On Thursday, November 24, 2016, two Austrian societies (ANA and INGE St.) invited to the Opening-Event of the newly founded “Local Chapter Graz” in the Meerscheinschlössl in Graz. The event marked the official start for the “Local Chapter Graz” with planned regular seminars, beginning in January 2017. The event was opened by Peter Holzer (INGE St.
President) and Sigismund Huck (ANA Vice President) who introduced and presented
an overview on activities of the INGE St. and the ANA,
respectively. Afterwards, scientific talks were given by Christof Körner (Institute
of Psychology, University of Graz, “Fixation-based analyses: Co-registration of
eye movements with EEG and fMRI”), Gernot Müller-Putz (Institute of Neural
Engineering, Technical University of Graz, “Non-invasive EEG-based hand/arm control”), and by Peter
Jonas (IST Austria, “Synaptic mechanisms of pattern
completion”). For a brief report on previous activities click onto 1st year - Summary.
On February 16, the Local Chapter has held it's (2018) main event: “How to communicate (Neuro-)Science”
(17.00 s.t., Meerscheinschlössl, Mozartgasse 3, 8010 Graz). Here you can find a brief summary. Highlights of the meeting was a guest lecture by Rupert Lanzenberger (Neuroimaging labs, Medical University of Vienna) and a presentation by Birgit Dalheimer (ORF Ö1) on "how to communicate (Neuro)Science". Therafter there was ample opportunity for networking with food and drinks.
The Local Chapter Graz is a joint activity of ANA and the inge.st