NeuroEngineering Research Lab

NeuroEng 2013: Australian Workshop on Computational Neuroscience


Dates | Workshop Booklet | Welcome Event | Registration | Aim and Scope | Venue | Scientific Committee | Organising Committee | Key Dates | Conference Dinner | Our Sponsors | Accommodation


The workshop commences on the morning of Wednesday 30 January and concludes late in the afternoon on Thursday 31 January 2013.

Workshop Booklet

NeuroEng 2013 Workshop Booklet 6mb pdf

Welcome Event

6–9 pm, Tuesday 29 January 2013
Prince Alfred Hotel, 191 Grattan Street, Carlton

Registrants are invited to attend a Meet-and-Greet session. Drinks, snacks and meals will be available for purchase. The venue will be Prince Alfred Hotel, 191 Grattan St, Carlton, just opposite the University of Melbourne. [View Google Map]


Last date for registration extended: 22 January 2013

Full Rate: $240
Student Rate: $120

Register online

  • Refunds will be subject to an administration fee of up to 50% of the registration fee.
  • Early Bird rate ended 15 December.
NeuroEng 2013, Melbourne, Australia

Aim and Scope

NeuroEng 2013 aims to bring together researchers in Australia who are working at the interface between neuroscience and engineering, including researchers working in mathematical and computational neuroscience, neural modelling, neuro-imaging, EEG analysis, neuro-morphic engineering, and neuro-prostheses.

This workshop will precede the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Australian┬áNeuroscience Society, to be held at the Melbourne Convention Centre 3–6 February 2013.

The workshop will feature presentations by two highly respected international keynote speakers:

  • Professor Steven Schiff, Director of Penn State Center for Neural Engineering
  • Second keynote speaker to be confirmed

NeuroEng 2013 flyer 255kb pdf


The conference will be held at the Woodward Conference Centre, at University Square in Carlton. The Woodward Centre is located on Level 10 of the Law Building at the University of Melbourne and features spectacular views of the city and surrounds.

Woodward Centre (Law Building),
The University of Melbourne,
185 Pelham Street,
Parkville Melbourne

View map of location

Scientific Committee

David Grayden, Chair (Uni of Melbourne)

Peter Blamey (Bionics Institute)

Michael Breakspear (Qld Inst of Med Res)

Anthony Burkitt (Uni of Melbourne)

Mark Cook (Uni of Melbourne)

Socrates Dokos (Uni of NSW)

Gary Egan (Monash Uni)

Geoff Goodhill (Uni of Queensland)

Leigh Johnston (Uni of Melbourne)

David Liley (Swinburne Uni)

Mark McDonnell (Uni of South Australia)

Neil McLachlan (Uni of Melbourne)

Dragan Nesic (Uni of Melbourne)

Peter Robinson (Uni of Sydney)

Philip Smith (Uni of Melbourne)

Mandiyam Srinivasan (QBI)

Doreen Thomas (Uni of Melbourne)

Andre van Schaik (Uni of Western Sydney)

Local Organising Committee

David Grayden

Anthony Burkitt

Shaun Cloherty

Dean Freestone

Chris French

Leigh Johnston

Tatiana Kameneva

Levin Kuhlmann

Hamish Meffin

Andre Peterson

Steve Petrou

Andrew Turpin

Simon Vogrin

Key Dates

Extended Abstract Submission Deadline
12 November 2012
Notification of Acceptance
30 November 2012
Early-Bird Registration Deadline
16 December 2012
Conference Dates
30–31 January 2013

Conference Dinner

A conference dinner will be held on Wednesday 30 January from 19:00 onwards at the Woodward Conference Centre.

Our Sponsors

Centre for Neural Engineering, University of Melbourne


NeuroEngineering Laboratory, University of Melbourne


Melbourne School of Engineering

Melbourne School of Engineering, University of Melbourne

National ICT Australia, NICTA, Victoria Research Laboratory


Swinburne University of Technology


Rydges on Swanston

701 Swanston Street
Carlton VIC 3052
Ph: +61 3 9347 7811

Hotel Ibis Melbourne

15-21 Therry Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Ph: +61 3 9666 0000

Graduate House

220 Leicester Street
Carlton VIC 3053
Ph: +61 3 9347 3428

Vibe Hotel Carlton

441 Royal Parade
Parkville VIC 3052
Ph: +61 3 9380 9222

Contact Us

Assoc Prof David Grayden

Director, NeuroEngineering

T: +61 3 8344 5234