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
NRCD map

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.

March 9

Opening remark
  Dr Tsutomu Iwaya (President, NRCD)
  Dr Seishi Kato (Dean, Research Institute of NRCD)

Introductory session
  Dr Kenji Kansaku (NRCD)

  Dr Toru Ogata (NRCD)

Key note lecture:
 (chaired by Dr Yasoichi Nakajima; Dean, College of NRCD)
  Dr Niels Birbaumer (Tuebingen University)
"Brain Computer Interface(BCI) in Locked-In Patients and Chronic Stroke: Brain Communication and Movement Restoration"

  Poster presentation & coffee break

Session I
  Dr Hiroshi Imamizu (NICT/ATR)

  Dr Guenter Edlinger (g.tec)

  Dr Daichi Nozaki (The University of Tokyo)

March 10

  Dr Charles Spence (Oxford University)/ Special lecture

  Dr Shigeru Kitazawa (Juntendo University)

  Poster presentation & coffee break

  Dr Noritaka Kawashima (NRCD)

  Dr Hiroaki Gomi (NTT)

Closing remark
  Dr Fumio Eto (Dean, Rehabilitation Services Bureau of NRCD)