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THE SCIENCE OF CONSCIOUSNESS | TSC 2020

APRIL 13-18, 2020 | Tucson | Arizona

Loews Ventana Canyon Resort

 

2020 TSC CONFERENCE - TUCSON

 

PLENARY PROGRAM

Kiva Ballroom

(14 Plenary Sessions) (4/14-4/18 Tues-Sat)

 

Tuesday April 14, 2020


Plenary 1
8:30 am-10:40 pm
TIME AND CONSCIOUSNESS
Carlo Rovelli, Aix-Marseilles U
Sylvie Droit-Volet, U Clermont
Dean Buonomano, UCLA


Plenary 2
11;10 am to 12:30 pm
REALITY / ILLUSION
Don Hoffman, UC Irvine
Keith Frankish, U Sheffield

Plenary 3
2:00 pm - 4:10pm
PSYCHEDELIC SCIENCE
Paul Stamets, Mycologist, Medical Researcher   
Christopher Timmerman-Slater, UCL
Mark Rasenick, U Chicago


Wednesday April 15, 2020


Plenary 4
8:30 am to 10:40 am
VIBRATIONS, RESONANCE AND CONSCIOUSNESS 
Lawrence Zbikowski, U Chicago
Selen Atasoy, Oxford
Jonathan Schooler/Tam Hunt, UCSB

Plenary 5
11:10am-12:30 pm
ENHANCING CONSCIOUSNESS WITH BRAIN STIMULATION
Alexander Bystritsky, UCLA
Shinzen Young, U Arizona

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

Dennis McKenna, Heffter Research Institute
Luis Eduardo Luna, Wasiwaska Research Center,Brazil
Ede Frecska,
National Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Hungary; University of Debrecen


Thursday April 16, 2020

 

early morning meditation with Deepak Chopra

7:00 am-8:00am - Kiva Ballroom


Plenary 7
8:30am - 10:40am
FREE WILL
Uri Maoz, Chapman U
Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Duke U
Aaron Schurger, Chapman U
Eve Isham, U Arizona

Plenary 8
11:40am - 1:00pm
Keynote: Michael Pollan
UC Berkeley, Harvard, Author
“Self, Consciousness and Psychedelic Experience"

Plenary 9
2:30pm - 4:40 pm
IS THE UNIVERSE CONSCIOUS?
Miri Albahari, U Western Australia
Deepak Chopra, Chopra Global
Philip Goff, Central European University

 

Friday April 17, 2020


Plenary 10
8:30am-10:40am
QUANTUM COMPUTING / AI / QUANTUM CONSCIOUSNESS
Hartmut Neven/Peter Read, Google Quantum AI
Anita Goel, Harvard/MIT, NanoBiosym

Stuart Hameroff, U Arizona

Plenary 11
11:10am-12:30pm
Keynote: Edvard Moser, Nobel Laureate
NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
“Space and Time in the Brain”

Plenary 12
2:00pm-4:10pm
ORIGIN OF EEG
Paul L. Nunez, Tulane
Alysson Muotri, UCSD
Horacio Cantiello, UNSE Argentina

Saturday April 18, 2020


Plenary 13
9:00am-10:20am
PREDICTIVE CODING
Lucia Melloni, Max Planck Institute  
Peter Kok, Donders Institute
 

Plenary 14
10:40 am to 12:30pm
ARE PLANTS CONSCIOUS?
Monica Gagliano, U Sydney
Jon Mallatt, U of Idaho

January  15-30, 2020   Abstract Notifications

February 15, 2020       Final Program /Abstract Revisions



2020 TSC WORKSHOPS

 

Locations TBA

 

Monday April 13, 2020 - MORNING

Workshop Session 1

9:00am-1:00pm

 

Anesthesia, consciousness and brain activity

M. Bruce MacIver, Matthew I. Banks,

Divya Chander, Anthony Hudetz

 

Time and Consciousness

Harald Atmanspacher, Carlo Rovelli,

Dean Buonomano,Sylvie Droit-Volet

Plants, medicine and consciousness

Dan Horner, Rajnish Khanna

Consciousness/Agency duality
Jessica Rifkin, Noam Chomsky,

Fernando Martinez, Massimo Piatelli-Palmarini


Monday April 13, 2020 - AFTERNOON

Workshop Session 2

2:00pm-6:00pm

 

