Leading experts in the field will introduce the different conference themes interactively in tutorials on the first day of the conference week.

Date and Venue
Monday, March 19, 2018
PRBB, Barcelona


  • Ralph G. Andrzejak – UPF Barcelona,
  • Arkady Pikovsky – Universität Potsdam,
  • Michael Rosenblum – Universität Potsdam,
  • Aneta Stefanovska – University of Lancaster.

List of Topics (tentative)
basic theory of synchronization
synchronization approach to data analysis
basic concepts of nonlinear time series analysis
time series analysis of non-autonomous dynamics.

The participants should have some background in nonlinear dynamics and time series analysis. They must bring laptops installed with MATLAB/Octave if they want to take part in the practical activities.