WWNeuRise Seminar Series: Inter-areal communication

WWNeuRise Seminar Series: Inter-areal communication

Organizers: Bill Podlaski, Christina Buetfering, Ellen Boven, Gily Ginosar, Joram Keijser, Loreen Hertäg & Lucie Descamps
Invited speaker gender ratio: 4 Women: 5 Men (44%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 20%*
BWN rating: 4

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords inter-areal AND communication, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 1 page of results using our python script.

Sensorimotor Interaction, Language and Embodiment of Symbols (SMILES) workshop

Sensorimotor Interaction, Language and Embodiment of Symbols (SMILES) workshop

Organizers: Xavier Hinaut, Clément Moulin-Frier, Silvia Pagliarini, Joni Zhong, Loo Chu Kiong, Michael Spranger & Tadahiro Taniguchi
Invited speaker gender ratio: 2 Women: 4 Men (33%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 15%*
BWN rating: 4

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

Brain Plasticity – Influences of Lifestyle and Aging

Brain Plasticity – Influences of Lifestyle and Aging

Conference date: 10/12/2020
Organizers: Veronica Witte, Frauke Beyer, Evelyn Medawar, Simon Hofmann & Silke Friedrich
Invited speakers gender ratio: 3 Women: 1 Men (75%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 43%*
BWN rating: 4

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords plasticity AND lifestyle AND aging, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 1 page of results using our python script.

Challenges and Promises of Inferring Emotion from Images and Video (CVPR 2020)

Challenges and Promises of Inferring Emotion from Images and Video (CVPR 2020)

Organizers: Aleix M. Martinez, Sergio Escalera & Qianli Feng
Invited speaker gender ratio: 3 Women: 1 Man (75%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 30%*
BWN rating: 4

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords computer vision AND emotions, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 1 page of results using our python script.

Inaugural Simons-Emory Symposium on Motor Control

Inaugural Simons-Emory Symposium on Motor Control

Organizers: Samuel Sober & Gordon Berman (Directors)
Sponsor: Simons Foundation
Invited speaker gender ratio: 4 Women: 4 Men (50%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 28%*
BWN rating: 4

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword motor control within NINDS (Neurological Disorders and Stroke) agency, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 36 page of results using our python script. We left 24 names unclassified.