Education in ‘Consciousness Studies’ 
Leslie Allan Combs, Maria Kasmirli, Thomas G. Bever

 

Interconnectedness (IONS)

Arnaud Delorme, Dean Radin, Helane Wahbeh, Garrett Mindt

 

Quantum agency and free will

Paavo Pylkkanen, Robert Prentner 

 

Enhancing states of consciousness with

neurotechnology: An introduction and hands-on training
Jay Sanguinetti, Sanjay Manchanda

AI and Consciousness: Three fighting perspectives 
Riccardo Manzotti, Antonio Chella, Pietro Perconti


MONDAY APRIL 13, 2020 - ** EVENING WORKSHOP **

Workshop Session 3

7:00pm-10:00pm

KIVA Ballroom

 

Psychedelics: Experience, Therapy and Science

Andrew Weil, Luis Eduardo Luna, Paul Stamets, Ede Frecksa,

Dennis McKenna, Francisco Moreno,

Christopher Timmerman-Slater, Mark Rasenick


2020 TSC CONCURRENT SESSIONS 

C1-C27

 

Topics, Speakers and Rooms TBA

 

Tuesday April 14 | 5:00-7:00 pm

Concurrent 1

Concurrent 2

Concurrent 3

Concurrent 4

Concurrent 5

Concurrent 6

Concurrent 7

Concurrent 8

 

Wednesday April 15 | 5:00-7:00 pm

Concurrent 9

Concurrent 10

Concurrent 11

Concurrent 12

Concurrent 13

Concurrent 14

Concurrent 15

Concurrent 16

 

Friday April 17 |  5:00-7:00 pm

Concurrent 17

Concurrent 18

Concurrent 19

Concurrent 20

Concurrent 21

Concurrent 22

Concurrent 23

Concurrent 24


SOCIAL


2020 TSC POSTER SESSIONS – presenters TBA

 

(P1 and P 2)- Grand Ballroom Main Hotel

 

 

Poster Session 1 - Wednesday |  April 15  | 7:00-9:30 pm

 

Authors, Titles  TBA

 

Poster Session 2  - Friday       | April 17  |  7:00- 9:30 pm

 

Authors, Titles  TBA


2020 TSC EXHIBITORS – ART-TECH-HEALTH

Installations, Demos  TBA

 

Grand Ballroom Lobby - Main Hotel

Art-Tech 1  Wednesday  April 15  | 6:30-9:30 pm

Authors, Titles  TBA

 

Art-Tech 2  Friday April 17  |  6:30-9:30 pm

Authors, Titles  TBA

Monday, April 13 - during Workshop session breaks;

https://eagle.sbs.arizona.edu/sc/

center@email.arizona.edu


TSC 2020 Thursday Optional Dinner

April 16, 2020

6:30 pm

Coyote Corral

Entertainment

A Music Collaborative

THE SAPIENS

 

 

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PHOTOS

 

Tucson TSC 2018

https://flic.kr/s/aHsmgK7NGb

 

San Diego TSC 2017

https://www.flickr.com/photos/150099565%40N08/collections/72157681284089564/

 

 

PAST TSC CONFERENCES:

 

TSC 2019

The Science of Consciousness - TSC 2019

Interlaken - Switzerland

 

       

TSC - Interlaken - Conference Program 

 

Interlaken TSC Poster

INTERLAKEN TSC 2019 - Final PROGRAM & Book of ABSTRACTS

 

INTERLAKEN TSC 2019 - Plenary Session - VIDEOS


TSC Tucson 2018

Tucson, Arizona

 

Tucson TSC 2018 - Final PROGRAM & Book of Abstracts TSC 2018

 

Tucson TSC 2018 - Plenary Session Videos  

 

General Conference Information - TSC 2018

TSC 2018  Conference Photos


TSC 2017

San Diego, California

2017     Plenary Session Videos from San Diego*

 

