fNIRS Newsletter – November 2013

Early Announcement
fNIRS 2014
Montreal Canada
October 10-12, 2014
This conference is expected to start Friday morning and conclude Sunday afternoon.
It will be preceded the day before by an educational workshop.
Watch fNIRS.org for more details.
Abstract submission deadlines will be announced to this list-server as well as on fNIRS.org
Also visit the fNIRS2014 facebook page.

Neurophotonics
SPIE is starting a new journal called Neurophotonics (see the SPIE press release here).

Twitter and Facebook
fNIRS is on twitter and facebook. This is a good way to share information about new publications, and other news related to our society. Follow the links at fnirs.org.

fNIRS Special Issue in Neuroimage commemorating 20 Years of fNIRS.
Accepted are on-line and will appear in one of the next issues of Neuroimage.
You can browse the on-line ahead of print papers at
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/aip/10538119

The University of Picardie, France, Offers Course on Cerebral Oximetry and Optical Imaging

The GRAMFC laboratory at the University of Picardie, France, is offering a course on cerebral oximetry and optical imaging in Amiens this fall. The course will provide basic knowledge of and acquisition experience with near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS); explore applications of cerebral oximetry in neonates; and discuss the benefits of optical imaging in the analysis of both language and epileptic networks. Practical sessions with the various systems available in the laboratory will be held every evening.

See here for further information.

July Newsletter

Early Announcement
fNIRS 2014
Montreal Canada
October 10-12, 2014
This conference is expected to start Friday morning and conclude Sunday afternoon.
It will be preceded the day before by an educational workshop.
Watch fNIRS.org for more details.
Abstract submission deadlines will be announced to this list-server as well as on fNIRS.org.

fNIRS Special Issue in Neuroimage
Accepted papers are appearing on-line.
You can browse the on-line ahead of print papers here.

Call for Papers in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
- ”Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) in functional research of prefrontal cortex”
Further information here.
Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Aug 2013
Deadline for full article submission: 30 Sep 2013

fNIRS Course in Boston
Oct 24-25, 2013
at Massachusetts General Hospital. This 2-day course provides an introduction to fNIRS with hands-on training in the use of NIRS instrumentation. This is followed by lectures exemplifying applications of fNIRS. The second day then focuses on data analysis with hands-on training with Homer2.
Further information here.