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Call for Papers

  Public contributions of papers are invited for poster presentations and oral presentations.  Abstract submission is needed for paper registration. English is used either in abstract or in presentations. Please select one of the topics below for your abstract. Abstracts of the presentations are to be open in-public at INCF Japan Node Portal with assignment of DOI. Details of the presentations shall be announced after the acceptance notice.


  • Neuroscience data and artificial intelligence 
  • Standards for data sharing (as neuroinformatics infrastructure)
  • Database construction and management
  • Data analysis
  • Model simulation
  • Neuroinformatics in general (as integration across data, analysis and model and across hierarchical heterogeneous data)
  • Others

Abstract submission is open from September 20 (Thu) to November 16(Fri) November 26(Mon).  ※Deadline extended   Closed

Acceptance shall be noticed in the end of November.

How to submit the abstract:

  1. All abstract must be submitted by be the first and presenting author.
  2. Abstract text should consist of 1000 - 2000 characters including blanks.
  3. One figure can be attached to the abstract in jpg or png format. The figure size in the published page shall be 350 (w) x 350 (h) pixels. An image file a little larger than the figure size is recommended.
  4. Please start the online abstract submission by clicking the green button "Abstract Submission" at the top of this page.
  5. User registration of the online abstract submission system requires an email address for the user name. Click "Login"->"Create a new account" on the right top on the Abstract System for a registration.
  6. When the abstract submitter specifies co-authors, their email addresses should be pre-registered as well. Co-authors can share and view the submitted abstract on the online abstract system when their user names given by email addresses coincide with those described in the co-author list.
  7. In case of public contributions, please select "General presentaion" in the presentation type.
  8. In case of invited presentation, please select "Invited Talk" in the presentation type.
  9. "Validation : OK" on the left top indicates the abstract input is ready after filling the required fields from top to bottom, please click the button "Save" then "Submit".
  10. If the submitter needs to edit the abstract later-on, please login the online registration system and open the abstract page. The submitter may start to edit by clicking the button "Unlock" at the top of your abstract page. When the button "Submit" is clicked, the abstract shall be updated. The abstract edition is available until the deadline of abstract submission.


All participants in the workshop including those who have submitted abstracts are requested to register from the online abstract submission by clicking the orange button "Participation Registration" at the top of this page.

The registration includes application for Tutorial Courses held on the second day and option of Social Gathering held in the evening of the first day. Participants in the social gathering are required to pay on-site. [ 3,000 JPY]

Participation registration is open from September 20 (Thu) to December 7 (Fri). Closed

Application for Tutorial Courses

The tutorial courses are held in the afternoon of December 22. Three courses are held in parallel in separate rooms. Please choose one on your application.   The application form is included in "participation registration" at the top of this page. 

Themes of Tutorial Courses

  1. Description of EEG Data in a Standard Format based on NIX/odML schemes
  2. Creating the Insect Brain
  3. Introduction of Collaborative Large-Scale Modeling for High-Performance Computing

 Visit AINI 2018 Program for more information on each course.

Hotels near the RIKEN Wako campus (Please make your reservation by yourself)

Toyoko Inn Wako-shi Ekimae

  • 1 minute walk from the south exit of Wakoshi Station
  • Address:1-10-7 Maruyamadai, Wako
  • Telephone:048-466-1045
  • Official Website

Super Hotel Saitama, Wako-shi ekimae

  • 3 minutes walk from the Wakoshi Station
  • Address:1-13 Honcho, Wako
  • Telephone:048-452-9000
  • Official Website

Daily Hotel Asaka

  • 50m from the east exit of Asaka Station
  • Address:2-2-5 Nakacho, Asaka
  • Telephone:048-466-8181
  • Official Website

City Inn Kita-Asaka

  • 1 minute walk from Kita-Asaka Station / 2 minutes walk from Asakadai Station
  • Address:1-5-5 Nishihara, Asaka
  • Telephone:048-487-1711
  • Official Website
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