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BCI & NEUROTECHNOLOGY SPRING SCHOOL 2023

April 17-26, 2023 (GMT Vienna)

The virtual Spring School is g.tec’s educational highlight of the year. Get 13 credits for 132 hours of education!

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Learn from renowend, international experts and join the BR41N.IO Designers’ Hackathon to create your own brain-computer interface or biomedical applications. This event is targeting biomedical engineers, neuroscientists, or researchers brain-computer interface and neuromodulation.

Elite universities typically require you to register for 13 credits per semester, which costs about $50,000 USD. We provide cutting-edge education for free and have an exam at the end of the Spring School.

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YOUR BENEFITS

  • Become a Hosting Institution for the Spring School 2023 and participate virtually with your class
  • Participate in the BR41N.IO Designers' Hackathon virtually with your class
  • Get hands-on experience in the BR41N.IO Designers' Hackathon
  • Video recordings will be available for 1 week
  • Win a Unicorn Hybrid Black in the social media challenge
  • Get a participation certificate with 13 credits
  • Add The Spring School to your CV
DAY 1 - APRIL 17

CUTTING-EDGE BRAIN-COMPUTER INTERFACES

08:00 CEST | The brain-computer interface Universe
Christoph Guger, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Schiedlberg (AT)

09:00 CEST | ECoG and stereo-EEG for BCIs: hardware and software requirements
Christoph Kapeller, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Schiedlberg (AT)

10:00 CEST | BCI applications for wellbeing and cognitive decline neurobiomarkers
Tomasz M. Rutkowski, RIKEN AIP & The University of Tokyo, Tokyo (JP)

11:00 CEST | g.tec Suite – real-time processing and off-line analysis
Martin Walchshofer, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Schiedlberg (AT)

12:00 CEST | Closed-loop experiments with EEG and functional electrical stimulation
Alexander Lechner, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Schiedlberg (AT)

13:00 CEST | The Unicorn Game interface and how to use it in 2D/3D
Bernard Wong, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Hong Kong (HK)

14:00 CEST | BCI design to tackle developmental language disorders
Joao Araujo, University of Cambridge, Cambridge (UK)

15:00 CEST | Speech decoding and synthesis from intracranial signals
Dean Krusienski, Virginia Commonwealth University (US), Virginia (USA)

16:00 CEST | EEG technology to study substance use disorders
Muhammad Parvaz, Mount Sinai, New York (USA)

17:00 CEST | Robotic Couture – BCIs in Fashion
Anouk Wipprecht, Fashion Designer, Florida (USA)

18:00 CEST | Exploiting low-dimensional neural manifolds for neuroscientific discovery and BCI development
Lee Miller, Northwestern University (USA), Illinois (USA)

19:00 CEST | Wearables and future applications
Nataliya Kosmyna, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts (USA)

20:00 CEST | Electrocardiographic imaging of the human heart – methods and clinical applications
Gabriella Captur, University College London, London (UK)

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DAY 2 - APRIL 18

INVASIVE BRAIN-COMPUTER INTERFACES & NEUROMODULATION

08:00 CEST| Optimizing open-loop and closed-loop brain stimulation procedures
Johannes Grünwald, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Schiedlberg (AT)

09:00 CEST| Decoding signals from invasive brain-computer interfaces
David B. Grayden, University of Melbourne, Victoria (AU)

10:00 CEST| Use invasive and non-invasive neuromodulation to better understand the pathology and neurology in movement disorders
Shenghong He, Oxford University, Oxford (UK)

11:00 CEST| Walking naturally after spinal cord injury using a brain-spine interface
Henri Lorach, EPFL, Geneva (CH), 1st place winner BCI Award 2022

12:00 CEST| Cortical dynamics and neurotechnological challenges
Mavi Sanchez-Vives, IDIBAPS, Barcelona (ES)

13:00 CEST| Combining MEG, EEG, ECoG
Milena Korostenskaja, The Institute of Neuroapproaches, Orlando, Florida (USA)

14:00 CEST| Rhythmic entertainment in cortical dynamics
Kai Miller, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MI (USA)

15:00 CEST| Spinal cord stimulations improves arm and hand function in people with chronic stroke
Douglas Weber, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA)

