Neural Control: From Data to Machines

Neural Control: From Data to Machines

Organizers: Florentin Wörgötter & Christian Tetzlaff
Sponsors: European Union’s Horizon 2020 and Innovation Programme
Invited speaker gender ratio: 2 Women: 17 Men (11%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 17-20%*
BWN rating: 2

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

Predictive Processing Symposium: From Concept to Circuits

Predictive Processing Symposium: From Concept to Circuits

Conference date: 10/30/2020
Organizer: Helmut Leder (Head of the Vienna CogSciHub)
Total invited speaker gender ratio: 0 Women: 4 Men (0%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 17-20%*
BWN rating: 2

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

Neurotechnology NIN Summer School

Neurotechnology NIN Summer School

Conference date: 06/24/2021
Sponsors: Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience
Invited speakers gender ratio: 2 Women: 9 Men (22%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 31%*
BWN rating: 2

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword “neurotechnology”, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 4 pages of results using our python script. We left 4 names unclassified.

Brain Criticality Virtual Meeting

Brain Criticality Virtual Meeting

Organizers: Dietmar Plenz, Lucilla de Arcangelis, Dante Chialvo & Demian Battaglia
Faculty gender ratio: 4 Women: 14 Men (22%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 29%*
BWN rating: 2

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords “systems neuroscience”, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 5 pages of results using our python script.

Neuroscience School of Advanced Studies Advanced Course: Functional Neurogenetics and Genomics (NSAS 2020)

Neuroscience School of Advanced Studies Advanced Course: Functional Neurogenetics and Genomics (NSAS 2020)

Director: Daniel Geschwind
Faculty gender ratio: 2 Women: 4 Men (33%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 36%*
BWN rating: 2

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword neurogenetics, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 7 pages of results using our python script. We left 5 names unclassified.

CNS*2020 Workshop: Tools and resources for developing and sharing models in computational neuroscience

CNS*2020 Workshop: Tools and resources for developing and sharing models in computational neuroscience

Organizers: Kael Dai, Salvador Dura-Bernal & Padraig Gleeson
Invited speaker gender ratio: 2 Women: 13 Men (13%)
Estimated base rate of females in the field: 17-20%*
BWN rating: 2

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

Allen Institute Modeling Workshop: Towards multipurpose models of cortical circuits

Allen Institute Modeling Workshop: Towards multipurpose models of cortical circuits

Invited speaker gender ratio: 4 Women: 17 Men (19%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 24%*
BWN rating: 2

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords “cortical circuits” and modeling, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 3 pages of results using our python script.

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.