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TDLC All-Hands Meeting 2010


Note: For exact locations at the SDSC E, please refer to SDSC E Building Diagram

Thursday, January 27, 2010

5:30 PM-8:30: Trainee Reception and Dinner
5:30 PM: Meet in Sheraton Lobby for taxi transportation
6:00 PM: Dinner at Roppongi, 875 Prospect, La Jolla.
NOTE: We cannot reimburse individual taxis so be sure to meet in the lobby and have 4 persons per taxi.

Friday, January 28, 2010, SDSC-E (San Diego Supercomputer Center East, see map)

7:30 & 7:50 AM: Shuttle makes 2 trips from Sheraton Hotel to UCSD – DON’T MISS IT!
7:45-8:30 AM: Breakfast Buffet, B2-12E & Terrace
8:30-8:45 AM: Gary Cottrell (UCSD): "Opening Remarks" -- Auditorium, B2-11E

8:45-10:00 AM: KEYNOTE: Terry Sejnowski (Salk Institute), Auditorium B2-11E (Introduction by Gary Cottrell):
“Energy, oscillations and schizophrenia: Fast times for fast spiking interneurons”

10:00-10:30 AM: Break

10:30-11:30 AM: Initiative 1 results: 15-minute talks, 5 minute q&a
Victor Minces (UC San Diego) Virginia de Sa (UC San Diego) Eduardo Mercado (Univ. Buffalo/SUNY)
“Processing a continuous “Perceiving brief stimuli --“Temporal dynamics of learning-related
World with a discrete brain”Initiative 1 and beyond”shifts in generalization”

11:30-12:30 PM: Initiative 4 results: 15-minute talks, 5 min q&a
Michael Mozer (Univ. Colorado) Honghao Shan/Gary Cottrell (UCSD) Thomas Palmeri (Rutgers)
“Modeling the time course of “A model of early sensory “Neurally-constrained accumulator
implicit learning in visualprocessing In audition and vision”model of perceptual decision making"

12:30-1:30PM: Lunch, B2-12E & Terrace

1:30-2:45 PM: Trainee Talk Session
“Modeling complex cortical activity with complex spiking models”
Peter Stratton (Univ. Queensland)
"A hierarchical optimal control scheme for complex object manipulation"
Alex Simpkins (Univ. Washington)
“When does color aid recognition?”
Christopher Kanan (UC San Diego)
“Searching for the visual components of cortical object representation”
Daniel Leeds (Carnegie Mellon)
Eye-hand coordination and EEG microstates associated with rapid pointing under risk and uncertainty
Markus Plank (UC San Diego)
“Perceptual and motor learning in the recognition and production of dynamic facial expressions”
Dave Deriso (UC San Diego)

2:45-3:15 PM: Break
3:15-5:15 PM: Initiative 1 Meeting, Auditorium
Initiative 4 Meeting, Dugout (see map)

5:30 PM: Buffet Reception, Dinner served as buffet/hors d’oeuvres, VisLab - Foyer
5:30-6:30 PM: Exec. Committee & Advisory Board Meeting – INC Open Space, B1
6:00-8:30 PM: Posters & Demo Session, VisLab - Foyer
8:00-9:30 PM: Shuttle trips back to Sheraton


Saturday, January 29, 2010, SDSC-E (San Diego Supercomputer Center East, see map)

7:30 & 7:50 AM: Shuttle makes 2 trips from Sheraton Hotel to UCSD -- DON’T MISS IT!

7:45-8:30 AM: Breakfast Buffet – B2-12E & Terrace

8:30-9:30 AM: KEYNOTE: Marco Herrera-Valdez (Arizona State University), Auditorium B2-11E
(Introduction by Andrea Chiba): “Emergence and spontaneous reactivation of neural traces”

9:30-10:30 AM: Initiative 3 results: 3- 15-minute talks, 5 min q&a
Daniel Bub (Univ. Victoria): "Grasping cellphones: the Dynamics of action concepts and motor plans"
Nicholas Butko (UC San Diego) : "Active perception"
Emo Todorov (Univ. Washington): "Dynamic intelligence through online optimization"

10:30-11:00: Morning Break

11:00-12:20: Initiative 2 results: 4- 15-minute talks, 5 min q&a

Grit Herzmann (Univ. Colorado): "Similar neural processes underlie memory performance for
own-race faces and items of expertise"

Isabel Gauthier (Rutgers): "Inverted faces are (eventually) processed holistically)"
Terry Jernigan (UC San Diego): "Brain development, brain architecture, and learning"
Gedeon Deák (UC San Diego): "Using EEG and motion capture to study social dynamics:
New research on adults and toddlers"

12:20-1:30 PM: Lunch & discussion time – B2-12E & Terrace
1:30-3:30 PM: Initiative 2.1 & 2.2 Meeting, Auditorium
Initiative 3 Meeting, Dugout (see map)
3:30-4:00 PM: Break

4:00-5:00 PM: KEYNOTE: Gyorgi Buzsaki (Rutgers) (introduction by Andrea Chiba):
“Self-organized Assembly Sequences Support Cognition"

5:10, 5:30 PM: 2 Shuttle trips from UCSD to Sheraton

5:40, 6:00 PM: 2 Shuttle trips from Sheraton to Gary Cottrell’s

6:00-9:00 PM: Brainstorming Session and Dinner
Gary Cottrell’s: 6711 Edmonton Ave. 92122
Gary’s Cell: 619-823-3033

8:30-9:45 PM: Shuttle on rotating schedule from Gary’s back to Sheraton