HBP’s first large international conference “Understanding of consciousness”

Start Date : June 21, 2018
End Date : June 22, 2018
Time : 9:00 am to8:00 pm

Phone : +34 91 361 2600
Email : hbp-ic@kenes.com

Location :
CaixaForum Barcelona, Av. de Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8, Barcelona, 08038, Spain

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Description

How does our subjective experience emerge from the brain? How does consciousness relate to the physical world? These age-old, deep questions are now at last being addressed directly and broadly by neuroscience and will become crucial in the decades to come.


 


The spectrum of consciousness-related conundrums is rapidly expanding: we are saving islands of human brain from devastating injuries, growing cerebral organoids in a vat, and building intelligent machines that perform faster and better than any healthy subject, just to mention a few.


 


Where does consciousness arise? Where is the boundary between insentient matter and a spark of subjectivity? Society needs to be scientifically and culturally prepared to face these emerging questions.


 


To do so, an approach with the broadest scope is needed: diverse theoretical frameworks, brain anatomy, physiology, and chemistry across scales and species, detailed and large-scale computer simulations, deep learning, neuromorphic computing, robotics, clinical neurology, anaesthesiology, psychology, behavioural, computational, and philosophical analysis must interact and blend on a single infrastructure.


 


These ingredients are naturally present in the Human Brain Project, and this workshop, stirred by world-leading scholars in the field, is where they come together for the first time in this multidisciplinary setting.


 


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Brochure: https://go.evvnt.com/228887-3?pid=3506


 


Speakers: Larissa Albantakis, Catherine Tallon-Baudry, Wolf Singer, Pieter R. Roelfsema, Karl Friston, Olaf Blanke, Fabrice Wendling, Ned Block, Naotsugu Tsuchiya, Sean Hill, Melanie Wilke, Rodolfo R. Llinás, Nicholas Schiff

Registration Info

Tickets:  https://go.evvnt.com/228887-1?pid=3506

 

Prices:

Regular Registration: EUR 300.0

Student / Trainee Registration: EUR 230.0

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Organized by LoveEvvnt1

Technical Secretariat: Kenes Group


Event Categories: Health & Nutrition.




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