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Call for Abstracts: Bernstein Conference 2016


Satellite Workshops September 20-21, 2016

Main Conference September 21-23, 2016

PhD Symposium September 23-24, 2016


The Bernstein Conference started out as the annual meeting of the Bernstein Network Computational Neuroscience and has become the largest annual Computational Neuroscience conference in Europe with more than 500 international participants in recent years. This year the conference is organized by the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. The main conference (Sep 21-23, 2016) will be accompanied by satellite workshops (Sep 20-21, 2016) and a PhD symposium (Sep 23-24, 2016). An important part of the main conference will be the two poster sessions.

We are now inviting the submission of abstracts from all relevant areas. Authors of most accepted abstracts will get the chance for a poster presentation, a small number of abstracts will be selected for contributed talks during the main conference. Please note the earlier submission deadline for authors applying for a talk. All accepted abstracts will be published online and will be citable via Digital Object Identifiers (DOI).


Please note that the submission of an abstract does not replace the conference registration (

Poster space is limited and early submission is encouraged. For abstract submission


Posters to be considered as contributed talks: June 15, 2016

Other posters: August 1, 2016


This year for the first time, the Bernstein Association offers Travel Grants for participation in the Bernstein Conference. Each of the 10 Travel Grants is endowed with 500 €. Please find further information under the


Conference registration starts on May 2, 2016.

Early registration deadline: July 24, 2016

Hotel rooms are relatively pricy and limited due to a huge trade fair at the same time. We offer a small contingent of hotel rooms close to conference venue on the conference website. Please book by yourself.


Satellite Workshops and Main Conference: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin, Germany

PhD Symposium: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Campus Nord, Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin, Philippstr. 13 Haus 6, 10115 Berlin, Germany

Public Lecture: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Audimax, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin, Germany, September 21, 2016, 8 pm


For more information on the conference, please visit the website

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Berlin!


Local organizer: Michael Brecht

Program chair: Richard Kempter

Managing director: Margret Franke

Co-Organizers: Bernstein Coordination Site (BCOS): Andrea Huber Broesamle, Mareike Kardinal, Kerstin Schwarzwaelder

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