Brain Data Bank Challenges & Competitions

Brain Data Bank Challenges & Competitions

Following the success of last year’s Brain Computer Interface Hackathons, IEEE Brain Initiative is pleased to sponsor additional hands-on events in 2017. We plan to hold several Brain Data Bank Challenges and Competitions to demonstrate data usability and Big Data analytics.

Below is a preliminary list of locations and dates for these challenges and competitions (which are subject to change). More details including the confirmed date will soon follow for each location. If you have general questions regarding these events, please contact

St. Petersburg

IEEE Brain Data Bank Challenge to be held at the IEEE International Symposium on Video and Audio Signal Processing in the Context of Neurotechnologies, SPCN-2017

St. Petersburg, Russia – June 26 & 27, 2017

Details and registration information for the data challenge are available here. Please contact if you have any questions specific to the St. Petersburg event.

A Skype Conference Call to address any question you may have is planned at 12:00 EDT, 19:00 (local time at St. Petersburg), 14 June, 2017. Please send your Skype contact to evgenia_grinenko



At the International Conference on Consumer Electronics – Berlin (ICCE-Berlin)

Berlin, Germany – September 3, 2017



SENSORS Conference 2017

Glasgow, Scotland – October 31, 2017



The IEEE Brain Initiative U.S. Competitions

Boston, MA – December 2, 2017