For Immediate Release October 15, 2022
U.S. Contact: CCS - firstname.lastname@example.org
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
The Science of Consciousness Conference
Taormina, Sicily – Italy, May 22-28, 2023
The Science of Consciousness (TSC) conferences have been held annually since 1994, alternating yearly between Tucson, Arizona in even-numbered years, and other locations around the world in odd-numbered years. TSC locations have included Italy, Denmark, Japan, Sweden, Czech Republic, Hungary, Hong Kong, India, California, Switzerland, and Finland.
The 29th annual TSC will return to Italy, to beautiful Taormina, on the island of Sicily, May 22-28, 2023, organized by Italian professors Riccardo Manzotti (IULM U), Antonio Chella (U Palermo) and Pietro Perconti (U Palermo; Università degli Studi di Messina). TSC 2023 Taormina will be co-sponsored by the Center for Consciousness Studies, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Stuart Hameroff, Director.
The first overseas TSC Conference in 1995 was on the island of Ischia, near Naples, Italy, organized by Cloe Taddei-Ferretti. We are excited to be returning to Italy.
Abstracts may be submitted for oral concurrent talks, or posters.
Abstract submissions will begin on October 15.
(Deadline: Dec 5)
(Notifications: Dec 15-30)
Program Themes and Speakers will include:
Neuroscience and Consciousness
Christof Koch (Keynote) - Lucia Melloni - Jay Sanguinetti - Orli Dahal
AI and Consciousness
David Chalmers (Keynote) - Manuel & Lenore Blum - Michael Graziano - Owen Holland - Susan Schneider
Consciousness and Hallucinations
Alex Byrne - Riccardo Manzotti - Fiona Macpherson - Heather Logue
E-M and Resonance Theories
Johnjoe McFadden - Tam Hunt - Michael Levin - Anirban Bandyopadhyay
Quantum Brain Biology
Stuart Hameroff - Jim Al Khalili - Aristide Dogariu - Travis Craddock
Tim Crane - Alberto Voltolini - Uriah Kriegel
Adina Roskies - Keith Frankish - Mario de Caro
Giorgio Vallortigara - Merlin Sheldrake - Dante Lauretta
Antonio Chella, Professor of Robotics, University of Palermo, Italy
Riccardo Manzotti, Philosopher, Psychologist, and AI expert, Researcher and Author, Ph.D. in Robotics
Chair of Theoretical Philosophy, IULM University, Milan.
Pietro Perconti, Professor of Philosophy, Università degli Studi di Messina; University of Palermo, Italy
Stuart R Hameroff MD, Anesthesiology, UArizona Banner Medical, Director, Center for Consciousness Studies
Anesthesiologist, Quantum Consciousness Theorist & Researcher
Abstract Submissions Contact:
Abi Montefiore: email@example.com
Registration, Hotel, Venue information will be posted shortly.