Dec 02, 2020

Time: 3:00 pm EST


By: IEEE Brain

To explore these challenges and the ethical issues raised by advances in brain science, IEEE Brain and the International Neuroethics Society are organizing a virtual film screening and panel discussion looking at the feature documentary 'I am Human,' which premiered at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival. The film explores the co-evolution of humans and technology by following three subjects with implantable brain interfaces and discussing the ethical implications of this technology on society.

Dec 04, 2020

Time: 11am-2pm EST

Location: Virtual

By: Simons Foundation

How does the brain control the body? Understanding how millions of neurons work together to learn and control complex motor skills is a fundamental unsolved problem in neuroscience. We are a consortium of eight research groups developing new electrode systems and computational methods for investigating motor control. Our goal is to enable a comprehensive understanding motor function across species and behaviors. This collaboration will break down barriers between otherwise disparate research communities, creating a common framework for discovering how different brains generate different behaviors.

Dec 05, 2020 -
Dec 09, 2020

Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center (Philadelphia, PA)

By: American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)

Cell Bio 2020-an ASCB|EMBO Meeting offers every attendee the opportunity to create their own content and topics to present at the meeting. This is a meeting designed by you. Cell Bio focuses on the fundamental basis of biology, where attendees congregate in an inclusive environment to learn about the latest advances in cell science from peers, educators, and renowned experts from all over the world. We believe cutting-edge science is found at every corner of our community. As such, Cell Bio welcomes presenters, organizers, and attendees from every career-level, research area, and institution.

Dec 15, 2020 -
Dec 16, 2020

Location: Allen Institute (Seattle, WA)

By: Allen Institute for Brain Science

Join us in the exploration of understanding the brain through innovative, team science approaches at our annual Allen Institute for Brain Science Showcase Symposium.

Jan 11, 2021 -
Jan 13, 2021

Location: Virtual

By: Society for Neuroscience (SfN)

This coming January 11–13, join the world's largest neuroscience community for SfN Global Connectome: A Virtual Event. This brand-new, cross-cutting digital neuroscience event is designed to facilitate scientific exchange across the globe and across the field, providing scientists at all career stages with opportunities to learn, collaborate, and connect.

By: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The BRAIN Neuroethics Working Group (NEWG) is a group of experts in neuroethics and neuroscience that serves to provide the NIH BRAIN Initiative with input relating to neuroethics. The eleventh meeting of the NEWG will be on Tuesday, January 26, 2021. Videocast will be available for live viewing and later archived.

By: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The BRAIN Multi-Council Working Group, which works to ensure a coordinated and focused effort on BRAIN across NIH, will hold a meeting on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. Videocast will be available for live viewing and later archived.

Feb 24, 2021 -
Feb 26, 2021

Location: Virtual

By: Cosyne

The annual Cosyne meeting provides an inclusive forum for the exchange of experimental and theoretical/computational approaches to problems in systems neuroscience. Cosyne topics include (but are not limited to): neural basis of behavior, sensory and motor systems, circuitry, learning, neural coding, natural scene statistics, dendritic computation, neural basis of persistent activity, nonlinear receptive field mapping, representations of time and sequence, reward systems, decision-making, synaptic plasticity, map formation and plasticity, population coding, attention, and computation with spiking networks. Participants include pure experimentalists, pure theorists, and everything in between. Abstract submission deadline: November 12, 2020.

Mar 06, 2021 -
Mar 11, 2021

Location: Moscone Center San Francisco, CA

By: SPIE - The International Society for Optics and Photonics

SPIE Photonics West is the world's leading 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, 1,400 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. 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 2021, co-located with Photonics West, focuses on making XR hardware safer, better, more comfortable, and available.

Apr 22, 2021 -
Apr 25, 2021

Location: Westward Look Resort, Tucson, Arizona

By: Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group, Frederick Gardner Cottrell Foundation, and Research Corporation for Science Advancement

The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group is excited to cosponsor a multi-year initiative addressing the effect that the gut microbiome has on the brain in health and disease with the Research Corporation for Science Advancement. Kathy Richmond, Director of the Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group, and Alexandra Basford, Program Officer for the Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group, will attend the inaugural conference of this series, postponed to April 22-25, 2021.

By: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The BRAIN Multi-Council Working Group, which works to ensure a coordinated and focused effort on BRAIN across NIH, will hold a meeting on Thursday, May 20th, 2021. Videocast will be available for live viewing and later archived.