The 16th annual meeting of the ASSC
Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
Dates: July 2-6 2012
Post ASSC16: Keep up to date with developments and discussions from the conference at the ASSC FORUM
STATE OF MIND: A CONSCIOUSNESS EXPO (JUNE 30TH, 2012)
SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM “Neuropsychiatry and Consciousness” (JULY 7th, 2012)
GALA DINNER MENU (JULY 5th, 2012)
[NON-ASSC EVENT: FRANCIS CRICK MEMORIAL CONFERENCE (Cambridge, UK, JULY 7th, 2012)]
Poster Format: Size = A0 119 x 84.1 cm. Orientation = Portrait.
Local organisers (chairs): Anil Seth, Zoltan Dienes
Local organisers (committee): Hugo Critchley, Nick Medford, Ryan Scott, Jamie Ward, Hazelle Woodhurst, David Schwartzman
Local contact: David Schwartzman
Venue: The conference will be held at the superlative Brighton Dome and Corn Exchange complex, in the heart of Brighton's cultural quarter.
Brighton is a popular seaside destination, cultural centre, and university town, only 45 minutes from Central London and only 30 minutes from Gatwick International Airport. The city is well known for its vibrant scientific, artistic, and digital communities; its cafe and pub society, and the beauty of the surrounding countryside. Everything is in easy walking distance and in July the weather is good as well!
ASSC 16 Map showing conference venues (Red), social venues (light blue) and hotels (dark blue)
Victor Lamme, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Josef Perner, University of Salzburg
Geraint Rees, University College London
Tania Singer, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig
Tim Bayne, University of Oxford
- Christof Koch, Caltech (special lecture)
Consciousness fading: key mechanisms of anaesthesia-induced loss-of-consciousness
Andreas Engel (Chair), Gernott Supp, Melanie Boly, Emery Brown
Bringing the in-depth body to the surface: Interoception, awareness, and prediction
Manos Tsakiris (Chair), Hugo Critchley, Jim Hopkins
Perceptual consciousness and cognitive access
Ned Block (Chair), Ilja Sligte, Jerome Sackur, James Stazicker
Balancing the self: Vestibular contributions to self-consciousness
Christophe Lopez (Chair), Bigna Lenggenhager, Gabriela Bottini
Heather Berlin, Nicholas Medford: The phenomenology, neurobiology, and neurocognitive basis of depersonalization
Sue Blackmore: Meditation and consciousness: Two ways meditation can contribute to consciousness science
Olaf Blanke, Thomas Metzinger: Towards a comprehensive theory of subjectivity and selfhood: Philosophy, cognitive science, neurology, and neuroimaging
Axel Cleeremans, Morten Overgaard, Bert Timmermans, Ryan Scott: Behavioural methods to assess awareness
Gustav Kuhn, Ronald Rensink: The science of magic: Turning magic into science!
James Laban, Harutomo Hasegawa, Keyoumars Ashkan: Neurosurgery and its role in studying consciousness
Devin Terhune: A primer on experimental hypnosis research
Jamie Ward, Thomas Wright: Sensory substitution
Zoltan Dienes, University of Sussex
Anil Seth , University of Sussex
Frederique de Vignemont, Institut Jean-Nicod, Paris
Amanda Barnier, Macquarie University, Sydney
Sid Kouider, Ecole Normale Superiuere, Paris
David Edelman, The Neurosciences Institute, San Diego
Katalin Farkas, Central European University, Budapest
Joelle Proust, Institut Jean-Nicod, Paris
Olaf Blanke, EPFL, Lausanne
Olivia Carter, University of Melbourne
If you require any further information please contact: David Schwartzman
Register now to ensure your pick of tutorials and other events (e.g. the dinner) where numbers are limited!
For accommodation bookings please enter the following link into your web browser:
The event ref to enter should you be asked is: BTNASSC16.
We are working closely with ‘Visit Brighton’ the official Tourism site for Brighton, www.visitbrighton.com who will take care of your accommodation requirements, whether it’s a 4 star hotel by the sea, or a cosy B & B!
have bedroom allocations at hotels close to the main conference venue –
Brighton Dome Complex and the Tutorials venue - The Puma (formally Barceló Old Ship Hotel).
Delegate Contact: Reservations
Delegate Contact Telephone Number: +44 (0)1273 292626 – Visit Brighton
Reservations Deadline: 22 Jun 2012
If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact email@example.com or telephone +44 (0) 1273 292626.
You will also find interactive maps to download, podcasts, nearby restaurant recommendations and much more.
ASSC16 Room share
Planning to attend the ASSC meeting in Brighton? Want to save money and get to know your colleagues?
Before booking your accommodation, don't forget to check out our ASSC Roomshare Forum.
It's an online forum where you can connect with other conference participants in order to share a room at the conference hotel or a nearby hostel.
Click the following link to view your room share options: http://asscstudents.comoj.com/public_html/wordpress/
Please use the password Brighton2012 to access the forum
If you have any questions about roomsharing in Brighton please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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