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Kick-Off Meeting Programme

October 26, 2018

*See also the CogniGron Kick-off Booklet

9: 00 hrs Opening words by Sibrand Poppema (University of Groningen)

9:15 hrs Niels Taatgen (University of Groningen) - "From Physical Neurons to Cognitive Programs: How to build a Cognitive Computer Architecture?"
9:45hrs Theo Rasing (Radboud University of Nijmegen) - "All-optical switching and brain-inspired concepts for low energy information processing"

10:15 hrs coffee break

10:45 hrs Elisabetta Chicca (CITEC - Bielefeld University) - "Neuromorphic computing"
11:15 hrs Catherine Schuman (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) - "A Co-Design Framework for Neuromorphic Computing Research”
11:45hrs Ivan Schuller (University of California San Diego, USA) - "Quantum Materials for Energy Efficient Neuromorphic Computing"

12:15 hrs Lunch break

13:45hrs Davide Grossi (University of Groningen) - "A Stroll Through the Theory of Group Decisions"
14:15hrs Heike Riel (IBM Zurich, Switzerland)
14:45hrs Maria Loi (University of Groningen) - " Carbon Nanotube: from nano-transistors to neuromorphic devices"

15:15hrs coffee Break

15:45hrs Regina Dittmann (Forschungszentrum Juelich) - " Redox-based memristive devices: Current status and challenges for their use in neuromorphic circuits"
16:15hrs Julie Grollier (CNRS/Thales, France) - "Neuromorphic computing with spin-torque nano-oscillators”
16:45hrs Giacomo Indiveri (UZH / ETH Zurich, Switzerland) - "Neuromorphic Electronic Agents: from sensory processing to autonomous cognitive behavior"

17:15hrs closing remarks By Jasper Knoester (Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering) and drinks

The day will be chaired by Beatriz Noheda (Scientific Director CogniGron)

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