2nd International Workshop on Neurodynamics (Ndy’18)

2nd International Workshop on Neurodynamics (Ndy’18)

Organizers: Peter Ashwin, Roberto Barrio, Silvia Daun, Mathieu Desroches, Toni Guillamon, Serafim Rodrigues
Sponsors: see here
Speaker gender ratio: 10 Women : 19 Men (34%)
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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SCGB Postdoc Meeting Series

 Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain (SCGB) Postdoc Meeting Series**

NY-area meeting organizers: Kanaka Rajan and  James Murray
West Coast meeting organizer: Anna Gillespie
NY-area invited speaker ratio: 8 Women :  12 Men (40%)
West Coast invited speaker gender ratio: 4 Women : 4 Men (50%)
Total invited speaker gender ratio: 12 Women : 16 Men (43%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

*Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in computational neuroscience.
**Numbers are for all meeting held up until May 2018. 14 meetings are included: 10 NY-area meetings (since June 2016) and 4 West Coast meetings (since June 2017).

Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology and International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (MathPsych/ICCM 2018)

Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology and International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (MathPsych/ICCM 2018)

ICCM Organizers: Ion Juvina, Joseph Houpt, and Christopher Myers
MathPsych Organizers: Joseph Austerweil and Joseph Houpt
Invited speaker gender ratio: 4 women : 0 men (100%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

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

Grid Cell Meeting

Grid Cell Meeting

Organizers: Caswell Barry, Tim Behrens, Freyja Olafsdottir and Mona Garvert
Sponsors: Google DeepMind, eLife, Brain: a Journal of Neurology, Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit
Speaker and chair gender ratio: 10 Women : 12 Men (45%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 19%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword grid AND cell and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 5 pages of results found using our python script.