Program & Topics

Keynote Speaker

Richard Aslin, Haskins Laboratories, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Special Guest Speaker

Bruce J. Tromberg, Director, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Invited Speakers

Simone Cutini, University of Padua, Italy
Mamadou Diop, Western University, London, ON, Canada
Ann-Christine Ehlis, University Hospital Tuebingen, Germany
Keum-Shik Hong, Pusan National University, Korea
Paola Pinti, Birkbeck College, London, UK
Sotaro Shimada, Meiji University, Japan
Masami Yamaguchi, Chuo University, Japan

Special Session: From Neuroscience to Neuromancer

Chair:
Joseph Culver, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Speakers:
Mary Lou Jepsen, CEO and Founder, Openwater cc
Stefan Carp, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Willy Colier, Artinis Medical Systems
Rob Cooper, University College London, UK

Conference Chairs

Ippeita Dan, Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan
Maria Angela Franceschini, MGH, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Program Committee

Gemma Bale, University College London, UUK
Sabrina Brigadoi, University of Padova, Italy
Jeff Dunn, University of Calgary, Canada
Turgut Durduran, ICFO, Barcelona, Spain
Lauren Emberson, Princeton University, New Jersey, USA
Martin J. Herrmann, University of Würzburg, Germany
David Highton, The University of Queensland, Australia
Joy Hirsch, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Kaja Jasińska, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, USA
Adam Liebert, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
Rickson C. Mesquita, University of Campinas, Brazil
Yasuyo Minagawa, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan
Haijing Niu, Beijing Normal University, China
Yumie Ono, Meiji University, Japan
Felipe Orihuela-Espina, INAOE, Puebla, Mexico
Stephane Perrey, Université de Montpellier, France
Gentaro Taga, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Sungho Tak, Korea Basic Science Institute, South Korea

Local Organizers

Mari Franceschini, Massachusetts General Hospital
Charles Nelson, Boston Children’s Hospital
David Boas, Boston University
Stefan Carp, Massachusetts General Hospital
Qianqian Fang, Northeastern University
Valencia Joyner Koomson, Tufts University
Angelo Sassaroli, Tufts University
Rebecca Saxe, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Meryem Yucel, Boston University

Students Help

Parya Farzam, Boston University, Conference Support
Natalie Gilmore, Boston University, Conference Support
Rini Kaplan, Boston University, Conference Support
Alexander (Shurik) Zavriyev, MGH, Socials Events

Administrator

Stacey Ladieu

Topics

  • Hardware development
  • Data analysis & algorithms
  • Neonatal, pediatric neurodevelopmental neuroscience
  • Aging, neuro-degeneration, vascular dysfunction, rehabilitation
  • Cognitive and social neuroscience, including  hyperscanning, language
  • Clinical applications, neuro-monitoring
  • Computational neuroscience and neuroscience applications, including machine learning, neural network, and BCI, neuro-feedback, neuro-marketing
  • Global fNIRS
  • Other topics

Pre Conference Educational Course

There will be two day course prior to the start of the conference, on October 9-10, 2021.

Important Dates

Registration now open
Registration will CLOSE on September 2021.  You cannot register onsite for this conference.