• The movies of lectures (upon approval by the speaker) and discussions are available from Vimeo..
• The movies with * are accessible by only pre-registered participants of the symposium. A password is required.
• You can find the on-site poster abstracts and optional links to poster files from HERE.


<Monday July 4th> Time in JST=UTC+9

 9:00   Registration

 9:40   Opening: Kenji Doya

10:00-12:00     Session 1: AI for Brain Science

Chair: Yutaka Matsuo

Maneesh Sahani (Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit) Movie
“Statistical learning and inference in the perceiving brain”

Angela Langdon (National Institute of Mental Health / NIH) Movie*
“Richly structured reward predictions in the learning circuits of the brain” [Online]

Xiao-Jing Wang (New York University) Movie
“Deep Recurrent Neural Networks: What can large-scale brain modeling tell us?” [Online]

Terrence Sejnowski (Salk Institute University of California San Diego) “Place Fields and One Shot Learning” [Online]

Session 1 Discussion  Movie

12:00-14:00     Lunch and Poster Session

14:00-16:00     Session 2: Biological and robotic motor control

Chair: Hiroaki Gomi

Tetsuya Ogata (Waseda University) Movie
“Intelligence of Real Robots Based on Predictive Coding Principle”

Tom Macpherson (Osaka University) Movie
“Neural Circuit Mechanisms in Behavioral Flexibility”

Jun Izawa (Tsukuba University) Movie
“Meta-learning for motor learning”

Rieko Osu (Waseda University) Movie *
“Hand choice and neuro-rehabilitation”

Session 2 Discussion  Movie

16:30-18:30     Session 3: Brain-inspired AI

Chair: Eiji Uchibe

Jun Tani (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology) Movie
“Cognitive Neurorobotics Studies Using the Frameworks of Predictive Coding and Active Inference”

Masashi Sugiyama (RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project / The University of Tokyo) Movie
“Recent Advances in Classification from Noisy Labels”[Online]

Yutaka Matsuo (The University of Tokyo) Movie*
“Two-story model of intelligence”

Aida Nematzadeh (Deepmind) Movie
“Towards Better Pretrained Representations”

Session 3 Discussion  Movie

<Tuesday July 5th> Time in JST=GMT+9

10:00-12:00     Session 4: AI, Brain, and Society

Chair: Jun Tani

Ryota Kanai (ARAYA inc.) Movie
“Consciousness and latent space in the brain and machine”

Yoshua Bengio (University Montreal) Movie
“Inspiration from brains for system 2 deep learning”

Ai Koizumi (Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc.) Movie
“Anxiety in Brain meets AI for Society”

Patricia Churchland (Salk Institute University of California San Diego) Movie
“Endothermy, Neocortex, & Social Caring in Mammals and Birds”

Session 4 Discussion  Movie

12:00-13:00     Lunch and Poster Session

13:00-15:00     Session 5: Natural and artificial consciousness

Chair: Naotsugu Tsuchiya

Hideaki Shimazaki (Hokkaido University) Movie
“Consciousness and the thermodynamics of the Bayesian brain”

Keisuke Suzuki (Hokkaido University) Movie
“Computational Neurophenomenology”

Makiko Yamada (National Institutes for Quantum Science and Technology) Movie
“Neural bases of color qualia structure”

Tadahiro Taniguchi (Ritsumeikan University) Movie
“Consciousness and Symbol Energence Systems”

Session 5 Discussion  Movie

15:30-17:30 Session 6: Unified Models of cognition

Chair: Tadahiro Taniguchi

Misako Komatsu (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
“Cortical information dynamics for predictive coding”

Karl Friston (University College London) Movie
“Synaptopathy and the Bayesian brain” [Online]

Yuichi Yamashita (National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry)
“Psychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders as failures in hierarchical predictive process: neurorobotics approach”

Matthew Botvinick (DeepMind) Movie
“A unifying normative model of dual-process control” [Online]

Session 6 Discussion  Movie

17:30-18:00 General Discussion – Closing