2017     Noam Chomsky, Hartmut Neven, Roger Penrose and more  

 

2017     Deepak Chopra - How We Create the Human Universe

 

2017         Integrated DEI East-West Forum Vision Talk Prof. PS Satsangi

i tunes  

you tube

Updated Program        Program Updates June 1, 2017

 

San Diego TSC 2017    Final Book of Abstracts/Program

(Abstracts, Program Book May 12. 2017)

 

San Diego TSC 2017     Plenary Session Videos*

 

Additional Videos TSC San Diego 2017:

 

1. Deepak Chopra - How We Create the Human Universe

2. Integrated DEI East-West Forum

3. TSC 2017 Vision Talk Prof. PS Satsangi

Consciousness Central

 

TSC Tucson 2016

The Science of Consciousness 

Tucson - April 25-30, 2016

Tucson TSC 2016  Program Book Final Version

 

Tucson TSC 2016  Plenary Videos (youtube)

Consciousness Chronicles

 

Consciousness Central TV

 

The Deeper You Go: The Interviews

 

2016-archives

TSC 2016 History TSC Slide Show.mp4

 

2016 Plenary Bios 

 

2016 TSC "The Science of Consciousness" - Book of Abstracts and Program

2016 Plenary Videos (youtube)  

2016 Plenary Videos (iTunes) 

 

2016 TSC 2016 Feature for 2016 TSC Tucson 

 

2016 Consciousness Chronicles-Videos

 

2016 Consciousness Central - The Daily Show from TSC Tucson

 

2016 Consciousness Central 2016 Tucson

         Consciousness Chronicles

 

Conference Trailer - Video

 

YouTube-2016 Plenary Videos

 

Program Book Final Version 2016

 

Conference Flyer PDF-Final

 

Conference Release 1

Conference Flyer 2

 

Registration Brochure/Order Form and Cancellation Policy

 

JPEG artwork-flyer  

   

TSC 2016 History Slide Show.mp4

CONTINUE TO ARCHIVES-conferences and meetings.


 

TSC Helsinki 2015

TSC Helsinki 2015-youtube

Helsinki Consciousness Central TV

 


 

TSC Tucson 2014

The Science of Consciousness

20th Anniversary

Apr 21-26,2014

20th Anniversary Poster,

D. Cantrell BioMed, AHSC,UMC  

20th Anniversary Poster, D. Cantrell BioMed, AHSC,UMC  

Consciousness Central TV Daily Roundup

The Deeper You Go: The Interviews

2014 - Penrose Awarded Bhaumik Prize 

 

 

2014  It was 20 Years Ago Today -

A short film early clips and slides.mov

VIDEO - TSC 2014

 

2014 Plenary Sessions via iTunes

 

Center for Consciousness Studies

 

 

The Science of Consciousness

Conferences

 

 

 

 

1996 Vintage***video

TCC Tucson Convention Center

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bz43NtGqolw


 

  


TSC 2011 - Stockholm

 

 

2011 - TSC Stockholm -youtube 

Maria Juhl interviews Deepak Chopra

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Support The Center for Consciousness Studies

UA Foundation Link

Become a Conference Sponsor

 

Information:

520-621-9317 /  520-247-5785

attn:  abi behar montefiore

center@email.arizona.edu

 

ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS - now closed

 

Final Notifications: JAN 15-30, 2020

 

 

THE SCIENCE OF CONSCIOUSNESS | TSC 2020

APRIL 13-18, 2020 | Tucson | Arizona

Loews Ventana Canyon Resort

 



Registration and Payment Instructions-TSC 2020

 

Step 1

REGISTRATION / Name Badge Info. - U ARIZONA

https://eagle.sbs.arizona.edu/sc/

Center for Consciousness Studies,

University of Arizona portal.