16:00 CEST| Towards mapping physiological and pathological sites of brain using computational intelligence
Nuri Firat Ince, University of Houston, Houston, Texas (USA)

17:00 CEST| Epilepsy and Parkinson monitoring
William Speier, UCLA, Los Angeles, California (USA)

18:00 CEST| Innovations in brain mapping to guide neuromodulation for epilepsy and beyond
Jonathon James Parker, Mayo Clinic, Arizona (USA)

19:00 CEST| Neuroprosthetic technologies to restore hand functions
Elena Losanno, EPFL, Lausanne (CH), 2nd place winner BCI Award 2022

20:00 CEST| Neuromodulation studies at Stanford University
Josef Parvizi, Stanford University, Stanford, California (USA)

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DAY 3 - APRIL 19

APPLICATION OF MACHINE LEARNING IN BCIs

08:00 CEST| AI in EEG Applications
Theerawit Wilaiprasitporn, Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science & Technology, Chang Wat Rayong (TH)

09:00 CEST| Deep learning in brain computer interfaces
Nadia Mammone, Universita Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria (IT)

10:00 CEST| EEG in action – extracting fMRI guided EEG biomarkers for therapy
Oded Kraft, Graymatters, Hafia (IL)

11:00 CEST| User training in motor imagery brain-computer interfaces
Maryam Alimardani, Tilburg University, Thilburg (NL)

12:00 CEST| g.PANGOLIN – Ultra high-density EEG grids
Leo Schreiner, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Schiedlberg (AT)

13:00 CEST| Does Your Brain Know you? – Introduction to Brain-Biometrics for Identity Authentication
Nibras Abo Alzahab, Universitá Politecnica Delle Marche (IT)

14:00 CEST| Time series data augmentation strategy based on a decomposition-recombination method
Jordi Solé-Casals, Universitat de Vic, Vic (ES)

15:00 CEST| Visual engagement in different BCI applications
Angela Natalizio, Polytechnic University of Turin, Turin (IT)

16:00 CEST| Non-Invasive versus Invasive Brain-Computer Interfaces
Dingguo Zhang, University of Bath, Bath (UK)

17:00 CEST| Towards fMRI’s digital twin: subcortical BOLD is only deep-learning away from scalp EEG
Alexey Ossadtchi, Moscow University, Moscow (RU)

18:00 CEST| Hyperscanning – EEG recordings from multiple subjects with cognitive load
Martin Walchshofer, Katrin Mayr, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Schiedlberg (AT)

19:00 CEST| A high-performance intracortical speech BCI
Francis Willett, Stanford University, Stanford, San Francisco, California (USA), 2nd place BCI Award 2022

20:00 CEST| How to get clean EEG and ECoG data by running OSCAR
Johannes Grünwald, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Schiedlberg (AT)

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DAY 4 - APRIL 20

HYBRID BRAIN-COMPUTER INTERFACES

08:00 CEST| Current research at SHIBAURA University
Shin’ichiro Kanoh, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Saltama (JP)

09:00 CEST| Combining EEG and fMRI for inner speech decoding
Foteini Liwicki, Lulea Technical University, Lulea (SE)

10:00 CEST| Multi-frequency SSVEP-based BCI: stimulation, decoding, and more
Jing Mu, University of Melbourne, Victoria (AU)

11:00 CEST| Neurotechnology approaches in neurodevelopmental disorders
Miguel Castelo-Branco, University Coimbra, Coimbra (PT)

12:00 CEST| Advanced signal processing techniques for BCI interfacing
Christopher James, Warwick University, Warwick (UK)

13:00 CEST| The premises and applications of HRV biofeedback
Ewa Ratajzak, Nicolaus Copernicus University (PL)

14:00 CEST| Challenges and opportunities in studying effective connectivity through TMS-EEG coregistration
Marta Bortoletto, IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia (IT)

15:00 CEST| Virtual Reality brain sports
Christian Gnerlich, brain.jo, Regensburg (GE)

16:00 | Wireless EEG and fNIRS recordings
Slobodan Tanckovic, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Schiedlberg (AT)

17:00 CEST| Recording biosignals from different and multiple amplifiers
Micah Ching, g.tec medical engineering, Vancouver, BC (CA)

