[visionlist] [CFP] The First ASSC in Taipei-ASSC12

ASSC12 assc12 at ym.edu.tw
Wed Jan 23 02:28:49 GMT 2008



Don¡¦t forget to come to the great event in consciousness--the first ASSC 
annual meeting in Asia!

This is a meeting guaranteed to be exciting as well as exotic!

Taipei provides a wealth of resources to explore, from the most traditional 
Chinese cultures, exotic blend of modern/traditional influences of the East 
and West, to its dazzling variety of natural landscapes and wildlife.

Don¡¦t miss out this event in Taipei and join top consciousness researchers 
around the world in one of the most exciting meetings to be remembered!



Allen Houng & Ralph Adolphs
Co-Chairs, Scientific Program Committee, ASSC12







ASSOCIATION FOR THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF CONSCIOUSNESS
12TH ANNUAL MEETING
Gis Convention Center, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
June 19-22, 2008
http://www.ym.edu.tw/assc12/
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ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE JUST AROUND THE CORNER!

SUBMISSION MUST BE RECEIVED BY FEBRUARY 1,2008!

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Confirmed speakers and workshops include:

Presidential Address:
David Rosenthal, City University of New York, USA

Keynote Speakers:
Thomas Metzinger, The Johannes Gutenberg-Universitat Mainz, Germany,
topic: The Self

Mitsuo Kawato, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International, 
Japan,
topic: Engineering Consciousness

Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Kyoto University, Japan,
topic: The Mind of the Chimpanzees

Susana Martinez-Conde, Barrow Neurological Institute, USA,
topic: Microsaccades: Windows on the Mind

Confirmed Symposium Speakers:

Ned Block, New York University, USA
Victor Lamme, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Sid Kouider, Ecole Normale Superieure, France
Barbara Jones, McGill University, Canada
Donald Pfaff, Rockefeller University, USA
Steven Laureys, University of Liege, Belgium
Haibo Di, Zhejiang University, China
Charles Spence, University of Oxford, UK
Keiji Tanaka, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan
Glyn Humphreys, University of Birmingham, UK
Shaul Hochstein, Life Sciences Institute and Neural Computation Center, 
Israel
Tim Bayne, University of Oxford, UK
Ryan McKay, Queen's University Belfast, UK
Ian Gold, McGill University, Canada
Robyn Langdon, Macquarie University, Australia

Confirmed Tutorial Workshops:

Antoine Bechara, topic: Emotion, Feeling, and Interoception
Juliane Wilcke, topic: The Evolutionary Function of Consciousness
Jennifer Windt /Thomas Metzinger, topic: Dreaming
Tim Bayne & Jakob Hohwy, topic: Conscious States and Conscious Creatures: 
Explanatory Strategies in The Science of Consciousness
Andrew Brook, topic: Consciousness Terminology
Shigeru Kitazawa & Shin'ya Nishida, topic: Adaptive Anomalies in Conscious 
Time Perception





Speakers in concurrent sessions are invited to talk on any topic relevant to 
the scientific study of consciousness. Submissions that include 
anthropological, evolutionary, physiological, psychological, philosophical, 
or computational perspectives are all welcome.Submissions for both posters 
and talks will be accepted (please specify preference). Any person may 
present only one submission, but may be co-author on more than one.


Submit by filling out the appropriate forms at: http://www.ym.edu.tw/assc12/

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REGISTRATION
OPEN ON FEB. 1, 2008
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As in previous years, discounted registration will be available to ASSC 
members, who will also enjoy a range of book discounts and other member 
benefits. The registration discount will be greater than the cost of 
membership, so prospective members are encouraged to join ASSC now! To find 
out more about the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, 
and to apply for membership, please consult our website at 
http://assc.caltech.edu/

Registration will open on Feb. 1, 2008.

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ASSC-12 Scientific Program Committee:
Allen Houng & Ralph Adolphs (Co-Chairs), Shinsuke Shimojo, Max Coltheart, 
John Haynes, Steven Macknik, Dan Lloyd, Michael Pauen.
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