[visionlist] Workshop on Criticality in Neural Systems April 30-May 1 at NIH

Ernst Niebur niebur at jhu.edu
Wed Apr 11 20:46:47 GMT 2012

The following announcement should be of interest to many in the vision

We would like to invite you to a workshop on

*Criticality in Neural Systems*
*Venue:* Natcher Conference Center, National Institutes of Health, Central
Campus, Bethesda, USA

*Dates:* Monday, April 30 – Tuesday, May 1, 2012

1. Experimental support for critical dynamics in the mammalian brain
2. Neuronal simulations of and theoretical insights into critical brain

In addition to plenary talks (see speaker list below), a *poster
session*will be hosted.

*Registration* is free but required for all participants (poster presenters
and others): *cns.mb.jhu.edu*

*Confirmed speakers:*

Lucilla de Arcangelis (Italy)
Michael Breakspear (Australia)
Jack Cowan (USA)
Dante R Chialvo (USA)
Mauro Copelli (Brazil)
Rhonda Dzakpasu (USA)
Walter J Freeman (USA)
Tomoki Fukai (Japan)
Paolo Grigolini (USA)
Thilo Gross (Germany)
J. Michael Herrmann (UK)
Klaus Linkenkaer-Hansen (Netherlds.)
Arnold Mandell (USA)
Stefan Mihalas (USA)
J Matias Palva (Finland)
Juan G Restrepo (USA)
Bruce West (USA)

*Supported by* National Institutes of Mental Health(NIMH) and the Office of
Naval Research (ONR)

Dietmar Plenz (NIMH, USA)
Ernst Niebur (Johns Hopkins University, USA)
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