Students of Brain Research: 2021 Student Symposium

sobr: 2021 Student Symposium [link to conference page]

Organisers:
Aleksandra Miljevic (Symposium Manager)
Chalystha Lee and Sadia Alvi (Events Team)

Invited speakers gender ratio: 3 Women: 2 Men (60%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 32%*
BWN rating: 4 (i.e. within 2 standard deviations above base rate)

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

International Behavioural Neuroscience Society: IBNS 31st Annual Meeting

IBNS 31st Annual Meeting

Organisers:
Jill McGaughy, Greg Carr, Rachel Navarra, and Susan Sangha

Invited speakers gender ratio: 0 Women: 3 Men (0%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 32%*
BWN rating: 1 (i.e. within 2 standard deviations below base rate)

*Method of estimation: compared against base rate of women in general field of neuroscience.

CuttingEEG 2021

Cutting EEG 2021: 5th Symposium on cutting edge methods in clinical and cognitive neurophysiology research

Organisers:
Anne-Sophie Dubarry
Clement Francois
Maximilien Chaumon
Deirdre Bolger
Manuel Mercier
Adrien Schramm

Invited speakers gender ratio: 10 Women: 14 Men (42%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 34%*
BWN rating: 3 (i.e. within 1 standard deviation above base rate)

*Method of estimation: estimated base rate of women engaging in EEG research.

Fondazione Prada’s Human Brains: Conversations 2021-2022

Human Brains: Conversations (virtual seminars; 30 September 2021 to 14 April 2022)

Organisers:
Jubin Abutalebi, Massimo Cacciari, Ciancarlo Comi, Viviana Kasam, Udo Kittelmann, Andrea Moro, Daniela Perani, Letizia Leocani

Invited speakers gender ratio: 4 Women: 10 Men (29%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 43%*
BWN rating: 1 (i.e. 2 standard deviations below base rate)

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

Massachusetts General Hospital Centre for Precision Psychiatry: First Annual Conference on Precision Psychiatry

Conference on Precision Psychiatry — The Promise of Precision Prediction, Prevention and Treatment in Mental Health (virtual; September 30-October 1, 2021)

Organisers:
Karmel Choi, Lee Cohen, Maurizio Fava, Amy Fitzpatrick, Robbie Mealer, Andy Nierenberg, Matt Nock, Roy Perlis, Jordan Smoller, Sabine Wilhelm

Invited speakers gender ratio: 9 Women: 14 Men (39%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 47%*
BWN rating: 2 (i.e. within 1 standard deviation below base rate)

*Method of estimation: base rate of women in field of precision psychiatry.

Junior Scientist Workshop on Mechanistic Cognitive Neuroscience

Junior Scientist Workshop on Mechanistic Cognitive Neuroscience

Organisers:
Gabriela Michel, Gowan Tervo, Michael Reiser, Emily Dennis, Josh Dudman, Vanessa Ruta, and Vivek Jayaraman

Invited speakers gender ratio: 3 Women: 4 Men (43%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 45%*
BWN rating: 2 (within 1 standard deviation below base rate)

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

ISRC: Computational Neuroscience, Neurotechnology and Neuro-inspired Artificial Intelligence 2021 Autumn School

Ulster University Intelligent Systems Research Centre: Computational Neuroscience, Neurotechnology and Neuro-inspired Artificial Intelligence (ISRC-CN3) 2021 Autumn School

Organiser: KongFatt Wong-Lin

Invited speakers gender ratio: 5 Women: 13 Men (30%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 26%*
BWN rating: 3 (1 standard deviation at or above base rate)

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

WorldWideNeuRise Seminar Series: Predictive Processing

WorldWideNeuRise Seminar Series: Predictive Processing

Organisers:
Bill Podlaski, Christina Beutfering, Ellen Boven, Gily Ginosar, Joram Keijser, Loreen Hertag, & Lucie Descamps

Invited speaker gender ratio: 4 Women: 4 Men (50%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 45%*
BWN rating: 5

*Method of estimation: previously estimated base rate of women in the field of cognitive neuroscience.