Bernstein Conference 2021

Bernstein Conference 2021

Organizers: Julijana Gjorgjieva (Program Chair), Christian Machens (Program Vice Chair)
Invited speaker gender ratio: 7 Women: 5 Men (58%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 26%*
BWN rating: 5

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

Symposium on Explanation in Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence (SENAI)

Symposium on Explanation in Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence (SENAI)

Organizers: Jessica Thompson, Max Puelma Touzel, Zeke Williams
Invited speaker gender ratio: 3 Women: 3 Men (50%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 15%*
BWN rating: 5

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

NeurIPS2020: Workshop on Biological and Artificial Reinforcement Learning

NeurIPS2020: Workshop on Biological and Artificial Reinforcement Learning

Organizers: Raymond Chua, Feryal Behbahani, Sara Zannone, Rui Ponte Costa, Ida Momennejad, Blake Richards & Doina Precup
Invited speaker gender ratio: 5 Women: 3 Men (63%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 24-25%*
BWN rating: 5

*Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in reinforcement learning.

Uncovering Mechanisms of Olfactory Sensing and Olfactory-Driven Behaviors

Uncovering Mechanisms of Olfactory Sensing and Olfactory-Driven Behaviors (Part 1 / Part 2)

Organizer: Cheng Ly
Invited speaker gender ratio: 5 Women: 3 Men (63%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 28%*
BWN rating: 5

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords (olfactory AND neural system) AND (computational modeling OR electrophysiology), and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 1 page of results using our python script.

Sixth International Conference on Machine Learning, Optimization, and Data Science (LOD 2020)

Sixth International Conference on Machine Learning, Optimization, and Data Science (LOD 2020)

Organizers: Giovanni Giuffrida & Panos Pardalos (Program Chairs)
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 6 Women: 6 Men (50%)
Estimated base rate of females in the field: 15%*
BWN rating: 5

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

Computational and Systems Neuroscience (Cosyne 2020)

Computational and Systems Neuroscience (Cosyne 2020)

Organizers: Anne-Marie Oswald and Srdjan Ostojic (Program Chairs)
Sponsors: The Gatsby Charitable Foundation, Burroughs Wellcome Fund, DeepMind, Simons Foundation
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 6 Women: 7 Men (46%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-18%

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