Scientific Program

The Symposium takes place: 11 Oct 8:30 am – 12 Oct 5:30 pm.

The Symposium will feature keynote lectures by invited speakers, poster sessions, lab visits and plenty of opportunities to discuss and get in touch with your peers. The registration includes lunch at both conference days and a conference dinner on Oct 11.

Wednesday (11 Oct)
8:30 - 9:15Registration, Coffee
9:15 - 9:30Welcome address
9:30 - 10:10Multilayer and dynamic networks with MEG
Preejas Tewarie, Nottingham
10:10 - 10:50Memory representations are evolving objects through the lifetime of a memory
Francesco Battaglia, Nijmegen
10:50 - 11:20Break
11:20 - 11:40Activity and plasticity of dentate granule cells in freely-moving rats
Maria Diamantaki, Tübingen
11:40 - 12:00Spatial reference frames in egocentric coordinates
Andreas Schindler, Tübingen
12:00 - 15:00Lunch & Posters
15:00 - 15:40Contributions of local speech encoding and functional connectivity to audio-visual speech integration
Christoph Kayser, Bielefeld
15:40 - 16:20 Multisensory integration and recalibration within the cortical hierarchy
Uta Noppeney, Birmingham
16:20 - 16:40Break
16:40 - 17:20Towards topographic principles of cortical connectivity
Daniel Margulies, Leipzig
17:30 - 18:30Lab visit


Thursday (12 Oct)
9:30 - 10:10Coding and decoding of hand movements in the primate brain
Hansjörg Scherberger, Göttingen
10:10 - 10:50Dynamic network reconstruction of human decision making via EEG-fMRI fusion
Marios Philiastides, Glasgow
10:50 - 11:20Break
11:20 - 11:40Bridging the gap: Visual information in spikes, LFP, EEG and MEG
Florian Sandhäger, Tübingen
11:40 - 12:00 Deep learning models of the early visual system
Alexander Ecker, Tübingen
12:00 - 15:00Lunch & Posters
15:00 - 15:40Initial-state-dependent, robust, transient neural dynamics encode conscious visual perception
Biyu He, New York
15:40 - 16:20Functional benefits and trade-offs of criticality in cerebral cortex
Woodrow Shew, Fayetteville
16:20 - 16:40Break
16:40 - 17:20The Incoherence of Incoherence
Gustavo Deco, Barcelona
17:20 - 17:30Concluding remarks

Symposium Venue

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The symposium takes place at the conference center of the University Hospital