Science of Consciousness - April 2022

The Science of Consciousness conferences have been held in Tucson, Arizona every two years, alternating with TSC conferences elsewhere since 1994. Due to the pandemic, the 2020 and 2021 conferences were held online. The 29th annual TSC conference, the 29th annual TSC conference will be held April 18-22, 2022 in Hybrid Format, with presentations and audience both In-Person, and Online/Remote. The In-Person sessions and Online/Remote headquarters will be at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort.

April 18-22, 2022
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort and Online
Hybrid Format: In-Person and Online/Remote, Live-Streamed

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MONDAY, April 18, 2022 - WORKSHOPS (SEE BELOW)

TUESDAY, April 19 – Friday, April 22 - PLENARY AND KEYNOTE SESSIONS

(3 sessions per day, Tuesday, April 19 through Friday, April 22). Live sessions will be held in the Kiva Ballroom at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, and all sessions will be live streamed for remote registrants.

KEYNOTE - PLENARY Sessions, Bios, Photos, Abstracts

TUESDAY, April 19, 2022

Plenary 1 - 8:30 am - 10:40 am
SLEEP, WAKEFULNESS & ANESTHESIA
Giancarlo Vanini, University of Michigan
Matthew Larkum, Humboldt University
Alex Proekt, University of Pennsylvania

KEYNOTE 1 - Plenary 2 - 11:10 am - 12:30 pm
BRAIN & CONSCIOUSNESS
Christof Koch, Allen Institute for Brain Science

Plenary 3 - 2:00 pm - 4:10 pm
BRAIN CONNECTIVITY

Jean-Rémi King, CNRS, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon
Zirui Huang, University of Michigan
Anirban Bandyopadhyay, National Institute for Materials Science, NIMS, Tsukuba, Japan

WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2022

Plenary 4 - 8:30 am - 10:40 am
ALTERED STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS
Emma Huels, University of Michigan
Charlotte Martial, University of Liège
Elizabeth Krasnoff, California Institute for Human Science

KEYNOTE 2 - Plenary 5 - 11:10 am - 12:30 pm
PSYCHEDELICS
Robin Carhart-Harris, University of California, San Francisco

Plenary 6 - 2:00 pm - 4:10 pm
PSYCHEDELIC MECHANISMS
George Mashour, University of Michigan
Alex C Kwan, Yale University
Katrin Preller, Univ. of Zurich | Yale University

THURSDAY, April 21, 2022

Plenary 7 - 8:30 am - 10:40 am
ORIGINS OF LIFE
Dante Lauretta, University of Arizona
Sara Walker, Arizona State University
Steen Rasmussen, University of Southern Denmark

KEYNOTE 3 - Plenary 8 - 11:10 am - 12:30 pm
ASTROBIOLOGY & ASTROCONSCIOUSNESS
Avi Loeb, Harvard University

Plenary 9 - 2:00 pm - 4:10 pm
TIME & CONSCIOUSNESS
Daniel Sheehan, University of San Diego
Paul Davies, Arizona State University
Sir Roger Penrose, Oxford University

FRIDAY - April 22, 2022

Plenary 10 - 8:30 am - 10:40 am
THEORIES OF CONSCIOUSNESS
Biyu J. He, New York University, Langone
Yuri B. Saalmann, University of Wisconsin
Lucia Melloni, Max Planck Institute, Frankfurt

KEYNOTE 4 - Plenary 11 - 11:10 am - 12:30 pm
REALITY+
David Chalmers, New York University

Plenary 12 - 2:00 pm - 4:10 pm
QUANTUM NEUROSCIENCE
Hartmut Neven, Google Quantum AI
Panelists from ‘Is the brain (in part) a quantum computer? January 31-February 1,
Google Quantum AI Campus, Santa Barbara

MONDAY, April 18, 2022

Workshop-Panels Descriptions, Speaker Bios
Session 1 - MONDAY MORNING WORKSHOPS - 9:00 am - 12:30 pm - (Kiva, Grand Ballroom A/B/C)

PROGRESS ON DUAL-ASPECT THINKING
Harald Atmanspacher, The Collegium Helveticum, ETH, Zurich
Paavo Pylkkanen, University of Helsinki | University of Skövde
Dean Rickles, University of Sydney
Robert Prentner, University of Munich

TESTING ORCH OR: UPDATE ON ‘TWCF’PROJECT
Bruce MacIver, Stanford University
Jack Tuszynski, University of Alberta/Politecnico di Torino
Aarat Kalra, Princeton University
Greg Scholes, Princeton University
Aristide Dogariu, University of Central Florida
Travis Craddock, Nova Southeastern University

BRAIN MODULATION WITH TRANSCRANIAL ULTRASOUND
Jay Sanguinetti, University of Arizona
Sasha Bystritsky, The University of California, Los Angeles
Seung-Shick Yoo, Harvard University
Martin Monti, The University of California, Los Angeles

QUANTUM MECHANICS AND CONSCIOUSNESS
Justin Riddle, University of North Carolina
Johannes Kleiner, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Kelvin J. McQueen, Chapman University

Session 2 -MONDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

EMBEDDED INTELLIGENCE
Bill Mensch, Western Design Center
Dante Lauretta, University of Arizona
Stuart Hameroff, University of Arizona
Ted Humphrey, Arizona State University
Andrew Maynard, Arizona State University

PLANTS AND CONSCIOUSNESS
M. Bruce MacIver, Stanford University
Deepak Chopra, Chopra Global
Rainish Khanna, Ph.D., I-Cultiver

CONSCIOUSNESS AND NON-LOCALITY
Stephan A. Schwartz, Saybrook University
Julia Mossbridge, University of San Diego, IONS, TILT
Dean Radin, Institute of Noetic Science (IONS)

THE SCIENCE OF CONTEMPLATIVE EXPERIENCE
Matthew Sacchet, Harvard University
Daniel Ingram, Emergent Phenomenology Research Consortium, EPRC
Julieta Galante, Cambridge University
Jay Sanguinetti, University of Arizona

Session 3 - MONDAY EVENING WORKSHOP
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

NEUROSPIRITUALITY
Michael Ferguson, Harvard University
Jenae Nelson, Brigham Young University
David Yaden, Johns Hopkins University
Rick Strassman, University of New Mexico

Presenters: (bios, photos, abstracts/session descriptions)

Keynote
Plenary
Workshops/Panels

To be announced:

  • Concurrents
  • Posters
  • Exhibitors
  • Art-Tech-Health Exhibits

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Co-Chairs:
Stuart Hameroff University of Arizona
George Mashour, University of Michigan

Committee:
Thomas Bever, University of Arizona
Jay Sanguinetti, University of Arizona
Dante Lauretta, University of Arizona
M Bruce MacIver, Stanford University
Abi Behar-Montefiore, University of Arizona

SPONSOR: CENTER FOR CONSCIOUSNESS STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
CO-SPONSOR: CENTER FOR CONSCIOUSNESS SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

Alvin J. Clark Foundation
Jhong Family Foundation
Mani Bhaumik
Anonymous Donor

Media Sponsors

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