Computational and Systems Neuroscience (Cosyne) 2019

Computational and Systems Neuroscience (Cosyne) 2019

Program Chairs: Eugenia Chiappe and Christian Machens
Sponsors: The Gatsby Charitable Foundation, Burroughs Wellcome Fund, Google, Simons Foundation
Invited speaker gender ratio: 6 Women : 8 Men (43%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-18%

*Method of estimation: Base rate of women in computational neuroscience previously established through attendance at COSYNE conferences

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Flux Congress 2018

Flux Congress 2018

Organizers: Eveline Crone and Silvia Bunge
Sponsors: see here
Speaker gender ratio: 21 Women : 9 Men (70%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 38%

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

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.