2020 IEEE Brain Data Bank Challenge – Final Round
The 2020 IEEE Brain Data Bank Challenge has been targeted to expose, discuss, and accelerate on-going brain research from around the world. Please see IEEE BDBC 2020 website for details on the events held in Taiwan, Boston, and Russia — with the finale in Silicon Valley.
The Taiwan BDBC Challenge was held on September 22, 2020
The Boston BCBD Challenge was held on November 5, 2020.
The Saint Petersburg BDBC Challenge was held on November 9, 2020
Final Round: originally planned for Silicon Valley, will be hosted online, due to the pandemic
Date: December 5, 2020 9am – 1:30pm PDT
Final Round Challenge Agenda: 9:00 – 13:30 US Pacific Time (download agenda pdf)
9:15 – 9:45am Keynote: Neurotechnology for Aging Brain and funding opportunities from National Institute on Aging (NIA): Dr. Yuan Luo, Program Director at NIA Division of Neuroscience (Abstract, slides)
9:45 – 12:00pm Teams competing in the final competition
Rhoda Au – Boston University, USA
Seth Elkin-Frankston – Army Research, USA
Yuan Luo – NIH, USA
Vijaya Kolachalama, Boston University, USA
12:00 – 1:15pm Panel: Codesigning with the End-user: An Emerging Neurotechnological Research Paradigm! (See title abstracts in agenda pdf)
Moderator: Troy McDaniel, Arizona State University, USA.
Justin Yerbury, University of Wollongong, Australia. Speech Title: Living with Motor Neurone Disease.
Rebecca Monteleone, University of Toledo, OH, USA. Speech Title: Leveraging Experience as Expertise in Design
Katina Michael, ASU, USA & UoW, Australia. Speech Title: Empowering the End-User in the Development and Operation of Brain Implant Technologies: The Case for Co-Design
1:15 – 1:30pm Announcements
– BDBC Finale Awards – Judge Panel Announcement
– Acknowledgment of Impactful Contribution to BDBC, 2017 – 2020
1:30pm Closure of BDBC-2020
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