If it's February, it must be time for the annual Online Conference Conference. There is a ton of good stuff - as always - including an invited talk from Bernard Baars, originator of Global Workspace Theory.
The papers can be found here.
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Bernard Baars, The Neuroscience Institute
Global Workspace Theory: Six Necessary Conditions for Consciousness
Special Session on Attention, Awareness, and Expectation organized by the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behavior
Special Session on Action Consciousness organized by Myrto Mylopoulos, The Graduate Center CUNY
- Floris P. de Lange, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior
Shaping perception by attention and expectation
- Jacqueline Gottlieb, Columbia University
Decision mechanisms for attention
- Marisa Carrasco, NYU
Attention Alters Perception
Special Session on the Developmental Conditions of Self Consciousness organized by James Dow, Hendrix College
- Élisabeth Pacherie, Institut Jean Nicod
Time to Act: The Dynamics of Agency
- Chris Frith, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging
Explaining Delusions of Control: The Comparator Model 20 Years On
Patrick Haggard, University College London
- Radu J. Bogdan, Tulane University
Self-Consciousness: Executive Design, Sociocultural Grounds
Kyle Ferguson Gradiate Center, CUNY
Robert Lurz, Brooklyn College, CUNY
- Peter Carruthers, University of Maryland Evolving Self-Consciousness
Katalin Balog, Rutgers University Newark Psychology, Neuroscience, and the Consciousness Dilemma
Bénédicte Veillet, University of Michigan-Flint
Elizabeth Schechter, Washington University St. Louis
Wesley Buckwalter, The Graduate Center, CUNY & Mark Phelan, Lawrence University Does the S&M Robot Feel Guilty?
Justin Sytsma, East Tennessee State University
Glenn Carruthers, Macquarie University and Elizabeth Schier, Macquarie University & Berlin School of Mind Brain Dissolving the Hard Problem of Consciousness
Janet Levin, University of Southern California
Ellen Fridland, Berlin School of Mind and Brain & Humboldt University of Berlin
Jennifer Matey, Florida International University
Pete Mandik, William Paterson University Conscious-State Anti-Realism
Alex Kiefer, The Gratuate Center, CUNY
Daniel Kostic, Berlin School of Mind and Brain
Barbara Montero, The Graduate Center, CUNY Must Physicalism Entail the Supervienence of the Mental on the Physical?
Robert Howell, Southern Methodist University
Gene Witmer, University of Florida
Frank Jackson, Australia National University & Princeton University
Adrienne Prettyman, University of Toronto Empty Thoughts: An Explanatory Problem for Higher-Order Theories of Consciousness
Richard Brown, LaGuardia College, CUNY
John Schwenkler, Mount St. Mary’s University Vision, Self-Location, and the Phenomenology of the ’Point of View’
Kranti Saran, Harvard & Jawaharlal Nehru University
James Stazicker, NYU
John Campbell, UC Berkeley
Miguel Sebastian, University of Barcelona Experiential Awareness: Do You Prefer It to Me?