Computer Science


Xiaowei Chen
Third Military Medical University

Kenji Doya
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

Jeffrey Erlich
NYU Shanghai

Haidong Lu
Beijing Normal University

Hiroyuki Nakahara
RIKEN Brain Science Institute

Sen Song
Tsinghua University

Xiao-Jing Wang
NYU Shanghai

Si Wu
Beijing Normal University

Kyunghyun Cho
New York University

Yann LeCun
Facebook AI Research / NYU

Kai Li
Princeton University


Dawn Song
University of California, Berkeley

Yuandong Tian
Facebook AI Research

Zheng Zhang
NYU Shanghai



July 6 Morning - tutorial

09:00am-09:30am   Registration

09:30am-11:00am    Neuroscience Tutorial (by Jeffrey Erlich)

09:30am-11:00am    Computer Science Tutorial (by Zheng Zhang & Kyunghyun Cho)

11:00am-12:30pm     Lunch


July 6 Afternoon - workshop

01:00pm-01:30pm    Registration

01:30pm-01:40pm    Opening

01:40pm-02:10pm    Parallel and Distributed Computing for Analyzing Functional Interactions of the Human Brain (by Kai Li)

02:10pm-02:40pm    Brain-like AI: Gaps and Bridges (by Zheng Zhang)

02:40pm-03:10pm    Reasoning with Deep Learning in Games (by Yuandong Tian)

03:10pm-03:30pm    Tea Break

03:30pm-04:00pm   Clustering and Compositionality of Task Representation in a Neural Network Trained to Perform Many                                            Cognitive Tasks (by Xiao-Jing Wang)

04:00pm-04:30pm   Computation in Local Cortical Circuits (by Sen Song)

04:30pm-05:00pm   Brain Computation is Interactive and Probabilistic (by Si Wu)

05:00pm-06:00pm   Discussion


July 7 Full Day - workshop

09:00am-09:30am     Two-photon Calcium Imaging of Sensory Cortex Circuits during an Associative Learning Task (by Xiaowei Chen)

09:30am-10:00am      Processing of Visual Motion Information in the Brain (by Haidong Lu)

10:00am-10:30am      Learning to Make Reward-Guided Decisions: Sequential, Successive, and Social (by Hiroyuki Nakahara)

10:30am-11:00am       Tea Break

11:00am-11:30am        Deep Learning, Where are You Going?  (by Kyunghyun Cho)

11:30am-12:00pm       Deep Learning for Program Synthesis (by Dawn Song)

12:00pm-02:00pm      Lunch

02:00pm-02:30pm     What should We further Learn from the Brain? (by Kenji Doya)

02:30pm-03:00pm     How Could Machines Learn Like Animals and Humans? (by Yann LeCun)

03:00pm                   Workshop concludes


July 6-7, 2017

Tutorials: Classroom 101 & 102 (ground floor)

Workshop: Room 1504 (15th floor)

NYU Shanghai Academic Building



Address: 1555 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai