Oral and poster presentations, drawn from over 400 submissions, will complement the exciting plenary programme below (a full programme will be available shortly):
Victor Lamme (University of Amsterdam, President). You have conscious sensations without knowing it.
Josef Perner (University of Salzburg). Infants’ sensitivity to others’ beliefs: Unconscious theory of mind?
Geriant Rees (University College London). Decoding consciousness.
Tania Singer (Max Planck Institute, Leipzig). Social emotions from the lens of social neuroscience.
Tim Bayne (University of Oxford). The unity of consciousness.
Christof Koch (Allen Brain Institute, Special Lecture). Studying the murine mind using large-scale observatories.
1. Consciousness fading: key mechanisms of anaesthesia-induced loss-of-consciousness
Andreas Engel (Chair), Gernott Supp, Melanie Boly, Emery Brown
2. Bringing the in-depth body to the surface: Interoception, awareness, and prediction
Manos Tsakiris (Chair), Hugo Critchley, Jim Hopkins
3. Perceptual consciousness and cognitive access
Ned Block (Chair), Ilja Sligte, Jerome Sackur, James Stazicker
4. Balancing the self: Vestibular contributions to self-consciousness
Christophe Lopez (Chair), Bigna Lenggenhager, Gabriela Bottini
1. Heather Berlin, Nicholas Medford: The phenomenology, neurobiology, and neurocognitive basis of depersonalization
2. Sue Blackmore: Meditation and consciousness: Two ways meditation can contribute to consciousness science
3. Olaf Blanke, Thomas Metzinger: Towards a comprehensive theory of subjectivity and selfhood: Philosophy, cognitive science, neurology, and neuroimaging
4. Axel Cleeremans, Morten Overgaard, Bert Timmermans, Ryan Scott: Behavioural methods to assess awareness
5. Gustav Kuhn, Ronald Rensink: The science of magic: Turning magic into science!
6. James Laban, Harutomo Hasegawa, Keyoumars Ashkan: Neurosurgery and its role in studying consciousness
7. Devin Terhune: A primer on experimental hypnosis research
8. Jamie Ward, Thomas Wright: Sensory substitution