OIST Computational Neuroscience Course (OCNC 2020)

OIST Computational Neuroscience Course (OCNC 2020) – cancelled

Organizers: Erik De Schutter, Kenji Doya, Tomoki Fukai & Bernd Kuhn
Lecturer gender ratio: 3 Women: 13 Men (19%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 17-20%
BWN rating: 3

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

Generative Episodic Memory: Interdisciplinary perspectives from psychology, neuroscience and philosophy (GEM 2021)

Generative Episodic Memory: Interdisciplinary perspectives from psychology, neuroscience and philosophy (GEM 2021)

Program Committee: Nikolai Axmacher, Sen Cheng, Gerald Echterhoff, Albert Newen, Ricarda Schubotz, Markus Werning, Laurenz Wiskott & Oliver Wolf
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 3 Women: 2 Men (60%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 40%*
BWN rating: 3

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword episodic memory, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 14 pages of results using our python script. We left 7 names unclassified.

Special Session on Neural Correlates Of Cognitive-Motor Robotic Neurorehabilitation at International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation (ICNR 2020)

Special Session on Neural Correlates Of Cognitive-Motor Robotic Neurorehabilitation at International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation (ICNR 2020)

Organizers: José L. Pons & Diego Torricelli (Program Chairs)
Invited speaker gender ratio: 3 Women: 8 Men (27%)
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman: 2 Men (33%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 17%*
BWN rating: 3

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords robotic AND neurorehabilitation within NINDS (Neurological Disorders and Stroke) agency, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 1 page of results using our python script.

Bilbao Neuroscience and Computational Biology workshop (BioNCB’20)

Bilbao Neuroscience and Computational Biology workshop (BioNCB’20)

Organizers: Serafim Rodrigues, Mathieu Desroches, Elena Akhmatskaia, Andrea Guidolin & Jone Uria Albizuri
Sponsors: Basque Center for Applied Mathematics (BCAM), Inria, Basque Foundation for Science, Department of Education of the Basque Government, Excelencia Severo Ochoa
Speaker gender ratio: 4 Women: 11 Men (27%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-18%

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

7th Intl. Conference on Soft Computing & Machine Intelligence (ISCMI 2020)

7th Intl. Conference on Soft Computing & Machine Intelligence (ISCMI 2020)

Organizers: Erol Gelenbe, Kaoru Hirota (honorary chairs)
Sponsors:  IEEE Sweden Section, International Fuzzy Systems Association, and IEEE Computational Intelligence Society
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman : 2 Men (33%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 15%

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