Brain Functional Organization, Connectivity, and Behavior

Organizing Committee

The organizing committee includes R. Todd Constable (Yale University), Michael Breakspear (QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute), Simon Eickhoff (Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf), Adriana Dimartino (NYU Langone Medical Center), Martijn van der Heuvel (University Medical Center Utrecht), Xiaoping Hu (University of California, Riverside), Essa Yacoub (University of Minnesota) and Bruce Pike (University of Calgary).

Call for Papers

Abstract Deadline January 26, 2018.

There will be a limited number of proffered talks and posters on the following fMRI topics, including multimodality/neurophysiology; connectivity; networks and modeling; acquisition and analysis methods; functional neuroanatomy, and clinical applications.


The program will consist of a combination of a number of outstanding international invited speakers and proffered papers. The aims are to cover the latest topics in functional MRI, with emphasis on connectivity mapping, provide training on the latest methods, and provide a forum for rich discussion on controversies, and future directions as well as on interpretations of new methods. Attendance will be limited to 80-100 attendees to ensure an intimate forum for discussion. The detailed program guide for the 4th Scientific Whistler Workshop is available for download here.


Online Registration is now open. Register for the 4th Whistler Scientific Workshop on Brain Functional Organization, Connectivity and Behavior.

Invited Speakers

The list of invited speakers at the Whistler-Blackcomb workshop on Brain Function can be found here.

Dates and Location

Sunday, March 4, 2018 - Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Westin Hotel, Whistler, B.C. Canada.

News Flash

Come meet the Editors! at the Whistler Brain Function meeting.

Editors from NeuroImage (Michael Breakspear), Nature Neuroscience (Kevin Da Silva), Nature Communications (Mary Elizabeth Sutherland), and Human Brain Mapping (Peter Fox), will host a session on Monday, 3/5/2018 and be available throughout the meeting to chat!