Conference on Systems Neuroscience and Rehabilitation: SNR2013

Date: March 13-14, 2013
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 13

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 John Donoghue (Brown Univ)
      "Turning Thoughts Into Action: Neural Interfaces to Restore Movement to Humans with Paralysis"

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

Session I: Sensory-to-motor Processing
Special lecture:
 15:50-16:40
  Dr Kenji Kawano (Kyoto Univ)

 16:40-17:15
  Dr Isao Hasegawa (Niigata Univ)

 17:15-17:50
  Dr Yasuharu Koike (Tokyo Tech)

March 14

Session II: Neuroimaging Application
 9:00-9:35
  Dr Lauri Parkkonen (Aalto Univ/ELEKTA)

 9:35-10:10
  Dr Sunao Iwaki (AIST)

Poster presentation & coffee break
 10:10-11:00

Session III: Body Image
Special lecture:
 11:00-11:50
  Dr Olaf Blanke (EPFL)

 11:50-12:25
  Dr Hiroshi Imamizu (NICT/ATR)

Closing remark
 12:25-12:30
  Dr Seishi Kato (Dean, Research Institute of NRCD)