fNIRS Meeting


Due to the end of British Summer Time, the clocks go back 1 hour at 2am on Sunday 28th October

Friday 26th October

2:00pm REGISTRATION OPENS   North Cloisters
5:15pm WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION OF SPONSORS Clare Elwell Cruciform Lecture Theatre
5:30pm KEYNOTE TALK: Trends in Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy David Boas Cruciform Lecture Theatre
6:30pm WELCOME RECEPTION   North Cloisters

Saturday 27th October

  HARDWARE DEVELOPMENTS   Cruciform Lecture Theatre
8:00 - 8:30am INVITED TALK: Ischemic stroke & hybrid diffuse optics combining diffuse correlation spectroscopy (DCS) and diffuse optical spectroscopy (DOS-NIRS) Turgut Durduran  
8:30 - 8:45am Time resolved functional near infrared spectroscopy by means of time gated system at small interfiber distance Davide Contini  
8:45 - 9:00am Imaging multiple functional networks with diffuse optical tomography Adam T. Eggebrecht  
  MULTI-MODAL MONITORING   Cruciform Lecture Theatre
9:00 - 9:30am INVITED TALK: False Positives in fNIRS: Identifying and Quantifying Systemic Influences on Neurovascular Coupling in fNIRS Data during Cognitive Tasks. Ilias Tachtsidis  
9:30 - 9:45am Neurovascular Coupling Varies with Level of Global Cerebral Ischemia in a Rat Model Wesley B. Baker  
9:45 - 10:00am Impact of Extracranial Vessels on Task-Evoked Artefacts in Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy for Multiple Tasks Evgeniya Kirilina  
10:00 - 10:45am COFFEE   North Cloisters
  DATA ANALYSIS   Cruciform Lecture Theatre
10:45 - 11:15am INVITED TALK: Methodological challenges in the application of fNIRS for infant cognitive neuroscience Emmanuel Du Poux  
11:15 - 11:30am Low frequency oscillations measured in the periphery with near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) are strongly correlated with blood oxygen level-dependent functional magnetic resonance imaging (BOLD fMRI) signals Yunjie Tong  
11:30 - 11:45am Integrated Data Analysis Environment for fNIRS Takusige Katura  
11:45 - 12:00pm Is it possible to extract cortical depth information from traditionally 2D optical imaging spectroscopy using concurrent fMRI data? A.J. Kennerley  
12:00 - 12:15pm Non-contact photogrammetric spatial registration system for fNIRS featuring color-coded markers Daisuke Tsuzuki  
12:15 - 12:30pm Functional Connectivity of the PFC via Partial Correlation Analysis Z. Einalou  
12:30 - 12:45pm Hierarchical Bayesian estimation with ARD prior improves depth accuracy and spatial resolution of diffuse optical tomography Takeaki Shimokawa
Takashi Amita, Yoshihiro Inoue, and Masa-aki Sato
12:45 - 1:45pm LUNCH   North Cloisters
  NEURODEVELOPMENT (I)   Cruciform Lecture Theatre
1:45 - 2:15pm INVITED TALK: A cognitive neuroscience approach to the early identification of autism Charles Nelson  
2:15 - 2:30pm Evoked changes in oxygen consumption in premature neonates Nadege Roche-Labarbe  
2:30 - 2:45pm Building from Basics: fNIRS recordings from 6-month olds investigate sensory cortex selectivity and response suppression Lauren L. Emberson  
2:45 - 3:00 The specificity of the neural response to language at birth Lillian May  
3:00 - 5:00pm TEA AND POSTER VIEWING   North Cloisters and Old Refectory
  NEURODEVELOPMENT (II)   Cruciform Lecture Theatre
5:00 - 5:30pm INVITED TALK: NIRS imaging of spatiotemporal activity in the developing brain Gentaro Taga  
5:30 - 5:45pm Cortical Mapping of 3D Optical Topography in infants Maria D Papademetriou  
5:45 - 6:00 Interaction between brain maturation and experience: hemodynamic responses to speech categories in full term and preterm neonates Minagawa-Kawai  
6:00 - 6:15 Developmental Changes in Frontal-Parietal Activation Associated with Visual Working Memory Capacity John Spencer  
6:15 - 6:45pm KEYNOTE LECTURE: Brain connectivity inference for fMRI data Will Penny Cruciform Lecture Theatre
7:00 - 11:30pm SOCIAL EVENT: AN EVENING IN A GREAT BRITISH PUB   Jeremy Bentham Pub, University Street

Sunday 28th October

  APPLICATIONS: ADULT (I)   Cruciform Lecture Theatre
8:00 - 8:30am INVITED TALK: Application of functional near infrared spectroscopy in Psychiatry Andreas Fallgatter  
8:30 - 8:45am Physiological Correlates of Perceptual Learning Uma Shahani  
8:45 - 9:00am Neural correlates of spontaneous deception Kang Lee  
9:00 - 9:15am Frontal activation scales with working memory load: a near-infrared spectroscopy study Frank A. Fishburn  
9:15 - 9:30am The effect of inner speech on arterial pCO2, cerebral hemodynamics and oxygenation Martin Wolf  
9:30 - 11:30am COFFEE AND POSTER VIEWING   North Cloisters and Old Refectory
  APPLICATIONS : ADULT (II)   Cruciform Lecture Theatre
11:30 - 12:00pm INVITED TALK: Adult Clinical Applications of Near Infrared Spectroscopy Martin Smith  
12:00 - 12:15pm Assessments of memory impairments associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by near infrared spectroscopy Fenghua Tian  
12:15 - 12:30pm Simultaneous EEG and fNIRS assessment of language processing: A tool to investigate changes in aphasia during (sub)acute stroke? Sonja Rossi  
12:30 - 12:45pm Characterising the response of cytochrome c oxidase to changes in cerebral oxygen supply and demand in the healthy adult brain Christina Kolyva  
12:45 - 1:00pm Investigating the origin of hemodynamic fluctuations using high-resolution diffuse optical tomography in humans Christina Habermehl  
1:00 - 2:00pm LUNCH    
2:00 - 2:30pm KEYNOTE LECTURE: Interpreting NIRS data: the modelling challenge Murad Banaji Cruciform Lecture Theatre
2:30 - 3:00pm INVITED TALK: Clinical application of Near infrared Spectroscopy in the Neonate Frank Van Bel  
3:00 - 3:15pm A Study of Preschool Irritability: NIRS Brain Imaging of correlates of clinical irritability Susan B. Perlman  
3:15 - 3:30pm Development of a Multimodal Functional Brain Imaging Laboratory for Newborn Infants T. Austin  
3:30 - 3:45pm ROUND-UP AND CLOSE    
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