ISBET 2009

The International Society for Brain Electromagnetic Topography (ISBET2009)

September 29, Tue. - October 2, Fri., 2009

Preliminary Scientific Program

Scientific Program

Program (Last update : August 31st, 2009) : Click here to download

Special Lecture

"Prefrontal cortex and decision-making"
Shintaro Funahashi (Kyoto University, Japan)
Chair : Tetsuo Kobayashi (Kyoto University, Japan)

Didactic Lectures

  1. "High throughput neurophysiological neurocognitive testing system"
    Alan Gevins (San Francisco Brain Research Institute & SAM Technology, USA)
    Chair : Shozo Tobimatsu (Kyushu University, Japan)
  2. "Assessment of oscillatory brain transactions using exact low resolution brain electromagnetic tomography (eLORETA)"
    Roberto D. Pascual-Marqui (University Hospital of Psychiatry, Switzerland)
    Chair : Hideaki Tanaka (Dokkyo Medical University, Japan)
  3. "Improved EEG localization for epilepsy surgery"
    Peter KH Wong (The University of British Columbia, Canada)
    Chair : Shigeki Kameyama (Nishi-Niigata Chuo National Hospital, Japan)
  4. "Contribution of multimodal neurophysiology in the understanding of the neurobiology of schizophrenia"
    Thomas Dierks (University of Bern, Switzerland)
    Chair : Yoshihiko Koga (Kyorin University, Japan)
  5. Emotion and Respiration
    Ikuo Honma (Showa University, Japan)
    Chair : Ryusuke Kakigi (National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan)


  1. Exploring brain functions through ERP: Up to date
    Chair : Mikio Osawa (Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan),
               Hirooki Yabe (Fukushima Medical University, Japan)
    1. "Event-Related Potentials (ERPs) in Patients with Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (Adult AD/HD) in Comparison with Schizophrenia"
      S. Itagaki (Fukushima medical University, Japan)
    2. "Ultra-fast novelty detection in the human auditory system"
      S. Grimm (University of Barcelona, Spain)
    3. "Electrophysiological dynamics of working memory in human brain"
      S. Abe (Shimane University, Japan)
    4. "Event-related synchronization/desynchronization of gamma band activity during a visual go/nogo paradigm"
      M. Iijima (Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan)
  2. New technology in NIRS and its application to educational brain sciences
    Chair : Hideo Eda (The Graduate School for the Creation of New Photonics Industries, Japan),
               Yasufumi Kuroda (Bukkyo University, Japan)
    1. "NIRS instrument basics and a new multiple NIRS system with the CDMA technique"
      M. Ohashi (Spectratech Inc., Japan)
    2. "Near-infrared optical imaging of human prefrontal cortex activity"
      H. Gong (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China)
    3. "Imaging brain function and disease with laser speckle: instruments and applications"
      P.C. Li (Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics-Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China)
    4. "Overview of application of brain science in educational research field"
      Y. Kuroda (Bukkyo University, Japan)
    5. "Practical research of education and brain science"
      N. Okamoto (Osaka University, Japan)
  3. Cortical electromagnetic oscillations in epileptic brains: Up to date
    Chair : Nobukazu Nakasato (Kohnan Hospital),
               Hiroshi Otsubo (The Hospital for Sick Children, Canada)
    1. "High frequency oscillations in normal and epileptic brain"
      A. Bragin (David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, USA)
    2. "Ictal epileptogenic high frequency oscillations"
      H. Otsubo (The Hospital for Sick Children University of Toronto, Canada)
    3. "Ictal high-frequency oscillations in the supplementary motor cortex recorded with subdural macro-electrodes"
      M. Iwasaki (Tohoku University, Japan)
    4. "Ictal high and low frequency oscillations in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy"
      K. Terada (Shizuoka Institute of Epilepsy and Neurological Disorders, Japan)
  4. "What can brain-wave tell?" Present and future of Brain Computer Interface (BCI)
    Chair : Nobuki Murayama (Kumamoto University, Japan),
               Junichi Ushiba (Keio University, Japan)
    1. "Using brain-computer interfaces for control: A virtual smart home application study"
      G. Edlinger (Guger Technologies OEG, Austria)
    2. "Topography of cortical activity in patients with motor disorders"
      J. Ushiba (Keio University, Japan)
    3. "Real-time robotic arm control based on the cerebral oscillatory changes using human electrocorticograms"
      M. Hirata (Osaka University, Japan)
    4. "An examination of cursor control using synchronous-type BCI with band power of single-channel EEG"
      T. Igasaki (Kumamoto University, Japan)

Luncheon Seminar

Wednesday, September 30
Lecturer : Masanori Nakagawa (Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine)
Chair : Toshihiko Kinoshita (Kansai Medical University, Japan)
Luncheon Seminar 1
Thursday, October 1
Lecturer : Shuhei Yamaguchi (Shimane Medical University, Izumo, Japan)
Chair : Koichi Hirata (Dokkyo Medical University, Japan)
Luncheon Seminar 2

Evening Seminar

Lecturer : Hidenao Fukuyama (Kyoto University, Japan)
Chair : Masafumi Nakagawa (Mitsuwadai General Hospital, Japan)
Evening Seminar

Hands-on Seminar

Low-Resolution Electromagnetic Topography (LORETA)
Lecturer : Robert D. Pascual-Marqui (University Hospital of Psychiatry, Switzerland)

BCI Workshop

Information-sheet about the workshop : BCI Workshop

Oral Session

  1. Oral Session 1
    Chair : Koji Abe (Okayama University, Japan),
               Takashi Nagamine (Sapporo Medical University, Japan)
  2. Oral Session 2
    Chair : Shuhei Yamaguchi (Shimane University of Medicine, Japan),
               Hisao Tachibana (Hyogo College of Medicine, Japan)

Poster Session

  1. Poster Session 1 : Language
    Chair : Masato Yumoto (University of Tokyo, Japan)
  2. Poster Session 2 : Clinical Application
    Chair : Harumi Yoshinaga (Okayama University, Japan)
  3. Poster Session 3 : NIRS
    Chair : Hisaki Ozaki (Ibaraki University, Japan)
  4. Poster Session 4 : TMS, Basic Research
    Chair : Masuro Shintani (Tokyo Dental College, Japan)
  5. Poster Session 5 : BCI, Somatosensory Function
    Chair : Takahiro Yamanoi (Hokkai-Gakuen University, Japan)
  6. Poster Session 6 : Auditory Function
    Chair : Shinichi Wada (Ohtemachi Hospital, Japan)
  7. Poster Session 7 : EEG, Signal Processing
    Chair : Keiji Iramina (Kyushu University, Japan)
  8. Poster Session 8 : Visual Function
    Chair : Yoshiki Kaneoke (National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan)

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