Curiosity, Creativity, and Complexity

Curiosity, Creativity, and Complexity

Organizer: Jacqueline Gottlieb (Chair)
Invited speaker gender ratio: 9 Women: 13 Men (41%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 37-52%*
BWN rating: 2

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

3rd HBP Curriculum Workshop Series – Final Workshop on Measuring and Modelling Brain States

3rd HBP Curriculum Workshop Series – Final Workshop on Measuring and Modelling Brain States

Organizers: Sylvia Aßlaber, Judith Kathrein & Alois Saria
Invited speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman: 6 Men (14%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-18%
BWN rating: 2

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

10th IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL 2020)

10th IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL 2020)

Organizers: Nicolás Navarro-Guerrero & María-José Escobar (Program Chairs)
Speaker gender ratio: 2 Women: 4 Men (33%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 45%*

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords cognitive AND developmental AND learning, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 76 pages of results using our python script. We left 99 names unclassified.

9th IAPR Workshop on Neural Networks in Pattern Recognition (ANNPR 2020)

9th IAPR Workshop on Neural Networks in Pattern Recognition (ANNPR 2020)

Organizers: Frank-Peter Schilling & Thilo Stadelmann
Sponsors: ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Swiss Alliance for Data-Intensive Services, International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR), Springer
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 0 Women : 4 Men (0%)
Estimated base rate of females in the field: 15%*

*Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in neurally inspired machine learning.

LIFE Theory Lab 2020

LIFE Theory Lab 2020: Contemporary theorizing, methodological advances, and future challenges for lifespan developmental science

Organizers: Markus Werkle-Bergner, Ulman Lindenberger & Imke Kruse
Speaker gender ratio: 3 Women: 7 Men (30%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 44%*

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords lifespan AND developmental within NIA (National Institute on Aging) and NICHD (National Institute on Child Health and Human Development) agencies, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 26 pages of results using our python script. We left 14 names unclassified.

NYC Neuromodulation 2020 Online Conference

NYC Neuromodulation 2020 Online Conference

Session: Updates on Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS): Applications and Mechanisms
Organizer: Marom Bikson (Session Chair)
Speaker gender ratio: 2 Women: 5 Men (29%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 33%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword tDCS OR transcranial direct current stimulation and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 4 pages of results using our python script. We left 2 names unclassified. The base rate is estimated to be 33%.

Conference on the Mathematical Theory of Deep Neural Networks (DeepMath 2019)

Conference on Mathematical Theory of Deep Neural Networks (DeepMath 2019)

Organizers: Mikio Aoi, Joan Bruna, Adam Charles, Ahmed El Hady, Stephen Keeley, Sebastian Musslick, Andrew Saxe, Michael Shvartsman

Sponsors: Samsung, Simons Foundation, Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Facebook Reality Labs, Siemens, Intel, Google Deepmind

Organizer gender ratio: 0 Women : 8 Men (0%)
Speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman : 8 Men (11%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 15%

*Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in neurally inspired machine learning.

2020 International Society for Research on Impulsivity (InSRI) Virtual Meeting

2020 International Society for Research on Impulsivity (InSRI) Virtual Meeting

Organizer: Sarah Yip, Anna Konova, Marc Potenza, Gerry Moeller, Catharine Winstanley and Alan Swann
Speaker gender ratio: 4 women: 5 men (44%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 47%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword impulsivity AND neuro and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 5 pages of results using our python script. We left 1 name unclassified. The base rate is estimated to be 47%.