Workshop at NIPS

Together with Allie Fletcher (UCLA), Eva Dyer and Konrad Koerding (Northwestern), Jascha Sohl-Dickstein (Google Research) and Joshua Vogelstein (John Hopkins), Jakob is organising a two-day workshop on Brains and Bits: Neuroscience Meets Machine Learning at NIPS 2016. It’s all happening on Friday-Saturday, December 9th-10th, 2016, in Barcelona. We have an exciting line-up of speakers from machine learning, computational neuroscience and computer-science:

  • Yoshua Bengio, Université de Montréal
  • Adrienne Fairhall, University of Washington
  • Demis Hassabis, Google DeepMind
  • Christos Papadimitriou,UC Berkeley
  • Terry Sejnowski, Salk Institute, UCSD
  • Anima Anandkumar, UC Irvine
  • Mitya Chklovskii, Simons Foundation
  • David Cox, Harvard
  • Sophie Denève, ENS
  • Emily Fox, University of Washington
  • Surya Ganguli, Stanford
  • Fred Hamprecht, Heidelberg
  • Jonathan Pillow, Princeton
  • Maneesh Sahani, Gatsby Unit, University College London

Deadline for submissions is 29/09/2016– we will have both posters and contributed talks!

More instructions and information on the workshop website.