Conference on Systems Neuroscience and Rehabilitation: SNR2012

Date: March 14-15, 2012
Place: 6F Conference room, College of National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities
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National Rehabilitation Center
for Persons with Disabilities (NRCD)
Namiki 4-1, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359-8555, Japan

# 10 minutes walk from Shin-tokorozawa station (Seibu Shinjuku Line)
# 8 minutes taxi from Tokorozawa station (Seibu Ikebukuro & Seibu Shinjuku Line)





Host: Research Institute of National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities
Facilitator: Kenji Kansaku, MD, PhD
Language: English
Conference Objectives: Rapidly growing knowledge in systems neuroscience may help to expand the range of activities possible for persons with disabilities; however, practical application of this knowledge requires cooperation between experts in different research fields. At this conference, the speakers and audience will be from a wide range of research fields, including systems neuroscience, neurology, engineering, and psychology, and the attendees will discuss possibilities in this regard.


 Programs
March 14

Opening remark
 12:50-13:00
  Dr Fumio Eto (President, NRCD)

Introductory session
 13:00-13:30
  Dr Kenji Kansaku (NRCD)

 13:30-14:00
  Dr Toru Ogata (NRCD)

Key note lecture:
 (chaired by Dr Yasoichi Nakajima; Dean, College of NRCD)
 14:00-15:00
  Dr Mark Hallett (NINDS)
      "Stages of motor learning"

Poster presentation & coffee break
 15:00-15:50

Session I: Brain-Machine Interfaces and Neurorehabilitation
 15:50-16:30
  Dr Yasuharu Koike (Tokyo Tech)

 16:30-17:10
  Dr Lauri Parkkonen (Elekta)

 17:10-17:50
  Dr Hiroshi Yokoi (UEC/Tokyo)

March 15

Session II: Sensorimotor Integration
Special lecture:
 9:00-9:50
  Dr Patrick Haggard (UCL)

 9:50-10:30
  Dr Tatsuya Mima (Kyoto University)

Poster presentation & coffee break
 10:30-11:20

Session III: Animal Models
Special lecture:
 11:20-12:10
  Dr Tadashi Isa (NIPS)

 12:10-12:50
  Dr Toru Takumi (Hiroshima University)

Closing remark
 12:50-13:00
  Dr Seishi Kato (Dean, Research Institute of NRCD)