Scientific program overview

Friday May 31st ..........
08:00 Registration opens  
09:00 Morning Workshops:

W01 Using a computational model of consciousness and cognition (Franklin & Baars)
W02 Memory, Dreaming and Consciousness in the Sleeping Brain (Peigneux & Schwartz)
W03 Language and Consciousness: A linguistic perspective (Stamenov)

 
12:00 Lunch  
13:20 Afternoon Workshops:

W04 Consciousness and Functional Brain Imaging: Methods and Applications (Lloyd)
W05 Conscious and unconscious visual processing: Cognitive and sensorimotor aspects of vision (Bridgeman)
W06 Animal cognition and consciousness (Call)

 
16:20 Coffe Break  
17:00 Evening Workshops:

W07 The Phylogenetic Origins of Theory of Mind (Hare)
W08 The Role of Language in Perceptual Categorisation (Davidoff)
W09 Forward models and consciousness (Blakemore)
W10 Emotions and Consciousness (Prinz & de Gelder)

 
20:00 Workshops End  
20:30

Welcome Reception

Gardens of the Universitat de Barcelona
(Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585)

 
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Saturday JUNE 1st
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08:00 Registration opens  
09:15 Welcome  
09:30 Aware or unaware? Verbal and Non-Verbal Assessment of Blindsight
Petra Stoerig
[PL-01]
10:30 Plenary symposium: Consciousness Without Language
 
  On the content of chimpanzee consciousness Daniel J. Povinelli [PL-02]
11:10 Coffee Break  
11:40 Plenary symposium: Consciousness Without Language (cont..)
 
  Rationality and Reasoning Without Language
José Luis Bermúdez
[PL-03]
  The early development of executive function: A levels of consciousness approach
Philip David Zelazo
[PL-04]
  General Discussion  
13:30 Lunch  
15:15 Concurrent Sessions 1:

CS1.1 Disorders
CS1.2 Science of consciousness
CS1.3 Language of Thought
CS1.4 Higher-Order Thought

 
17:15 Coffee Break  
17:30

A dualism of dependent variables
Larry Weiskrantz

[PL-05]
18:30 Poster Session 1  
20:30 Poster Session End  
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Sunday JUNE 2nd
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09:15 Plenary symposium: Reportability
 
  The end of anonymous phenomenology?
Anthony I. Jack
[PL-06]
  Why Are Verbally Expressed Thoughts Conscious?
David M. Rosenthal
[PL-07]
  Re-representing consciousness: Dissociations between experience and meta-consciousness
Jonathan Schooler
[PL-08]
11:15 Coffee Break  
11:45 Plenary symposium: Reportability (cont.)
 
  Consciousness, Attention, and Reportability Jesse Prinz [PL-09]
  Discussant: David Chalmers  
  General Discussion  
13:45 Lunch  
15:15 Concurrent Sessions 2:

CS2.1 Visual Consciousness
CS2.2 Language Processing
CS2.3 Animals/Infants
CS2.4 Conscious Thought

 
17:15 Coffee Break  
17:30 Artificial Collective Consciousness
Luc Steels

[PL-10]
18:30 Poster Session 2  
20:30 Poster Session End  
21:00

Conference Banquet

Restaurant Can Cortada (Av. Estatut de Catalunya, 88)

 
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Monday JUNE 3rd
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09:15 Unconscious semantic priming
Pío Tudela

[PL-11]
10:15 Conscious and Unconscious Aspects of Language Structure
Ray Jackendoff
[PL-12]
11:15 Coffee Break  
11:45 Plenary symposium: Synesthesia
 
  Do Small Balls Squeak? Re-evaluating Neonatal Synesthesia
Daphne Maurer
[PL-13]
  Synesthesia, Qualia and Consciousness
Edward M. Hubbard
[PL-14]
  Discussant: Philip Merikle  
  General Discussion  
13:45 Lunch  
15:15 Concurrent Sessions 3:

CS3.1 Implicit Processes
CS3.2 Imagery/Synesthesia
CS3.3 Reportability
CS3.4 Ontology

 
17:15 Coffee Break  
17:30 A Fork in the Road to the Neural Correlate of Consciousness
Ned Block
[PL-15]
18:30 End of the ASSC6  
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