Conference Program

The Science of Consciousness REBOOT ONLINE Conference September 14-18, 2020

The Science of Consciousness | The Online Conference | Consciousness REBOOT   

Livestream |Virtual

September 14-18, 2020 MST

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⇒Program Scheduled Times Listed are Arizona Mountain Time (MST)
 
Monday, September 14, 2020 - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

⇒ Workshops

To be announced
 
 
Monday, September 14, 2020 -  7:00 pm-10:00 pm MST     (livestream and discussion) 

SYMPOSIUM: Experience, Therapy and Science   

 

Moderated by Andrew Weil and Stuart Hameroff; Speakers: Robin Carhart-Harris, Mellody Hayes, Julie Holland, Michael Pollan, Louis Schwartzberg, Andrew Weil; Panel: Selen Atasoy, Sue Blackmore, Travis Craddock, Gul Dolen, Katja Ehrman, Ede Frecksa, Luis Eduardo Luna, Dennis McKenna, Francisco Moreno, Mark Rasenick, Paul Stamets, Christopher Timmermann-Slater

 

TUESDAY, September 15, 2020

Plenary 1 TIME AND CONSCIOUSNESS 8:30 am-10:40 am MST

Carlo Rovelli, Sylvie Droit-Volet, Dean Buonomano

 

Plenary 2 REALITY / ILLUSION 11:10 am -12:30 pm MST

Don Hoffman, Keith Frankish

 

Plenary 3 PSYCHEDELIC SCIENCE3 2:00 pm - 4:10 pm MST

Gül Dölen, Paul Stamets, Christopher Timmermann-Slater, Mark Rasenick

 

Concurrent, Poster, Exhibit sessions: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Consciousness Tonite: 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

 

WEDNESDAY, September 16, 2020

Plenary 4 VIBRATIONS, RESONANCE AND CONSCIOUSNESS 8:30 am - 10:40 am MST

Lawrence Zbikowski, Selen Atasoy, Tam Hunt, Jonathan Schooler

 

Plenary 5 ENHANCING CONSCIOUSNESS WITH BRAIN STIMULATION 11:10 am - 12:30 pm MST

Alexander Bystritsky, Shinzen Young

 

Plenary 6 PSYCHEDELIC EXPERIENCE 2:00 pm - 4:10 pm MST

Dennis McKenna, Sue Blackmore, Luis Eduardo Luna, Ede Frecska

 

Concurrent, Poster, Exhibit sessions: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Consciousness Tonite: 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

 

THURSDAY, September 17, 2020

Meditation with Deepak Chopra 7:00 am - 8:00 am MST

 

Plenary 7 PREDICTIVE CODING AND CONSCIOUSNESS 8:30 am 11:10 am MST

Lucia Melloni, Peter Kok, Mark Miller

 

Plenary 8 THE ROLE OF CONSCIOUSNESS IN DECISION MAKING 11:40 am - 1:00 pm MST

Aaron Schurger, Uri Maoz, Eve Isham, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

 

Plenary 9 IS THE UNIVERSE CONSCIOUS? 2:30 pm 4:40 pm MST

Miri Albahari, Deepak Chopra, Philip Goff, Paavo Pylkkanen

 

Special Plenary 10 EVOLUTION, EMOTION AND CONSCIOUSNESS 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Antonio Damasio

 

Film Panel Discussion 8:00 – 9:00 pm “Infinite Potential – The Life and Ideas of David Bohm”

Consciousness Tonite: 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

 

FRIDAY, September 18, 2020

 

Plenary 11 QUANTUM CONSCIOUSNESS 9:00 am -11:40 am MST

Hartmut Neven/Peter Read, Anirban Bandyopadhyay, Stuart Hameroff, Sir Roger Penrose

 

Keynote Plenary 12 SPACE AND TIME IN THE BRAIN 12:00 noon - 13:30 pm MST

Edvard Moser, Nobel Laureate

 

Plenary 12 ORIGIN OF EEG 2:30 pm - 4:40 pm MST

Bruce MacIver, Paul L. Nunez, Horacio Cantiello, Alysson Muotri

 

Concurrent, Poster, Exhibit sessions: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Consciousness Tonite: 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Poetry Slam, Talent Show, Zombie Blues

 


Links to Bios:

Plenary 1 -     

TIME AND CONSCIOUSNESS

Carlo Rovelli, Aix-Marseilles U
Sylvie Droit-Volet, U Clermont
Dean Buonomano, UCLA

Plenary 2 

REALITY / ILLUSION

Don Hoffman, UC Irvine
Keith Frankish, U Sheffield

Plenary 3 

PSYCHEDELIC SCIENCE

Paul Stamets, Mycologist, Medical Researcher   
Christopher Timmermann-Slater, UCL
Mark Rasenick, U Chicago
Gül Dölen, Brain Science Instit., Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Instit., Johns Hopkins U 