Please register and fill out Badge information

Write down your Registration Number

Then make payment via the Eventbrite payment portal

 

Step 2

Payment System via Eventbrite

Eventbrite

 

$550 Standard

$450 Student 

$65 optional Thursday dinner

 

2020 Included in Registration:

Monday - Pre-Plenary Workshops
Tuesday- Evening Welcome Reception
Tues-Sat - Plenary Sessions

Tues, Wed, Fri -Concurrent Sessions
Wed, Fri   - Posters/Demos - Light Receptions

Fri evening - Poetry Slam/Talent Show
Sat. evening - Closing Dinner Party


Daily Meditation, Yoga, Tenniscentric

 


ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS - now closed

Notifications: JAN 15-30

 

https://eagle.sbs.arizona.edu/sc/


 

MONDAY APRIL 13, 2020 - ** EVENING WORKSHOP

Workshop Session 3

7:00pm -10:00pm - KIVA Ballroom

Psychedelics: Experience, Therapy and Science


 

CONFERENCE HOTEL TSC 2020

 

Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Tucson 

The conference rate $140 /night is

extended from April 8-22, 2020

TSC registrants only. You MUST use this link:

TSC Loews Resort TSC Room Block Link - open

 

 


Exhibitor, Advertising and

Sponsor Information


2020  General Announcements

 

1/28/2020 - pending

 

12/20/2019  E-blast/Press Release 

9/27/19 - Early Call for Abstracts;

Conference Announcement

 


Exhibitor, Advertising and

Sponsor Information


 

2020  PRESS REQUESTS

 

Please complete an online registration form and send an email request. Prior approval needed; badges required.

 

No filming/podcasting or studio set ups in the Hotel without CCS permission.

 

We will assist you in contacting speakers and exhibitors if needed.

 

Limited Number of Press Passes. 

 

Additional media will require paid registrations and prior set up approval. All press need to be properly badged.

 

No filming or audio of any of the workshops

– no exceptions.

 

The Center for Consciousness Studies will have professional videos of all Plenary Sessions available after the conference.

 

Please email the Center if you need help.

center@email.arizona.edu


SOCIAL


 

2020 WELLNESS

 

Thursday 4/16:

Meditation with DEEPAK CHOPRA

7:00 am-8:00am

Kiva Ballroom  

 

Tennis - Daily

Mon-Sat  4/13-4/18      

7:00am-8:00am -Loews Tennis Courts

TennisCentric, MARK VALLADARES 

Yoga - Daily

Morning yoga with BRIANNA ARNDT

Mon - Sat 4/13-4/18

7:00 am-8:00am - Ventana Room, 2nd Fl.

Saturday 4/18 Afternoon:

Meditation with SHINZEN YOUNG

2:00 pm-3:00pm

or Ventana Room 2nd fl.

 


 

Sabino Canyon

 


 

CONFERENCE HOTEL 2020

 

Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Tucson

TSC Hotel Room Block Link - open

$140 conference rate is extended from Apr 8-22, 2020

 

 

 


2020 TSC Program Chairs

 

 

 

 

2020 TSC Conference Sponsors

 

2020 TSC Conference Program Committee

 

 


archives

 

Past Science of Consciousness Conferences

Plenary Videos - youtube

 

Thank you for the generous support of

The Alvin J. Clark Foundation for making these

Plenary videos available to the general public after the conference.

 

YouTube by Conference Name/Year

(2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2012)

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoNDcpkKXg2UioJKxTZI-ZA/videos

 

2019

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query

=science+of+consciousness+2019

+interlaken

 

2018

https://www.youtube.com/channel

/UCoNDcpkKXg2UioJKxTZI-ZA/videos

 

2019

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query

=science+of+consciousness+2019

+interlaken

 

2018

https://www.youtube.com/channel

/UCoNDcpkKXg2UioJKxTZI-ZA/videos

 


 

TSC-2021 (May 31-June 6, 2021)

The Science of Consciousness 

Taormina, Italy

 

 


Highlights from past TSC Conferences

 

 

more...

Tucson TSC 2018 - Final PROGRAM & Book of Abstracts TSC 2018

Tucson TSC 2018 - Plenary Session Videos  

 

San Diego TSC 2017    Final PROGRAM & Book of Abstracts TSC 2017

(Abstracts, Program Book May 12. 2017)

San Diego TSC 2017 - Plenary Session Videos

 

 

Past Science of Consciousness Conferences

Plenary Videos - youtube

 

Thank you for the generous support of

The Alvin J. Clark Foundation for making these

Plenary videos available to the general public after the conference.

