Networking Events

Networking Events

FENS Forum 2018 are now accepting Networking Event Proposals.

Please read the Guidelines then submit your proposal via the Submission Form. ​

Sunday, 8 July 2018

19:00 - 22:30

An evening at the Berlin Museum of Medical History: the German Contribution to the History of Neuroscience

Venue: Berlin Museum of Medical History at the Charité, Charitéplatz 1, 10117 Berlin
Host: FENS History Committee
Contact Person: Mathilde Maughan

The seminar will focus on Germany's important contribution to neuroscience in the 19th and 20th centuries. Particular emphasis will be placed on the emergence of neurophysiology and biophysics, and on how exchanges between scientists from Germany and the rest of Europe contributed to progress in these fields. These at times unlikely exchanges had an impact not only on scientific research but also on other disciplines, such as the influence of Herman von Helmholtz on the eminent French writer, Marcel Proust.

The seminar will be followed by a standing buffet and tour of the museum.

Registration required. Please register here.

An Evening of Science Café

Host: FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence
Contact person: Mihaela Vincze

Continuing the success of the Pub Talk events @ the FENS Forum Copenhagen in 2016, the FENS-Kavli Scholars have organised a Science Café series for the general public in informal settings.

Featured talks by FENS-Kavli Scholars will inspire discussions centered around emerging topics in neuroscience with direct relevance for society.

FENS Forum attendees are highly welcome to participate in these engaging discussions.

Come join in communicating neuroscience to the general public!

Science Café locations in Berlin and the programme (speakers, title of talks) will be available for download shortly.

No registration required.

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

18:45 - 20:20

Next Generation Networks in Neuroscience: Networking, Training and Funding Opportunities in Neurosciences for the next generation of researchers

Contact person(s): 
FENS-CHET: Mihaela Vincze

Are you interested in developing your career perspectives and collaborations options? Join our networking event - meet and mingle with music, drinks and food, while getting updates on support possibilities of ERA-NET NEURON, training, educational opportunities (or possibilities) and available financial aid offered by FENS-CHET.

The recipients of the Best Poster Awards for MSc and PhD students enrolled with Network of European Neuroscience Schools (NENS) will be also announced during this social event.

Early-career scientists, students, alumni of FENS training activities and NENS representatives are warmly welcome!


FENS-Kavli Scholars Reception

Venue: Lecture Hall Ruin, Berliner Medizinhistorisches Museum, Campus Charité, Mitte
HostFENS-Kavli Network of Excellence
Contact personMihaela Vincze

The FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence will host a unique 2018 Reception combining music and science, where passionate neuroscientists will share their love for music. A concert of classical music will be followed by cocktail and party nibbles until 11.30 pm. The musicians will include: Professor Doris TSAO (Caltech, Pasadena) and Professor Matthew LARKUM (Humboldt, Berlin) at the violin and Professor Ryuichi SHIGEMOTO (IST, Vienna) at the cello. 

The attendance of the reception is invitation-based and non-transferrable.

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