Toward A Science of Consciousness 2010

Toward A Science of Consciousness 2010
April 12-17, 2010
Tucson Convention Center, Tucson, Arizona

Sponsored by:
The Center for Consciousness Studies, The University of Arizona

The ninth biennial Tucson conference Toward a Science of Consciousness will take place April 12-17, 2010 at the Tucson Convention Center in Tucson, Arizona. The Tucson conferences are known for rigorous, inter-disciplinary approaches to understanding all aspects of the problem of conscious experience. As in previous conferences, the program will include Plenary and Keynote talks, Concurrent talks, Poster presentations, Art/Science demos and exhibits, Pre-Conference workshops, Side trips and Social events.

Session themes will include

Brain default networks
Stimulus-independent thought
Mind wandering
Non-conscious processing
Machine consciousness
Body consciousness
Self and Transformation
William James Centennial

Plenary and Keynote speakers will include

John Bargh
David Chalmers
Henrik Ehrsson
Ben Goertzel
Malia Mason
Marcus Raichle
Jonathan Schooler
Robert Shulmer
Jeff Warren

A major focus for the conference will be the inter-related topics of Stimulus-independent thought, Brain default networks, Mind wandering, and Unconscious processing.

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ASSC 14 – Toronto

The 14th annual meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness will be held in Toronto, Canada from Thursday 24th – Sunday 27th, June 2010.

Symposium and Tutorial proposals due Oct. 30th 2009.

Confirmed Speakers:

• Robert Knight (University of California Berkley)
• Mohan Matthen (University of British Columbia)
• Nicola Clayton (University of Cambridge)
• Morris Moscovitch (University of Toronto)
• Thomas Metzinger (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz)

Scientific Program Committee:

• Mel Goodale  (chair)
• Mitsuo Kawato
• Sean Kelly
• Su-Ling Yeh
• Petra Stoerig
• Evan Thompson
• Victor Lamme
• Olivia Carter

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