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NEST Conference 2019

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Ås, Norway

Dear NEST Community!

It is a great pleasure to invite everyone interested in large-scale neural network simulation, particularly current and potential users of NEST, the Neural Simulation Tool (, to the

NEST Conference 2019
to be held on
24 – 25 June 2019 (Monday/Tuesday, lunch to afternoon)
on the beautiful campus of the Norwegian University of Life Sciences at Ås, 30km south of Oslo.

The NEST Conference provides an opportunity for the NEST Community to meet, exchange success stories, swap advice, learn about current developments in and around NEST spiking network simulation and its application. We would like you to share your experiences made and results obtained with NEST during the conference. You can do so either by a short oral presentation (10–15 minutes), on a poster, through a demo, or by organizing group work.

Important dates:

  • 15 April 2019 — Deadline for abstract submissions
  • 01 May 2019 — Notification of acceptance
  • 15 May 2019 — Deadline for registration

For details, abstract submission and registration, please see

You are also welcome to contact us at

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Ås in June!

Hans Ekkehard Plesser
The Neural Technology Simulation Initiative