2018 The Science of Consciousness Conference, Tucson

 

 

TSC 2018 PLENARY SESSIONS 

(KIVA BALLROOM)

LOEWS VENTANA CANYON

April 2 - April 7, 2018

 

Monday– April 2, 2018
Plenary 1 (PL1) .............................................................
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRSxR9Us9QM


Consciousness, Evolution and Language
Jean-Pierre Changeux, Collège de France Institut Pasteur
Noam Chomsky, University of Arizona Discussants:
Thomas G. Bever, University of Arizona
Massimo Piattelli Palmarini, University of Arizona

 

Tuesday - April 3, 2018

Plenary 2 (PL2) ...............................................................
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pju9yvX1w1k

Consciousness and Psychedelics
Robin Carhart Harris, Imperial College, London
Jimo Borjigin, University of Michigan
Anil K. Seth, University of Sussex

 

Wednesday - April 4, 2018

Plenary 3 (PL3) ............................................................
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XYCMUBB7LA

Language and Our Inner Voice
Charles Fernyhough, Durham University
Riny Huijbregts, Utrecht University
Andrea Moro, IUSS School for Advanced Studies


Plenary 4 (PL4) ...............................................................
https://youtu.be/SZU03jlxaZ8
Cognitive and Consciousness Enhancement Technology
Pattie Maes, MIT Media Lab
Steven Gullans, Cleveland Clinic, Excel Venture Management


Plenary 5 (PL5) .................................................................
Neural Correlates of Consciousness: Where, When and How?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhwMyUf_eWQ
George Mashour, University of Michigan
Yan Xu, University of Pittsburgh
Marine Vernet, NIMH/NIH

 

Thursday - April 5, 2018

Plenary 6 (PL6) ...............................................................
Physics and Consciousness I
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKbW603rM14

Lucien Hardy, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Robert Alfano, City College of New York
Christoph Simon, University of Calgary


Plenary 7 (PL7) ...............................................................
Brain Scale and Harmony
https://youtu.be/FNlRcEiAnfw

Paul Verschure, SPECS, Barcelona Institute of Science
Selen Atasoy, University of Oxford


Plenary 8 (PL8) ................................................................
Origin and Evolution of Life and Consciousness
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ygHHHeRq0I&t=13s

Steen Rasmussen, University of Southern Denmark, Sante Fe Institute
Stuart Kauffman, Sante Fe Institute
Sara Walker, Arizona State University
Bruce Damer, UC Santa Cruz

 

Friday – APRIL 6, 2018

Plenary 9 (PL9) ...............................................................
Physics and Consciousness II
Anirban Bandyopadhyay, NIMS, Japan, IIIR, India
George F.R. Ellis, University of Capetown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n941JWmT_xQ
Keynote - Why Algorithmic Systems Possess No Understanding
Sir Roger Penrose, University of Oxford
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n941JWmT_xQ


Plenary 10 (PL10) ............................................................
Keynote – The ‘Meta-Problem’ of Consciousness
David Chalmers, New York University
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9xbQXqgxAA

 

Plenary 11 (PL11)................................................................
Idealism and Panpsychism
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2P6xgydJrO0
Deepak Chopra, Chopra Foundation, UCSD
Hedda Hassel Mørch, New York University
Stuart Hameroff, University of Arizona

 


Saturday - April 7, 2018

Plenary 12 (PL12) ....................................................................
How Do Anesthetics Act to Selectively Prevent Consciousness?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDpkhaBiTFc
M. Bruce MacIver, Stanford University
Robert Pearce, University of Wisconsin
Rod Eckenhoff, University of Pennsylvania
Travis Craddock, Nova Southeastern University


Plenary 13 (PL13) ............................................................
Perceptual Integration and Disintegration

https://youtu.be/Qukdj6p6WzE

Ladan Shams, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Anthony Hudetz, University of Michigan


Plenary 14 (PL14) .............................................................
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Consciousness
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5QxhYner7U
Paul Werbos, (ret.) National Science Foundation
David Hanson, Hanson Robotics
Julia Mossbridge, IONS Sophia the Humanoid Hanson Robot

 

 

 

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