The Winter Workshop 2020

Theme: "Brain and artificial intelligence"

January 8 (Wed) to 10 (Fri), 2020>
Rusutsu Resort Hotel , Hokkaido, Japan
The closest airport is Sapporo-Chitose Airport. It takes two hours by bus (reservation needed) from the airport.

Registration fee : 2,000 yen ( Student : free )



Theme: "Brain and artificial intelligence"

January 8
Special Session
18:10-19:00 Richard Zemel (Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence)
19:10-20:00 Minho Lee (Kyungpook National University)
20:10-21:00 Kenji Doya (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology)
21:00-23:00 Poster session
January 9
Topic Session
15:30-16:20 Masataka Watanabe (University of Tokyo)
16:30-17:20 Shinji Nishimoto (NICT CiNet)
17:30-18:20 Mackenzie W. Mathis (Harvard University)
20:00-22:00 Poster session
January 11
Topic Session
8:50-9:00 Announcement of Poster presentation awards
9:00-9:50 Alexander Mathis (Harvard University)
10:00-10:50 Kenichiro Tsutsui (Tohoku University)
11:00-11:50 Takamitsu Watanabe(RIKEN Centre for Brian Science)

Poster Application Form: 

*Poster submission:

Submission Deadline: Extended to Friday, December 20

*the Poster Session Program
→ In prepration

*If you have any questions regaridng the poster application, please feel free to contact at
Excellent poster presentations will be selected from all poster presentations.


*Pleae visit the link below:
Registration Deadline: Extended to Friday, December 20


Japanese Neural Network Society
ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories
Okinawa Institute of Science & Technology Graduate University, Neural Computation Unit
Web for the Integrated Studies of the Human Mind (WISH)
Artificial Intelligence Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas
"Correspondence and Fusion of Artificial Intelligence and Brain Science"
"Brain information dyanmics underlying multi-area interconnectivity and parallel processing"
"Brain and Individuality"
"Understanding human recognition of material properties for innovation in SHITSUKAN science and technology"
"Non-linear Neuro-oscilloglogy: Toward Integrative Understanding of Human Nature"
"Science of personalized value development through adolescence: integration of brain, real-world, and life-course approaches"
"Creation and Promotion of the Will-Dynamics"
"Chronogenesis: How the Mind Generates Time"
"Constructive understanding of multi-scale dynamism of neuropsychiatric disorders"
"Prediction of social attitudes and stresses based on social neuroscinece and natural language processing"
"Construction of artificial consciousness and its application in real life situations based upon axiomatic neurocomputational theories and constructivistic engineering approaches"
"Cognitive Mirroring: Assisting people with developmental disorders by means of self-understanding and social sharing of cognitive processes"
"An exploration of the principle of emerging interactions in spatiotemporal diversity"
Post K Exploratory Challenge
"Big Brain-Data Analysis, Whole Brain-Scale Simulation, and Brain-Style AI Architecture"
Co-sponsor: Collaborative Research Center for Innovative Mathematical Modelling, The University of Tokyo
Research and Education Center for Brain Science, Hokkaido University
Tohoku University Brain Science Center
Center of KANSEI Innovation, Hiroshima University
International Research Center for Neurointelligence, The University of Tokyo Institutes for Advanced Studies(WPI-IRCN)