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Friday, Oct 20th


Time Talk
08:00 Registration
08:30 Opening
08:40 (Opening keynote) Clare Elwell, University College London (UCL), United Kingdom, The BRIGHT Project – Brain Imaging for Global Health
Session: Global NIRS I
09:40 (Invited keynote) Nasser Kashou, Wright State University, United States, The Potential of Global NIRS in Resource Limited Environments
10:10 Coffee
Session: Global NIRS I (cont.)
10:30 (Invited keynote) Jafet Arrieta, Harvard Chan Shoool of Public Health, United States, Global health challenges in Mexico and Latin America: Opportunities for using innovative technologies to address global health issues
11:00 Katherine Perdue, Hannah Behrendt, Swapna Kumar, Alissa Westerlund, Shahria H. Kakon, Rashidul Haque, William A. Petri, Charles A. Nelson, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, Statistical learning differences in stunted and non-stunted Bangladeshi toddlers
11:15 Maria Angela Franceschini, Pei-Yi Lin, Raimundo Có, Carlos Dacona, Salima Taylor, Katherine Hagen, Parya Farzam, Amy Krauss, Parisa Frazam, Augusto Braima de Sa and Susan Roberts Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA, USA, NIRS-DCS to assess cognitive performances improvements with treatment of malnutrition in rural Africa children
Session: Instrumentation
11:30 (Panel), Diffuse correlation spectroscopy (DCS) vs Doppler Near Infrared Spectroscopy
12:00 Lunch
Session: Instrumentation (Cont.)
13:15 (Invited keynote) Frédéric Lesage Polytechnique Montreal, Canada, Characterization of an integrated illumination-detection optode for simplified fNIRS
13:45 (Invited keynote) Turgut Durduran The Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO), Spain. Mex t generation cerebral blood flow monitors based on laser speckles
14:15 A. Rajaram, G. Bale, M. Kewin, I. Tachtsidis, K. St. Lawrence, M. Diop, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada, A novel hybrid broadband near-infrared/diffuse correlation spectroscopy neuromonitor for simultaneous and real-time quantification of cerebral saturation, perfusion, and metabolism at the bedside
14:30 Stefan A. Carp, Parisa Farzam, Juliette Selb, Parya Farzam, Jason Z. Qu, and Maria A. Franceschini, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA, USA, Brain Health Monitoring during Cardiac Surgeries involving Cardio Pulmonary Bypass
14:45 Pinti, P., Merla, A., Aichelburg, C., Lind, F., Power, S., Swingler, E., Hamilton, A., Gilbert, S., Burgess, P., Tachtsidis, I., University College London, London, UK, Neuroimaging in people freely moving in the real-world with novel wireless fNIRS devices
15:00 Coffee & posters
Session: Neuroscience Applications
16:00 (Invited keynote) Joseph P. Culver Washington University in St. Louis, United States Optical imaging of functional connections and networks.
16:30 Hemel N. Modi, Harsimrat Singh, Guang-Zhong Yang, Ara Darzi, Daniel R. Leff, Imperial College London, London, UK, Neural Markers of Sensitivity to Intraoperative Temporal Stress in Surgeons
16:45 C. Bulgarelli, C. de Klerk, A. Hamilton, V. Southgate, and A. Blasi, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK, Investigating resting-state networks in infants and toddlers: a longitudinal fNIRS study
17:00 Eva A. Aeschlimann, Joëlle S. Witmer, Andreas J. Metz, Stefan J. Troche, Thomas H. Rammsayer, Claudia M. Roebers, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland, Disentangling the Effects of Age and Mental Ability onto Verbal Working Memory in Children: A Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Study
17:15 Theodore Huppert, Pat Sparto and Joe Furman, University of Pittsburgh, USA, Concurrent EEG-NIRS of vestibular function
17:15 Social event (TBA)

