Bringing Machine Learning and Neuroscience Together

Bringing Machine Learning and Neuroscience Together
Date & Time:
Thursday May 28th-Sunday May 31st
Mila (The Quebec Institute for Artificial Intelligence), 6666 Rue Saint-Urbain, Montréal, QC H2S 3H1
Blake Richards, Katalin Toth, Artur Luczak, Karim Jerbi, Majid Mohajerani
Brief description:
The purpose of this three and a half day workshop is to bring machine learning researchers and neuroscientists together to learn from each other and explore potential avenues of new research. The first two days will provide introductory sessions to familiarise neuroscientists with basic machine learning concepts, and likewise, to familiarise machine learning researchers with the basics of neuroscience. The workshop will then split into a practical workshop on data analysis and a theoretical workshop on understanding computation in the brain.
May 28: An introduction to machine learning for neuroscientists
May 29: An introduction to neuroscience for machine learning
May 30: Split into two separate tracks – 1) Data analysis in neuroscience, 2) Theoretical models of neural computation
May 31: Wrap-up, discussions of possible project/collaborations
Confirmed speakers:
  • Gael Varoquaux
  • Irina Rhish
  • Danilo Bzdok
  • Aaron Courville
  • Steve Prescott
  • Frances Skinner
  • André Longtin
  • Jesper Sjostrom
  • Stuart Trenholm
  • Sheena Josselyn
  • Katalin Toth
  • Kaori Takehara-Nishiuchi
  • Mark Brandon
  • Kyle E. Mathewson
  • Artur Luczak
  • Majid Mohajerani
  • Bratislav Misic
  • Adrien Peyrache
  • Yoshua Bengio
  • Adam Santoro
  • Blake Richards
  • Alona Fyshe
  • Guillaume Lajoie
  • Richard Naud
Registration cost: $100 (free for Mila students)
Max attendance: 100
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