The fNIRS 2020-21 program committee is organizing a three day virtual event, October 12-14 2020, 9:00-11:00 EDT, to promote interactions amongst the SfNIRS community and to provide a forum to present brief research updates.
We plan for three 2 hour daily sessions, where Project Leaders and Principal Investigators worldwide will present a 4 minute update on the latest fNIRS results from their group.
We invite project leaders with at least one senior author publication to apply using the form below, by providing the title of their presentation, topic, and available time slots to present.
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I am happy to announce that our Support for Scientific Conferences grant (R13) proposal has been awarded $15,000 by the National Institute of Health!!!
The award will allow us to establish a number of travel awards for students, early career women and underrepresented minorities (URM). The travel awards will be selected based on scientific merit of peer-reviewed abstracts.
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Due to the ongoing COVID situation, the officers of SfNIRS, board of directors and organisers of fNIRS 2020 have taken the decision to postpone the conference for one whole year. fNIRS 2021 will now take place on 10-13th October 2021 in the same venue at Boston University.
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Calling all experts in eyebrow dancing, extreme pen spinning, Nirvana connoisseurs, and more! All will be welcome to perform at fNIRS Got Talent (coming soon, at a fNIRS conference near you!). Use the google form at the link to let us know what kind of performance you’ll be putting on for us. Anything you need for your performance, we’ll try to make it happen!
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The conference will include 8 oral sessions where invited speakers will introduce their session by addressing key challenges in the field and asking provocative questions regarding the direction of the field. Session topics and Invited speakers are:
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Schedule permitting, Dr. Bruce Tromberg, has agreed to participate to the fNIRS2020 meeting and to present his vision for the NIH NIBIB program. He will also talk about his pioneering work on diffuse optics, and will discuss future opportunities for fNIRS technologies.
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The chairs have assembled a great committee to finalize the conference program and select the invited speakers. The committee includes 18 members equally distributed geographically, but also by gender, career level and expertise.
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To help support fNIRS 2020, we have established three different mechanisms and you can choose one or any combination of them.
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For the 2020 fNIRS Conference to be held Oct 11-14, 2020 in Boston, we are planning an expanded educational workshop with multiple mini-courses running in parallel and repeated over the weekend of October 10-11, 2020.
To meet the growing needs of the fNIRS community, and provide courses at the beginner and advance level, we envision that academics and companies will want to offer a mini-course on, for example, their specific hardware, software, or any other relevant training topics.
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The conference Chairs are proud to announce the opening keynote speaker for fNIRS2020 Boston: Richard Aslin!!
Professor Aslin is a developmental psychologist and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. He is currently a Senior Scientist at Haskins Laboratories.
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