The Science of Consciousness Online Conference

September 14-18, 2020 MST

 

Sponsored by

The Center for Consciousness Studies at the University of Arizona
The John E. Fetzer Memorial Trust

http://www.consciousness.arizona.edu/
contact: [email protected]

The Center for Consciousness Studies  at the University of Arizona is pleased to announce the re-scheduling of the postponed April 13-18, 2020  'live' conference in Tucson, now re-programmed as  'The Science of Consciousness' Online event -  September 14-18, 2020 MST (Livestream & Virtual).  Nearly all scheduled Plenary, Keynote, Concurrent and Poster presenters, Art-Tech-Health and Wellness Sessions and Special Events will return for virtual online presentation, in some cases pre-recorded, and in others, Livestream with audience q&a. Program highlights are below, and instructions regarding participation and presentation guidelines for video preparation further below. 

We have extended the call for new abstracts until  July 25  and will notify all authors of the abstract decisions by August 1st.  

Presenter Video Files  are due no later than August 15;  Guidelines for preparing video files - here.

You do not have to make a presentation in order to participate. Registrations are required via Eventbrite (Standard $225; Student $175).  Conference Links/Codes for Registrants will be sent after August 15 along with additional updated announcements.

Program Scheduled Times Listed are Arizona Mountain Time (MST)
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Program Highlights


MONDAY, September 14, 2020

Workshops 9:00 am to 6:00 pm MST

PSYCHEDELICS SYMPOSIUM: EXPERIENCE, THERAPY AND SCIENCE 7:00 pm -10:00 pm   MST  

Moderated by Andrew Weil and Stuart Hameroff; Speakers: Robin Carhart-Harris, Mellody Hayes, Julie Holland, Michael Pollan, Louis Schwartzberg, Andrew Weil; Panel: Selen Atasoy, Sue Blackmore, Travis Craddock, Gul Dolen, Katja Ehrman, Ede Frecksa, Luis Eduardo Luna, Dennis McKenna, Francisco Moreno, Mark Rasenick, Paul Stamets, Christopher Timmermann-Slater  

'Consciousness Central' 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

 

TUESDAY, September 15, 2020

Plenary

Plenary 1 TIME AND CONSCIOUSNESS  8:30 am-10:40 am MST
Carlo Rovelli, Sylvie Droit-Volet, Dean Buonomano

Plenary 2  REALITY / ILLUSION  11:10 am -12:30 pm MST 
Don Hoffman, Keith Frankish

Plenary 3 PSYCHEDELIC SCIENCE3 2:00 pm - 4:10 pm MST
Gul Dolen, Paul Stamets, Christopher Timmermann-Slater, Mark Rasenick,

Concurrent, Poster, Demo Sessions 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

'Consciousness Central' 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
 

WEDNESDAY, September 16, 2020


Plenary 4 VIBRATIONS, RESONANCE AND CONSCIOUSNESS 8:30 am - 10:40 am  MST
Lawrence Zbikowski, Selen Atasoy, Tam Hunt, Jonathan Schooler

Plenary 5 ENHANCING CONSCIOUSNESS WITH BRAIN STIMULATION 11:10 am - 12:30 pm   MST
Alexander Bystritsky, Shinzen Young

Plenary 6 PSYCHEDELIC EXPERIENCE  2:00 pm - 4:10 pm   MST
Dennis McKenna, Sue Blackmore, Luis Eduardo Luna, Ede Frecska

Concurrent, Poster, Demo Sessions 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

'Consciousness Central' 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  

THURSDAY, September 17, 2020


Meditation with Deepak Chopra 7:00 am - 8:00 am  MST

Plenary 7 PREDICTIVE CODING AND CONSCIOUSNESS 8:30 am 11:10 am  MST
Lucia Melloni, Peter Kok, Mark Miller

Plenary 8 THE ROLE OF CONSCIOUSNESS IN DECISION MAKING 11:40 am - 1:00 pm  MST 
Aaron Schurger, Uri Maoz, Eve Isham, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong 

Plenary 9  IS THE UNIVERSE CONSCIOUS? 2:30 pm  4:40 pm MST
Miri Albahari, Deepak Chopra, Philip Goff, Paavo Pylkkanen

Keynote Plenary 10 EVOLUTION AND CONSCIOUSNESS  6:00 - 7:30 pm
Antonio Damasio 

Film Panel Discussion 8:00 - 9:00 pm
"
Infinite Potential - The Life and Ideas of David Bohm" (link to film)

'Consciousness Central' 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm


FRIDAY, September 18, 2020


Plenary 11 QUANTUM CONSCIOUSNESS 9:00 am - 11:30 am   MST
Hartmut Neven/Peter Read, Anirban Bandyopadhyay, Stuart Hameroff, Sir Roger Penrose

Keynote Plenary 12 SPACE AND TIME IN THE BRAIN 12:00 noon - 13:30 pm   MST
Edvard Moser, Nobel Laureate

Plenary 12  ORIGIN OF EEG 2:30 pm - 4:40 pm MST
Bruce MacIver, Paul L. Nunez, Horacio Cantiello, Alysson Muotri 

Concurrent, Poster, Demo Sessions 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

'Consciousness Central' 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Poetry Slam, Zombie Blues and Talent Show

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2020 TSC Consciousness Reboot - The Science of Consciousness

 

https://consciousness.arizona.edu/conference-program

2020   TSC  ONLINE / Livestream + Virtual Conference:  September 14-18, 2020  

2022    TSC  The Science of Consciousness  - Tucson - Arizona - Loews   -  April 18-23, 2022