18:00 CEST| Event-related potentials in Clinical Practice
Kyle I. Ruiter, Voxneuro, Toronto (CA)

19:00 CEST| The computational perspective in high resolution Electroencephalographies: strategies, advances, grand challenges
Francesco Andriulli, Politecnico di Torino, Turin (IT)

20:00 CEST| Wearable BCIs and Virtual Reality: neuroergonomics meets the metaverse
Tiago Falk, INRS-EMT, Montreal (CA)

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DAY 5 - APRIL 21

ROBOTIC INTERACTION WITH BCIs

08:00 CEST| Wireless EEG recordings and sports
Francisco Fernandes, g.tec medical engineering, Schiedlberg (AT)

09:00 CEST| BCIs for interacting with robotic exoskeletons
Jose Maria Azorin, Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche, Alicante (ES)

10:00 CEST| Research on brain-computer interfaces in Shanghai
Jing Jin, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai (CN)

11:00 CEST| Neuroscience / BCI / Arts – a creative intersection
Camil Mihaescu, Universitatea de Vest Timisoara, Timisoara (RO)

12:00 CEST| Robotic and prosthetic interaction with BCIs
Denny Oetomo, University of Melbourne, Victoria (AU)

13:00 CEST| Neuroimaging findings of human brain changes following long-duration spaceflight to the International Space Station and during zero-g flights
Steven Jillings, University of Antwerp, Antwerp (BE)

14:00 CEST| EEG channel selection using multiobjective Cuckoo search for person identification
Zaid Alyasseri, University of Kufa (Iraq)

15:00 CEST| Error-related potentials: methods and applications
Gabriel Pires, University of Coimbra, Coimbra (PT), Polytechnic Institute of Tomar, Tomar (PT)

16:00 CEST| Art and creative expression with BCIs
Brendan Z. Allison, UCSD, San Diego, California (USA)

17:00 CEST| On the role of synergies in human-robot interaction
Ramana Kumar Vinjamuri, University of Maryland, College Park (USA)

18:00 CEST| Combining EEG and EMG decoding towards a new generation of hybrid interfaces in neurorobotics
Stefano Tortora, University of Padova, Padova (IT)

19:00 CEST| Sensing and cognition in machine to brain interface
Nitish Thakor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (USA), National University of Singapore, (SG)

20:00 CEST| The g.tec configurator and the Unicorn Educational Kit
Fan Cao, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Schiedlberg (AT)

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DAY 6 - APRIL 22

THE BR41N.IO HACKATHON (1/2)

09:00 CEST| BR41N.IO Hackathon introduction
Christoph Guger, g.tec medical engineering, Schiedlberg (AT)

09:30 CEST| Unicorn Brain Interface demonstration
Martin Walchshofer, Bernard Wong, g.tec medical engineering, Schiedlberg (AT)

10:30 CEST| Motor imagery, P300, SSVEP and ECoG data-sets
Christoph Kapeller, Rupert Ortner, Johannes Grünwald, g.tec medical engineering, Schiedlberg/Barcelona (AT/ES)

11:00 CEST| Start BR41N.IO and hosting institutions and team formation
Christoph Guger (AT), Maryam Alimardani (NL), Arianna Di Bernardo (IT), Enrico Sansone (IT), Abdelkader N. Belkacem (EA), Luis Emilio Bruni (DK), Hossein Dini (DK), Cosmin Bonchis (RO), Javier Mauricio, Antelis Ortiz (MX), Ferat Sahin (USA), Leonardo Ferrisi (USA), David Grayden (AU), Sam John (AU)

16:00 CEST| Who are The BCI Guys?
Harrison Canning, Colin Fausnaught, RIT, Rochester, New York, NY (USA)

18:00 CEST| All night hacking

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DAY 7 - APRIL 23

THE BR41N.IO HACKATHON (2/2)

09:00 CEST| All night hacking

13:00 CEST| Responsible research and innovation in BCI
Ricardo Chavarriaga, Zurich university of Applied Sciences, CLAIRE, Zürich (CH)

14:00 CEST| Project presentations

18:00 CEST| BR41N.IO ceremony

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DAY 8 - APRIL 24

BCIs IN STROKE REHABILITATION

08:00 CEST| How to help stroke patients and patients with MS with g.tec’s brain-computer interfaces
Christoph Guger, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Schiedlberg (AT)

