International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Brain Science 2020

International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Brain Science 2020

Organizers: Masamichi Sakagami, Hiroaki Gomi, Takatoshi Hikida
Sponsors: KAKENHI Project on Artificial Intelligence and Brain Science, RIKEN AIP, U Tokyo IFI, U Tokyo IRCN
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 19 Women : 7 Men (27%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-18%

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

3rd International Workshop on Machine Learning in Clinical Neuroimaging (MLCN 2020)

3rd International Workshop on Machine Learning in Clinical Neuroimaging (MLCN 2020)

Organizers: Ahmed Abdulkadir, Cher Bass, Mohamad Habes, Seyed Mostafa Kia, Jane Maryam Rondina, Chantal Tax, Hongzhi Wang
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman : 1 Man (50%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

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

Conference on Mathematical Theory of Deep Neural Networks (DeepMath 2020)

Conference on Mathematical Theory of Deep Neural Networks (DeepMath 2020)

Organizers: Mikio Aoi, Yasaman Bahri, Adam Charles, SueYeon Chung, Nadav Cohen, Ahmed El Hady, Stephen Keeley, Kamesh Krishnamurthy, Qihong Lu, Gal Mishne, Sebastian Musslick, Michael Shvartsman, Jeremias Sulam, Soledad Villar
Sponsors: see here
Speaker gender ratio: 3 Women: 5 Men (38%)
Organizer gender ratio: 4 Women: 10 Men (29%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 15%

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

Second Grand Challenge and Workshop on Multimodal Language ACL 2020

Second Grand Challenge and Workshop on Multimodal Language ACL 2020
Organizers: Amir Zadeh, Louis-Philippe Morency, Paul Pu Liang, Soujanya Poria
Sponsors: National Science Foundation, Intel
Speaker gender ratio: 2 Women : 2 Men (50%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 15.1%
*Method of estimation: previously established base rate of women in neurally inspired machine learning

Advances and Perspectives in Auditory Neuroscience (APAN) 2019

Advances and Perspectives in Auditory Neuroscience (APAN) 2019

Organizers:  Jennifer Bizley, Daniel Polley, Yale Cohen, Liz Romanski, Xiaoqin Wang
Sponsors: Tucker-Davis Technologies and National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Total invited speaker gender ratio: 8 Women : 9 Men (47%)
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman : 0 Men (100%)
Young investigator spotlight gender ratio: 1 Woman : 1 Man (50%)
Invited slide sessions speaker gender ratio: 4 Women : 2 Men (66%)
Poster teasers speaker gender ratio: 2 Women : 6 Men (25%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 32-37%

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

Summer School in Computational and Theoretical Models in Neuroscience

Summer School in Computational and Theoretical Models in Neuroscience (ConTaMiNEURO 2019)

Organizers: Samir Suweis, Amos Maritan, Maurizio Corbetta, Marco Formentin, Stefano Vassanelli, Achille Giacometti and Miguel A. Munoz
Speaker gender ratio: 7 Women : 16 Men (30%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

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

Gordon Research Conference: Cerebellar Mechanisms for Movement, Learning and Cognition in Health and Disease

Gordon Research Conference: Cerebellar Mechanisms for Movement, Learning and Cognition in Health and Disease

Organizers: Megan R. Carey and Javier F. Medina
Sponsors: see here
Speaker gender ratio: 14 Women : 17 Men (45%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 35%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword Cerebellum and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 20 pages of results using our python script.

Dynamics of the brain: temporal aspects of computation

Dynamics of the brain: temporal aspects of computation

Organizers: Gilles Laurent & Ila Fiete
Sponsors: Federation of European Neuroscience Societies and The Brain Prize
Speaker gender ratio: 8 women : 16 men (33%)
Estimated* base rate of women 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.