
Speaker gender ratio: 4 Women : 15 Men (21%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 24%

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

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Auditory EEG Signal Processing (AESoP) Symposium

Auditory EEG Signal Processing (AESoP) Symposium

Steering committee: Tom Francart, Jan Wouters, Jonathan Simon, Ed Lalor, Alain de Cheveigné, Andrew Dimitrijevic
Invited speaker gender ratio: 2 Women : 7 Men (22%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 37%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword (auditory OR hearing OR speech OR language) AND (EEG OR MEG) and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 8 pages of results found using our python script.

Brain Engineering & Computational Neuroscience Conference 2018 (BECNC)

Brain Engineering & Computational Neuroscience Conference 2018 (BECNC)

Conference chair: Shahin Rouhani
Program committee: Reza Lashgari, Ali Ghazizadeh, Yasser Roudi
Sponsors: see here
Key speaker gender ratio: 3 Women : 24 Men (11%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

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

Deep Brain Stimulation Symposium 2017

Deep Brain Stimulation Symposium 2017

Organizers: Pankaj Sah, Peter Silburn, Terry Coyne
Sponsors: Asia-Pacific Centre for Neuromodulation (APCN) in collaboration with Medtronic and St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 1 woman : 4 men (20%)
Total speaker gender ratio (incl. keynotes): 1 woman : 11 men (8%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 26%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword deep AND brain AND stimulation and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 11 pages of results found using our python script.

Advanced Course Summer 2018: Circuit Dynamics and Cognition

Advanced Course Summer 2018: Circuit Dynamics and Cognition

Organizer: Gyorgy Buzsaki
Faculty gender ratio: 1 woman : 5 men (17%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 17%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword circuit AND dynamics AND cognition and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 64 results found using our python script.