Canonical Computation in Brains and Machines 2018 Symposium

Canonical Computation in Brains and Machines 2018 Symposium

Organizers: Matteo Carandini, Anne Churchland, David Heeger and Tony Movshon
Sponsor: NYU Global Institute for Advanced Study
Speaker gender ratio: 7 Women : 20 Men (26%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 15%

*Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in neurally inspired machine learning based on registration for NIPS 2016.

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European Neuroscience Conference by Doctoral Students (ENCODS 2018)

European Neuroscience Conference by Doctoral Students (ENCODS 2018)

Organizers: see here
Sponsors: see here
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 2 women: 2 men (50%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 24%

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

AREADNE 2018: Research in Encoding and Decoding of Neural Ensembles

AREADNE 2018: Research in Encoding and Decoding of Neural Ensembles

Organizers: Nicholas Hatsopoulos and John Pezaris
Speaker gender ratio: 6 women : 15 men (29%)
Moderator gender ratio: 3 women : 2 men (60%)
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.