09:00 CEST| recoveriX stroke therapy – A practice session
Marc Sebastian , g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Barcelona (ES)

10:00 CEST| Application of BCI to stroke rehabilitation: Theory and practice’
Kenneth Fong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HK)

11:00 CEST| Brain-computer interfaces for rehabilitation
Mikhail Lebedev, Moscow State University, Moscow (RU)

12:00 CEST| BCI training experience with chronic patients in Israel
Nadav Schechter, recoveriX-gym Binyamina and Jerusalem (IL)

12:30 CEST| recoveriX therapy in Portugal
Jorge Alves, Cerebro, Braga (PT)

13:00 CEST| Lower limb stroke rehabilitation with recoveriX
Woosang Cho, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Schiedlberg (AT)

14:00 CEST| BCI and TMS technology for rehabiliation
Natalie Mrachacz-Kersting, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg (GE)

15:00 CEST| Brain changes track with motor recovery in a multimodal BCI-FES Intervention for stroke survivors
Alexander B. Remsik, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (USA)

16:00 CEST| recoveriX treaments and strategy in Nigeria
Osaze Osayande, recoveriX-gym Lagos (NI)

16:30 CEST| recoveriX-gyms in Austria
Gerlinde Percht, recoveriX-gyms in Austria, Schladming, Vienna, Graz, Klagenfurt (AT)

17:00 CEST| Brain computer interfaces for stroke rehabilitation: clinical translation
David Lin, Massachusetts General Hospita, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (USA)

18:00 CEST| recoveriX therapy in Finland
Marjo Jännes-Malm, Fysioline, Tampere (FI)

18:30 CEST| recoveriX success stories from Slovenia
Andraz Stozer, recoveriX Maribor, Kranj (SVN)

19:00 CEST| fMRI and EEG studies for mental health
Tamar Flash, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot (IL)

20:00 CEST| Brain assessment parameters for stroke
Sebastian Sieghartsleitner, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Schiedlberg (AT)

 

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DAY 9 - APRIL 25

BCIs FOR BRAIN ASSESSMENT & COMMUNICATION WITH DOC, ALS & LOCKED-IN PATIENTS

08:00 CEST| BCI for the assessment, prediction, communication & rehabilitation of patients with disorders of consciousness
Christoph Guger, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Schiedlberg (AT)

09:00 CEST| Brain computer interfaces for improving cognitive abilities: principles and applications
Abdelkader N. Belkacem, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain (AE)

10:00 CEST| mindBEAGLE assessment, communication, predication, rehabilitation
Rupert Ortner, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Barcelona (ES)

11:00 CEST| Pharmacological and non-pharmacological innovative treatment options for DoC patients
Aurore Thibaut, University of Liége, Liege (BE)

12:00 CEST| Advances in decoding mental imagery and evoked potentials from electroencephalography for clinical applications and human augmentation
Damien Coyle, Ulster University, Ulster (UK)

13:00 CEST| BCIs for assessment of disorders of consciousness
Rossella Spataro, University of Palermo, Palermo (IT)

14:00 CEST| Outcome prediction in coma patients
Marzia De Lucia, CHUV, Lausanne (CH)

15:00 CEST| Resting state EEG rhythms reflecting vigilance: a window on the level of consciousness
Claudio Babiloni, Sapienza University Di Roma, Rome (IT)

16:00 CEST| Cognition in DOC patients: assessment and management
Caroline Schnakers, Casa Colina Hospital, Pomona, California (USA)

17:00 CEST| How new technologies improve the care of severely brain damaged patients
Olivia Gosseries, University of Liége, Liege (BE)

18:00 CEST| Lessons learned from cooperating with neurotech industry
Cristi Salinas, Neuropsychologist, Winter Park, Florida (USA)

19:00 CEST| EEG biomarkers for pain
Aleksandra Vuckovic, Glasgow University, Glasgow (UK)

20:00 CEST| Neurofeedback and the neural representation of self: lessons from awake state and slee
Andreas Ioannides, AAI Scientific Cultural Services (CY)

