Brain Connectivity Workshop (BCW)

22 juin 2016 - 24 juin 2016

BCW will take place in Marseille from the 22nd to the 24th of June 2016


The Brain Connectivity Workshop (BCW) is a well-established workshop series, which has been held annually in Europe, USA, Australia and Asia for the last 14 years. BCW is an official satellite of the annual meeting of OHBM, which is held in Geneva, Switzerland in 2016. BCW attracts every year a public of 100-200 participants working in cognitive, computational and clinical neurosciences. The discussions are centered on all themes around brain connectivity including structural and functional imaging, modeling, brain function and clinics. BCW is highly influential in the field due to the traditionally high quality of speakers and a long track record of innovation. For instance, both, the Connectome and The Virtual Brain have been born within the BCW community.

The typical BCW format —a first educational day of lectures held by international authorities in their fields, followed by two days of shorter talks with ample time for discussion provides a unique forum for creativity, controversy and brainstorming. BCW 2016, introduced by a first day of tutorials by experts in their field, will feature focused sessions on themes such as perturbing the brain, mapping the brain, and brain dynamics in function (cognition) and dysfunction (epilepsy).

Organizing committee

  • Viktor Jirsa, Chair (INS, Aix-Marseille University, UMR 1106 INSERM)
  • Demian Battaglia, Christian Bénar, Mireille Bonnard, Monique Esclapez (INS, Aix-Marseille University)
  • Andrea Brovelli (INT, Aix-Marseille University),
  • Maxime Guye (CRMBM, Aix-Marseille University, UMR 7339 CNRS & APHM)
  • Ingo Bojak (University of Reading, UK).

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