DARPA (DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE), IARPA (INTELLIGENCE), NIH (US DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH HUMAN SERVICES) , DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (NATIONAL LABORATORIES) listed below: The BRAIN Initiative in 2015: Updates and Outreach | Brain Initiativehttps://braininitiative.nih.gov/News-Events/event/brain-initiative-2015-updates-and-outreachThe BRAIN Initiative in 2015: Updates and OutreachYou are viewing archived BRAIN Initiative content that is no longer current but is available for reference and record keeping purposes.Town Hall & Reception at the 2015 Society for Neuroscience Meeting in Chicago, IL.When: Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 6:30-9:00 pmWhere: McCormick Place Convention Center Room S103Additional Event Information:Description:This interactive panel discussion/Q&A session will feature updates on activities and opportunities offered by the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative. Representatives from federal agencies, private research foundations and universities will be present. A reception with speakers will immediately follow. For details on registration, speaker names, and event contact information, we will continue to update this website regularly.Speakers:Kristen Bowsher, Ph.D. (FDA)Miyoung Chun, Ph.D. (The Kavli Foundation)Catherine Cotell, Ph.D. (IARPA)Greg Farber, Ph.D. (NIMH)Walter Koroshetz, M.D. (NINDS)Allan Jones, Ph.D. (Allen Institute for Brain Science)Jim Olds, Ph.D. (NSF)Alyssa Picchini-Schaffer, Ph.D. (Simons Foundation)Justin Sanchez, Ph.D. (DARPA)Nelson Spruston, Ph.D. (HHMI/Janelia Research Campus)Program Agenda:6:30-6:40pm – The BRAIN Initiative: Taking the Next StepsWalter Koroshetz, M.D., Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) on behalf of the NIH BRAIN IC Directors CommitteePanel Discussions with Federal Agencies and Private FoundationsUpdates on BRAIN Initiative Activities and Funding Opportunities6:40-7:10pm – Panel 1: Federal AgenciesGreg Farber, Ph.D., Director, Office of Technology Development and Coordination, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)James Olds, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Directorate for Biological Sciences, National Science Foundation (NSF)Justin Sanchez, Ph.D., Program Manager, Biological Technologies Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)Catherine Cotell, Ph.D., Program Manager, Director, Office of Incisive Analysis, Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA)Kristen Bowsher, Ph.D., Division of Neurological and Physical Medicine Devices, Food and Drug Administration (FDA)7:10-7:25pm – Question and Answer Session7:25-7:45pm – Panel 2: Private FoundationsAllan Jones, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Allen Institute for Brain ScienceMiyoung Chun, Ph.D., Executive Vice President of Science Programs, The Kavli FoundationAlyssa Picchini-Schaffer, Ph.D., Chief Scientist and Fellow, Senior Scientist, Simons Foundation Collaboration on the Global BrainNelson Spruston, Ph.D., Scientific Program Director, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Research Campus7:25-7:45pm – Reception sponsored by the Kavli FoundationUniversities & Private Groups Attending (PDF – 27.1KB)https://www.braininitiative.nih.gov/meetings/SFNOct2015.htmLatest Updates from the BRAIN Blogrss feed iconVIEW BRAIN BLOG UPDATESplaceholder brain imageAdvancing Scientific and Workforce Diversity in the BRAIN Initiative – Feedback ReminderAUGUST 26, 2020placeholder brain imageUpcoming Virtual Meetings for the NIH BRAIN Initiative Neuroethics Working Group and Multi-Council Working GroupAUGUST 18, 2020placeholder brain imageBRAIN Publication Roundup – August 2020AUGUST 12, 2020Was this page helpful?YesNoNextForm Approved OMB# 0925-0648 Exp. Date 05/31/2021Priority AreasFunding OpportunitiesCell TypeCircuit DiagramsMonitor Neural ActivityInterventional ToolsTheory & Data Analysis ToolsHuman NeuroscienceIntegrated Approacheshexagon graphic with linesBRAIN Updatehexagon graphic with a rainbow flowerBRAIN 2025 Reporthexagon graphic with brain imagingBRAIN Initiative Alliancehexagon graphic with puzzle piecesBRAIN Scientific Priority AreasNIH Institutes & CentersNCCIHNEINIANIAAANIBIBNICHDNIDANIDCDNINDSNIMHBRAIN Initiative PartnersAlliance Members and AffiliatesAll Participants

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