No Garland Neuroscience


These are exciting times for Neuroscience. There is a sense that something big is around the corner and it is going to change the way we think.

We started NGN as an experiment, an attempt to organize a much-needed Neuroscience meeting that is low-cost in both logistics and time without compromising scientific content. Given the participation and the scientific payback last time, we think this should become a tradition. The second edition of NGN (Jan 2 - 4, 2020) promises to be NGN-1 and much more. We would like to thank DBT Wellcome India Alliance for generously supporting for this conference.

To keep things simple, sustainable, minimise time costs, and keep the focus on science, we ask participants to fund their own trip. We especially encourage participation from students and postdocs. Please contact us if you need an invitation letter so that you can use your contingency funds to attend NGN.

Program

Conference

2 - 4 Jan, 2020

The program will include research talks, discussions and poster sessions over the first two days. On the final day, we will take our science outdoors - A trip to the Western Ghats. We expect to announce a detailed schedule in the first week of December.

Breakfast : 1st floor Dining Hall Complex


Lunch : 1st floor Dining Hall Complex


Extended poster session : 1st floor Dining Hall Complex


Talks : Indrani Balan Science Centre


Time Thursday, 2 Jan Friday, 3 Jan Saturday, 4 Jan
0800 Breakfast Breakfast Trip to the
Wilderness
in the
Western Ghats (Kunjwan Resort, Bhor)
0900
0900 Talks Talks
1040
1040 Tea Break Tea Break
1110
1110 Talks Talks
1230
1230 Lunch + Poster Lunch + Poster
1500
1500 Talks Talks
1620
1620 Tea Break Tea Break
1650
1650 Talks Talks
1750
1800 Extended Poster Session Extended Poster Session
2000
2000 Dinner + Fun Dinner + Fun (Wynkk - The Lounge and Bar)
2200

Schedule

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Logistics

Estimated expenses: Rs.1,500 Registration fees (includes meal, exluding outdoor trip and Thursday night party). We have blocked rooms in our guest house that can be booked for a fee. You may contact our guesthouse manager Charu (managergh@iiserpune.ac.in) with "booking for NGN Meeting" in the subject line.

Students and faculty at IISER are happy to 'adopt a neuroscientist (AAN)'. Visiting students and faculty can share quarters via the AAN program in our hostel and faculty housing for free. We have a daycare on campus that is happy to accommodate visiting neurotoddlers and neuropreteens. Feel free to bring your family along and turn NGN into a 'workation'. Also, bring a musical instrument/sense of humor along for open mike night.

Contact

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune
Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Ward No. 8,
NCL Colony, Pashan, Pune,
Maharashtra 411008, INDIA

For any other queries mail us