Plenary 4 

VIBRATIONS, RESONANCE AND CONSCIOUSNESS 

Lawrence Zbikowski, U Chicago
Selen Atasoy, Oxford
Tam Hunt/Jonathan Schooler UCSB

Plenary 5 -     11:10 am -12:30 pm   MST

ENHANCING CONSCIOUSNESS WITH BRAIN STIMULATION

Alexander Bystritsky, UCLA
Shinzen Young, U Arizona

Plenary 6 -       2:00 pm - 4:10 pm   MST

PSYCHEDELIC EXPERIENCE

Dennis McKenna, Heffter Research Institute
Sue Blackmore, University of Plymouth, UK
Luis Eduardo Luna, Wasiwaska Research Center, Brazil
Ede Frecska, National Institute of Psychiatry & Neurology, Hungary; University of Debrecen
 

7:00 am - 8:00 am  MST

MEDITATION WITH DEEPAK CHOPRA

Plenary 7 

PREDICTIVE CODING

Lucia Melloni, Max Planck Institute  
Peter Kok, Donders Institute
Mark Miller, 
 

Plenary 8 

THE ROLE OF CONSCIOUSNESS IN DECISION MAKING - to be confirmed 

Aaron Schurger, Chapman U
Uri Maoz, Chapman U
Eve Isham, U Arizona
Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Duke 

Plenary 9 -   2:30 pm - 4:40 pm   MST

IS THE UNIVERSE CONSCIOUS?

Miri Albahari, U Western Australia
Deepak Chopra, Chopra Global
Philip Goff, Central European University
Paavo Pylkkänen, U Helsinki
 

Plenary 10 

EVOLUTION 

Antonio Damasio 

Plenary 11 

QUANTUM CONSCIOUSNESS

Hartmut Neven, Google Quantum AI
Peter Read, Vitruvian
Anirban Bandyopadhyay, NIMS
Sir Roger Penrose, Oxford
Stuart Hameroff, U Arizona
 

Plenary 11 

SPACE AND TIME IN THE BRAIN

Keynote: Edvard Moser, Nobel Laureate, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway

Plenary 12

ORIGIN OF EEG

Bruce MacIver, Stanford
Paul L. Nunez, Tulane
Horacio Cantiello, UNSE Argentina
Alysson Muotri, UCSD
 

 

Program Outline

Concurrents  Tues C1-C8  |  Wed C9-C16  |   Fri  C17-C24
LINKS TO TEXT ABSTRACTS – updating

Plenary

https://eagle.sbs.arizona.edu/sc/abs_report_bysession.php?p=PL

Concurrents

https://eagle.sbs.arizona.edu/sc/abs_report_bysession.php?p=C

Posters

https://eagle.sbs.arizona.edu/sc/abs_report_bysession.php?p=P

Art Tech

https://eagle.sbs.arizona.edu/sc/abs_report_bysession.php?p=A

 

Abstract & Video File Deadlines: 

New abstracts:  July 20

Decisions:          August 1

Video Files:       August 15 (strict deadline) 

Video time lengths

Plenary:                  25 minutes  (livestream discussion and pre-recorded presentations)
Symposium:           Speakers: 15 min.   Panelists: 5 min (livestream)
Concurrents:          20 minutes (8) sessions with 4-5 speakers in each session
                                Tues C1-C8  |  Wed C9-C16  |   Fri  C17-C24
Art-Tech Demos:    20 minutes 
Poster sessions:     20 minutes
Wellness:                20 minutes (Yoga, Meditation, Art of Gong, Art Therapy) 
Demos/Exhibitors: 15-20 minutes
Sponsors:                1-3 minutes  
Sponsor Thank You List: text
 (will include registrants who donate portion of registration fee back to UA CCS) 
Poetry Slam/Zoombie Blues:   1-3 minutes max 
End of Consciousness Party: 15-20 minutes invited entertainment

PSAs/Ads/Logos:     1-2 minutes (Widescreen/16x9)

 

Presenters: 

Please include a brief paragraph bio (word/pdf) and small .png photo -  300 dpi

 

VIDEO FILES - Technical Specs

Any Digital Video Format Will Work. 
MOV, MP4, M4V are preferred.  
10800P OR 720P
If sending a PowerPoint it needs to be exported as a Video
 
Ads/Sponsor Logos:   
WIDESCREEN/16X9     .PNG at 300 dpi
1920 x 1080 at 72 dpi.

 

 Uploading Video Files:     A Google drive link will be sent to you after July 15 

(Abstracts must be accepted and Registrations Completed. Thank you)

contact: center@email.arizona.edu

 

 Livestream / Online Conference Links/Codes:  will be sent after August 15