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.

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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.

Molecular and Neural Correlates of Memory and Cognition

IGSN / SFB 874 Conference: Molecular and Neural Correlates of Memory and Cognition*

Organizer: Denise Manahan-Vaughan
Speaker gender ratio: 11 Women : 0 Men (100%)
Estimated** base rate of women in the field: 37-52%

*The NeuroNexxt initiative, a platform for female neuroscientists, was launched at this meeting.
**Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in cognitive neuroscience.

Maryland Neuroimaging Retreat 2019

Maryland Neuroimaging Retreat 2019

Organizers: Shiyu Tang, Chandler Rhodes, Joyce Teixeira Da Silva, Rao Gullapalli, David Seminowicz, Pavlos Anastasiadis
Funders: University of Maryland, Brain Vision LLC, Bruker, Siemens
Speaker gender ratio: 9 Women : 0 Men (100%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 37-52%

 

13th Annual Canadian Neuroscience Meeting

13th Annual Canadian Neuroscience Meeting

Organizers: Ruth Slack and Paul Frankland
Sponsors: see here
Invited speaker gender ratio: 2 Women :  5 Men (29%)
Plenary symposia speaker gender ratio: 5 Women :  4 Men (56%)
Parallel symposia speaker gender ratio: 23 Women :  25 Men (48%)
Total speaker gender ratio: 30 Women :  34 Men (47%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 31%

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