CFP: Toward a Science of Consciousness

Submission deadline: December 15, 2011

Conference date(s):
April 11, 2012 - April 17, 2012

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Conference Venue:

University of Arizona
Tucson, United States

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Toward a Science of Consciousness (TSC) conferences have been held annually since 1994, alternating between Tucson, Arizona and other locations around the world. The tenth biennial 'Tucson Conference', Toward a Science of Consciousness will take place April 9-14, 2012. Known for rigorous and leading edge approaches to all aspects of the study of conscious experience, TSC includes neuroscience, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, psychology, philosophy, neurobiology, medicine, quantum physics and cosmology as well as art, mind technology and experiential and contemplative approaches. TSC is the largest interdisciplinary gathering probing fundamental questions related to conscious experience. An estimated 500 scientists, philosophers, psychologists, experientialists, artists and students from over 60 countries are due to take part. For the first time, Toward a Science of Consciousness will be held at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort Hotel in the Catalina Foothills above Tucson, Arizona (with a special conference rate of 99 dollars/room/night).

Abstract Submission

TSC 2012 Conference Abstract Submission System is now open. Abstracts considered for Plenary, Concurrent, Poster and Art/Tech Demo sessions See:

Schedule of Deadlines -- Tentative

December 15 - Abstracts Due
January 5 - Decisions
January 15 - Early Registration Due
March 1 - Final Abstract Edits Due

Call for Pre-Conference Workshop proposals

Proposals for pre-conference workshops are invited in all areas related to understanding conscious experience. Workshops provide in depth, detailed treatments of various methodologies, perspectives, reviews and approaches. Workshops may be solo presentations, or include two or more presenters. Send workshop proposals to: [email protected]
Deadline for Workshop proposals is November 1

Contact: Abi Behar-Montefiore, Manager, Center for Consciousness Studies, University of Arizona ([email protected])

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