Saturday, Oct 21th


Time Talk
Session: Global NIRS II
08:30 (Invited keynote) John P. Spencer University of East Anglia, United Kingdom, Assessing infant brain health in India using image-based fNIRS
09:00 (Invited keynote) Kaja Jasinska University of Delaware, United States, How the brain learns to read in an environment with a high-risk of illiteracy: Using portable fNIRS to study literacy in rural cocoa growing communities of Côte d'Ivoire
09:30 Pei-Yi Lin, Jason Sutin, Katherine Hagan, Peter Ssenyonga, Edith Mbabazi, Andrea Medina, Fang-Yu Cheng, Katherine Suen, Rutvi Vyas, Francesca Yi, Sarah Blackwell, Parisa Farzam, P. Ellen Grant, Benjamin Warf, Maria Angela Franceschini", Boston Children's hospital, NIRS and DCS in infant hydrocephalus: Unmet need in both the developed and developing worlds
09:45 A. Blasi, S. Lloyd-Fox, S. McCann, M. Rozhko, C. E. Elwell and the BRIGHT project team, University College London, London, UK, Multi-site fNIRS for charting neurocognitive development in different settings
10:00 Coffee
Session: Data Analysis and Methods
10:20 (Invited keynote) Rickson Coelho Mesquita, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil, The brain as a complex system: unveiling spatial interactions with NIRS functional connectivity
10:50 Felipe Orihuela-Espina, Samuel A. Montero-Hernández, Luis Enrique Sucar, Shender M. Ávila-Sansores, Gustavo Rodríguez, Arlem Aleida Castillo Ávila, Viviana Herández-Castañón, Javier Herrera-Vega, Carlos-Treviño, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (INAOE), Puebla, Mexico, ''Causal analysis for effective connnectivity in fNIRS
11:05 Luca Pollonini, Heather Bortfeld and John S, Oghalai, University of Houston, USA, Real-time measurement of scalp-optodes coupling for reliable fNIRS data collection
11:20 Hendrik Santosa, Theodore Huppert, University of Pittsburgh, USA, Concurrent fNIRS-MEG analysis by multi-way partially least squares
11:35 Lia M Hocke, Ibukunoluwa K Oni, Alex V Corrigan, Chris C Duszynski, Jeff F Dunn, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Repeatability of fNIRS measures in the healthy brain
11:50 Parikshat Sirpal, Dang Khoa Nguyen, Frédéric Lesage, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Deep recurrent neural network classifier based detection of epileptic events: fNIRS/EEG multimodal approach
12:05 Lunch
Session: Clinical Applications
13:15 (Invited keynote) Arjun G. Yodh, University of Pennsylvania, United States, Blood Flow, Oxygen and Oxygen Metabolism Biomarkers During Surgery and in the Neuro-ICU
13:45 (Invited keynote) Ilias Tachtsidis, University College London, United Kingdom, Optical Bedside Biomarkers of Brain Function in Birth Asphyxiated Infants
14:15 Androu Abdalmalak, Daniel Milej, Loretta Norton, Derek Debicki, Teneille Gofton, Mamadou Diop, Adrian M. Owen, and Keith St. Lawrence, Western University, London, ON, Canada, Single-session communication with a locked-in patient
14:30 Heather Bortfeld, Cristen Olds, Luca Pollonini and John S, Oghalai University of California, Merced, CA, USA, Cortical activation correlate with speech understanding after cochlear implantation
14:45 Ali Kassab, Parikshat Sirpal, Anne Gallagher, Alain Bouthillier, Dang Nguyen, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Seizure induced atypical language lateralization: an fNIRS study
15:00 Coffee & posters
16:00 (Closing keynote) David Boas, Boston University/Massachusetts General Hospital, United States, fNIRS in 2023
17:00 Social event (TBA)

Poster Sessions

Works accepted for poster presentation can set up their posters on Friday, October 20 and may remain in place until the end of the conference. Works accepted for oral presentation, if wanted, can further exhibit a companion poster but can only set up their posters on Saturday, October 21. Please note that only the first author is indicated in the following table.


