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.

CAJAL Course in Computational Neuroscience 2019

CAJAL Course in Computational Neuroscience 2019

Organizers: Brent Doiron, Maria Geffen, Jakob Macke, Joe Paton
Faculty gender ratio: 7 women : 11 men (39%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

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

57th Annual Meeting American College of Neuropsychopharmacology 2018

57th Annual Meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology

Program Chairs: See here
Sponsors: American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
Invited speaker gender ratio: 96 women:103 men (48%) 
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 29%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword neuropsychopharmacology and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in the 1 page of results using our python script. Search originally performed in January 2019.