August 18-21, 2020

University of Lethbridge

About the Conference:

Campus Alberta Neuroscience is a proud sponsor and the organizer of the 1st annual Canadian Computational Neuroscience Symposium (CCNS) being held at the University of Lethbridge from August 18-21, 2020.

This 4 day symposium will be split between a conference-style knowledge exchange, with built-in discussion and problem-solving panels, alongside workshop-based programming that will provide participants with experience in computational neuroscience methods an exciting and unique opportunity to further advance their skills and techniques while promoting networking and collaboration within the local, provincial, and international neuroscience communities.

Attendees of the CCNS can expect:

  • Skill advancement, at both the trainee and PI level, while promoting collaboration and networking.
  • An opportunity to explore and pursue new funding opportunities.
  • Collaboration with groups and organizations that offer curriculum on related topics, such as machine learning, neurotechnology, entrepreneurship, and leadership.
  • Connecting with industry leaders and others in supporting entrepreneurship.

CAN has convened an Advisory Committee for the development and implementation of the Canadian Computational Neuroscience Symposium.

The following members make up the Advisory Committee: Aaron Gruber, Joern Davidsen, Artur Luczak, Majid Mohajerani, Signe Bray, Wilten Nicola, Partrick Pilarski, Ivor Cribben, Alona Fyshe, Anna Koop, Jennifer Dotchin, Renee Dumas, Hilary Heninger

Keynote Speakers:

Speakers will be announced shortly.

If you have any questions about the symposium, please contact Campus Alberta Neuroscience at (403) 220-2422 or [email protected].

Program Overview

Tuesday, August 18th:

  • Introduction 8:00am
  • Session 1 8:30am
  • Session 2 1:00pm

Wednesday, August 19th:

  • Breakout-Planning 8:00am
  • Team Activity – Waterton 12:00pm

Thursday, August 20th:

  • Writing Workshop 8:30am
  • Didactic Workshops 1:00pm

Friday, August 21st:

  • Didactic Workshops

Program Of Events

Date and Location Presentation
Tuesday, August 18th, Room TBD Introduction, Session 1, Session 2
Wednesday, August 19th, Room TBD Breakout Planning Session, Team Activity – Waterton
Thursday, August 20th, Room TBD Writing Workshop and Didactic Workshops
Friday, August 21st, Room TBD Didactic Workshops