Inaugural Simons-Emory Symposium on Motor Control

Inaugural Simons-Emory Symposium on Motor Control

Organizers: Samuel Sober & Gordon Berman (Directors)
Sponsor: Simons Foundation
Invited speaker gender ratio: 4 Women: 4 Men (50%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 28%*
BWN rating: 4

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword motor control within NINDS (Neurological Disorders and Stroke) agency, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 36 page of results using our python script. We left 24 names unclassified.

4th Lifelong Learning Workshop at ICML 2020

4th Lifelong Learning Workshop at ICML 2020

Organizers: Shagun Sodhani, Sarath Chandar, Balaraman Ravindran & Doina Precup
Speaker gender ratio: 2 Women: 3 Men (40%)
Estimated base rate of females in the field: 15%*
BWN rating: 4

*Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in neurally inspired machine learning.

Special Session on Neural Correlates Of Cognitive-Motor Robotic Neurorehabilitation at International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation (ICNR 2020)

Special Session on Neural Correlates Of Cognitive-Motor Robotic Neurorehabilitation at International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation (ICNR 2020)

Organizers: José L. Pons & Diego Torricelli (Program Chairs)
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman: 2 Men (33%)
Invited speaker gender ratio: 3 Women: 8 Men (27%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 17%*
BWN rating: 3

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords robotic AND neurorehabilitation within NINDS (Neurological Disorders and Stroke) agency, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 1 page of results using our python script.

10th IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL 2020)

10th IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL 2020)

Organizers: Nicolás Navarro-Guerrero & María-José Escobar (Program Chairs)
Speaker gender ratio: 2 Women: 4 Men (33%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 45%*

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords cognitive AND developmental AND learning, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 76 pages of results using our python script. We left 99 names unclassified.

Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience Summer School (CNeuro 2020)

Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience Summer School (CNeuro 2020)

Host: Tsinghua University
Faculty:

  • Rava Azeredo da Silveira (Ecole Normale Supérieure, France) 
  • Stella Christie (Tsinghua University) 
  • Damon Clark (Yale University, USA)
  • Carina Curto (Penn State University)
  • Ralf Haefner (University of Rochester, USA)
  • Yu Hu (HKUST, Hong Kong)
  • Daniel Lee (Cornell University)
  • Songting Li (Shanghai JiaoTong University)
  • Zhaoping Li (MPI of Biologial Cybernetics)
  • Cristina Savin (NYU) Lee (Cornell University, USA)
  • Eric Shea-Brown (University of Washington, USA)
  • Sara Solla (Northwestern University)
  • Sen Song (Tsinghua University, China)
  • Louis Tao (Peking University, China)
  • Xiaoqin Wang (Johns Hopkins University, USA)
  • Quan Wen (University of Science and Technology of China)
  • Hang Zhang (Peking University)
  • Kechen Zhang (Johns Hopkins University, USA)
  • Douglas Zhou (Shanghai JiaoTong University, China)

Faculty gender ratio (updated): 6 Women: 13 Men (32%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 17-18%*
BWN rating: 4

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