Toward a Science of Consciousness 2014

20th Anniversary - April 21-26, 2014 - Tucson, Arizona USA

Summary and Updates                                                                                                          Return to Home Page


Plenary Speakers TSC 2014

bios / photos including:

Susan Blackmore     Karl Deisseroth       Rebecca Goldstein    Henry Markram        Petra Stoerig

Ned Block                   Daniel Dennett         Stuart Hameroff         George Mashour      Giulio Tononi

David Chalmers       David Eagleman      Christof Koch             John Searle                and many more....


2014 Toward a Science of Consciousness General Conference

On-Line Abstract Submission and Registration  submit abstracts here

click here to open your Registration Record and Submit Your Abstracts

Previous Attendees May Reopen Their Records. Email questions to:

Abstract Deadline: December 15, 2013

General Abstract Guidelines & Taxonomy 

You do not have to make payment in order to open a registration record to submit an abstract for review


General Conference Program

Conference opens Tuesday 4/22/14  1:45 pm


General Sessions/Quick Links

Conference Program Details and Updates Keynote - Plenary Speakers Concurrents                Tues 4/22, Wed 4/23, Fri 4/25     4:30-6:30 PM Poster Sessions      Wed 4/23 and Fri 4/25   6:30-9:30 PM        Art-Tech Health Demos, featured installations, experiential  TBA Pre-Conference Programs - approximately 14 selections


 Online Registration

     2014  TSC General Conference Registration price list/also available on the pdf form   to be posted

     ONLINE REGISTRATION E-Commerce Conference Payment System will be available:   click here

     after October 10  - Early Registration Rates will apply through February 1, 2014

     Other Methods of Payment:  After October 10, you will have the option to also phone-in,

     wire or fax your registration and payment.  Everyone must have an on-line registration  

     record for mandatory badges and Hotel reservations. Thank you.

   Forms - alternative methods of payment - phone/mail/wire transfer

     2014 TSC General Conference Registration form/ pdf:   to be posted

     2014 TSC Sponsors/Exhibitor application:   to be posted


Pre-Conference Forum   "East-West Forum"

     East West Forum Flyer - Announcement 

     Abstracts are being considered for the East West Forum - deadline: Dec 15  

     via the: 'Easy-Chair conference system' (separate from the main conference abstract systen) Workshops

      Pre-Conference Workshops - Mon Apr 21 (4 hour morning and afternoon session) and Tues Apr 22  AM only

       Notifications by Oct 10

      Guidelines for Submitting Proposals-(Closed) Exhibitors Sponsors     


Key Social Events

Summary and Updates Welcome Reception - Tues Apr 22,  7pm Side Trips - Thur afternoon - April 24,   1-5 Dinner -  20th Anniversary Conference Dinner - Thur Apr 24,   6 pm Poetry Slam/Zombie Blues - Fri  April 25  - 10p  til x End of Consciousness Party - Sat Apr 26 - 8p til xx Hotel -Venue

Marriott Hotels

Conference Hotel

Tucson Marriott University Park

880 East Second Street • Tucson, Arizona 85719 USA

(group booking link)    group early rate $109  

Toward A Science of Consciousness: Book Your Group Rate

steps from the University of Arizona Campus; based on availability; (before 3/21/14)

Early booking is advisable. All Hotel reservations must correspond to an Online Conference Registration. Airport Shuttle Additional Area hotels Contact Us 


University of Arizona - Campus

The UA’s main campus covers 380 acres in central Tucson. It is a hub of community activity – concerts, plays, lectures, museums, poetry readings, athletic events and more.

Things to do at the University (Arizona State Museum, Biosphere 2, Campus Arboretum, Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona Museum of Art, The Mall, Student Union, UA Bookstores and Libraries, University Medical Center, UA Mineral Museum, Museum of Optics, Steward Observatory Mirror Lab Campus Map Visit the UofA On Campus Shuttles-Cat Tran Parking Transportation



artwork / announcements / press Press requests to:  Conference Flyer  High Resolution Artwork  A musical message from the Co-Chairs Consciousness, the Beatles & Zombie Blues (Kurzweil Blog) AHSC Office of Public Affairs Press Release Call for Abstracts - General Conference Announcement 


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April 21-26, 2014 - Conference Week Background & Scope

Toward a Science of Consciousness 

 since 1994  

The Biennial Tucson Conference

under the direction of the

Center for Consciousness Studies




Contact Information


post office box:

The University of Arizona

Department of Anesthesiology

Center for Consciousness Studies

POB 245114

Tucson, AZ USA 85724


street address:

University Medical Center

University of Arizona

Department of Anesthesiology 5th Fl.

Center for Consciousness Studies

1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85721


telephone / text / fax:

office: 520.621.9317 

Call/Text   520.247.5785  

fax:  520-626-6416