 

YouTube by Conference Name/Year

(2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2012)

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoNDcpkKXg2UioJKxTZI-ZA/videos

 

2019

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query

=science+of+consciousness+2019

+interlaken

 

2018

https://www.youtube.com/channel

/UCoNDcpkKXg2UioJKxTZI-ZA/videos

 

2017

https://www.youtube.com/channel/

UCoNDcpkKXg2UioJKxTZI-ZA/videos

 

2016

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=

PLl_UXfN1hubVda8RyXj1FLgwK4tW_AqEA

 

2012

 

Additional TSC-CCS Videos - iTunes

iTunes - through 2016

https://itunes.apple.com/itunes-u/center-for-consciousness-studies/id413136100?mt=10

 

 

Conference Photos -B. Buhr

Thank you Brad Buhr 

 

2018 Tucson TSC Conference Photos

https://flic.kr/s/aHsmgK7NGb


2017 San Diego TSC Conference Photos

https://www.flickr.com/photos/150099565%40N08/collections/72157681284089564/

 

 

Special Collections

2014  It was 20 Years Ago Today

20th Anniversary

TSC Conference.mov

2014-A short film early clips and slides.mov

Conscious Pictures

Interviews with Plenary

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOxqrVVk0zX0yY3K5rZqHZQ


 

 

1996 Vintage***video

TCC Tucson Convention Center

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bz43NtGqolw

 

 

The Science of Consciousness

Conferences

 

1994 Tucson 1    Apr 12-17, 1994

1996 Tucson 2    Apr   8-13, 1996   

1998 Tucson 3    Apr 27- May 2,1998

2000 Tucson 4    Apr 10-15,  2000

2002 Tucson 5    Apr  8-12,   2002

2004 Tucson 6    Apr  7-11,   2004

2006 Tucson 7    Apr  4-8,     2006

2008 Tucson 8    Apr  8-12,   2008

2010 Tucson 9    Apr 12-17,  2010

2012 Tucson 10  Apr   9-14,  2012

2014 Tucson 11  Apr  21-26, 2014 - 20th Anniversary

2016 Tucson 12  Apr  25-30, 2016

2018 Tucson 13  Apr     2-7,  2018  

2020 Tucson 14  Apr 13-18,  2020 - registration now open

 

1995-2019 INTERNATIONAL

Co-Sponsored Conferences

TSC - Science of Consciousness

The alternate year international co-sponsored TSC

conferences held overseas in cooperation

with partner organizations and institutions.

 

1995-2017- Past Cities have included:

1995  Ischia, Italy 

1997  Elsinore, Denmark

1999  Tokyo, Japan

2001  Skovde, Sweden

2003  Prague, Czech Republic

2005  Copenhagen, Denmark

2007  Budapest, Hungary

2009  Hong Kong, China

2011  Stockholm, Sweden

2013  Agra, India

2015  Helsinki, Finland

2017  San Diego, USA

2019  Interlaken, Switzerland

2021  Taormina, Italy   (May 31-June 6) - upcoming

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Center News

 

Education and Curriculum Highlights

 

Research & News Highlights

 

QUANTUM NEWS - under construction

Stuart Hameroff, Director, CCS

Additional Websites:

QuantumConsciousness.org

 

 

Highlights - Films, Meetings, Research, Interviews

2019

 

M. Cocchi, The issue of depression and the a-quantum

consciousness. Remembering a fabulous day. Letter to Psychiatrists.

