Prof. Adam Gazzaley

UCSF Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, USA

Title: Creating Closed-Loop Systems to Understand and Enhance Brain Function




Prof. Catherine Tallon-Baudry

Laboratoire de Neurosciences Cognitives et Computationnelles, Département d'études cognitives, Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS), PSL Research University, INSERM, Paris, France

Title: Visceral inputs, brain dynamics, and subjective cognition


Riitta Hari


Prof. (Emer.) Riitta Hari

Department of Art, and Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering, Aalto University, Finland

Title: Timing in human brain function




Prof. Flavio Frohlich

Carolina Center for Neurostimulation (CCNS), Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

Title: The Convergent Neuroscience of Brain Rhythms in Cognition


Lars Muckli


Prof. Lars Muckli

Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow, UK

Title: Imagery and visual illusions in different feed-back layers of V1 using 7T fMRI

Programme at Glance

This is a preliminary schedule. The final programme will be published on the website before the conference.


Sunday 16.5.2021

09.00                 Registration starts

11.00-13.00      Symposia 1-3

13.00-15.00      Lunch & Poster Session I

15.00-16.00      Keynote

                           Prof.  Adam Gazzaley

16.00-16.30      Coffee 

16.30-18.30      Symposia 4-6


Monday 17.5.2021

 9.00-11.00       Parallel symposia 7-9

11.00-11.30      Coffee

11.30-12.30      Keynote  

                           Prof Catherine Tallon-Baudry

12.30-14.30      Lunch & Poster Session II

14.30-15.30      Technology & Industry symposium

14.30-16.30      Parallel symposia 10-12

18.00-20.00      Honorary Reception by the city of Helsinki


Tuesday 18.5

9.00-11.00        Symposia 13-15

11.00-11.30      Coffee

11.30-12.30      Keynote

                           Prof. Emer. Riitta Hari

12.30-14.30      Lunch & Poster Session III

14.30-16.30      Symposia 16-18

16.30-18.30      Poster Session IV


Wednesday 19.5

 9.00-11.00        Symposia 19-21

11.00-12.30       Coffee & Poster Session IV

12.30-13.30       Keynote

                            Prof. Flavio Frohlich

14.30-21.00       Dinner cruise


Thursday 20.5

 9.00-11.00        Symposia 22-24

11.00-11.30       Coffee

11.30-12.30       Keynote

                            Prof Lars Muckli

12.30-13.00      Selection of ICON 2023 location & organizer

13.30-15.30       Lunch & Poster Session V

15.30-17.30       Parallel symposia 25-28





Helsinki City Reception

17th of May 2021

18.00 - 20.00    

The Honorary Reception by the city of Helsinki is in the Helsinki City Hall, street address:      Pohjoisesplanadi 11-13.


Helsinki City Hall. Photo credit: Seppo Laakso


Dinner cruise

New date to be confirmed

14.30 - 21.00    

Dinner buffet in m/s Finlandia, Eckerö Line while cruising in a beautiful Baltic sea.

Note that valid passport/identity card is required for participation. Max 500 participants.

The dinner cruise will leave from West Terminal 2, street address: Tyynenmerenkatu 14.

See map for the locations.


Eckerö Line m/s Finlandia

Coming soon.