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November 22, 2015

The conference was held in Gothenburg on September 18-20, 2015. For the original announcement, see below.

The Powerpoint presentations of the invited speakers can be found at their own pages here. See Conference Program for links. A few presentations are still missing.

All posters are here.

The editing of the videos is a time consuming affair, but the plan is that at least some of them shall be up this year.

For more info and questions please mail us at: info@brainsnetworks.se


The Brain's Networks

Gothenburg, September 18-20, 2015

This meeting, which is supported by the Swedish Research Council, will give a snapshot of the current state of knowledge about the brain’s networks through perspectives from neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neurology, psychiatry, psychology, structural MRI, functional brain imaging, advanced data analysis and mathematical modelling of neural networks. It will feature discussions between the speakers, and between the speakers and the audience, on how to integrate the research from these different fields. The last half day will be wholly devoted to such discussions.

The meeting will facilitate an interdisciplinary dialogue to further unify our knowledge about how the networks of advanced brains work. It aims to contribute to a better understanding of how interdisciplinary data and theoretical models can deepen our comprehension of brain mechanisms and the mental functions that they support. The conference is also meant to encourage a better coordination of ongoing and future research.

The conference is built around invited lectures but also contains a poster session with submitted contributions. All poster presenters will be given the opportunity to briefly present their poster orally at a special plenary session on the poster exhibition day.

The meeting welcomes researchers and research students in neuroscience, psychiatry, psychology, philosophy, and behavioural and neural modeling, as well as other participants with an interest in the brain’s networks.

Arranged in Cooperation with

MedTech West

Center for Cognitive Medicine

Invited Speakers

Massimiliano Aragona, MD, PhD, Professor of Philosophy and Psychopathology at the Sapienza University of Rome.

Annica Dahlström, MD, PhD, Professor Emerita at the Section for Medical Chemistry and Cell Biology at the University of Gothenburg.

Richard Dybowski, PhD, Senior Research Associate in Mathematical Biology at Cambridge University.

Stephen Grossberg, Professor of Mathematics, Psychology, and Biomedical Engineering, and Wang Professor of Cognitive and Neural Systems at Boston University.

Eric Hanse, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurophysiology at the Department of Neuroscience and Physiology at the University of Gothenburg.

Stephan Maier, Professor in Magnetic Resonance Imaging at the Section for Radiology and Clinical Sciences at the University of Gothenburg.

Helene van Ettinger-Veenstra, PhD, Postdoctoral researcher in cognitive neuroscience at the Center for Social and Affective Neuroscience at Linköping University.

Johan Wessberg, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurophysiology at the Department of Neuroscience and Physiology at the University of Gothenburg.

Gavin Winston, PhD, Clinical Research Fellow (from 2015-05-01 Senior Lecturer) at the Institute of Neurology, University College London.

Guest of Honour

Arvid Carlsson, MD, PhD, Emeritus Professor at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg; Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 2000


Sven Ekholm, MD, PhD, Emeritus Professor in Neuroradiology at the University of Rochester; currently Senior Adviser at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg

Helge Malmgren, PhD, MD, Emeritus Professor in Theoretical Philosophy at the University of Gothenburg.

Page Manager: Daniel Ruhe|Last update: 11/22/2015

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