Tuesday, June 14th, 2005


Wednesday, June 15th, 2005

PRESENTATIONS (8:15-10:15am, 10:45am-12:30pm)

Theresa Vaughan and Jon Wolpaw
Welcoming Remarks

Christa Neuper, University of Graz and the Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria
15 years of BCI research at Graz University of Technology: Actual Projects

Gerald Loeb, Dept. of Biomed. Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
BION wireless interfaces for proprioception and muscle activation

Febo Cincotti, Foundazione Santa Lucia, Rome, Italy
Technological aids to improve independence – ASPICE project

William Shain, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA
Cortical Neural Prostheses – controlling the biological interface

Leonard Trejo, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, USA
Brain-computer Interfaces for 1-D and 2-D cursor control: designs using volitional control of the EEG Spectrum or Steady-State Visual Evoked Potentials

Julien Kronegg, Computer Vision and Multimedia Laboratory, Computer Science Department, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Research in Brain-computer interaction

Ou Bai, Human Motor Control Section, NINDS, Betheda, Maryland, USA
Prediction of human voluntary movement intention in real-time — BCI project in human motor control section, NINDS/NIH

Daryl Kipke, Neural Engineering Laboratory, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Implantable Intracortical Neuroprostheses: Devices and experimental studies

Janis Daly, Department of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Cleveland VA Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Stroke motor learning and motor control

Eric Sellers, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) Research at the University of South Florida Cognitive Psychophysiology Lab: The P300 Event-Related Potential

Meel Velliste, Department of Neurobiology and Bioengineering, and the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, University of Pittsburg, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
3D cortical control of an anthropomorphic arm under direct visualization

Jack Judy, Dept of Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
UCLA Neuroengineering Program and BCI Research

Gary Birch, Neil Squire Society and the University of British Columbia, Burnaby, BC, Canada
Brain interface research for asynchronous control applications

Daniel Moran, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Hand orientation control in motor cortex

Justin Sanchez, McKnight Brain Institute and Computational NeuroEngineering Laboratory, University of Florida, Gainesville Florida, USA
Brain-machine interfaces: computational approaches and hybrid hardware development for multi-channel neural data analysis

Shangkai Gao, Dept. of Biomedical Eng., Sch. of Medicine, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Brain-computer interface research in Tsinghua University

Joseph Francis, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Neural ensemble activity from multiple brain regions predicts kinematic and dynamic variable in a multiple force field reaching task

Robert Schmidt, Cleveland Medical Devices, inc., Cleveland Ohio, USA
Wireless brain computer interface for disabled individuals

WORKSHOPS: DAY 1 (2:30-5:30pm)

Thursday, June 16th, 2005

PRESENTATIONS (8:15-10:15am, 10:45am-12:30pm)

Jeremy Hill, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tuebingen, Germany
Machine-learning approaches to BCI in Tuebingen

Jane Huggins, University Hospital, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
University of Michigan Direct Brain Interface: 2005 update

Bin He, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
A time-frequency approach for EEG-based brain-computer interface

Sing Yau Gob, Biomedical Engineering Deptartment, University of Malaya, Malaysia
A BCI system for control of prosthetic hand and remote devices

Dawn Taylor, Case-Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Restoring arm & hand function by thought

Justin Williams, Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
BioMEMS Interfaces with the nervous system: from cell culture to clinical applications

Oscar Yañez-Suarez, Lab de Neuroimagenología, UAM Iztapalapa, Mexico City, Mexico
Brain research at the Neuroimaging Laboratory of the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana

Pradeep Shenoy, Neural Systems Lab, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
BCI Research at the Neural Systems Lab, UW

Omar Feix do Nascimento, Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction, Aalborg Univ., Aalborg, Denmark
Brain-computer interface research at Aalborg University

Kai Miller, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
One-dimensional cursor control and initial studies with two-dimensional cursor control using electrocortigraphic signals in humans

Vivian Mushahwar, Dept. of Biomed. Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Could cortical signals control intraspinal stimulators?

Christoph Guger, g.tec Gruger Technologies OEG, Graz, Austria
Comparison of platforms for brain-computer interfaces

Charles Anderson, Dept. of Computer Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
Signal representation based on singular-value dec

Daniel Rizzuto, Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California
A cognitive neural prosthetic system using posterior parietal cortex

Adam Gerson, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Real-time image triage based on single-trial detection of visual recognition and discrimination events in EEG

Maria Stokes, Sch. of Health Professions & Rehab. Sci., University of Southampton, England, UK
Southampton Brain Computer Interface (BCI) Research Programme

Melody Moore-Jackson, Computer Information Systems, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Biometric Interface Research at the GSU BrainLab

WORKSHOP: DAY 2 (2:00-5:00pm)


Klaus Müller, University of Potsdam and Fraunhofer FIRST (IDA), Berlin, Germany
BCI Competition III – Presentation of the results

Friday, June 17th, 2005

PRESENTATIONS (8:15-10:15am, 10:45am-12:30pm)

Leigh R Hochberg, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, and Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
BrainGate Neural Interface System: feasibility of a human neuromotor prosthesis

Luigi Bianchi, Neurosciences Department, University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Brain computer interface at the “Tor Vergata” University of Rome

Joseph Schulman, Alfred Mann Foundation, Los Angeles, California, USA
Wireless network between the brain and injected muscle-nerve stimulator/sensors

Andrea Kübler,Institute of Medical Psychology, Eberhand-Karls University, Tübingen, Germany
BCI Research at the Eberhard-Karls University

Sebastian Wills, University of Cambridge Inference Group, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, England, UK
Dasher – an information-efficient writing system

José del R. Millán, IDIAP Research Institute, Martigny, Switzerland
Towards a robust BCI: error potentials and online learning

Ruthy Kaidar, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
On MRP as a driving input for asynchronous BCI

Andrew Jackson, Department of Physiology & Biophysics and Washington National Primate Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
The Neurochip: A fully implanted brain-computer interface for primates

Richard Stein, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Research in the Stein Lab at the University of Alberta, Canada

Ryan Canolty, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
The utility of high gamma band (80-250 Hz) activity in the human subdural electrocorticogram for BCI communication and control

Sandro Mussa-Ivaldi, Department of Physiology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Remapping motor control

Scott Makeig, Institute for Neural Computation, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
Modeling mechanisms of biological control of EEG rhythms

Laura Kauhanen, Laboratory of Computational Engineering, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
BCI Research in Finland

Girolamo Garreffa, Enrico Fermi Center, Rome, Italy
Brain computer interface at the Enrico Fermi Center in Rome

E. Joseph Write, Neural Signals Inc., Altanta Georgia, USA
BCI control for locked-in patient in real-world environments

Benjamin Blankertz, Frauhofer FIRST (IDA), Berlin, Germany
The Berlin Brain-Computer Interface: EEG-based communication without subject training

John P Donoghue, Brown University and Cyberkinetics Neurotechnology Systems, Inc., Foxborough, Massachussetts, USA
Development of a human neuromotor prosthesis

Jonathan R Wolpaw, Wadsworth Center, New York State Dept. of Health, Albany, New York, USA
The Wadsworth BCI Research and Development Program in 2005


WORKSHOPS: DAY 3 (4:00-5:30pm)

Saturday, June 18th, 2005


Workshop Presentation: Hardware and Software

Workshop Presentation: Methods

Workshop Presentation: Signals

Workshop Presentation: Clinical Applications

SUMMING UP (4:30-5:15pm)
Richard B Stein
The next steps: from prototype to product


Sunday, June 19th, 2005