Conference Watch

We regularly highlight the women:men ratio of invited speakers at conferences, workshops, and courses in the field of neuroscience.

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Summer Workshop on the Dynamic Brain: by the Allen Institute and the University of Washington Computational Neuroscience Center

conference linkAugust 20-September 3, 2023Organisers: Michael A. Buice, Saskia de Vries, Adrienne Fairhall, Shawn Olsen, and Eric Shea-Brown Faculty gender ratio: 7 Women: 11 Men (39%)Estimated base rate of women in the field: 32.5%*BWN rating: 3, within one standard deviation above base rate *Method of estimation: previously established base rate of women in the neural…

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CNS 2023: 30th Anniversary Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society

conference linkMarch 25-28, 2023Organisers: Cognitive Neuroscience Society Invited symposium talks and keynote gender ratio: 9 Women: 11 Men (45%)Estimated base rate of women in the field: 52%*BWN rating: 2, within one standard deviation below base rate *Method of estimation: previously established base rate of women in the cognitive neuroscience field

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COSYNE 2023

conference linkMarch 13-14, 2023Organisers: Laura Busse, Tim Vogels, Blake Richards, Jessica Cardin, Michael Long, Kanaka Rajan, Andrew Saxe, Anna Schapiro, Christopher Summerfield, Aman Saleem, Hysell Oviedo, Grace Lindsay, Carlos Stein Brito, Angela Langdon, Sashank Pisupati Total talks speaker gender ratio: 9 Women: 6 Men (60%)Estimated base rate of women in the field: 26%*BWN rating: 5,…

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Conference Watch at a Glance

We’re excited to announce Conference Watch at a glance, an interactive visualization of every conference that BWN has posted since our inception in 2015. 


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