ESI Systems Neuroscience Conference 2019

ESI Systems Neuroscience Conference 2019

Organizers: Wolf Singer, Pascal Fries, Renata Vajda, William Barnes, Christini Katsanevaki, Katharine Shapcott, Cem Uran, Yiling Yang
Speaker gender ratio:  5 women : 6 men (45%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 42%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword systems AND neuroscience and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 16 pages using our python script. Search originally performed in April 2019.

Brainy Days in Jerusalem 3: An Interdisciplinary Celebration

Brainy Days in Jerusalem 3: An Interdisciplinary Celebration

Organizers: Merav Ahissar, Inbal Goshen, Yonatan Loewenstein and Israel Nelken
Invited speaker gender ratio: 8 Women : 12 Men (40%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 31%

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

4th Quadrennial Meeting on Orbitofrontal Cortex Function

4th Quadrennial Meeting on Orbitofrontal Cortex Function

Organizers: Geoffrey Schoenbaum, Jay Gottfried, Betsy Murray, Mathias Pessiglione, Mehdi Khamassi
Speaker gender ratio: 15 women : 15 men (50%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 42%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword orbitofrontal and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 5 pages of results using our python script.

European Workshop on Cognitive Neuropsychology 2019

European Workshop on Cognitive Neuropsychology 2019

Organizers: Franco Denes and Carlo Semenza
Plenary speaker gender ratio: 0 Women : 2 Men (0%)
Symposia:
Organizers – 2 Women : 2 Men (50%)
Speakers – 6 Women : 6 Men (50%)
Discussants – 0 Women : 4 Men (0%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 37-52%

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

The 4th Workshop On Cognitive Neuroscience Of Auditory And Cross-modal Perception

The 4th Workshop On Cognitive Neuroscience Of Auditory And Cross-modal Perception

Organizers: Norbert Kopco, Erick Gallun, Piotr Majdak and Aaron Seitz
Sponsors: see here
Speaker gender ratio: 8 women : 13 men (38%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 35%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword (auditory OR cross-modal) AND perception and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 28 pages of results using our python script.

Workshop on Efficient Coding and Resource-Limited Cognition

Workshop on Efficient Coding and Resource-Limited Cognition

Organizers: Michael Woodford and Rava Azeredo da Silveira
Speaker gender ratio: 2 women : 6 men (25%)*
Estimated** base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

*Note that the two women speakers are PhD students, whereas all men speakers are faculty. This further exacerbates the imbalance of men and women speakers.
**Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in computational neuroscience.