BCI Thursdays: Online Events

The BCI Society is pleased to announce the novel BCI Thursdays,

a series of online events starting in January 2021. 


Workshop Series

The BCI Society Workshop Series consists of 6 workshops on a wide range of topics. Workshops have been a defining feature of the BCI Society Meetings because of their distinctive emphasis on interaction and contribution from all members.  We trust that also the online workshops will continue to shape the field of BCI research, producing consensus and collaborations, and fostering exchange of our latest scientific knowledge.

We are committed to making the Workshop Series accessible to everyone.  Registration fees are modest. Take the opportunity to invite colleagues and all the members of your research team.

*The BCI Society reserves the right to modify the Workshop Series program.

Workshop Registration Fees

To attend a workshop, you must register.

You may register for the entire Workshop Series or individual workshops. If you register for an individual workshop, please register by that workshop-specific deadline to guarantee your access to the workshop. After that date, we will not be able to accommodate registrations.


A scholarship is available for those in need by granting a complimentary registration to the Workshop Series.  Priority will be given to those students/scientists who are experiencing financial hardship or restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as those currently working and living in a resource-restricted country– those defined by the World Bank as low, lower-middle, or upper-middle income (Click here for the World Bank’s country classifications).  Awards are subject to availability of funds.

Application deadline: January 21, 2021

To apply for a scholarship, please fill out the application form here.

Registration Fees:

  Package of 4 Workshops Individual Workshops
Regular member $80 $30
Post doc member $67 $25
Student member $53 $20
Regular non-member $160 $60
Post doc non-member $133 $50
Student non-member $107 $40

*Please note all fees are in US dollars. We accept the following cards for payments: Visa and MasterCard.

*Please note that due to the organization/banking being in Canada, some credit cards may reject the initial charge.  If your card is declined, please check with the bank to ensure international transactions can be accepted.  If you still have problems, please contact our secretariat




Next Generations (Free events)

The BCI Society Next Generations series is intended for students to provide technical background on some cutting-edge topics in BCI research, and most importantly, to answer questions that trainees might have on these topics. Each event in this series will consist of a live 30-minute presentation followed by a live 30-minute Q&A period.

Next Generation events will be recorded and available within the event details. Either search for the event in the search bar below or click the back arrow to see previous events.


Zoom Registration

There are no fees to participate in the Next Generations events but you must register to participate.


Events Calendar (time zone: EST)

EEG Analysis

1:00am CEST, 7:00pm EST, 4:00pm PST Presented by Jason Palmer, Osaks University Introduction to EEG Analysis for BCI We introduce the theory and practice of analyzing EEG data for BCI […]

WS 4: Biomimetic approaches to restore somatosensation

3:00pm CET, 9:00am EST, 6:00am PST, 1:00am AEDT, 10:00pm CST Registration deadline: April 1 Presenters Robert Gaunt, University of Pittsburgh Sliman Bensmaia, University of Chicago Warren Grill, Duke University Silvestro […]

Adaptive BCI invasive

6:00pm (CEST)/12:00pm (EST)/9:00am (PST) Presented by Amy Orsborn, University of Washington Design considerations for closed-loop decoder adaptation algorithms in invasive BCIs Closed-loop decoder adaptation (CLDA) is a powerful technique in […]

WS 5: Open-source Python tools for BCIs

4:00pm CET, 10:00am EST, 7:00am PST, 2:00am AEDT, 11:00pm CST Registration deadline: April 15 Presenters Pierre Clisson, Mindify Sylvain Chevallier, LISV, University of Versailles Marco Congedo, GIPSA-lab, CNRS, University of […]

Adaptive BCI non-invasive

6:00pm (CEST)/12:00pm (EST)/9:00am (PST) Presented by Serafeim Perdikis, University of Essex Adaptation and learning in non-invasive brain-computer interaction Non-invasive brain-computer interface (BCI) has entered an era of relative technological maturity, […]

WS 6: Non-invasive BCIs for people with cerebral palsy

10:00pm CET, 4:00pm EST, 1:00pm PST, 8:00am AEDT, 5:00am (CST) Registration deadline: May 13, 2021 Presenters Jane Huggins, University of Michigan Katya Hill, University of Pittsburgh Petra Karlsson, Cerebral Palsy […]