17th May

14:30-17:00: A sightseeing program (Jogi Temple)

"You are required to pay only bus charge (around ¥ 1500 yen)"

19:00-21:00: Welcome Cocktail Party

18th May


Session I: Statistics and geometry of neuronal connections (Abstracts  )

Chair: Ichinohe N, RIKEN Brain Science Institute (Wakoshi, Japan)

8:45-10:45: Session I-A

- McIntosh AR. Rotman Research Institute (Toronto, Canada)

- Van Essen D. Washington University in St Louis (St Louis, US)

10:45-11:00: Coffee Break

11:00-13:00: Session I-B

- Rockland KS. RIKEN Brain Science Institute (Wakoshi, Japan)
- Silberberg G. Karolinska Institute (Stockholm, Sweden)

13:00-14:00: Lunch



Session II: Multiscale interactions and neuronal mass modeling (Abstracts  )
Chair: Jirsa V, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, US

14:00-16:00 Session II-A

- Breakspear M. University of Sydney (Sydney, Australia)
- Kawato M. ATR Computational Neuroscience Labs (Kyoto, Japan)

16:00-16:15: Coffee Break

16:15-18:15 Session II-B

- Traub RD. State University of New York (New York, US)
- Deco G. Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats
(Barcelona, Spain)

18:30-20:00: Visit to a Japanese ONSEN (Social Program)

19th May


Session III: Brain oscillations and perturbed states (Abstracts  )

Chair: Ioannides AA, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wakoshi, Japan

8:45-10:45: Session III-A

- Makeig S. Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience (La Jolla, US)
- Bertrand O. INSERM U280 (Lyon, France)

10:45-11:00: Coffee Break

11:00-13:00: Session III-B  

- Durka PJ. Warsaw University (Warszawa, Poland)

- Sporns O. Indiana University (Indiana, US)

13:00-14:00: Lunch



Session IV: Electro-vascular coupling and brain energy budget (Abstracts  )

Chair: Horwitz B, National Institute of Health, Washington, US

14:00-15:15 Session IV-A

- Horwitz B, National Institute of Health (Washington, US)  

- Attwell D. University College London (London, UK)

15:15-15:30: Coffee Break

15:30-17:30 Session IV-B  

- Kim DS. Boston University School of Medicine (Boston, US)

- Riera J. Tohoku University (Sendai, Japan)

18:30-20:30: Banquet (Social Program)

20th May


Session V: Nonlinear dynamics in mixed inverse problems  (Abstracts  )

Chair: Worsley K, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

8:45-10:45: Session V-A

- Friston KJ. University College London (London, UK)
- Valdés PA. Cuban Neuroscience Center (Havana, Cuba)

10:45-11:00: Coffee Break

11:00-13:00: Session V-B

- Kötter R. C&O Vogt Brain Research Institute (Düsseldorf, Germany)
- Ozaki T. The Institute of Statistical Mathematics (Tokyo, Japan)

13:00-14:00: Barbecue Lunch

14:00-15:00: Advisory Board Discussions  

14:30: The shuttle bus will take participants to Roynet Hotel (free)

15:00: A regular bus will take participants to Sendai station (free)

From 17:00: AOBA-MATSURI Festival in Sendai City