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

Conference link

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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

[link to program]

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.

2nd International Workshop on Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation (NIBS)

2nd International Workshop on Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation (NIBS)

Organizers: Alexander Opitz, Ivan Alekseichuk, Axel Thielscher
Invited speaker gender ratio: 8 Women: 8 Men (50%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 28%*
BWN rating: 4

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword non-invasive brain stimulation, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers using our python script.