Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Event Speaker/Performer Title/Subject Time
Registration Executive committee Registration 8:00 – 10:00
Openning Dr. Reza Lashgari Introduction 9:00 – 9:15
Openning Dr. Mohammd-Javad Larijani Opening remarks 9:15 – 9:30
Lecture Prof. Kenneth Miller The stabilized supralinear network, or the importance of being loosely balanced 9:30 – 11:15
Break 11:15 – 12:00
Lecture Prof. Alexander Thiele Effects of attention on different cell types and information transfer across cortical laminae in areas V1 and V4 of the macaque monkey 12:00 – 12:45
Lunch time 12:45 – 14:00
Short Course Prof. Kenneth Miller & Dr. Yashar Ahmadian The Operating Regime of Cortex and The Loosely Balanced State 14:00 – 16:00
Break & Poster Presentation
Workshop on Attention by Prof. Alexander Thiele 
16:00 – 16:30
Lecture Prof. Alexandre Pouget The Agony of Choice: Optimal Policies for Value-based Decision Making (by Video conference) 16:30 – 17:30

 

Thursday, February 1, 2018
Event Speaker/Performer Title/Subject Time
Lecture Prof. Pieter R. Roelfsema Interactions between the visual and frontal cortex during visual perception and the emergence of awareness 9:00 – 10:00
Lecture Prof. Winrich Freiwald The dual face: vision’s inroad into the social brain 10:00 – 11:00
Break 11:00 – 11:30
Lecture To be announced To be announced 11:30 – 12:30
Lunch time 12:30 – 14:00
Short Course Prof. Winrich Freiwald To be announced 14:00 – 15:00
Lecture Prof. Mohsen Farvardin The End of Blindness (First Argus II Retinal Prosthesis Implantation in IRAN) 15:00 – 16:00
Break & Poster Presentation  16:00 – 17:00
Lecture To be announced To be announced 17:00 – 18:00

 

Friday, February 2, 2018
Event Speaker/Performer Title/Subject Time
Workshop Prof. Alexander Thiele Modulating Human Brain Function with Neurofeedback 9:00 – 10:30
Break 10:30 – 10:50
Lecture Dr. Reza Razlighi Hierarchical structure of the brain’s large-scale networks 10:50 – 11:40
Lecture Prof. Qasim Zaidi Functions of excitatory intra-cortical interactions 11:40 – 12:30
Lunch time 12:30 – 14:00
Short Course Prof. Kenneth Miller and Dr. Yashar Ahmadian Noise-limited Inference Predicts Facilitatory Normalization in the Visual Cortex 14:00 – 16:00
Break & Poster Presentation  16:00 – 16:30
Lecture Prof. Reza Shadmehr Encoding of action by the Purkinje cells of the cerebellum (by Video conference) 16:30 – 17:30
Closing Dr. Ali Ghazizadeh Closing Talk 17:30 – 18:00