[visionlist] EXTENSION OF ASSC11 ABSTRACT SUBMISSION AND EARLY REGISTRATION!!

Susana Martinez-Conde smart at neuralcorrelate.com
Mon Apr 2 14:23:00 GMT 2007


***** DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND *****

In response to many requests, ASSC11's abstract submission and early
registration deadline has been extended by two weeks until 

*** THE NEW DEADLINE: Monday April 16th ***

You still have a chance to enjoy the early registration rates for this
year's conference... but don't put off your registration one more moment!

This year's ASSOCIATION FOR THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF CONSCIOUSNESS (ASSC)
annual meeting in *** LAS VEGAS: THE CONSCIOUSNESS CAPITAL OF THE WORLD ***
promises to draw your attention and command your awareness!

*******************************    EVENTS   *******************************

THE MAGIC OF CONSCIOUSNESS SYMPOSIUM
DO NOT MISS the first scientific event to bring in WORLD FAMOUS magicians:
Teller, from Penn & Teller, The Amazing Randi, The Great Tomsoni, Mac King,
and Apollo Robbins, Professional Thief and Pickpocket, to share their deep
insights into the covert manipulation of attention and awareness! This event
promises to astound you, to delight you, and to make you take magic
seriously as an important experimental tool in the study of consciousness.

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM
This year's ASSC promotes interdisciplinary dialogue in the scientific study
of consciousness, with numerous exciting events and symposia that will bring
you up-to-date with the cutting-edge discoveries in the field!

Confirmed speakers include:

. Marvin Chun, Yale University 
. David Edelman, The Neurosciences Institute 
. Graziano Fiorito, Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn 
. Michael Gazzaniga, University of California, Santa Barbara 
. Alison Gopnik, University of California, Berkeley 
. Heather Gray, Harvard University 
. Alumit Ishai, University of Zurich 
. Anthony Jack, Washington University 
. Joshua Knobe, University of North Carolina 
. Sid Kouider, Ecole Normale Superieure 
. Rafi Malach, Weizmann Institute of Science 
. Bjorn Merker, Royal University College of Music 
. Irene Pepperberg, Harvard University 
. Luiz Pessoa, Brown University 
. Philip Robbins, Washington University 
. David Rosenthal, City University of New York 
. Anil Seth, University of Sussex 
. Giulio Tononi, University of Wisconsin 

VENETIAN OPENING RECEPTION
We will start off with an outstanding reception at CANALETTO, in The
Venetian Resort-Casino. A taste of the finest hors d'oeuvres in a
spectacular setting with breathtaking views of the Grand Canal and gondolas
passing below. Chef Luigi Bomparola will recreate the unique flavors of
Venice. Don't miss it!

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CALL FOR PAPER AND POSTER SUBMISSIONS
SUBMISSIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY APRIL 16th, 2007
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Submissions on any topic relevant to the scientific study of consciousness
are welcome, including anthropological, evolutionary, physiological,
psychological, philosophical, or computational perspectives.

Submit by filling out the appropriate form at: 

http://assc2007.neuralcorrelate.com  

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CONFERENCE REGISTRATION 
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***EARLY REGISTRATION FEES will be available until APRIL 16th, 2007***

Discounted registration is available to ASSC members, who will also enjoy a
range of book discounts and other member benefits. The registration discount
is greater than the cost of membership, so prospective members are
encouraged to join ASSC now! To find out more about ASSC, and to apply for
membership, please visit our website at http://assc.caltech.edu   

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ASSC11 Scientific Program Committee: Susana Martinez-Conde (co-chair),  
Stephen Macknik (co-chair), Marisa Carrasco, Zoltan Dienes, Allen  
Houng, Steven Laureys, Alva Noe, and Elisabeth Pacherie
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Susana Martinez-Conde, PhD
Director, Laboratory of Visual Neuroscience
Division of Neurobiology
Barrow Neurological Institute
350 W. Thomas Rd
Phoenix AZ 85013, USA
 
Phone: +1 (602) 406-3484
Fax: +1 (602) 406-4172
Email: smart at neuralcorrelate.com
http://www.neuralcorrelate.com/smc_lab





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