The second annual retreat of the University of Haifa Neuroimaging Forum will be held on Monday, June 17th 2019 at Beit Daniel in Zichron Yaakov. Registration at Click Here .
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The first retreat of the University of Haifa Neuroimaging Forum was held on Sunday, June 10, 18 at Beit
Daniel in Zichron Yaakov. The day was organized by Dr. Aviva Berkowitz-Ohana of the Department of
Counseling and Human Development and the Department of Learning, Instruction and Teacher
education and Dr. Tali Bitan of the Department of Psychology, in cooperation with the Edmond J. Safra
Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, The Research Authority, Graduate Studies
Authority, and the President's Office.
Prof. Gustavo Mesch, Rector of the University, Prof. Ido Yitzhaki, Vice President and Dean of Research
and Prof. Lily Orland-Barak, Dean of Advanced Studies, attended the event alongside more than 50
researchers and graduate students in the field of brain imaging.
The participants attended a fascinating interdisciplinary panel initiated by Prof. Gad Barzilai, Vice Rector
of the University of Haifa, under the name: "A Place for Dialogue on Consciousness: Brain Research,
Cognition and Philosophy", with panelists Prof. Shimon Marom, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the
Technion, Prof. Haim Sompolinsky, Head of the Interdisciplinary Center for Neural Computation at the
Hebrew University, Prof. Meir Hemo of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Haifa and Dr.
Yochai Ataria of the Department of Psychology at Tel-Hai College.