Confirmed speakers

In alphabetical order (by family name).

Keynote speakers

  • Prof. David Boas, Massachusetts General Hospital, United States (Closing keynote)
    • fNIRS in 2023

  • Prof. Clare Elwell, University College London (UCL), United Kingdom (Opening keynote)
    • The BRIGHT Project – Brain Imaging for Global Health

Invited speakers

  • Dr. 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

  • Prof. Joseph P. Culver, Washington University in St. Louis, United States
    • Optical imaging of functional connections and networks

  • Prof. Turgut Durduran, The Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO), Spain
    • Mext generation cerebral blood flow monitors based on laser speckles

  • Prof. 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

  • Prof. Nasser Kashou, Wright State University, United States
    • The Potential of Global NIRS in Resource Limited Environments

  • Prof. Frédéric Lesage, Polytechnique Montreal, Canada
    • Characterization of an integrated illumination-detection optode for simplified fNIRS

  • Prof. Rickson Coelho Mesquita, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil
    • The brain as a complex system: unveiling spatial interactions with NIRS functional connectivity

  • Prof. John P. Spencer, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
    • Assessing infant brain health in India using image-based fNIRS

  • Dr. Ilias Tachtsidis, University College London, United Kingdom
    • Optical Bedside Biomarkers of Brain Function in Birth Asphyxiated Infants.

  • Prof. Arjun G. Yodh, University of Pennsylvania, United States
    • Blood Flow, Oxygen and Oxygen Metabolism Biomarkers During Surgery and in the Neuro-ICU