NICE 2024

NICE’2024 will be held at the Scripps Seaside Forum in La Jolla, California, United States of America on April 23-26, 2024.

  • Tuesday, 23 April 2024 – Thursday, 25 April 2024 for the main workshop
  • Friday, 26 April 2024 for the parallel hands-on tutorials

Venue in La Jolla

The venue is Scripps Seaside Forum right on the beach for three days of inspiring keynotes and lectures, interactive posters, and live demonstrations, with an extra day of illuminating tutorials at the nearby UC San Diego Institute for Neural Computation.

See the NICE 2024 venue information page for a map and a list of hotels offering special conditions for NICE attendants.

Call for papers (closed, deadline was: 15 22 January 2024)

The call for papers was open here on easychair. To submit an abstract, a full paper, or a tutorial proposal, please use this submission link on easychair.

The submission deadline was 22 January 2024 (extended from 15 January).

Acceptance information will be sent end of February 2024.

Accepted papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore subject to meeting IEEE Xplore’s scope and quality requirements.

List of Topics

Listed below are the topics for the conference, together with a non-exhaustive list of relevant sub-topics. During submission, please indicate which of the following topics your paper impacts:

  • Architectures and Hardware 
    • Neuromorphic Hardware
    • Analog/Mixed-Signal and Beyond-CMOS Hardware
    • Compute-In-Memory Architectures
    • Next-Generation Architectures
  • Computational and Systems Neuroscience
    • Neural circuits: Theory and Experimental Support
    • Local learning and Plasticity
    • Connectomics
  • Neural Algorithms and Machine Learning
    • Neuroscience-Inspired Algorithms
    • Resource-Constrained and/or Hardware-Aware Artificial Neural Networks
    • Spiking Neural Networks
  • Neuromorphic Computing Applications
    • Emerging Applications
    • Robotics and Automation
    • High-Performance Computing
    • Edge Computing
    • Biosignal Processing and Brain-Computer Interfaces
  • Bio-Inspired Sensing
    • Event-Driven Sensing
    • Novel Neuromorphic Sensors
    • Efficient Spike-Based Information Coding and Processing
  • Algorithms and Software Frameworks for Neuromorphic Computing
    • Tools and Programming/Mapping Frameworks
    • Benchmarks, Neuromorphic Datasets
    • Theoretical Frameworks and Models for Neuromorphic Engineering
    • Memory-efficient Spike-Based Simulators

Call for tutorials (deadline 22 January 2023)

On Friday, 26 April 2024 the traditional NICE tutorial day with space for three consecutive slots, each with space for several in parallel hands-on tutorials of 2 hours each, will take place at the UC San Diego Institute for Neural Computation. To suggest a hands-on event to showcase your hard- or software service related to the NICE topics, please submit a two-page document via the regular call-for-papers submission link on easychair with the type selected as “tutorial”.


Program Chairs

  • Suma G. Cardwell (Sandia National Laboratories)
  • Charlotte Frenkel (TU Delft)
  • Organizing Committee

Organizing Committee

  • Gert Cauwenberghs (UCSD)
  • Murat Okandan (NICE Workshop Foundation)
  • Brad Aimone (Sandia National Laboratories)
  • Steve Furber (University of Manchester)
  • Johannes Schemmel (Heidelberg University)
  • Dhireesha Kudithipudi (UT San Antonio)
  • Bjorn Kindler (Heidelberg University)
  • Mike Davies (Intel)

Local Chairs

  • Gert Cauwenberghs (UCSD)
  • Duygu Kuzum (UCSD)
  • Tajana Rosing (UCSD)