Keynotes speakers

Plenary speakers

  • Gérard Ben Arous (Courant Institute, USA)
  • Grégory Dumont (ENS, France)
  • Grégory Faye (CNRS, Toulouse, France)
  • Zachary Kilpatrick (Univ of Colorado, Boulder, USA)
  • Marie Levakova (Inst. Physiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences)
  • Andreas Nold (Max Planck Institute, Germany)
  • Jacob Ostergaard (Univ. of Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Anca Radulescu (State University of New York, USA)
  • Alex Roxin (Centre de Recerca Matemàtica, Spain)
  • Patricia Reynaud-Bouret (CNRS, Nice, France)
  • Tatjana Tchumatchenko (Max Planck Institute, Germany)

Posters sessions: list of posters

  • Poster format A0 Portrait. 
June 11
9:00-9:15 Opening Session
Etienne Tanré
9:15-10:15 Keynote Lecture Propagating waves and their collisions in primary visual cortex
Alain Destexhe (CNRS, France)
10:15-10:45 Plenary Talk Global and local excitation and inhibition shape the network dynamics for the control of movement and reward  abstract
Anca Radulescu (State University of New York at New Paltz)
10:45-11:15 Break
11:15-11:45 Plenary Talk A critical transition from homeostasis to a self-propagating spread of neuronal damage induced by glia-neuron crosstalk in inflammation abstract
Andreas Nold (Max Planck Institute for Brain Research)
11:45-12:15 Plenary Talk Traveling fronts for lattice neural field equations  abstract
Grégory Faye (CNRS, Toulouse, France)
12:15-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:30 Stochastic strategies to include memory in neuronal models abstract
Enrica Pirozzi (Università di Napoli, Italy)
Hyper-selectivity, gain control and the tuning of sensory neurons abstract
David J. Field (Cornell, US)
14:30-15:00 On the long-range dependence of spike trains abstract
Alexandre Richard (Ecole Centrale, Paris, France)
Should we talk about Neural Tissue instead of Neural Network ? abstract
Damien Depannemaecker (UNIFESP, Brasil)
15:00-15:30 Hawkes processes as a spike train model abstract
Julien Chevallier (Univ. Grenoble Alpes, France)
Modulation and propagation of information in visual pathway abstract
Chengcheng Huang (Univ. of Pittsburgh, US)
15:30-16:30 Poster Session – Coffee Break
16:30-17:00 Grid cells: Oscillations and boundaries. abstract
Mauro M. Monsalve-Mercado (LMU Munich, Germany)
An activity-induced transition in single-cell spiking dynamics. abstract
Susana Contreras (Humboldt-Univ., Berlin, Germany)
17:00-17:30 Background EEG networks capture the time-course of epileptogenesis and ictogenic mechanisms. abstract
Piotr Słowiński (University of Exeter, UK)
Integrate and Fire like models with stable distribution for the Interspike Intervals. abstract
Laura Sacerdote (Univ. of Torino, Italy)
17:30-18:00 Dynamic features of neural activity in primary auditory cortex captured by an integrate-and-fire network model for auditory streaming. abstract
Aarati Mahat (Univ. of Iowa, US)
Explaining the hovering stochastic oscillations in self-organized quasi-critical systems. abstract
Osame Kinouchi
(Univ. of São Paulo, Brasil)
18:00-19:00 Welcome cocktail
June 12
9:00-10:00 Keynote Lecture Temperature: a mechanism to tune networks in and out of sync.
Susanne Schreiber (Humbold-Universität Berlin, Germany)
10:00-10:30 Plenary Talk Fluctuation-driven plasticity allows for flexible rewiring of neuronal assemblies
Alex Roxin (CRM, Spain)
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00 Plenary Talk The complexity of the random landscapes of high-dimensional statistics, and of their optimization dynamics abstract
Gérard Ben Arous (Courant Institute, USA)
12:00-12:30 Plenary Talk Phase Locking States of Bidirectionally Coupled Spiking Neural Networks abstract
Grégory Dumont (ENS Paris, France)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:30 On a toy network of neurons interacting through nonlinear dendritic compartment abstract
