Human Brain Project 2023 Summit - Achievements and Future of Digital Brain Research

The final Human Brain Project Summit 2023 will take place in Marseille, France, on March 28-31, 2023. Media representatives are invited to join.

The European flagship Human Brain Project (HBP) is nearing its end in September 2023, 10 years after its launch. The final HBP Summit will be an opportunity to showcase the scientific achievements of the project, at the interface of neuroscience and technology, and its legacy to the human brain research community.

Scientific presentations of cutting-edge research

The latest European advances in neuroscience and its medical applications as well as brain-derived technologies will be presented. HBP researchers will present their numerous research results and highly integrative, technology and data-driven brain studies. The summit will include talks, panel discussions, poster presentations, and numerous networking opportunities.

Meet leading scientists at the press conference

In addition to the scientific program, the summit will feature a press conference with a panel of leading BPH researchers. The panelists will discuss the key scientific and technological advances brought by the project and answer questions from journalists.
The press conference will be held in English only. It will be followed by a reception for the media.

Meeting point at :
53, Boulevard Charles Livon
13007 Marseille, France

The press conference will take place on March 29, from 4 to 5 pm.

The summit will include a press talk with a panel of leading HBP researchers. The panelists will discuss major scientific and technological advances and answer journalists’ questions. The press talk will be followed by a press reception.

The participants are the following:

  • Katrin Amunts, Forschungszentrum Juelich
    Scientific Research Director the Human Brain Project
  • Viktor Jirsa, Aix-Marseille Université, Local summit host
    Leader of HBP Workpackage "The human multiscale brain connectome and its variability - from synapses to large-scale networks and function"
  • Mavi Sanchez-Vives, IDIBAPS Barcelona
    Leader of HBP Workpackage "Networks underlying brain cognition and consciousness"
  • Rainer Goebel, Maastricht University
    Leader of HBP Workpackage "Adaptive networks for cognitive architectures: from advanced learning to neurorobotics and neuromorphic applications"
  • Mihai Petrovici, University of Bern
    NeuroTMA Group

Host: Jennifer Baker

Media Accreditation

Accredited journalists are welcome to attend the Human Brain Project Summit 2023 in Marseille. To request accreditation, please contact us at Registration fees do not apply to media representatives.


The full program of the HBP Summit can be found here: https: //

HBP Summit Host: Aix-Marseille Université

The Summit is coordinated and organized locally by the University of Aix-Marseille, a partner institution of HBP.