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CNeuro2024 Event Schedule
This Summer School is organised in a two sessions: Basic and Advanced. It also includes a number of group discussions, hosted by the organizers and lecturers.

Please find the dates and times of the lectures (in
golden yellow) and the group discussions (in dark blue).

A PDF version of this schedule can be downloaded here.

The lecture dates and times for Basel (GMT +2) and Beijing (GMT +8) are also listed separately in two respective columns. 

Speaker & Moderator

Date & Time in Beijing, GMT +8

Lecture Title

BREAK & DINNER

17.00-19.00

08.30-09.00

09.00-09.30

09.30-11.00

10 min
break

11.55-12.40

10 min
break

19.55-20.40

11.30-13.00

14.30-16.00

16.00-16.30

16.30-17.00

19.00-20.00

19.00-20.00

JULY 09 (Tuesday)

09.00-10.30

11.00-12.30

14.00-15.30

15.30-16.00

16.00-16.30

19.00-20.00

JULY 10 (Wednesday)

09.00-10.30

11.00-12.00

14.00-15.30

15.30-16.00

16.00-16.30

19.00-20.00

09.00-10.30

11.00-12.30

14.00-15.30

AUGUST 18 (Thursday)

15.30-16.00

16.00-16.30

JULY 12 (Friday)

09.00-10.00

10.30-11.30

13.00-14.00

14.30-15.30

15.30-16.00

16.00-16.30

19.00-20.30

JULY 14 (Sunday)

09.00-10.30

11.00-12.00

13.30-14.30

15.00-16.00

16.00-16.30

16.30-17.00

19.00-20.30

JULY 15 (Monday)

09.00-10.00

10.30-11.30

13.00-14.00

14.30-15.30

15.30-18.00

18.00-

The Normative Approach to Understanding Neural Computation

Moderator: Sen Song

The Cerebellum:
A Computational Perspective

Introduction to Soft Reinforcement Learning

BASIC SESSION

Spatiotemporal Activity Patterns In The Brain: Dynamical Properties and Functional Roles

Moderator: Sen Song

Neuronal and Circuit Mechanisms for Information Processing during Sensory and Motor Behaviors

Moderator: Quan Wen

Attractor Network for Working Memory and Decision-Making

Moderator: Louis Tao

Introduction to Soft Reinforcement Learning

Moderator: Quan Wen

Modular Architecture for Understanding Cognitive Interactions

(advanced lecture)

Bayesian Observer Models

Moderator: Sen Song

Social Decision-Making: Games, Algorithms, and Brain

Moderator: Sen Song

Linking Human EEG
and MEG Data to Deep Neural Networks

Neural Mechanism of Decision-Making - Basic Frameworks: Signal Detection Theory and Drift-Diffusion Models

Advanced Reinforcement Learning: Replay, Temporal Abstraction, and Function Approximation

Dendritic and Circuit Computation for an Intelligent Behavior in Mammalian Brain

What Can Connectomes Tell Us about Neural Computation?

Fractional Neural Sampling

Dopamine and Reinforcement Learning (I)

Attention, Value, and Confidence - Extending Drift-Diffusion Model

Arrival & Registration

Moderator: Quan Wen

INTRODUCTION

BREAK

30min break

LUNCH BREAK

13.00-14.30

TEACHING ASSISTANTS' OFFICE HOUR

LIFE & SCIENCE PANEL SESSION 2

Nathaniel Daw &
Ruben Moreno-Bote

STUDENT PRESENTATIONS 2

Moderator:
Louis Tao

LUNCH BREAK

12.30-14.00

BREAK

30min break

JULY 11 (Thursday)

Moderator: Quan Wen

STUDENT PRESENTATIONS 3

Moderator: Louis Tao

LIFE & SCIENCE PANEL SESSION 3

Sukbin Lim &
Ninglong Xu

TEACHING ASSISTANTS' OFFICE HOUR

LUNCH BREAK

12.00-14.00

BREAK & DINNER

16.30-19.00

BREAK

JULY 13 (Saturday)

TEACHING ASSISTANTS' OFFICE HOUR

Moderator: Sen Song

LIFE & SCIENCE SESSION 4

Pulin Gong &
Hang Zhang

LUNCH BREAK

11.30-13.00

BREAK

30min break

TEACHING ASSISTANTS' OFFICE HOUR

LIFE & SCIENCE SESSION 5

Ole Jensen &
Lusha Zhu

Moderator: Quan Wen

STUDENT GROUP PRESENTATIONS 1

BREAK & DINNER

16.30-19.00

LIFE & SCIENCE PANEL SESSION 6

Naoshige Uchida &
Tianming Yang

Moderator: Louis Tao

BREAK

30min break

JULY 08 (Monday)

Welcome to CNeuro2024

LIFE & SCIENCE
SESSION 1


Mitya Chklovskii & Vincent Hakim

BREAK

30min break

TEACHING ASSISTANTS' OFFICE HOUR

STUDENT PRESENTATIONS 1

Moderator: Quan Wen

BREAK & DINNER

16.30-19.00

LUNCH BREAK

12.30-14.00

BREAK

30min break

ADVANCED SESSION

BREAK

30min break

LUNCH BREAK

12.00-13.30

Dopamine and Reinforcement Learning (II)

The Credit Assignment Problem and the Cerebellum

BREAK

30min break

TEACHING ASSISTANTS' OFFICE HOUR

STUDENT GROUP PRESENTATIONS 2

Moderator: Quan Wen

BREAK & DINNER

17.00-19.00

Behavior Without Rewards: the Maximum Occupancy Principle (MOP)

Mental Representation and Decision Making on Social Networks

Pipelining in the Brain by Coupled Oscillations

Structured Priors and Bounded Rationality in Human Learning and Decision-Making

BREAK

30min break

LUNCH BREAK

11.30-13.00

BREAK

30min break

BREAK & DINNER

16.00-19.00

'WRAP-UP'
DISCUSSION SESSION

OPEN EVENING

FAREWELL

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