CFP: ASSC16: 16th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness

Submission deadline: February 15, 2012

Conference date(s):
July 2, 2012 - July 6, 2012

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Conference Venue:

Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science, University of Sussex
Brighton, United Kingdom

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ASSC16 is the 16th annual meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness.  It will take place in Brighton, UK, from July 02-06, 2012. The 4 day meeting (plus 1 day of tutorial sessions) brings together leading researchers in neuroscience, psychology, cognitive science, philosophy, psychiatry, neurology,  and computer science in a forum dedicated to showcasing and advancing rigorous scientific approaches to understanding the nature, function, and underlying mechanisms of conscious experience. Attendees are drawn from researchers, clinicians, students at all levels, as well as the interested media and public.  (Please note that ASSC16 does not clash with London olympics!)

ASSC16 will be organized by the Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science at the University of Sussex (  Brighton, affectionately known as ‘London by the sea’ is a popular international conference destination.  It is only 49 minutes by train from central London and just 30 minutes from Gatwick International Airport (LGW; there are also easy transport links from Heathrow).  Brighton is a small city with conference facilities, hotels, restaurants, pubs, transport links, and the beach all within easy walking distance. ASSC16 is will be held in the superb Dome and Corn Exchange theatre complex, in the heart of Brighton’s artistic & cultural quarter (  Provisional registration fees are now shown at

ASSC16 abstracts: General submission for abstracts for ASSC16 is now open. The deadline for abstract submission is 15 February 2012.  All abstracts will be carefully considered by the ASSC16 scientific committee; accepted abstracts will be allocated either a poster presentation, or an oral presentation slot in one of the concurrent sessions. Any person may present just one submission but may be a co-author on more than one.  For more details, please see

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