[visionlist] CFP: 13th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness

patrick pwilken at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 08:24:51 PST 2009


Dear colleagues,

we are pleased to announce that abstract submission for the ASSC 13 in  
Berlin is now open!

Talks and posters can be submitted here: http://www.assc13.com/abstract/

For general information about the conference see: http://www.assc13.com/

Please see below for more information on the conference and on how to  
submit your contribution. The deadline for abstract submission is  
February 15th 2009.

With best wishes,

John-Dylan Haynes, Michael Pauen, & Patrick Wilken


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CALL FOR PAPER & POSTER PROPOSALS
ASSOCIATION FOR THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF CONSCIOUSNESS
13TH ANNUAL MEETING

June 5th to 8th, 2009

Berlin School of Mind and Brain
and
Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience,

Berlin, Germany

http://www.assc13.com/
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GENERAL INFORMATION
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The thirteenth annual meeting of the Association for the Scientific  
Study of Consciousness will be held from June 5th to June 8th, 2009,  
at the Berlin School of Mind and Brain and the Bernstein Center for  
Computational Neuroscience. Hosted by the renowned Humboldt- 
University, the Berlin School of Mind and Brain is an international  
graduate research school on the interface of humanities and behavioral  
sciences with neurosciences.

ASSC XIII is intended to promote interdisciplinary dialogue in the  
scientific study of consciousness. ASSC members as well as non-members  
are encouraged to submit contributions that address current empirical  
and theoretical issues in the study of consciousness, from the  
perspectives of philosophy, neuroscience, psychology, computer  
science, and cognitive ethology. ASSC XIII will provide an excellent  
opportunity for the presentation of new empirical findings or novel  
theoretical perspectives in an atmosphere that will promote discussion  
and debate.


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LOCATION: THE VIBRANT HEART OF BERLIN
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The main conference will take place in the wonderful Berlin- 
Brandenburg Academy of Sciences:

http://veranstaltungszentrum.bbaw.de/en/photo_gallery/

The Academy is located in the vibrant heart of Berlin and is close to  
many great museums, art galleries and to the nightlife of Berlin. A  
number of hotels ranging from luxury to budget are located within  
walking distance to the main conference.


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CONFIRMED SPEAKERS
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Presidential address:

- Giulio Tononi (University of Wisconsin)

Keynote lectures:

- Susan Carey (Harvard University)
- Patrick Haggard (University College London)
- Jaegwon Kim (Brown University)
- David Papineau (King's College London)

Symposium speakers:

- Valtteri Arstila (University of Turku)
- Olaf Blanke (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)
- Peter Brugger (University Hospital, Zürich)
- Zoltan Dienes (University of Sussex)
- Andreas Engel (University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf)
- Ryota Kanai (University College London)
- Alva Noë (University of California, Berkeley)
- Ronald Rensink (University of British Columbia)
- Anil Seth (University of Sussex)
- Michael Tye (The University of Texas at Austin)
- Rufin van Rullen (Faculté de Médecine Rangueil, Toulouse)
- Jamie Ward (University of Sussex).

An additional satellite meeting on "Coma and Consciousness" organized  
by Steven Laureys will take place on June 4th 2009.

http://www.assc13.com/satellite/

Satellite Speakers:

- Hal Blumenfeld, Yale University School of Medicine
- Melanie Boly, University of Liège
- Andreas Engel, University Medical Centre Hamburg
- Joseph Fins, Cornell University
- Joseph Giacino, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute
- Michael Greicius, Stanford University School of Medicine
- Andrea Kübler, Roehampton University
- Steven Laureys, University of Liège
- Marcello Massimini, University of Milano
- Adrian Owen, Cambridge
- Nicholas Schiff, Cornell University
- Adam Zeman, Peninsula Medical School


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NOW OPEN: PAPER & POSTER SUBMISSIONS
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Speakers in concurrent sessions are invited to talk on any topic  
relevant to the scientific study of consciousness. Submissions that  
include neuroscientific, anthropological, evolutionary, 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.

The abstract submission is now open! Please submit your abstract here: http://assc13.confmaster.net

You will be asked to include with your submission the following  
information:

1. Title.
2. Name, affiliation, with presenting co-author(s) designated.
3. An abstract of up to 350 words.
4. Primary discipline (neuroscience, psychology, philosophy,  
computation).
5. Complete contact information for the author with whom the  
scientific program committee will interact with about the submission.
6. Whether your first preference is for an talk or poster presentation.

If you have any difficulties in submitting your proposal please  
contact Sebastian Lehnert (assc13support at googlemail.com). If you have  
any other questions regarding the meeting, please contact the  
organizers at mail at assc13.com.

THE DEADLINE FOR PAPER AND POSTER SUBMISSION IS FEBRUARY 15th 2009.


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STILL OPEN: TUTORIAL SUBMISSIONS
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One of the aims of this meeting is to allow researchers to gain a  
background in areas that they may know little about. Towards that end  
a number of tutorials to present not only their own material, but to  
also give a broader tutorial overview and encourage discussion and  
debate. A non-exclusive list of possible topics can be seen on our  
website. Tutorials will be held in parallel sessions on the morning  
and afternoon of June 5th 2009.  Each tutorial is intended to last  
approximately three hours. The sizes of tutorials will vary between a  
minimum of 10 to a maximum of around 35 attendees. Tutorial presenters  
will receive an honorarium of 500 euros and their registration fee for  
the conference will be waived. The cost of attending tutorials will be  
50 euros. Tutorials that do not achieve the minimum enrollment of 10  
people may not be offered.

THE DEADLINE FOR WORKSHOP SUBMISSION IS FEBRUARY 1st 2009.

http://www.assc13.com/tutorials/

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The program committee for ASSC 13: Kathleen Akins, Axel Cleeremans,  
Frederique de Vignemont, John-Dylan Haynes, Christof Koch, Michael  
Pauen, Vincent Walsh, & Patrick Wilken.

Please direct any further questions to the local organizers: John- 
Dylan Haynes, Michael Pauen & Patrick Wilken (mail at assc13.com).


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