Hold the date: fNIRS2014 will take place Oct. 10-12, 2014, in Montreal. The meeting will be preceded by a one-day course on Oct. 9.
The Optics Division at the MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging has set the date for its fNIRS Course: Oct 24-25, 2013. Details and registration information can be found here.
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience is seeking submissions for a special issue devoted to near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) in functional research of prefrontal cortex.
NeuroImage will be publishing a Special Issue on “Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS)” featuring review articles and original submissions highlighting recent developments.
The deadline has been extended to Jan 31, 2013.
The 16th International Conference on Near Infrared Spectroscopy will be held Jun 2-7, 2013, in La Grande-Motte, France. You can register or submit your abstract here. Please note that the submission deadline has been extended to Jan 13, 2013.
The MGH Optics Division has uploaded a new Homer2 tutorial. This includes a basic introduction to the screen layout, how to view data from different sources and detectors, how to execute a simple processing script to convert from intensity to optical density to concentration, how to bandpass filter the data, and how to block average the response to a stimulus. Watch the tutorial below, or find it on the Homer2 website.
People are beginning to tweet about the upcoming meeting using the hashtag #fnirs2012. See the fNIRS blog page for a real-time Twitter feed.