Conference Schedule

The Second CiNet Conference -- International Symposium on

Neural Mechanisms of Vision and Cognition

 

*Provisional Schedule (may be subject to change without notice)


Day 1: Monday, March 2, 2015


10:00-10:10 Opening Remarks


10:10-11:00 Shinji Nishimoto (NICT/CiNet): "Encoding and decoding: extending receptive field analysis to study natural vision"


11:00-11:50 Mike Menz (Stanford University): "Ultrasonic Neurostimulation in the Retina"


11:50-13:15  --- Lunch ---


13:15-14:05 Tadaharu Tsumoto (Riken BSI): "Awakening effects on visual responses of cortical neurons by cholinergic activation of inhibitory circuits"


14:05-14:55 Michael N. Shadlen (Columbia Univ./HHMI): "Believing and time: How the brain assigns confidence to a perceptual decision"


14:55-15:15 --- Coffee Break ---


15:15-16:05 Poster Session


16:05-16:15 Group Photo


16:15-17:05 Geoffrey M. Ghose (Univ. of Minnesota): "Physiological bases of selective attention"


17:05-17:55 Ichiro Fujita (Osaka Univ./CiNet): "One 3D visual world constructed by two eyes and two cortical pathways"


18:00~         ----- Evening Reception/Discussion -----




Day 2: Tuesday, March 3, 2015


10:10-11:00 Kaoru Amano (NICT/CiNet): "Toward the neural cause of human visual perception and behavior"


11:00-11:50 Christian Casanova (Université de Montréal): "Neural processing in the pulvinar and its contribution to transthalamic cortico-cortical communication"


11:50-13:15  --- Lunch ---


13:15-14:05 Keiji Tanaka (Riken BSI): "Functional division among prefrontal areas of macaque monkeys"


14:05-15:55 Ralph D. Freeman (UC Berkeley): "Neural-metabolic coupling in the central visual pathway"


14:55-15:15 --- Coffee Break ---


15:15-16:05 Justin L. Gardner (Stanford University): "From contrast adaptation to efficient selection"


16:05-16:55 Izumi Ohzawa (Osaka Univ./CiNet): "Analyses of filtering and pooling in the hierarchical network of the visual system"


16:55~      Closing