AISB event Bulletin Item
CF Participants: Synthetic Neuroethology Workshop, 9-10 September 2010, University of Sussex
CALL for PARTICIPANTS ----------------------------------- Workshop on Synthetic Neuroethology University of Sussex, 9-10 September 2010 Synthetic Neuroethology refers to the use of computational and robotic models in the study of the neural mechanisms underlying the generation of behaviour in animals. This one and a half day workshop brings together researchers involved in this and related fields in order to review progress and debate prospects. Timing: 13:00hr, 9th September -- 16:00hr, 10th September Speakers include: Roland Baddeley (Bristol University) Bart Baddeley (University of Sussex) Neil Burgess (UCL) Volker Duerr (Bielefeld University) Paul Graham (University of Sussex) Owen Holland (University of Sussex) Thomas Nowotny (University of Sussex) Tony Prescott (Sheffield University) Barbara Webb (Edinburgh University) With more to be announced .. Poster Session: The workshop will include a poster session for which submissions are sought. Contributions from research students are particularly encouraged. To submit to the poster session email a short abstract of the work to be presented in the poster to: email@example.com by the closing date of 13th August. Schedule The schedule will include invited talks, poster session and panel discussions. Full details to follow. Journal Special Issue A special issue of a leading journal will be dedicated to the work presented at the workshop. Authors of the best posters will be invited to submit full papers to the special issue. Fees and Registration In order to contribute towards costs a small fee will be charged for attendance at the workshop. Students: 20 GB pounds, non-students: 40 GB pounds. Registered attendees will be provided with refreshments on both days and lunch on Friday. The number of places at the workshop is limited so early registration is encouraged. To register follow the instruction on the workshop website http://www.cogs.susx.ac.uk/users/philh/snworkshop.htm Accommodation Brighton is a busy resort town with many hotels; those requiring overnight accommodation should refer to the workshop website http://www.cogs.susx.ac.uk/users/philh/snworkshop.htm Contact information For general queries: firstname.lastname@example.org Local organisation: Bart Baddeley, Paul Graham, Phil Husbands, Andy Philippides (Centre for Computational Neuroscience and Robotics) Important dates Poster abstract submission deadline: 13th August Notification of accepted posters: 20th August Workshop dates: 9th -10th September 2010 (workshop starts at 13:00 on 9th and finishes at 16:00 on 10th) Sponsored by The University of Sussex.