World Premier International Research Center (WPI)
The University of Tokyo International Research Center for Neurointelligence (IRCN)
Satellite Symposium for The 41st Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society
“Frontiers of Neurointelligence ”

Understanding how human intelligence arises is the ultimate challenge for brain science.
Powerful integration of modern circuit biology, computational and clinical perspectives will be essential. On July 24, we welcome to UTokyo some of the world’s thought leaders at the “Frontiers of Neurointelligence”. Please join us for a stimulating symposium at IRCN!

Title:      Frontiers of Neurointelligence
Date & Time:  July 24, 2018
Venue:     Tetsumon Memorial Hall
14F Experimental Research Building, School of Medicine,
the University of Tokyo

Tentative time schedule:
9:30       Welcome / Overview Takao Hensch, IRCN
9:45       Naoshige Uchida (Harvard University)
“Reinforcement learning and dopamine”
10:30      Coffee break
10:45      Daphne Bavelier (University of Geneva)
“Learning to learn: Lessons from action video games”
11:30      Masashi Sugiyama (UTokyo/IRCN/RIKEN AIP)
“Recent advances in machine learning research and beyond”
12:15      Lunch break
13:30      David Cox (IBM/Harvard University)
“Reverse Engineering the Visual Cortex to Advance Machine Learning”
14:15      Shigeo Okabe (UTokyo/IRCN)
“Synapse remodeling in vitro and in vivo”
15:00      Poster session
15:45      Rebecca Saxe (MIT)
“Social Origins of Cortical Face areas”
16:30      Closing remarks Takao Hensch, IRCN
16:45      Poster session

Contact information:
IRCN Administration・international team

Sponsored by International Research Center for Neurointelligence (WPI-IRCN), The University of Tokyo Institutes for Advanced Study
Supported by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)