2019 Summer School in Social Neuroscience and Neuroeconomics
Organizers: Gregory Samanez-Larkin, Molly Crockett, Jamil Zaki and Kendra Seaman
Faculty gender ratio: 6 Women : 5 Men (55%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 37-39%
*Method of estimation: previously established base rate of women in neuroeconomics.
Bernstein Conference 2019
Organizers: Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Göttingen (BCCN Göttingen)
Invited speaker gender ratio: 4 Women : 7 Men (36%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-18%
*Method of estimation: Since the conference is advertised as “the largest annual Computational Neuroscience Conference in Europe” we used the base rate in the field of computational neuroscience as calculated from attendance at COSYNE 2016.
BNA Christmas Symposium 2018
Sponsors: see here
Speaker* gender ratio: 4 Women : 4 Men (50%)
Estimated** base rate of women in the field: 32%
*Not including one pseudonymous speaker. Including a ninth speaker as either male or female, we get a ratio of either 44% or 56%.
**Method of estimation: previously established base rate of women in neuroscience.
***At the time of posting, there was an error in our base rate using Society for Neuroscience registration data; this has now been corrected.
Organization for Computational Neurosciences 28th Annual Meeting (CNS2019)
Organizer: Thomas Nowotny (Program Chair)
Sponsors: see here
Invited keynote speaker gender ratio: 2 Women : 2 Men (50%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%
*Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in computational neuroscience.
2019 UT Austin Conference on Learning & Memory
Sponsor: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Speaker gender ratio (incl. keynote): 9 Women : 9 Men (50%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 38%
*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword (learning OR memory) AND neuro and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 75 pages of results found using our python script. Search originally performed in December 2017.
Advances and Perspectives in Auditory Neuroscience (APAN) 2018
Organizers: Yale Cohen, Liz Romanski, Xiaoqin Wang,
Jennifer Bizley and Chris Petkov
Sponsors: Tucker-Davis Technologies and National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Invited speaker gender ratio: 9 Women : 8 Men (53%)