Pattern recognition techniques are an important tool for neuroimaging data analysis. These techniques are helping to elucidate normal and abnormal brain function, cognition and perception, anatomical and functional brain architecture, biomarkers for diagnosis and personalized medicine, and as a scientific tool to decipher neural mechanisms underlying human cognition. The International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging (PRNI) aims to: (1) foster dialogue between developers and users of cutting-edge analysis techniques in order to find matches between analysis techniques and neuroscientific questions; (2) showcase recent methodological advances in pattern recognition algorithms for neuroimaging analysis; and (3) identify challenging neuroscientific questions in need of new analysis approaches.

  • Authors should prepare full papers with a maximum length of 4 pages, two column IEEE style. To enable double-blind reviewing, submissions need to be anonymized: do not list authors' names or affiliations (e.g., keep the placeholder words from the template in the header), and cite your own work in a passive voice (e.g., "in previous work", not "in our previous work"). Non-anonymized manuscripts will not be reviewed.
  • Manuscript submission is now open. Submit your manuscripts via this submission site; the submission deadline is 27 March 3 April 2017, 11.59 pm (EST). Acceptance notification will be no later than 30 April 2017.
  • Accepted manuscripts will be assigned either to an oral or poster sessions; all accepted manuscripts will be included in the workshop proceedings.
  • Every accepted submission must be presented at the workshop by one of the paper's authors, and each person can present only one paper.
  • Please send questions to, @PRNIworkshop, or

Similarly to previous years, in addition to full length papers PRNI will also accept short abstracts for poster presentation. Note that accepted abstracts are for posters only (not eligible for talks), and will not be included in the proceedings. Abstract text is limited to 500 words (word count not including the title, tables, captions, and references). Submission will open approximately 15 April; watch this space for details.

PRNI is glad to offer temporary child care for attendees - please check the Child Care page for more details.