Inauguration conference

NatMEG inauguration conference

October 17th – Retzius väg 8 – Hillarpsalen


Lab visit #1 - @ ca 11.30-12.30 – Nobels väg 9


NatMEG opening ceremony and keynote lecture - @ 13.00

Prof. Anders Hamsten (President of Karolinska Institutet)

- Opening of conference


Prof. Martin Ingvar (PI for NatMEG)

- About NatMEG


Prof. Riitta Hari (Director of the Brain Research Unit, Aalto University, Finland)

- MEG in the study of brain dynamics


NatMEG Inauguration conference, Day 1 - @ 14.15

Prof. Dag Winkler (Head of the Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, Chalmers University, Sweden)

-The magnetometers of the future


Coffee break


Assistant Prof. Justin Schneiderman

- Poster presentation, and display of highTC SQUID system


Dr. Peter Uhlhaas (Reader at the Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow, U.K.)

- MEG and translational neuroscience: Perspectives from schizophrenia


Professor Risto Näätänen (Guest professor at Århus University)

- The mismatch negativity (MMN) and its magnetic equivalent MMNm in prediction of schizophrenia onset


Lab visit #2 - @ ca 17-18 – Nobels väg 9 (D2:D235) / Retzius väg 13a


Dinner - @ ca 18.30 – Königs, SMI, Nobels väg 18




October 18th – Retzius väg 8 – Hillarpsalen

Lab visit #3 - @ ca 08.00-09.00 – Nobels väg 9

Pre-conference coffee @ 8.30


NatMEG Inauguration conference, Day 2 - @ 09.00

Prof. Ole Jensen (Head of the Neural Oscillations group at Donders Institute, Nijmegen, The Netherlands)

– The temporal coordination of cognitive processes by brain oscillations


Assoc. Prof. Matti Hämäläinen (Director of MEG core, Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massa¬chusetts, U.S.A.)

- MEG and EEG signals and their sources


Dr. Robert Oostenveld (Head of FieldTrip MEG analysis toolkit development)

- Making MEG measurements mean something


Lunch - @ 11.30 – Königs, SMI, Nobels väg 18


Dr. Jyrki Mäkelä (Head of the BioMag laboratory, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland)

- Using MEG for epilepsy work-ups


Dr. Stephen Whitmarsh (Post doc at NatMEG, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden)

- Conceiving your first MEG experiment


Coffee break


Dr. Veikko Jousmäki (Director of Aalto NeuroImaging Infrastructure, Aalto University, Finland)

- How to stay out of trouble


Prof. Martin Ingvar (Head of NatMEG, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden)

- Closing of conference


The conference closes - @ 16.00


Lab visit #4 - @ ca 16-17 – Nobels väg 9