Bernstein Conference 2022

Conference link
September 13-16, 2022

Organisers:
Raoul-Martin Memmesheimer, Christian Machens, Tatjana Tchumachenko, Moritz Helias, Anna Levina, Megan Carey, Brent Doiron, Tatiana Engel, Ann Hermundstad, Christian Leibold, Timothy O’Leary, Srdjan Ostojic, Cristina Savin, Mark van Rossum, Friedemann Zenke

Total speakers/talks gender ratio: 8 Women: 12 Men (40%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 26%*
BWN rating: 4, within or at 2 standard deviation above base rate

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

Keystone Symposia: Neuronal Control of Appetite and Gut-Brain Axis

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Organisers:
Richard Simerly, J. Nicholas Betley, Stephanie Fulton
Ann Weber, Sarkis Mazmanian, Scott Sternson

Invited speakers gender ratio: 16 Women: 22 Men (42%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 32%*
BWN rating: 4

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

McGill Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) – Open Science in Action Syposium 2021: Adopting open models of collaboration in neuroscience

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Organisers:
Tanenbaum Open Science Institute

Invited speakers gender ratio: 11 Women: 12 Men (48%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 32%*
BWN rating: 4 (i.e. at or within 2 standard deviations above base rate)

*Method of estimation: previously established base rate of women scientists in the field of neuroscience.

Campus Alberta Neuroscience: Canadian Symposium for Computational Neuroscience

Canadian Symposium for Computational Neuroscience [link to conference page]

Organisers:
Aaron Gruber
Artur Luczak
Majid Mohajerani
Emma Towlson
Joern Davidsen
Wilten Nicola
Renée Dumas
Adam Luoma

Invited speakers gender ratio: 6 Women: 7 Men (46%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 26%*
BWN rating: 4 (i.e. at or within 2 standard deviations above base rate)

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

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 2021 Winter Conference: Development and 3D Modeling of the Human Brain

Development and 3D Modeling of the Human Brain Conference

Organisers:
Guo-li Ming, University of Pennsylvania – Perelman School of Medicine
Sergiu Pasca, Stanford University

Invited speakers gender ratio: 9 Women: 12 Men (43%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 32.5%*
BWN rating: 4

*Method of estimation: previously established base rate of women in neural structure and brain modelling.

Complex Networks 2021: The 10th Annual Conference on Complex Networks and their Applications

Complex Networks 2021: 10th Annual Conference on Complex Networks and their Applications

Organisers: Rosa Benito, Hocine Cherifi, & Esteban Moro (General Chairs)
Chantal Cherifi, Luis Rocha, & Marta Sales-Pardo (Program Chairs)

Invited speaker gender ratio: 2 Women: 4 Men (33%)

Estimated base rate of women in the field: 15.1%*

BWN rating: 4

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

Unifying Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence in Quebec (UNIQUE) – Student Symposium (USS 2021)

Unifying Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence in Quebec (UNIQUE) – Student Symposium (USS 2021)

Organizers: Hugo Jourde & Annabelle Harvey (Program Chairs)
Invited speaker gender ratio: 3 Women: 6 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.