1. Registration 

a. Standard:


Early standard registration rate (before February 1) -----


Standard registration rate -----


b. Student registration fee (full time students and post-docs):


Early student registration rate (before February 1) -----


Standard student registration rate -----



2. Banquet (Optional): The conference banquet will be held at the world-famous outdoor Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum from 5pm to 8pm. on Thursday April, 6, 2006.

a. Banquet Fee


b. Charter bus transportation to and from the banquet


c. Each guest


d. Charter bus transportation to and from the banquet for each guest


Will you go to the Banquet ($59)?    

Are you a vegetarian?    

Will you need transportation ($20)?    


3. Workshops (Optional):

The fee for attendance is $50 per workshop. (You can find more workshop information by clicking here)


  • Neuroscience Approaches to Visual Awareness (Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen L. Macknik)
  • Philosophical Theories of Consciousness (Uriah Kriegel)
  • Intersubjectivity and the Second Person: Empathy and Ethics (Katharine A. McGovern and Bernard J. Baars)
  • Are You Being Heard? Practical Guidance for Conference Presenters (Anthony Freeman)



  • Uses of EEG to find the Neural Correlates of Consciousness (Walter Freeman, Rodrigo Quiroga)
  • Freud, Dreams and Modern Brain Imaging (Mark Solms)
  • Toward a Science of Contemplative Practice: Issues, Findings, and Experiential Training in Meditative Quiescence. (Cliff Saron and Alan Wallace)
  • Teaching Consciousness (Sue Blackmore)
  • Presence and Consciousness in Virtual Environments (Mel Slater and Maria Sanchez-Vives)
  • Consciousness, Theatre and Literature (Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe and William S Haney II)



  • What Can Brain Imaging Tell Us About Consciousness? (Hakwan Lau)
  • Synaesthesia (Noam Sagiv)
  • Qualia, Nonlinear Dynamics and Improvisation: Experiencing Music and Poetry (Joseph A. Goguen)
  • Meditation and Mindfulness (Charles Tart)
  • Entangled Minds (Dean Radin)
  • Intracellular and Quantum Aspects of Consciousness (Paavo Pylkkanen, Nancy J. Woolf, Jack Tuszynski, Stuart Hameroff)
  • William James and the Golden Age of Consciousness Science (Bernard J. Baars)

Onsite Workshop and Conference Check In

Conference and workshop materials can be picked up for advance and new registrants beginning at 8:00 a.m. in the Meeting Rooms lobby of the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Avenue, Tucson, Arizona on Monday and Tuesday, April 3 and 4. Conference registration will be open in the Leo Rich Theatre beginning at noon on April 4 and throughout the rest of the conference.


4. Field Trips (Optional):

All field trips depart from the Hotel Arizona, 181 W. Broadway, Tucson. Please arrive ten minutes before departure time.

A. Monday, April 3, 2006 (10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)

  • Tombstone, Boot Hill and the OK Corral (lunch on your own at Big Nose Kate’s)
    • $59.00 per person

B. Thursday, April 6, 2006 (1:00p.m.-4:30p.m.)

  • (Choice One) Colossal Cave/Mountain Park Tour
    • $60.00 per person (includes picnic lunch)
  • (Choice Two) Tohono Chul Park and Foothills Outlet Mall
    • $45.00 per person (lunch on your own)
  • (Choice Three) Sabino Canyon and Galleries at El Cortijo Plaza
    • $59.00 per person (includes boxed lunch)


Which (if any) will you participate in?   

No Selection Choice One Choice Two Choice Three