Neuroquantology, August 2019, Vol 17,page 1-7

 

Suzannah Weiss

HowScientist's view of 'Schrodinger's cat is evolving,

Science 101, S. Hameroff Interview. August 27, 2019

https://www.science101.com/how-scientists-view-of-schrodingers-cat-is-evolving/

 

Sinek, Q. Daily Wildcat 3/22/19

Science on Screen Film Screening - The Loft Theater

3/20; presentation by Prof. Stuart Hameroff 

 

2018

Increased Excitability Induced in the Primary

Motor Cortex by Transcranial Ultrasound Stimulation

Front. Neurol., 28 November 2018

 

Anesthetic Action and

Quantum Consciousness

A Match Made in Olive Oil

Anesthesiology 2018 Aug:129(2):228-231,

Global Zen Consciousness and Future of AI Robotics,

Markets Insider, October 22, 2018

 

Swiss Biennial on Science, Technics + Aesthetics

January 20, 2018 - Lucerne

Link to brochure

Trailer:   The Enigma of Human Consciousness

 

2017

Newswise - How Does Anesthesia Really Work?

Consciousness Depends on Tubulin Vibrations Inside Neurons Anesthesia Study

Suggests,Sci Rep - Nature Aug 29 2017

 

 

2016

 

 

 

2014


 

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Abi Behar Montefiore

520-247-5785  

Assistant Director/Conference Manager
Center for CONSCIOUSNESS STUDIES
University of Arizona

Email:  center@u.arizona.edu

Website:   consciousness.arizona.edu

Tel:    520.621-9317 

 

 

Please contact us for additional information.


 

Vintage Highlights:

 

archives

 

Biennial and International TSC Conferences

youtube videos

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoNDcpkKXg2UioJKxTZI-ZA/videos

 

itunes videos

https://itunes.apple.com/itunes-u/center-for-consciousness-studies/id413136100?mt=10

 

facebook:   Center for Consciousness Studies

twitter:       @scienceofconsciousnessconferences

 

20th Anniversary - 2014 clips/slides.mov

2014-A short film early clips and slides.mov

 

TSC 2016 History Slide Show.mp4

 

TSC 1996

Video from Tucson Convention Center

1996 Tucson Conference video


 

In Memoriam - Friends of the Center

 

Adele (Yetta) Engel Behar

Karen Shanor, Ph.D

 


Vintage highlights continued

 

11th Story The Deeper You Go: The Interviews

 

2011 Research in the news,   contin.

CCS 2014 - It was 20 Years Ago Today

A short film early clips.mov

2014 20th Anniversary Poster

History of TSC PLENARY, since 1994

2008-present  Plenary Videos (youtube)       

TSC 1996- Toward a Science of Consciousness

Tucson Convention Center, short clip

The Interviews

 

Consciousness Central TV


 

2005

What the Bleep!? Do We Know!?

 

 


 

 

Vintage

1996 Tucson conference

***video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bz43NtGqolw

 


 

Toward a New Science of the Mind:

 

Vintage Highlights:

 

archives

 

Biennial and International TSC Conferences

youtube videos

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoNDcpkKXg2UioJKxTZI-ZA/videos

 

itunes videos

https://itunes.apple.com/itunes-u/center-for-consciousness-studies/id413136100?mt=10

 

 

facebook:   Center for Consciousness Studies

twitter:       @scienceofconsciousnessconferences

 

20th Anniversary - 2014 clips/slides.mov

2014-A short film early clips and slides.mov

 

TSC 2016 History Slide Show.mp4

 

TSC 1996 - Video from Tucson Convention Center

1996 Tucson Conference video

 

2008-present 

Plenary Videos (youtube)

 

Discovery Science Channel, Life After Death' 

 

 

Previews

Season 2, Episode 1, Part 2 

 


 

QUANTUM MIND CONFERENCES

ARCHIVES

 

2011 QANSAS

Agra, India, Quantum and Nanocomputing Systems,

December 1-4, 2011

Quantum and Nano Computing Systems Centre

(QANCENTRE), QANSAS Agra, India

 

RESEARCH 2011

 

Orch OR by Penrose and Hameroff 

 

'Consciousness in the Universe' 

Journal of Cosmology,

2011, Vol. 14

 

Visualizing molecular memory

" Memory Bytes" - Molecular match for CaMKII,

Phosphorylation Encoding of Microtubule Lattices,

Journal of Integrative Neuroscience,  

Hameroff, Craddock & Tuszynski 9/20/10 

Quantum and Nanocomputing Systems, 2011 

 

 

Support The Center for Consciousness Studies

UA Foundation Link