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AISB event Bulletin Item

CF Participants: Synthetic Neuroethology Workshop, 9-10 September 2010, University of Sussex



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: synthneuro@sussex.ac.uk by the closing date of 13th August.

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

Brighton is a busy resort town with many hotels; those requiring overnight
accommodation should refer to the workshop website

Contact information
For general queries: synthneuro@sussex.ac.uk 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.