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LAWCN 2021 : III Latin American Workshop on Computational Neuroscience


When Dec 8, 2021 - Dec 10, 2021
Where Hybird: São Luís (Brazil) and Online
Submission Deadline Oct 11, 2021
Notification Due Oct 29, 2021
Final Version Due Nov 16, 2021
Categories    artificial intelligence   neuroscience   machine learning   neurology

Call For Papers


December 8-10, 2021 
Paper Submission Deadline:September 27th, 2021 
Federal University of Maranhão (UFMA), Av. dos Portugueses, 1966 - Vila Bacanga, 65080-805, São Luís, MA - Brazil 

Authors of accepted papers may present their work in person or remotely.


The LAWCN’21 aims to gather researchers with different backgrounds - medicine, psychology, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics and so on –  to  better understand the brain. Scientists from Latin-American and around the world are welcome to submit their results and ideas as papers to be presented at the conference. Its main areas are: i) Computational Neuroscience; ii) Neuroscience; iii) Neuroengineering; iv) Artificial Intelligence and related topics.

It is going to be a hybrid conference, i.e. face-to-face and online event, due to COVID-19 pandemic. Entertaining platforms are going to be used to promote interactive actions between local and remote participants.  It is expected, as in the previous editions, hundreds of scientists from undergrads to experienced faculties to attend interesting talks from renowned keynote speakers. We are proud to highlight that we have already secured the presence of six world-class scientists as keynote speakers: Peter Tass (Stanford University, USA), Alan Talevi (Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina), André de Carvalho (University of São Paulo, Brazil), Kerstin Schimidt (Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil), Jose C. Principe (University of Florida, USA) and Angela Wyse (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil). There are more under confirmation.

Participants are invited to submit papers on the topics of the event. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings (with ISBN). Abstracts are also accepted and will be published online in the III LAWCN Proceedings (with ISBN).

Moreover, as in last editions, selected papers of LAWCN 2021 will be published in the Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) proceedings series. Best papers (in English) that are related to the scope of the book series will be published as a chapter in Springer Nature (CCIS; ISSN 1865-0929). Papers will be evaluated based on their quality and significance by an international and experient program committee (

Important Dates:

Paper submission deadline: September 27, 2021
Notification of acceptance (paper): October 29, 2021
Camera-ready (paper): November 16, 2021

Abstract submission deadline: September 27, 2021
Notification of acceptance (abstract): October 15, 2021
Camera-ready (abstract): October 31, 2021

Workshop: December 8-10, 2021 (UFMA, São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil and Online)

For a complete list of topics and further details about the submission see:

LAWCN’2021 has the financial support from the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) and is going to provide travel aid for some participants (priority for women’s participation and regional diversity). Moreover, LAWCN'21 has also the financial support from Plexon with travel aid for authors of accepted papers.

The Organizing Committee is very proud to welcome researchers from Latin America and the whole world to the III LAWCN (2021). If you have any doubt, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Authors of accepted papers may present their work in person or remotely.

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