EBRAINS & IBRO First Virtual Master Class
on Brain Atlasing and Simulation Services

28-29 July | Virtual Event



INCF Workshop participants hearing a lecture

The Virtual Master Class Series is a collaborative effort – between IBRO, IBI, INCF & HBP – to train Senior PIs on various EBRAINS Tools and Services throughout all regions of the world. This first edition focuses on the vast Brain Atlasing and Simulation Services available in EBRAINS. Expert speakers will present several tools and delve into practical usage in 6 hands-on sessions. Please note that there are always two sessions in parallel, so sign-up for the topic of your choice via this form.

Scientific Programme (all times in UTC+2)

Download the preliminary programme

08:00 - 08:15

Welcome by EBRAINS & HBP 

Jan Bjaalie | IBI


08:15 - 08:30

Welcome by IBRO

Sung-Jin Jeong | IBRO


08:30 - 09:00

Introduction to EBRAINS & HBP services, offers, events

Jan Bjaalie | IBI 


09:00 - 10:00

Plenary Sessions on EBRAINS Services

Sandra Diaz | Forschungszentrum Jülich
Michele Migliore | Italian National Research Council


10:00 - 10:15

10:15 -12:15

Parallel Hands-on Sessions:

Hands-on Session I: NEURON
Luca Leonardo Bologna, Carmen Lupascu | Italian National Research Council


Hands-on Session II: Arbor
Brent Huisman | Forschungszentrum Jülich


08:00 - 10:00

Parallel Hands-on Sessions:

Hands-on Session III: NEST Desktop
Stefan Rotter, Sebastian Spreitzer | Bernstein Center Freiburg

Hands-on Session IV: The Virtual Brain (TVB)
Jan Fousek | Aix-Marseille University


10:00 - 10:15
10:15 - 12:15

Parallel Hands-on Sessions:

Hands-on Session V: Brain Atlases
Timo Dickscheid | Forschungszentrum Jülich

Trygve Leergard, Maja Puchades | University of Oslo


Hands-on Session VI: Elephant
Michael Denker, Robin Gutzen, Regimantas Jurkus, Cristiano Köhler | Forschungszentrum Jülich


Time Zones

For easy time zone conversion, we recommend this page

Time Zone

Countries Start Time End Time
Central Europe (times indicated in programme) 08:00 AM

12:15 PM

Georgia 10:00 AM 2:15 PM
Pakistan 11:00 AM 3:15 PM
India, Sri Lanka 11:30 AM 3:45 PM
Bangladesh 12:00 PM 4:15 PM
Thailand, Vietnam, Western Indonesian Time 1:00 PM 5:15 PM
China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Central Indonesian Time, Mongolia, Singapore 2:00 PM 6:15 PM
Eastern Indonesian Time, Japan, South Korea 3:00 PM 7:15 PM
New Zealand 6:00 PM 10:15 PM



Sun-Jin Jeong | IBRO
Tasia Asakawa | IBRO
Jan Bjaalie | IBI
Sacha van Albada | Forschungszentrum Jülich
Viktor Jirsa | Aix-Marseille University
Michele Migliore | Italian National Research Council
Sandra Diaz | Forschungszentrum Jülich
Mathew Abrams | INCF



HBP Education Programme | Medical University Innsbruck