IBRO-Simons Computational Neuroscience Imbizo

Apr 13, 2023 - May 07, 2023

Imbizo is a Xhosa word meaning “a gathering to share knowledge”. The IBRO-Simons Computational Neuroscience Imbizo, or isiCNI is exactly that: an opportunity for African and international students to learn about cutting edge research techniques in computational neuroscience.


The school

Duration

Apr 13, 2023 - May 07, 2023

The school will consist of four 5-day work weeks with 1 day off in-between. Each week will be focused on one of the themes appearing below. Your day off will be spent exploring some of the beautiful wonders around Cape Town. Each workday will consist of lectures in the morning, followed by either further lectures/practical tutorials in the afternoons.

Biophysics, Plasticity and Neural Recordings

Network Dynamics

Higher Level Function, Motor Control & Decision Making

Machine Learning

Faculty

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Joseph Raimondo

University of Cape Town

Tim Vogels

Institute of Science and Technology Austria

Peter Latham

University College London

Demba Ba

Harvard University

Henning Sprekeler

Technical University Berlin

Hanne Stensola

University of Agder

Tor Stensola

University of Agder

Daniela Vallentin

Max Planck Institute for Biological Intelligence (In Foundation)

SueYeon Chung

New York University

Talia Konkle

Harvard University

Aza Allsop

Yale School of Medicine

Silke Anders

Universität zu Lübeck - Clinic for Neurology

Ida Momennejad

Microsoft Research

Guillaume Lajoie

University of Montreal & MILA

Damian Okaibedi Eke

De Montfort University

Arif Hamid

University of Minnesota Medical School

Athena Akrami

University College London

Bard Ermentrout

University of Pittsburgh

Franck Kalume

University of Washington

Rachael Dangarembizi

University of Cape Town

Teaching assistants

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Nina Kudryashova

University of Edinburgh

Christopher Currin

Institute of Science and Technology Austria | Deep Learning Indaba𝕏 South Africa

Spiros Chavlis

IMBB-FORTH

Annik Carson

AI Redefined

Mohamed Abdelhack

Krembil Centre for Neuroinformatics

Roy Eyono

Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms

Ilenna Jones

University of Pennsylvania

Dongyan Lin

McGill University & Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms


Organising committee

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Demba Ba

Harvard University
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Christopher Currin

Institute of Science and Technology Austria & Deep Learning Indaba𝕏 South Africa
photo of Peter Latham

Peter Latham

University College London
photo of Joseph Raimondo

Joseph Raimondo

University of Cape Town
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Emma Vaughan

Imbizo Logistics
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Tim Vogels

Institute of Science and Technology Austria