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2nd UK NI Node Congress: 26-28 March 2012


The UK Node held its biennial conference at the Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh, from 26th to 28th March 2012.

The aim of the conference was to bring together people who were already working in the field and showcase opportunities in neuroinformatics to people working in related disciplines.

 

PROGRAMME

The conference had:
* Presentations from invited speakers
* Posters and Demonstrations including Poster Spotlights
* Contributed sessions from UK people working in neuroinformatics
* Updates from our Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
* Conference Dinner at Surgeons Hall including private tour of the Museum
* Discussions on the future of the UK Node

 

Titles and Abstracts from all speakers can be found here.


Confirmed invited speakers:
Gaute Einevoll, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
Sean Hill, INCF Executive Director, Sweden
Simon Laughlin, Cambridge University, UK
Thomas Wolbers, University of Edinburgh
Simon Schultz, Imperial College London, UK
Invited Sessions:
- Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Workshop - Chaired by Nada Yousif (Imperial College London, UK) to include talks from Peter Brown (University of Oxford, UK), Madeleine Lowery (University College Dublin, Ireland) and Christian Hauptmann (Julich Forschungszentrum, Germany)
- Discussion on the RoadMap of the UK Node - Chaired by Marc de Kamps (University of Leeds, UK); The INCF UK-node is a summary of the state-of-the-art of neuroinformatics in the UK, and attempts to forecast important directions in future research. Marc will present a draft version of the roadmap, based on responses from the community.
Confirmed UK contributed talks:
Bruce Graham, University of Stirling
Shabnam Nargis Kadir, Imperial College London
Liam McDaid, University of Ulster
María Valdés Hernández, University of Edinburgh
Thomas Nowotny, University of Sussex
KongFatt Wong-Lin, University of Ulster
SIG Sessions
The five Special Interest Groups (SIGs) of the UK Node had a session each.