20 years BCCN Berlin Symposium

With this symposium, the BCCN Berlin wants to celebrate the 20. anniversary of the Center and its achievements with the Center's members, alumni, students, and (invited) guests.

We are delighted that Andreas Herz, former director of the BCCN Berlin will tell us a bit about the Center's history. He, our great invited speakers and all guests will contribute to a lively, inspiring and fun symposium.

Registration is necessary, please see below.

Preliminary Program
14.00 - 14.10 Opening/Welcome, Michael Brecht
14.10 -14.20 History/retrospect, Andreas Herz, LMU München
14.20 - 14.50 Greetings
Prof. Dr. Julia von Blumenthal, President Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Prof. Dr. Joachim Spranger, Dean, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Prof. Dr. Fatma Deniz, Vice President, Technische Universität Berlin
1. Session, Chair:  Susanne Schreiber
14.50 - 15.30 Explainable AI for Obtaining Insight, Klaus-Robert Müller
BIFOLD und Technische Universität Berlin
15.30 – 16.10 The Physics of Sentience, Karl Friston
University College London, London, UK

16.10 – 16.40

Coffee Break

2. Session, Chair:  Henning Sprekeler

16.40 – 17.20 Latent Cause Inference and Mental Health, Yael Niv
Princeton University, Princeton, USA
17.20 – 18.00 Consciousness and its Physical Substrate – Progress and Problems, Christof Koch
Allen Institute, Seattle, USA
18.00 - 18.40

Belief Embodiment through Eye Movements Facilitates Memory-Guided Navigation, Dora Angelaki,
New York University, New York, USA


Dinner Reception


Places are limited and registration is required - first come, first serve. We are fully booked now. For being put on the waiting list, please write to info (at) bccn-berlin.de.



Steering Committee of the BCCN Berlin and the Interdisciplinary Center Computational Neuroscience.


Location: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Festsaal, Luisenstr. 56, 10115 Berlin (symposium) and Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin, Philippstr. 13 Haus 6, 10115 Berlin (dinner reception)

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