fNIRS 2018 is Approaching

The fNIRS 2018 meeting will be held in Tokyo, Japan on October 5-8, 2018.
We received 300 abstract submissions.Nearly 450 participants are expected to travel to Tokyo for this event. This is the biggest meeting for the society thus far. We also plan to have three early morning sessions that will involve discussion of specific issues for fNIRS research.

Attending this meeting will be a valuable opportunity to meet important people in the field of fNIRS, to get up to speed on state-of-the-art research and technology, and to become part of an international network. Don’t miss this important biennial meeting!

The regular registration is open through Sep 5, 2018. Please register as early as possible.
http://fnirs2018.org/registration/

Nominations for the Early Investigator Award must be submitted by July 1, 2018.
http://fnirs2018.org/early-investigator-award/
Oral presentations by the finalists for this award will be on Day 2 of the meeting (Oct. 6, 2018) and the awardee will be announced at the social event, to be held at the National Museum of Nature and Science (details below).

A one-day educational course will be held on Oct. 5, 2018. The course will include lectures and a hands-on seminar for fNIRS measurement and analysis. Space is limited to 60 people. The registration will open soon, so stay tuned for that.

The local organizers have prepared an attractive social event at the National Museum of Nature and Science, taking place in the Japan Gallery. In addition to drinks, foods and entertainment, you can view the exhibitions in the gallery.

Information on both venues and travel is on the web page.
http://fnirs2018.org/venue/

We look forward to seeing you in Tokyo, one of the most attractive cities in the world!

fNIRS2018 co-chairs, Gentaro Taga and Turgut Durduran