Upcoming Congresses and Conferences

The Second International Workshop on Data Science for Internet of Things

October 22, 2017 - Orlando, Florida, USA

This workshop will address techniques used for data management planning into IoT scenarios in order to optimize data acquisition, management and later discovery.

2nd Barcelona VPH Summer School 

May 22nd-26th, 2017 - Barcelona

This Summer School provides a thorough overview and hands-on experience in state-of-the-art Virtual Physiological Human (VPH) research. The key concepts of this methodological and technological framework will be presented using illustrative cases and enriched with hands-on analysis under supervision of the experts. The focus on this 2nd edition will be Flow Phenomena in Biomedicine. The Summer School includes a poster session.

4th Myocardial Strain Hands-on Conference

 

Barcelona, 18th-19th May, 2017

This course provides a thorough overview and hands-on experience in myocardial strain analysis (speckle tracking as well as Tissue Doppler-based). The concepts of the strain analysis, together with tips-and-tricks for the processing, will be presented using illustrative cases and enriched with pathophysiologic knowledge of cardiac mechanics and ventricular remodelling to provide advanced interpretation for clinical practice or research projects. Participants get plenty of time for hands-on analysis of cases provided as well their own cases to analyse them under super-vision of the experts.

2017 European School of Information Theory

Madrid, May 8th, 2017. 

The European School of Information Theory (ESIT) is an annual educational event, organized by the IEEE Information Theory Society, for graduate students from institutes throughout Europe and beyond. In this school, the students have the opportunity to learn from distinguished lecturers by attending long-format tutorials, to present their own work to obtain feedback and to start up collaborations, and to participate in a stimulating and inviting forum of scientists.

Former Congresses and Conferences

MWC17 Real-time Communications Meetup

February 28 , 2017

WebRTC is a web standard and movement to bring the power of real-time, peer-to-peer voice, video, and data communications with a few simple JavaScript APIs. With over 2 billion devices supported and deployments at companies Amazon, Google, American Express, and hundreds of others, WebRTC is rapidly turning from an obscure standard to a mainstream API. 

13th European Workshop on Reinforcement Learning

December 3-4, 2016

The goal of the school is to provide a comprehensive coverage of the fundamental concepts and tools related to the treatment of randomness in cryptographic protocols.

Workshop on Audiovisual Speech Processing and Language Learning

November 28-29, 2016

This scientific meeting has been created to highlight recent research on multisensory language processing in typical and atypical populations at all stages of development. 

Summer School of Randomness  and Cryptography

November 14-18, 2016

The goal of the school is to provide a comprehensive coverage of the fundamental concepts and tools related to the treatment of randomness in cryptographic protocols.

19 th International Conference of the Catalan Association for Artificial Intelligence, CCIA 2016

October 19-21, 2016

The main goal of this conference is to foster discussion around the last works in Artificial Intelligence which have been developed by the research community of the Catalan Countries, as well as gathering community members.

Beyond Language Learning

September 29-30, 2016

This workshop intends to bring together researchers coming from neuroimaging, developmental and comparative fields to offer an enriched overview beyond language learning.

NEUBIAS Training School in BioImage Analysis for Facilty Staff

September 13-16, 2016

A Training School in BioImage Analysis for Facility Staff, to enable Core Specialists to enable Core Specialists to become more proficient at custom Image Analysis and Workflows construction (theory and applications, hands-on, scientific programming, ImageJ- and Matlab- based primarily).

The course was held in Barcelona on 13-16th of September, hosted and co-organized by the University Pompeu Fabra (Dr. Chong Zhang), and by the Training Workgroup within NEUBIAS (Dr. Gaby Martins and Dr. Fabrice Cordelières + co-workers)

Barcelona cognition, brain and technology summer school

September 5-16, 2016

BCBT is an annual international summer school that promotes a shared systems-level understanding of the functional architecture of the brain and its possible emulation in artificial systems. This chool addresses students and researchers involved in research at the interface between brains and technology such as in the ambit of  “Bio-ICT convergence” "Brain Inspired ICT" and “cognitive systems and robotics”. The summer school has been part of a series of events organized by the European coordination action Convergent Science Network of Biomimetics and Neurotechnology (http://csnetwork.eu/).

