Young Researchers Event 2018 Young Researchers Event 2018


18 April 2018
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Registration is closed.


The human brain produces, processes and transmits information in an incomparable manner. Researchers and scientists from all over the world strive to decode the mechanisms underlying this multi-layered and unique system. The Human Brain Project is a major driving force in the field of neuroscience research in Europe, aiming to model the brain and reproduce its complexity on computing platforms.

This one-day event especially targets early career researchers and provides an overview of elements of brain modelling tools both from software and hardware perspectives. The programme comprises several sessions where participants get ample opportunities to exchange information and knowledge with peers as well as renowned experts working in the Human Brain Project.



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Venue information Venue information

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

15-ti noemvri 1 str.
1000 Sofia Center 
Sofia, Bulgaria

Accommodation Accommodation

Several rooms in the hotels mentioned below are blocked until beginning of April 2018.

1. Best Western Expo Hotel Sofia (location/contacts) is a four-star hotel situated close to the airport with direct metro connection (Metro Line 1) to the conference venue (Sofia University station).
Prices for participants are valid for the period 17-19 April (VAT, breakfast and city tax included): 
- 60 EUR - single room
- 70 EUR - double room 
To make use of the offered price, participants must fill out the reservation from CCF_new and indicate the promotional code: 17-19April-BAS-Human Brain Project


2. COOP hotel (location/contacts) is a four-star hotel situated within 10 mins walking distance (max.) from the venue.
Prices for participants valid for the period 17-19 April:
- 68 EUR - single room
- 78 EUR - double room

Download the booking form.


3. ARTE hotel (location/contacts) is a three-star hotel in downtown, within 10 mins walking distance from the venue. 
Standard Room:
- 68,45 EUR - single room
- 74,90 EUR - double room

Download the booking form. For this hotel, please, disregard the booking/cancellation deadline at the bottom of the form.


4. Crystal palace boutique hotel (location/contacts) is a four-star hotel also located in downtown Sofia.
- 140 EUR - double room