Dec 10, 2019

Time: 8:00am - 5:15pm (EST)

Location: Rockville, Maryland (6001 Executive Boulevard, Rooms C and D)

By: National Institutes of Health

The purpose of this NIH BRAIN Initiative workshop is to bring together chemists, cell biologists, and neuroscientists to discuss what is needed to improve and apply chemogenetics to drive neuroscience forward. The goal will be to inform participants about areas of pressing need for neuroscience and limitations of current methods to manipulate neuronal activity or label neurons. Please visit the "Learn More" link for details, including the registration website and agenda. Video cast will be available for the event (see "Watch Livestream" link).

Dec 13, 2019 -
Dec 15, 2019

Location: Arizona State University School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, Phoenix, Arizona

By: Arizona State University, IEEE Brain, NSF IUCRC BRAIN Center, University of Houston, University of Pittsburgh

Graduate trainees (Masters, PhDs, Post-Doctorate, Medical) are invited to apply to the Neurotechnology Entrepreneurship Workshop hosted in Phoenix, Arizona from December 13-15, 2019. This workshop will provide intensive and rigorous training in the areas of: ideation, market analysis, customer and stakeholder analysis, intellectual property, regulatory affairs, reimbursement, valuation, and fundraising. As part of this workshop, students will be given challenges prevalent in the neurotechnology industry and will present their startup solutions to industry leaders. Additionally, students will be given the opportunity to network with industry and academic leaders in the neurotechnology field. Application deadline: September 1, 2019.

Jan 30, 2020

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)

Location: Bethesda, Maryland

By: National Institutes of Health

The BRAIN Neuroethics Working Group will hold a meeting on Thursday, January 30, 2020 in Bethesda, MD. Video cast will be available.

Jan 31, 2020

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)

Location: Bethesda, Maryland

By: National Institutes of Health

The BRAIN Multi-Council Working Group, which works to ensure a coordinated and focused effort on BRAIN across NIH, will hold a meeting on Friday, January 31, 2020 in Bethesda, MD. Video cast will be available for the event.

Feb 01, 2020 -
Feb 06, 2020

Time: Various times

Location: Moscone Center San Francisco, California, USA

By: SPIE (The International Society for Optics and Photonics)

SPIE Photonics West is the world's largest photonics technologies event. Over 22,000 people attend Photonics West each year to learn, connect, and find the latest research and products. Topics cover biomedical optics, biophotonics, lasers, industrial lasers, optoelectronics, microfabrication, MOEMS-MEMS, displays, and more. Six days, two exhibitions, 1,450 companies, 5,200 papers, networking events, industry sessions, courses, and a co-located AR, VR, MR conference make this the most important annual event in the optics and photonics market—and the industries they enable. 1. BIOS, the largest biophotonics, biomedical optics, and imaging conference 2. LASE, the industrial laser, laser source, and laser application conference 3. OPTO, the optoelectronics, photonic materials and devices conference 4. Photonics West Exhibition, the largest annual exhibition for the optics and photonics industry. 5. BiOS Expo, the world's largest biomedical optics and biophotonics exhibition 6. AR/VR/MR 2020, co-located with Photonics West, features must-see presentations and demonstrations from the biggest names in consumer electronics and up-and-coming companies. Exhibition Dates and Hours: + Tuesday 4 February – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm + Wednesday 5 February– 10:00 am to 5:00 pm + Thursday 6 February – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Jun 01, 2020 -
Jun 03, 2020

Time: 8:30am - 6:30pm (EST)

Location: Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington VA

By: National Institutes of Health

June 1 - 3rd: The BRAIN Initiative® Investigators Meeting convenes BRAIN Initiative awardees, staff, and leadership from the contributing federal agencies (NIH, NSF, DARPA, IARPA, and FDA), plus representatives and investigators from participating non-federal organizations, and members of the media, public, and Congress. The purpose of this open meeting is to provide a forum for discussing exciting scientific developments and potential new directions, and to identify areas for collaboration and research coordination.