Demo night, European Conference on Visual Perception

August 30, 2016

The European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP) is an annual meeting devoted to scientific study of human visual perception. ECVP has been held each year since 1978, and attracts a wide variety of participants from such fields as Psychology, Neuroscience and Cognitive Science. To encourage the widest possible participation, particularly among students, the meeting is held in a different European location each year.

ISIT 2016 International Symposium on Information Theory

July, 10-15, 2016

The 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory was held in Barcelona from July 10 through July 15, 2016. Barcelona is the most popular tourist destination in Spain, a lively city lapped by the Mediterranean and well known for its surreal modernist architecture. 

Barcelona VPH Summer School

May 30- June 3, 2016

This Summer School provides a thorough overview and hands-on experience in state-of-the-art Virtual Physiological Human (VPH) research. The key concepts of this methodological and technological framework will be presented using illustrative cases and enriched with hands-on analysis under supervision of the experts. The focus on this 2nd edition will be Flow Phenomena in Biomedicine. The Summer School includes a poster session.

3rd Myocardial Strain Hands on Conference

May 26-27, 2016

This course provides a thorough overview and hands-on experience in myocardial strain analysis (speckle tracking as well as Tissue Doppler-based). The concepts of the strain analysis, together with tips-and-tricks for the processing, will be presented using illustrative cases and enriched with pathophysiologic knowledge of cardiac mechanics and ventricular remodelling to provide advanced interpretation for clinical practice or research projects. Participants get plenty of time for hands-on analysis of cases provided as well their own cases to analyse them under super-vision of the experts.

International Workshop on Quality Music Therapy

October 15, 2015

The aim of the workshop is to promote fruitful collaboration among researchers, music therapists, musicians, psychologists and physicians who are interested in music therapy and its effects, evaluated by applying quantitative and qualitative methods. The workshop will provide the opportunity to learn about, present and discuss ongoing work in the area.  We believe that this is a timely workshop because there is an increasing interest in quantitative and qualitative methods in music therapy.

ATC, Advance Training Course on Neurocomputational Modelling - Mid-Term Review Meeting & ATC 5 : Neurocomputational Modelling

September 16-18, 2015

The Mid-Term Review meeting assesses the fulfilment of all aspects (scientific, research training, management, etc) described in Annex 1 of the Grant Agreement.

Bootcamp 5 will give experience on multiple levels of neurocomputational modelling.  Coverage will move from basic principles of modelling to specific worked examples applied to whole-system behaviour, fMRI, EEG, and single neuron responses.

 Barcelona cognition, brain and technology summer school

31 August- 11 September, 2015

BCBT is an annual international summer school that promotes a shared systems-level understanding of the functional architecture of the brain and its possible emulation in artificial systems. BCBT addresses students and researchers involved in research at the interface between brains and technology such as in the ambit of  “Bio-ICT convergence” "Brain Inspired ICT" and “cognitive systems and robotics”. BCBT2015 is organized and supported by the European project Convergence Science Network of Biomimetics and NeuroTechnology, CSNII. Students will have the opportunity to attend lectures from prominent scientists in the field of brain research, neuroscience, artificial intelligent and related fields. Students will also attend tutorials and work on projects that will be presented at the end of the 2 weeks of the summer school

Workshop on Second Language Processing 

June 11-12,2015

The goal of the workshop is to foster discussion about several issues related to second language acquisition and processing.

2nd Barcelona Myocardial Strain Hands-on Conference

May 28-29, 2015

This course provides a thorough overview and hands-on experience in myocardial strain analysis (speckle tracking as well as Tissue Doppler-based). The concepts of the strain analysis, together with tips-and-tricks for the processing, will be presented using illustrative cases and enriched with pathophysiologic knowledge of cardiac mechanics and ventricular remodelling to provide advanced interpretation for clinical practice or research projects. Participants get plenty of time for hands-on analysis of cases provided as well their own cases to analyse them under super-vision of the experts.

