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Simulation Lab Neuroscience – BFSD

Opening Event, 14-15 January 2013, Forschungszentrum Jülich, JSC (Bldg. 16.4), Rotunda

Program

Program as PDF:  SLNS-BFSD-Opening Event-Program (PDF, 66 kB)

Day 1 – 14/1/2013

TimeTalk/EventSpeaker
12:30 – 13:30Registration/Lunch buffet
Session chair: Th. Lippert
13:30 – 13:45Welcome S. Schmidt
(BoD, FZ Jülich)
13:45 – 14:15Towards a realistic model of the human brain – how to meet the challenge?K. Amunts
(Director, INM-1)
14:15 – 14:30Computational Neuroscience - the legacy of Helmholtz and BernsteinA. Herz
(Speaker, Bernstein Project Committee)
14:30 – 14:45The Bernstein Network: A large-scale initiative to boost computational approaches to brain functionS. Cardoso de Oliveira
(Head, Bernstein Coordination Site)
14:45 – 15:00

Bernstein Network 


Computational Neuroscience

Tba
(BMBF)
15:00 – 15:30Coffee break
Session chair: K. Amunts
15:30 – 16:00Simulation LaboratoriesTh. Lippert
(Director, JSC & JARA-HPC)
16:00 – 16:30Simulation Lab Neuroscience – BFSDA. Morrison
(Head, SLNS)
16:30 – 17:15Brain mapping: The shotgun marriage of neuroscience and computer scienceA. Evans
(McGill University)
17:15 – 18:00Guided tourTba
18:00 – 20:00Reception in the German Research School for Simulation Sciences (GRS)

Day 2 – 15/1/2013

TimeTalk/EventSpeaker
Session chair: M. Abeles
09:00 – 09:45Supercomputer simulations of detailed and abstract neural network modelsA. Lansner
(KTH Stockholm)
09:45 – 10:30Achievements and challenges of brain inspired computingK. Meier
(University of Heidelberg)
10:30 – 11:00Coffee break
Session chair: A. Morrison
11:00 – 11:45Why brain architecture matters for simulating brain dynamics and functionC. Hilgetag
(Jacobs University Bremen)
11:45 – 12:30Brain Visualization - Recent Developments and Future ChallengesT. Kuhlen
(RWTH Aachen University)
12:30 – 12:40Closing remarksTh. Lippert
(Director, JSC & JARA-HPC)
12:40 – 13:30Lunch buffet

Tba = To be announced.

 SLNS-BFSD-Opening Event-Program (PDF, 66 kB)