The Symposium featured three parallel Topical Conferences:

and three Workshops on the topics within the symposium scope:

  • Russian - Japanese Workshop " Neuroimaging and Neurodynamics"
  • Terahertz Imaging and Diagnostics
  • Photonics in Cancer Management

Each Conference and Workshop included plenary lectures on interrelated topics, invited and contributed talks, and poster presentations.

  • Institute of Applied Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy
  • University of Nizhny Novgorod
  • RIKEN Brain Science Institute
  • The Government of the Nizhny Novgorod Region

Scientific Advisory Board

  • Mikhail V. Alfimov (Photochemistry Center RAS, Moscow, Russia)
  • Shun-ichi Amari (RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako City in Saitama, Japan)
  • Konstantin V. Anokhin (Institute of Normal Physiology RAMS, Moscow , Russia)
  • Tom Brown (University of St. Andrews, UK)
  • Daniel L. Farkas (MISTI, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA)
  • Tomoki Fukai (RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako City in Saitama, Japan)
  • Hiro-o Hamaguchi (University of Tokyo, Japan)
  • Karsten Koenig (Saarland University, Saarbruecken, Germany)
  • Vitaly I. Konov (Russian Foundation for Basic Research, Moscow , Russia)
  • Jurgen Lademann (Medical Faculty Charite, Germany)
  • Nikos K. Logothetis (Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tuebingen, Germany)
  • Qingming Luo (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China)
  • Sheldon Miller (National Institute of Health, USA)
  • Alexander M. Sergeev (Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia)
  • Boris E. Shakhov (Nizhny Novgorod Medical Academy, Russia)
  • Natalya M. Shakhova (Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Nizhny Novgorod Medical Academy, Russia)
  • Alexander P. Shkurinov (Moscow State University, Russia)
  • Roman G. Strongin (University of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia)
  • Manabu Tanifuji (RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako City in Saitama, Japan)
  • Xi-Cheng Zhang (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA)
  • Alexey M. Zheltikov (Moscow State University, Russia)