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Satellite Workshops

The Bernstein Network Computational Neuroscience invites proposals for Satellite Workshops directly preceding the Bernstein Conference 2018 in Berlin.

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Important Dates:  
Satellite Workshops: September 25 - 26, 2018
Main Bernstein Conference: September 26 - 28, 2018
Deadline for Satellite Workshop proposal submission: March 15, 2018
Notification of Workshop acceptance: April 2018
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Since 2013, the Bernstein Conference hosts pre-conference workshops which provide a stage to discuss topical research questions, novel scientific approaches and challenges in Computational Neuroscience and related fields.

Workshops addressing controversial issues, open problems, and comparisons of competing approaches are encouraged. The format should be designed to foster debate, rather than a mere series of talks. The selection criteria for Workshop proposals will include scientific excellence, topical relevance and gender diversity.

The Bernstein Conference started out as the annual meeting of the Bernstein Network Computational Neuroscience and has become the largest annual single-track Computational Neuroscience conference in Europe in recent years.

Satellite Workshop schedule:
September 25, 2018, 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
September 26, 2018, 8:30 am - noon

Workshop proposals are welcome for either half-day or full-day workshops.

Workshop costs – FINANCIAL SUPPORT:
All organizers and speakers of accepted workshops will receive a waiver for the workshop fee. Organizers of accepted workshops additionally receive a waiver for the main conference. Up to 10 selected workshops can receive financial support up to 1.500,00 € each.

For further information about the conference, please visit the conference website www.bernstein-conference.de

INSTRUCTIONS FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSAL PREPARATION
Workshop proposals must contain:
1) Workshop Title
2) Concise description of workshop topic  
3) List of potential speakers indicating speaker commitment
4) Optional: a comment on how the organizers plan to achieve gender diversity among speakers

Please download the workshop proposal form here.

Deadline for submission of Workshop proposals: March 15, 2018

CONTACT: bernstein.network(at)fz-juelich.de

We are looking forward to seeing you in Berlin!

WORKSHOP SELECTION COMMITTEE:
Jakob Macke (Workshop Chair)
Tatjana Tchumatchenko (Workshop Vice Chair)
Axel Borst
Nicolas Brunel
Anne Churchland
Claudia Clopath
Gaute Einevoll
Adrienne Fairhall
Gilles Laurent (Program Chair)
Mate Lengyel
Elad Schneidman
Susanne Schreiber (Program Vice Chair)
Terry Sejnowski
Henning Sprekeler (Conference Host)
Fred Wolf