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DAY 10 - APRIL 26

FUNCTIONAL MAPPING OF ELOQUENT CORTEX AND CORTICAL NETWORKS WITH ECOG

09:00 CEST| Functional mapping with the ECoG and Cortico-Cortical Evoked Potentials
Christoph Guger, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Schiedlberg (AT)

10:00 CEST| Passive functional brain mapping with ECoG for future clinical standard
Kyousuke Kamada, Mengumino Hospital, Sapporo (JP)

11:00 CEST| Running functional mapping procedures in real-time with high-gamma and ultra-high gamma
Christoph Kapeller, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Schiedlberg (AT)

12:00 CEST| Clinical practice of high gamma activity mapping in the neurosurgical field
Takahiro Sanada, Asahikawa Medical Universit, Asahikawa (JP)

13:00 CEST| High-frequency oscillations and 3D mapping of activity of grids and stereo EEG
Mostafa Mohammadpour, Michael Jordan, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Schiedlberg (AT)

14:00 CEST| Mapping language network for presurgical evaluations of epilepsy and tumor surgery
Riki Matsumoto, Kobe University Hospital, Kobe (JP)

15:00 CEST| Functional mapping in Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery with Stereo EEG; passive high-gamma frequency mapping vs. cortical stimulation mapping
Masanori Takeoka, Boston Children’s Hospital , Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (USA)

16:00 CEST| Intraoperative rapid passive mapping as an adjunct to conventional mapping in pathologic brain resections. Experience, case use and lessons learned
Ahmed Raslan, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR (USA)

17:00 CEST| Highly generalized spelling using a silent-speech BCI in a person with severe anarthria
Sean L. Metzger, UCSF, San Francisco, California (USA), 3rd place winner BCI Award 2022

18:00 CEST| High-gamma mapping and gamma echo
Peter Brunner, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (USA)

19:00 CEST| Exam, certificates and Unicorn Hybrid Black winner
Christoph Guger, g.tec medical engineering GmbH, Schiedlberg (AT)

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WHAT ATTENDEES SAY ABOUT THE SPRING SCHOOL

“After completing a virtual internship, Francisco Fernandes invited me to register for BCI and Neurotechnology Spring School 2022. I wasn’t sure that I’d be able to attend 130 hours in 10 days. Nevertheless, I’m glad that I did. I would like to thank Dr. Christoph Guger for arranging this spring school and gathering great scientists from all over the globe to present many amazing studies in only 10 days. I look forward to the next spring school.“

Abrar K Moghalles - Spring School 2022 Attendee, BSc in Biochemistry

“10 days & 130 hours of quality content from experts, researchers and practitioners in the field of #BCI & #neurotechnology. 🧠 Many thanks to Dr. Christoph Guger and the entire g.tec medical engineering GmbH team for this opportunity!“

Angela Natalizio - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Biomedical Engineer, PhD Student at Politecnico di Torino

“I would like to thank g.tec medical engineering GmbH and all those who contributed to the success of the meeting dedicated to BCI & NEUROTECHNOLOGY. They have been days of intense activity and involvement, which have seen a fruitful discussion and an interesting exchange of ideas with a clearly professional value. I take this opportunity to express all my appreciation for the stimulating presentations as they have been constructive and indispensable for stay connected to the field and learn more. Looking forward for the next event of this great team.“

Angelo Di Iorio - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Biomedical Engineer, Laboratoire d'Informatique Robotique et Microélectronique de Montpellier LIRMM, Termoli, Italy

“It was an immense pleasure to have been able to participate in your course on Neuroscience and Neurotechnology, our brain has no limits, it is an ever more advanced frontier, neuroscience is the future. Thank you very much Dr. Christoph Guger and g.tec medical engineering GmbH for this amazing course! 🧠“

Chiara Pirani - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Molecular Biologist, Rimini, Italy

“#BCIandNeurotechnologySpringSchool2022 has officially ended for this year. Happy to have attended all 130 hours, 10 days (with no coffee breaks!)! Thanks again Dr. Christoph Guger and everyone at g.tec medical engineering GmbH for the organization of this event, and thanks to all the illustrious lecturers who gave their enlightening talks! I feel that my knowledge of the field has really expanded, and I know there is still plenty to learn, but nevertheless I hope to do more in the #neurotechnology and #bci in the future!“

