Programme

Saturday 27 August

17:00 – 22.00WOPM registration and dinner

Sunday 28 August

09.00 – 17.00 Satellite meetings, Edgbaston Park Hotel (see here for details)
17.00 – 18.30 Opening Ceremony and reception, Great Hall (in-person only)
Welcome Address: Paul Furlong, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Neuroimaging,
President, Association of Neurophysiological Scientists, Institute of Health and Neurodevelopment, Aston University

Monday 29 August

09.00In-person registration, exhibition, and poster viewing (hybrid)
WOPM sessions
11.00 – 11.15Welcome address (hybrid)
Professor Ed Wilding, Head of the School of Psychology, College of Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, and Prof. Ole Jensen, Centre for Human Brain Health, University of Birmingham and Biomag 2022 Chair
11.15 – 12.15Keynote: Sabine Kastner, Professor of Psychology, Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University
Chair: Prof. Ole Jensen, Centre for Human Brain Health, University of Birmingham and Biomag 2022 Chair
12.15 – 13.15Poster session (virtual) and Oral poster presentations (hybrid)
13.15 – 14.15Lunch and exhibition viewing
14.15 – 16.15Symposium 1: Advances and applications in the field of dynamic functional connectivitySymposium 2: Biomagnetic Imaging in DementiaSymposium 3: Optically Pumped Magnetometers for Magnetoencephalography
16.15 – 17.30Poster session with refreshments (in person only) and Virtual exhibition viewing
17:00 – 18.00Data analysis competitions: results and discussion

Tuesday 30 August

8.15 Morning refreshments
08.45 – 10.45 Symposium 4: Rhythms in Auditory, Visual, and Audiovisual Speech Processing: Multisensory representations in unisensory cortices and beyond Symposium 5: Recent advances in biomagnetic applications of optically pumped magnetometers beyond MEG Early Career Researcher Award Finalist Presentations
10.45 – 11.30 Refreshment break, exhibition and poster viewing
11.30 Keynote: Stan Dehaene, Professor, Experiential Cognitive Psychology, College De France
Chair: Dr Hyojin Park, Assistant Professor, Centre for Human Brain Health (CHBH), University of Birmingham
12.30 Poster session (virtual only) and Oral presentations (hybrid)
13.30 Lunch, exhibition viewing and poster viewing (hybrid)
14.30 Poster session (in person only) and exhibition viewing (virtual only)
15.30 Refreshment break, exhibition and poster viewing
16:00 – 18:00 Symposium 6: How can we study social cognition in the MEG lab? The tug-of-war between experimental control and ecological validity Symposium 7: Magnetocardiography Symposium 8: New insights from animal and human studies into the functional role of sensorimotor beta burst dynamics
19.00 – 22.00 Aston University social event – band night

Wednesday 31 August

8.15 Morning refreshments
08.45 – 10.45 Symposium 9: Time-resolved cortico-subcortical connectivity in patients with deep brain recordings Symposium 10: Multivariate methods to disclose brain networks in multiple functional neuroimaging modalities Symposium 11: Applications of MEG in Psychiatry: The Past, Present and the Future
10.45 – 11.30 Refreshment break, exhibition and poster viewing
11.30 – 12.30 Keynote: Dr Margot Taylor, Professor of Medical Imaging, Director of Functional Neuroimaging,
Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto
Chair: Professor Matthew Brookes, Professor of Physics, University of Nottingham
12.30 – 13.30 Poster session (virtual only) and Oral presentations (hybrid)
13.30 Lunch, exhibition viewing and poster viewing (hybrid)
14.30 Poster session (in person only) and exhibition viewing (virtual only)
15:30 Refreshment break, exhibition and poster viewing
16:00 – 18.00 Symposium 12: Infant MEG: Examining normal and abnormal brain development Symposium 13: Oscillations and memory: From local to large-scale synchronization, from working memory to long-term memory, from correlation to causation Symposium 14: Contribution of MEG, EEG and TES to the presurgical diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy
19.00 – 23.00 Conference social event at the Custard Factory

Thursday 1 September

8.15 Morning refreshments
08.45 – 10.45 Symposium 15: The pathophysiology of mild Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium 16: Insights into the laminar basis of neural oscillations: multimodal and multi-species approaches Symposium 17: Tracking neural development of cognitive functions
10.45 Refreshment break, exhibition and poster viewing
11.30 Town Hall (hybrid)
12.30 – 13:30 Keynote: Mark Woolrich, Professor of Computational Neuroscience,
Oxford centre for Human Brain Activity (OHBA), Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging (WIN)
Chair: Dr Caroline Witton, Scientific Lead for MEG, Aston Institute of Health and Neurodevelopment, Aston University
13.30 – 14.15 Lunch and exhibition viewing (hybrid – exhibition closes after lunch)
14.15 Symposium 18: Open source and the MEG community: advancing science together Symposium 19: Predicting clinical endpoints from M/EEG: Challenges and opportunities of large-scale data analysis
16.00 Closing remarks
16.30 Conference closes