# First Author Title
1 Estefania Hernández-Martin A new approach for processing DOT data using canonical SPM: A motor study.
2 Miguel Adrian Mireles Nuñez Brain Hemodynamics and Gold Nanoparticles accumulation monitored by diffuse optical spectroscopies
3 Maria Angela Franceschini NIRS-DCS to assess cognitive performances improvements with treatment of malnutrition in rural Africa children
4 Ernesto Elias Vidal Rosas High-density speckle contrast optical tomography of brain activation
5 Felipe Orihuela-Espina Causal analysis for effective connectivity in fNIRS
7 Laura Kischkel
Maturation of haemodynamic responses during memory processing: an fNIRS study of 8-12 month old infants in the UK and The Gambia.
8 Maria Elizabeth Monica Carlier Study of the auditory memory in at-risk and full-term new-born infants and in adults using simultaneous registration NIRS-EEG
9 Paola Pinti Neuroimaging in people freely moving in the real-world with novel wireless fNIRS devices
10 Androu Abdalmalak A potential cause of inverse oxygenation during motor imagery
11 Androu Abdalmalak
Single-session communication with a locked-in patient
12 Anna Blasi Multi-site fNIRS for charting neurocognitive development in different settings
13 Candida Da S.F. Barreto A novel method to analyse fNIRS data from ecological experiments
14 Ajay Rajaram A novel hybrid broadband near-infrared/diffuse correlation spectroscopy neuromonitor for simultaneous and real-time quantification of cerebral saturation, perfusion, and metabolism at the bedside
15 Paola Pinti Which is the best Blood-Level-Oxygen-Dependent signal for the identification of functional activation in fNIRS?
16 Eva Aeschlimann Disentangling the Effects of Age and Mental Ability onto Verbal Working Memory in Children: A Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Study
17 Chiara Bulgarelli Investigating resting-state networks in infants and toddlers: a longitudinal fNIRS study
18 Carlos Gerardo Treviño-Palacios RAfA: Reconfigurable Attachment for fNIRS Analysis
19 Salima Taylor Methodology for testing a village-prepared supplement for prevention of malnutrition in West Africa
20 Danielle Forster Continuous FD-NIRS of Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy during cooling for 84 hours
21 Parikshat Sirpal Deep recurrent neural network classifier based detection of epileptic events: fNIRS/EEG multimodal approach
22 Pei-Yi Lin NIRS and DCS in infant hydrocephalus: Unmet need in both the developed and developing worlds
23 Samuel Montero Group-level Graphical Causal Modelling of Effective Connectivity in fNIRS
24 Hemel Modi Neural Markers of Sensitivity to Intraoperative Temporal Stress in Surgeons
25 Hannah Felicitas Behrendt
Motion correction for infant functional near-infrared spectroscopy
26 Katherine Perdue Statistical learning differences in stunted and non-stunted Bangladeshi toddlers
27 Luca Pollonini Real-time measurement of scalp-optodes coupling for reliable fNIRS data collection
28 Sergio Novi Simultaneous NIRS and fMRI connectivity of the human brain at rest with graph theory
29 Sergio Novi
Comparison of frequency analysis and group averages in different NIRS protocols
30 Ali Kassab Seizure induced atypical language lateralization: an fNIRS study
31 Theodore Huppert Concurrent fNIRS-MEG analysis by multi-way partially least squares
32 Theodore Huppert The NIRS+ toolbox
33 Theodore Huppert Concurrent EEG-NIRS of vestibular function
34 Lia Hocke Repeatability of fNIRS measures in the healthy brain
35 Luca Pollonini Cortical activation correlate with speech understanding after cochlear implantation
36 Stefan Carp Brain Health Monitoring during Cardiac Surgeries involving Cardio Pulmonary Bypass