 6th International Workshop on Reliable Networks Design and Modeling 

 November 17-19, 2014

RNDM has been established as a single-track workshop each time attracting world-class participants from both academia and industry working in the area of reliable networks design and modeling. RNDM 2014 follows the success of the first five events that took place in St. Petersburg (20092012), Moscow (2010), Budapest (2011), and Almaty (2013) accordingly.

BCBT 2014 - Barcelona Cognition, Brain and Technology Summer School 

September 1-12, 2014

BCBT is an annual international summer school that promotes a shared systems-level understanding of the functional architecture of the brain and its possible emulation in artificial systems. BCBT addresses students and researchers involved in research at the interface between brains and technology such as in the ambit of  “Bio-ICT convergence” "Brain Inspired ICT" and “cognitive systems and robotics”. BCBT2013 is co-organized and supported by the European project Convergence Science Network of Biomimetics and NeuroTechnology, CSNII, and by Goal Leaders " Biologically-constrained architectures for the next generation of adaptive robots”. Students will have the opportunity to attend lectures from prominent scientists in the field of brain research, neuroscience, artificial intelligent and related fields. Students will also attend tutorials and work on projects that will be presented at the end of the 2 weeks of the summer school.

First Myocardial Strain Hands-on Course 

September 4-5 , 2014

This course provides a thorough overview and hands-on experience in myocardial strain analysis (speckle tracking as well as Tissue Doppler-based). The concepts of the strain analysis, together with tips-and-tricks for the processing, will be presented using illustrative cases and enriched with pathophysiologic knowledge of cardiac mechanics and ventricular remodelling to provide advanced interpretation for clinical practice or research projects. Participants get plenty of time for hands-on analysis of cases provided as well as their own cases to analyse them under supervision of the experts.

VP2HF, 1st Workshop, 29

30 April, 2014

The primary aim of VP2HF is to bring together image and data processing tools with statistical and integrated biophysical models mainly developed in previous VPH projects, into a single clinical workflow to improve therapy selection and treatment optimization in HF.

BrainScale Workshop

November 26-27, 2013

BrainScaleS (Brain-inspired multiscale computation in neuromorphic hybrid systems) was an EU FET-Proactive FP7 funded research project. The project started on 1 January 2011 and ended on 31 March 2015. It was a collaboration of 19 research groups from 10 European countries. The hardware development on the neuromorphic computing systems is continued in the Human Brain Project (HBP) in the Neuromorphic Computing Platform.

 

BCBT 2013 - Barcelona Cognition, Brain and Technology Summer School  

Sept 2-13, 2013

BCBT is an annual international summer school that promotes a shared systems-level understanding of the functional architecture of the brain and its possible emulation in artificial systems. BCBT addresses students and researchers involved in research at the interface between brains and technology such as in the ambit of  “Bio-ICT convergence” "Brain Inspired ICT" and “cognitive systems and robotics”. BCBT2013 is co-organized and supported by the European project Convergence Science Network of Biomimetics and NeuroTechnology, CSNII, and by Goal Leaders " Biologically-constrained architectures for the next generation of adaptive robots”. Students will have the opportunity to attend lectures from prominent scientists in the field of brain research, neuroscience, artificial intelligent and related fields. Students will also attend tutorials and work on projects that will be presented at the end of the 2 weeks of the summer school

Seventh International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction 

February 10-13, 2013

TEI is an international conference dedicated to present the latest results in tangible, embedded, and embodied interaction. The work presented at TEI addresses HCI issues, design, interactive art, user experience, tools and technologies, with a strong focus on how computing can bridge atoms and bits into cohesive interactive systems. The intimate size of this single-track conference provides a unique forum for exchanging ideas and presenting innovative work through talks, interactive exhibits, demos, hands-on studios, posters, art installations and performances.