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.

Gordon Research Conference: Modulation of Neural Circuits and Behavior

Gordon Research Conference: Modulation of Neural Circuits and Behavior

Organizers: Rainer Friedrich and Scott Waddell
Speaker gender ratio: 10 women : 21 men (32%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

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

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.

The 4th Workshop on Advanced Methods in Theoretical Neuroscience

Organizers: Farzad Farkhooi, Rainer Engelken, Jonathan Kadmon, Viola Priesemann
Sponsors: Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Göttingen, Max Planck Society and Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Speaker gender ratio: 5 women : 10 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.

Sense 2 Synapse 2019

Sense 2 Synapse 2019

Organizers: Florian Berger, Claudia Jou, Christoph Kirst and Silvana Valtcheva
Sponsors: see here
Invited speaker gender ratio: 3 women : 1 man (75%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 43%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword neurobiology, narrowing down to only Eastern US states and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 31 pages using our python script.

Ninth International Symposium on Biology of Decision Making

Ninth International Symposium on Biology of Decision Making

Organizers: see here
Partners and funders: see here
Speaker gender ratio: 12 women : 13 men (48%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 30%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword biology AND “decision making”and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 12 pages of results using our python script. Search originally performed in March 2018.