NICE 2020

We are sorry to announce that NICE 2020, scheduled to be held on March 17-20 2020, will be postponed to a later date. Please see here for details.

The 8th Annual Neuro-Inspired Computational Elements (NICE) Workshop at the Kirchhoff-Institute for Physics at Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, GERMANY.

Update from 6 March 2020: NICE 2020 will be POSTPONED.

March 17-20th, 2020 (with pre-events on 16 March 2020)

The conference continues to bring together the varied and diverse researchers and applications within the neuromorphic computational and the information processing communities to promote the current industry advancements and inspire the future of neuro-inspired computational system solutions.

Two pre-NICE events (organized independently of NICE) were planned to take place on Monday, 16 March 2020 (both postponed) at the NICE venue:

COVID-19 related status info

Please see the NICE 2020 COVID-19 information page about the status. As of 28 February 2020 we planned to go ahead with the meeting and to offer web streaming for registered participants who choose not to travel. on 6 March 2020 is has been decided to POSTPONE NICE.

Registration: register HERE for NICE 2020

Registration options:

Regular attendant Student attendant
Without Tutorial day400€ 180€
With Tutorial day540€ 320€

Registering also for the satellite event ‘vector symbolic architectures / hyper dimensional computing’ (satellite event description page) adds 40 Euro.


Travel info

Please find some travel hints, hotel suggestions, a map of the venue location and the meeting agenda on the Agenda Page of the meeting.

Confirmed invited speakers

(Please see the invited speakers page or the meeting agenda for more info)

  • Ryad Benosman (Pitt)
  • Mike Davies (Intel)
  • Andrew Davison (CNRS, France)
  • Markus Diesmann (FZ Jülich, Germany)
  • Charlotte Frenkel
  • Wolfgang Maass (TU Graz, Austria)
  • Thomas Pfeil (Bosch, Germany)
  • Johannes Schemmel (Heidelberg University, Germany)
  • Walter Senn (U Bern, Switzerland)
  • William Severa (Sandia)
  • Luping Shi (Tsinghua, China)
  • Fabian Sinz (U Tübingen, Germany)
  • Jonathan Tapson (GrAI Matter Labs)

Timing — out of date due to the POSTPONED event

More detailed (draft) agenda.


Heidelberg Old Town and Castle (April 2019)

Reminder: NICE moved by one week to March, 17-20th, 2020

Since the initial announcement of the NICE 2020 date at NICE 2019 two date-clashes with other meetings came up. To avoid the overlap with NAISyS (March 24-28th) and AICAS 2020 (March 23-25th) we decided to move the NICE by one week to March 17-20th, 2020.


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