Wednesday, 19 September

08:00 – 09:00
Registration and coffee

09:00 - 09:10
Welcome words

09:10 - 09:40
Henry Markram - opening presentation

09:40 – 13:00
Session 1: Brain-computer interfaces: state of the art and challenges

Speakers: José del R. Millán
                 Mikhail Lebedev
                 Christoph Guger
                 Pantaleo Romanelli
                 Giovanni Mirabella
                 Ioan Opris

13:00 – 14:00
Networking lunch

14:00 – 17:45
Session 2: Current approaches to brain augmentation: from drugs to nanotechnology, from electrical stimulation to meditation

Speakers: W. Dalton Dietrich
                 Vance Lemmon
                 Estate Sokhadze
                 Natasha Sigala
                 Wen-Jun Gao
                 Ivan Pigarev
                 Manuel Casanova
                 Mara Dierssen

15:30 - 16:15
Poster session

19:30 – 22:30
Conference Dinner
 

Thursday, 20 September

09:00 – 13:00
Session 3: Augmenting the brain and transforming the body: of cyborgs, robots, virtual reality and more

Speakers: Mavi Sanchez-Vives
                 Brian Noga
                 Alexei Ossadtchi
                 Ekaterina Bereziy
                 Monica Perez
                 Micah Murray
                 Luke Osborn
                 Olaf Blanke

13:00 – 14:00
Networking lunch

14:00 – 17:30
Session 4: The future of brain augmentation: what is next?

Speakers: Jon Kaas
                   
Stewart Barnes
                 Sandra Chapman
                 Francisco Gonzalez-Lima
                 Walter Glannon
                 Beatrice de Gelder
                 Theodore W. Berger

17:30 – 18:00
Closing Remarks
 

Friday, 21 September

09:00 – 10:30
Bus trip to Gruyères

10:30 – 12:00
Visit of the town and the Gruyères castle

12:00 – 13:00
Lunch

13:00 – 14:00
Visit of the Gruyères cheese factory

14:00 – 15:30
Bus trip to Lausanne train station

 

* The full list of speakers will be published soon.