Romain Veltz (Inria, France)
The role of heterogeneity and network topology in emerging epileptiform dynamics. abstract
Marinho Lopes (Univ. of Exeter, UK)
14:30-15:00 Mean-field limits for particle systems with excitatory feedback. abstract
Andreas Søjmark (University of Oxford, UK)
Model-free inference of neuronal connectivity via embedding dimensionality abstract
Hamid Krim (North Carolina State University, US)
15:00-15:30 A singular mean-field interaction with memory. Application to neuroscience. abstract
Milica Tomasevic (Inria, France)
Dynamics of ripple oscillations in recurrent interneuron networks on micro- and mesoscopic level abstract
Natalie Schieferstein (Humboldt Univ., Berlin, Germany)
15:30-16:30 Poster Session – Coffee Break
16:30-17:00 Ubiquity of macroscopic chaos in balanced networks of spiking neurons. abstract
Alessandro Torcini (Univ. of Cergy-Pontoise, France)
Testing for chaos in autonomous networks of spiking neurons abstract
Claudius Gros
(Institute for Theoretical Physics, Frankfurt, Germany)
17:00-17:30 Linear Response of General Observables in Spiking Neuronal Network Models abstract
Bruno Cessac (Inria, France)
Death and rebirth of neural activity in sparse inhibitory networks abstract
Simona Olmi (TU Berlin, Germany, and Inria, France)
17:30-18:00 A simple parameter can switch between different weak-noise-induced phenomena in a simple neuron model abstract
Marius E. Yamakou (MPI, Leipzig, Germany)
Kuramoto model for excitation-inhibition-based oscillations abstract
Ernest Montbrió (Univ. Pompeu Fabra, Spain)
19:30-22h30 Banquet 
June 13
9:00-10:00 Keynote Lecture Characterizing complex, multi-scale neural phenomena using state-space models. abstract
Uri Eden (Boston University, USA)   SLIDES
10:00-10:15 Best Poster Awards
10:15-10:45 Plenary Talk Space-time Kalikow decomposition and functional connectivity.
Patricia Reynaud Bouret (CNRS, Nice, France)
10:45-11:15 Break
11:15-11:45 Plenary Talk A state space model for bursting neurons abstract
Jacob Ostergaard (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
11:45-12:15 Plenary Talk From chemical kinetics to spikes: an adaptive LIF model of olfactory receptor neurons. abstract
Marie Levakova (Institute of Physiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences)
12:15-12:45 Plenary Talk 
Threshold of front propagation in neural fields: An interface dynamics approach.
Zachary Kilpatrick (University of Colorado Boulder, USA)
12:45-14:00 Lunch and Poster Session
14:00-14:30 Emergence of collective behavior for excitable units in mean-field interaction. abstract
Eric Luçon (Univ. Paris Descartes, France)


Temporally varying neural responses to spatially periodic stimuli. abstract
Jason E. Pina (Univ. of Pittsburg, US)
14:30-15:00 Phase dynamics of coupled neural oscillators:
general principles of and differences between reduction techniques. abstract
Bastian Pietras (IBB, Amsterdam, Nederland)
Chaos versus Noise as drivers of Multistability in Neural Networks abstract
Patricio Orio (Univ. of Valparaiso, Chile)
15:00-15:30 Neural networks do not become asynchronous in the large size limit: there is no propagation of chaosabstract
Olivier Faugeras (Inria, France)
Phase plane modelling from voltage clamp experiments. abstract
Tomas Van Pottelbergh (Univ. of Cambridge, UK)
15:30-16:00 Break
16:00-16:30 Multiscale information flow in complex brain networks abstract
Roberto Sotero (Univ. of Calgary, Canada)
Latching dynamics in neural networks with synaptic depression abstract
Martin Krupa (UCA, France)
16:30-17:00 Intertrial correlations in sequential decision-making tasks. abstract
Khanh Nguyen (Univ. of Houston, USA)
Homoclinic dissection of fold/hom neuron bursting models abstract
Roberto Barrio (Univ. of Zaragoza, Spain)
17:00-17:10 Closing ceremony 

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