The 11th Australasian Workshop on Neuro-Engineering and Computational Neuroscience will be a three-day conference hosted at Sydney University from 27th-29th November, 2018, as a 1-day methods workshop (27th November) and 2 days of presented research findings (28th-29th November).

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International Speakers

Sophie Deneve: Learning, plasticity, and neural coding.
Feng Jianfeng: Systems neuroscience and cognition.
Alain Destexhe: Cortical microcircuit models.
Gustavo Deco: Large-scale brain modeling.

Abstract Submission and Registration


Abstract submission will close on 31st August. Abstracts selected for an oral presentation will be notified by mid-September, with preference given to speakers who have pre-registered. Instructions for how to submit abstracts will be listed here shortly.

Early-bird registration (until 31st August): $250 + GST (students), $450 + GST (staff).

General registration (closes 26th October): $300 + GST (students), $540 + GST (staff).

Draft Program

November 27: Day 1

New Directions in Brain Modeling and Analysis: Dynamics, Structure, and Function.

    Session 1: Neural field theory and modeling
    Session 2: Large scale systems-level brain modeling
    Session 3: New models for cortical microcircuits
    Session 4: Contraining models using large-scale neuroscience data

November 28: Day 2

Session 1: Large-scale brain modeling

Session 2: Models of cortical microcircuits

  • Alain Destexhe, Unite de Neurosciences, Information & Complexite (UNIC) and Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS).
  • Tatiana Kameneva, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne.

Session 3: Neuroscience-inspired AI and Neuroengineering

Conference Dinner, Grandstand Function Center.

November 29: Day 3

Session 1: Learning, plasticity, and neural coding

  • Sophie Deneve, Institute of Cognitive Studies, École Normale Supérieure, Paris.

Session 2: Systems neuroscience and cognition

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