MEG North America Workshop

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Welcome to the website for the NIH MEG-North America Workshop


The 2019 MEG North America Workshop will be held November 7th and 8th in Bethesda, MD

Register on eventbrite now!

Keynote Speakers:

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Stephanie Jones
Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Brown University

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Svenja Knappe
Associate Research Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Colorado Boulder


  • November 7: Full day hackathon at the FAES House, Bethesda MD
  • November 7: Focus groups: Multisite Trials and New clinical applications, FAES House, Bethesda MD
  • November 7: Welcome evening social event: Downtown Bethesda, MD
  • November 8: Scientific sessions at the Natcher Center, NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD

Abstract submissions open August 1, 2019 through September 13, 2019 Abstract submission information here

MEG Hackathon project proposals due August 31, 2019 Hackathon information here

We have nearly completed a white paper from the 2017 meeting Help us! You can edit the manuscript at google docs! Just add your name to the author list.

The 2017 meeting included working groups on the following topics, with the discussion summarized in the white paper:

  • Reproducibility and Reliability
  • Data Sharing Architecture and Infrastructure
  • Academic/Industry Partnerships
  • Facillitating Best Practices

Past meetings were held at the NIH in 2016 and 2017, and a half day symposium was held at BioMag 2018. \

2019 Symposium Chairs:

Dr. Allison Nugent (Director, MEG Core Facility, NIMH, NIH)

Dr. Chris Baker (Chief, Section on Learning and Plasticity, NIMH, NIH)

Steering Committee:

Sylvain Baillet, PhD McGill University, McConnell Brain Imaging Center

Dimitrios Pantazis, PhD Martinos Imaging Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Timothy P. Roberts, PhD The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Julia M. Stephen, PhD The Mind Research Network