Francesco Vella - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Biomedical Engineer, M.Sc, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy

“An impressive experience, I am thankful for Spring School 2022 by g.tec medical engineering GmbH. It was 10 days of continuous amazement, that is what make researchers fall in love with this field. And this is proof of my commitment to becoming one!!!! #experience #engineering #medical #gtec2022“

Henry Rivera - Spring School 2022 Attendee, BCI & Data Science Enthusiast, Mechatronic Engineer, Munich, Germany

“For two years, a part of my Ph.D. works are related to BCI( Brain-Computer Interface ), most of my research activities connecting robots with the human brain, so all my previous interest in BCI-robots activities, however after I’ve attended #BCIandNeurotechnologySpringSchool2022 organized by g.tec medical engineering GmbH, it really ignites great interest and passions for driving deep in this field for its great potential not only to improve human performance in future but, also for tangible results in many medical fields. Honestly, these ten days transferred ten decades of accumulated knowledge and experience, but it also was painful and frustrated 😤 more than 10 hours every day without even a coffee ☕ break“

Karameldeen Omer - Spring School 2022 Attendee, PhD Student, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy

“I am happily sharing the certificate of the last 10days achievement in #Neurotechnology. g.tec medical engineering GmbH organized a wonderful spring school that I was invited to participate. It was challenging since full-day workshops occupied my days, but every second was worth it!
I am thankful for the very inspiring lectures.“

Kristof Schwartz - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Clinical Researcher from Harvard Medical School Hungary

“I am delighted to be part of the team who won the Data Analysis projects during the BR41N.IO Brain-Computer Interface Hackathon (45 teams, 53 countries). A huge learning experience using an invasive BCI system where we sought to decode different hand movements using ECoG data from an epileptic subject. So grateful to the g.tec team for this opportunity, for organizing the BCI & Neurotechnology Spring School 2022, a 10 day/130 hours event bringing together the top experts of the field and offering invaluable knowledge both to beginners and professionals. The most special thanks and admiration to Dr. Christoph Guger for inspiring all of us to collaborate and advance the BCI research.“

María Goñi - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Ph.D., Neuroscience researcher Aachen, Germany

“I want to thank g.tec medical engineering GmbH for hosting this year’s BCI and Neurotechnology Spring School 2022. 130 tough hours listening to amazing researchers, professors, and experts in the field of BCI and neurotechnology. I went into this spring school as a newbie in the field to figure out if this field is worth pursuing in the future. The speakers have managed to spark my interest with their extremely fascinating insights and plans. I am staying active in this field and looking forward to many more talks at conferences or the next Spring school!“

Maximilian Hohenbühel - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Student at TH Deggendorf - Section Artificial Intelligence Bolzano, Italy

“It was 130 hours in 10 days with no coffee breaks, could I make it through these? 🤔 At first, that’s what I thought. Oh goodness, I had a wonderful time! 🤩 I’ve been intrigued with neuroscience and its trends lately. It was mind-boggling to see amazing talks and discussions from experts in BCI and NeuroTech on amazing topics: VR, robotics, neurosurgery. 🤯 The BR41N.IO Hackathon is also STACKED with astonishing projects. A million thanks to Dr. Christoph Guger and the entire g.tec team for conducting the fantastic event. I’ve learned a ton. 🙏 This will be truly one of my remarkable experience by far.“

Mohamad Alamsyah - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate at Bandung Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia

“I’ve had the pleasure to participate in BCI & Neurotech Spring School organised. 10 days, 130 hours (without coffee breaks! :D) and amazing speakers from all around the world. I’ve learned much about ECoG, fNIRS, CCEP, SSVEP and ERD used in brain-computer interfaces. Their capabilities reach from neurorehabilitation to fashion (Thanks to Anouk Wipprecht for extremely inspiring talk!). I also had an opportunity to participate in BR41N.IO Hackathon. Me and my team were analysing motor imagery BCI dataset from a chronic stroke patient. We won the 2nd place.“

Monika Tutaj - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Postgraduate student at SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Neurocognitive Science, Poland

“I am really grateful that I joined the biggest BCI meeting, the BCI & Neurotechnology Spring School 2022. 130 hrs, 10 days of intense training in neurotech were fascinating and getting into new cutting edge techniques and data analysis methods. Huge thanks to Dr. Christoph Guger and g.tec medical engineering GmbH for this incredible opportunity of high level education.“

