fNIRS2018, biennial meeting of the sfNIRS

Please note: Abstract submission is open. Abstracts are due June 1, 2018. Please see: http://fnirs2018.org/abstract-submission/

The fNIRS2018 will take place in Tokyo, Japan, October 5-8, 2018. The venue is the University of Tokyo, located in central Tokyo.

The conference is co-chaired by Gentaro Taga and Turgut Durduran.

The program includes a diverse list of invited speakers. The plenary speaker will be Prof. Martin Wolf (Zurich Switzerland).

Also, a special session on ‘the Origin of Signals’ has been organized.

Invited Speakers

Arjun Yodh (USA)
Hamid Dehghani (UK)
Takashi Kusaka (JP)
Fumitaka Homae (JP)
Joy Hirsch (USA)
Niels Birbaumer (GER)
Kaja Jasinska (USA)
Haijing Niu (China)

Special session “Origin of signals”

David Boas (USA)
Ilias Tachtsidis (UK)
Yunjie Tong (USA)
Hellmuth Obrig (GER)

Program Committee

Gentaro Taga (The University of Tokyo, Japan) Co-Chair
Turgut Durduran (ICFO, Spain) Co-Chair
Gemma Bale (University College London, UK)
Joseph Culver (Washington University in St Louis, USA)
Judit Gervain (CNRS & Université Paris Descartes, France)
Keum-Shik Hong (Pusan National University, Korea)
Yoko Hoshi (Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan)
Kiyoto Kasai (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Ioulia Kovelman (University of Michigan, USA)
Rickson Mesquita (University of Campinas & BRAINN, Brazil)
Hellumth Obrig (Max Planck Institute, Germany)
Eiji Okada (Keio University, Japan)
Felipe Orihuela-Espina (INAOE, Mexico)
Felix Scholkmann (University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland)
Justin Skowno (University of Sydney, Australia)
Ilias Tachtsidis (University College London, UK)
Yunjie Tong (Purdue University, USA)
Alessandro Torricelli (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
Masami K Yamaguchi (Chuo University, Japan)

Local Organizers

Gentaro Taga, Hama Watanabe, Fumitaka Homae, Daisuke Tsuzuki, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Hiroki Sato

Important dates

Abstract submission deadline: June 1, 2018 

Preconference educational course

As with past meetings, there will be a day-long course prior to the start of the conference, on October 5, 2018.

Organizers for preconference educational course:

Yasuyo Minagawa (Keio University, Japan)
Ippeita Dan (Chuo University, Japan)