Conference on Systems Neuroscience and Rehabilitation: SNR2011

Date: March 9-10, 2011
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 9

Opening remark
 12:50-13:00
  Dr Tsutomu Iwaya (President, NRCD)
  Dr Seishi Kato (Dean, Research Institute of 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 Niels Birbaumer (Tuebingen University)
"Brain Computer Interface(BCI) in Locked-In Patients and Chronic Stroke: Brain Communication and Movement Restoration"

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

Session I
 15:50-16:30
  Dr Hiroshi Imamizu (NICT/ATR)

 16:30-17:10
  Dr Guenter Edlinger (g.tec)

 17:10-17:50
  Dr Daichi Nozaki (The University of Tokyo)

March 10

SessionII
 9:00-9:50
  Dr Charles Spence (Oxford University)/ Special lecture

 9:50-10:30
  Dr Shigeru Kitazawa (Juntendo University)

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

 11:20-11:40
  Dr Noritaka Kawashima (NRCD)

 11:40-12:20
  Dr Hiroaki Gomi (NTT)

Closing remark
 12:20-12:30
  Dr Fumio Eto (Dean, Rehabilitation Services Bureau of NRCD)