Rolando Arpi - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering - Poltecnico di Torino Rome, Italy

“With 10 days and 130 hours of presentations, the g.tec medical engineering GmbH’s amazing Spring School 2022 comes to an end. Absolutely delighted to have gotten a chance to attend the sessions given by pioneers in the field of neurotechnology. Saying that I am inspired and motivated would be an understatement, for sure.“

Shrestha Agarwal - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Maharashtra, India

“10 days, 130 hours of presentations, and one awesome hackathon with some of the best ideas later, the BCI Spring School 2022 has come to an end. It has been a wonderful journey through neurotechnology and most surely shaping career paths for everyone who attended. A huge thanks g.tec for creating this platform and bringing in some of the best minds in neurotechnology to speak. Each lecture was amazing and gave a lot of ideas to take home. Definitely looking forward to attending the talks and the hackathon next year.“

Sujay Sadashiva - Spring School 2022 Attendee, MSc Artificial Intelligence (Cogsys), Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

“Incredible experience with such passionate people and mind blowing presentations. Special thanks to g.tec medical engineering GmbH for organising such an expansive and intriguing spring school and promoting this niche but priceless area for those interested.“

Yildiz Dilara Parry - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Data & AI Analyst at Accenture, MSc in Biomedicine (specialised in Neuroscience), BCI & Robotics Enthusiast Belgium

“Through these intensive 10 days I learned about countless cutting-edge applications of neurotechnology from professionals world-wide. I am also truly humbled by their initiative of free education and the impact it has and will have on the next generation of scientists!“

Joao Pereira - Spring School 2021 Attendee

„I have always been interested in BCI and the Spring School 2021 provided a comprehensive resource to understand all elementary concepts and SOTA research ongoing in the field. Read my complete summary about my experiences attending the g.tec BCI & Neurotechnology Spring School 2021. ”

Nayanika Biswas - Spring School 2021 Attendee

“The Spring School 2021 was a great opportunity to learn and connect with great minds from various disciplines around the world! This was truly phenomenal!“

Victor Nguyen - Spring School 2021 Attendee

“For me, as a speech-language pathologist and audiologist, it is very important to be aware of new technologies that can make a difference in patients’ lives! And as a master’s student in Neuroengineering the Spring School 2021 was 10 days of full knowledge and learning new things in my research area!”

Carolina Evangelista - Spring School 2021 Attendee

I put the BCI & Neurotechnology Spring School and g.tec’s webinars into the curriculum of my University and my students from the BrainLab are following eagerly.

Adriane B. Randolph, PhD - Director of Kennesaw State University BrainLab

„I participated in the Spring School 2021 for ten days, it was a great experience and I learned a lot. I got to know professors and different fields of study in BCI technology. Furthermore, all of the other g.tec staff members contribute to this great school and taught us how to record EEG signals with the new g.tec instruments.“

Helia Mirabi - Spring School 2021 Attendee

“This Spring School covers all parts of the BCI world from non-invasive to invasive measurement and its application! It gave me a whole new experience learning more about those BCI applications and what everyone is working on. I really enjoyed the keynote speakers and learned a lot from them. “

Praewpiraya Wiwatphonthana - Spring School 2021 Attendee

“The BCI & Neurotechnology Spring School 2021 was an amazing experience, ten days of great talks and presentations from some of the most important researchers in the field of Neuroscience. In the weekend, I took part in the Virtual Brain Hackathon! Our work aimed to implement a pipeline to augment SSVEP data using a TimeGAN model.“

Giacomo D’Amicantonio - Spring School 2021 Attendee, Machine Learning Journal Club Member

“These 10 days were really amazing and very educational. One of the most wonderful parts was connecting with great minds from various disciplines and countries.“

Shreyansh Sheth - Spring School 2021 Attendee

“In these 10 days I had the opportunity to focus on the theme Brain-Computer Interface and to discover once again the great power of technology on improving living conditions.
Competing in my first hackathon was a great stimulus and allowed me to get to know brilliant and creative people from all over the world.“

Francesco Di Tommaso - Spring School 2021 Attendee