[visionlist] call for abstracts : 1. International workshop on consciousness & 2. Japan Neuroscience (Sep 2009)

Naotsugu Tsuchiya naotsu at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 07:06:01 PDT 2009


Call for Abstracts

1. INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP "SCIENTIFIC STUDIES OF CONSCIOUSNESS"
Further information: http://www.nips.ac.jp/%7Emyoshi/workshop2009/
Date: September 19th-20th, 2009 (at Okazaki Conference Center, Aichi,
Japan http://www.orion.ac.jp/occ-e/)
Deadline: July 15th, 2009

The regstration fee is free. The banquet fee and lunch fee are optional and
required to pay onsite by cash.

Organizers: Masatoshi Yoshida, Nao Tsuchiya (naotsu at gmail.com)
Registration open till July 15.

(all the presentations will given be in English)
Tentative themes:
1) Time and consciousness
2) Electrophysiological approach towards consciousness
3) Reliability of subjective reports on phenomenology
4) Consciousness vs. Attention
5) The role of thalamus in consciousness
6) Decoding the contents of consciousness

Confirmed speakers:

   - Ralph Adolphs <http://www.emotion.caltech.edu/> (Caltech)
   - Ned Block <http://www.nyu.edu/gsas/dept/philo/faculty/block/> (NYU)
   - Olivia Carter<http://www.psych.unimelb.edu.au/people/staff/CarterO.html>(U
of Melbourne)
   - John-Dylan Haynes
<http://www.bccn-berlin.de/People/haynes>(Humboldt-University Berlin)
   - Ryota Kanai <http://kanair.me.uk/> (UCL)
   - Christof Koch <http://www.klab.caltech.edu/%7Ekoch/> (Caltech)
   - Shin'ya Nishida <http://www.brl.ntt.co.jp/people/nishida/> (NTT
   Communication Science Lab)
   - Petra Stoerig
<http://www.psycho.uni-duesseldorf.de/abteilungen/ebp/>(Heinrich-Heine-University
D¨¹sseldorf)
   - Naotsugu Tsuchiya <http://www.emotion.caltech.edu/%7Enaotsu/> (Caltech)

   - Melanie Wilke <http://www.vis.caltech.edu/%7Emelanie/> (Caltech, NIMH)
   - Takamitsu Yamamoto<http://read.jst.go.jp/public/cs_ksh_012EventAction.do?action4=event&lang_act4=E&judge_act4=2&code_act4=1000085249>(Nihon
Univ.)
   - Masatoshi Yoshida <http://www.nips.ac.jp/%7Emyoshi/indexe.html> (NIPS)

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2. THE 32nd ANNUAL MEETING OF THE JAPAN NEUROSCIENCE SOCIETY
(Neuroscience 2009) INTERNATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE CONFERENCE
Further information:
http://www.congre.co.jp/neurosci2009/english/index.html (expected
attendee : >3500 people)
Date:September 16th-18th, 2009 (at Nagoya Congress Center, Aichi, Japan)

DEADLINE for Abstract Submission APR 15

(All the talks and posters will be given in English)
Plenary Lectures
- Christof Koch, Professor (Caltech)
- Barry W. Connors, Professor (Brown Univ.)
Special Lectures
- Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Professor (Primate Research Institute, Kyoto
University, Japan)

There will be two associated symposia, closely related to the topic of
the neuronal basis of consciousness:
1. Frontier of neuroscientific research on consciousness
2. Neuronal mechanisms of visual illusions : empirical approaches from
psychophysics, brain stimulation, electrophysiology, and pharmacology
3. Neuroimaging and real world complexity
http://www.congre.co.jp/neurosci2009/english/index.html


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Nao (Naotsugu) Tsuchiya, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral scholar in Psychology and Neuroscience
Division of Humanities and Social Sciences in Caltech

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