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Redwood Neuroscience Institute Newsletter - January 2005 - www.rni.org

        - Seminar Series at RNI
        - Jeff Hawkins' "On Intelligence" Upcoming Speaking Engagements
        - RNI co-sponsors two speakers in the Stanford Neurobiology
          Department's "Frontiers in Neuroscience" Lecture Series

Seminar Series at RNI
These talks are held in the Redwood Neuroscience Institute Conference
Room and are open to the public. You are welcome to attend.

Friday, January 7, 2005
"Redwood Neuroscience Institute Neuroscience Conference Poster
12:00 noon
Friday, January 14, 2005
"Attempts to deconstruct the "cocktail-party effect"."
Pierre Divenyi, Speech and Hearing Research, V.A. Medical Cntr,
Martinez, CA
12:00 noon
NOTE: Wednesday, January 19, 2005
"Failure of motor learning in neural networks and human disease."
Terence D. Sanger, MD PhD, Department of Child Neurology, Stanford
Website: http://www.stanford.edu/~sanger/
12:00 noon
Friday, January 21, 2005
"Active sensing: object localization in rats"
Ehud Ahissar, Department of Neurobiology, The Weizmann Institute of
Science, Rehovot, Israel
12:00 noon
Friday, January 28, 2005
"An information-theoretic min cut approach to population coding."
Michael Gastpar, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer
Sciences, University of California, Berkeley
Website: http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/~gastpar/
12:00 noon

Friday, February 18, 2005
"Fine-Scale Specificity of Cortical Connections"
Ed Callaway, Systems Neurobiology Laboratories, Salk Institute
Website: http://www.salk.edu/faculty/faculty/details.php?id=9
12:00 noon

Friday, March 25, 20045
"The Role of Thalamus in the Flow of Information to Cortex" Murray
Sherman, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Physiology, The University of
Website: http://pps.bsd.uchicago.edu/faculty/mSherman.html
12:00 noon

Friday, April 1, 2005
"Foraging for cortical reward signals: behavior, modeling, and
electrophysiology" Greg Corrado, Neuroscience Department, Stanford
12:00 noon


Since the release of "On Intelligence" in October 2004, Jeff Hawkins has
been invited to speak at several different venues listed below.

"On Intelligence" has a companion website, www.OnIntelligence.org that
contains information for both the general reader, and for biologists and
computer scientists interested in exploring the theory further.

January 13, 2005, 4:00pm
SRI in Menlo Park, CA

February 2, 2005, 6:00pm
New York Academy of Science

February 3, 2005, 4:00pm
Princeton University
"Understanding the neocortex as a hierarchical sequence memory: biology,
theory, and implementation"

February 9, 2005
Talk at TTI/Vanguard Conference in San Francisco
"A New Theory of Neocortex and its Implications for Machine
Intelligence" http://www.ttivanguard.com/a_conferences.htm#SF2005
Four Seasons San Francisco
757 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

February 10, 2005, 7:00pm
"The World Is Like A Song: How Music Led To A Theory of Human
Intelligence" Julliard School
Paul Hall Auditorium
Book signing is at 6:00pm and reception to follow.
Limited seating is available, for more information, call 516-367-6822.

February 16, 2005, 4:00pm
Haas Business School and Engineering Program, University of California
at Berkeley

February 28, 2005, 4:15pm
Stanford University Broad Area Colloquium
TCSeq200 Lecture Hall

March 17 thru 20, 2005
Attending Cosyne Conference in Salt Lake City, UT

March 21, 2005, 12:00pm
PC Forum 2005
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
7575 East Princess Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

May 9, 2005, 4:00pm
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
"Computation and Neural Systems" Seminar Series
Room 24 in Beckman Behavioral Biology
1200 E. California Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91125

May 18, 2005
Talk at the Stanford Entrepreneur Forum

For additional information on speaking events, please contact Teri Fry
at tfry@rni.org.


This spring, the Redwood Neuroscience Institute will co-sponsor two
speakers, Michael Stryker and Sam Wang, in the Stanford Neurobiology
Department's "Frontiers in Neuroscience" Lecture Series, which includes
the following list of speakers:
April 7 Barbara Hempstead
April 14 Peter Detwiler
April 21 Peter Strick
April 28 Michael Stryker co-sponsored with RNI
May 5 Wendy Suzuki
May 12 TBA
May 19 Bruce Baker
May 26 Eric Shooter
June 2 Alex Kolodkin
June 9 Sam Wang co-sponsored with RNI

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