International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience 2018

International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience 2018

Organizers: Susanne Ditlevsen, Bard Ermentrout and Etienne Tanré
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman : 2 Men (33%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 17-20%

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

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16th Annual Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society Symposium

16th Annual Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society Symposium

Invited speaker gender ratio:  3 Women : 5 Men (38%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 33%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword  (molecular OR cellular) AND cognition and counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in pages 1, 19, 37, 54 and 71 of 71 results pages. Search originally done in December 2016.

Seventh Cold Spring Harbor Conference on Neuronal Circuits

Seventh Cold Spring Harbor Conference on Neuronal Circuits

Organizers: Florian Engert, Fritjof Helmchen, Kristin Scott
Speaker gender ratio: 3 women : 10 men (23%)
Estimated* base rate of females 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.

41st European Conference on Visual Perception ECVP 2018

41st European Conference on Visual Perception ECVP 2018

Organizers: see here
Plenary speaker gender ratio: 1 woman : 2 men (33%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 32%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword visual perception and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 29 pages using our python script. Search originally performed in February 2017.

NEI 50th Anniversary Symposium: Vision and the Brain

NEI 50th Anniversary Symposium: Vision and the Brain

Sponsors: National Eye Institute, NIH
Speaker gender ratio: 4 women : 5 men (44%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 30%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword vision science and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 54 pages using our python script. Search originally performed in February 2017.

European Workshop on Cognitive Neuropsychology 2018

European Workshop on Cognitive Neuropsychology 2018

Organizers: Franco Denes and Carlo Semenza
Plenary speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman : 1 Man (50%)
Symposia:
Organizers – 2 Women : 2 Men (50%)
Speakers – 6 Women : 6 Men (50%)
Discussants – 1 Woman : 3 Men (25%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 37%

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