Speakers & Participants

For organizational reasons, speakers will be invited to the seminar on a continual basis, usually one to three months in advance of the respective date. If you would like to suggest a speaker, please register as participant and contact us.

Confirmed speakers

Further confirmed speakers will be announced soon.

Name Institution Talk title
Anil Seth Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science, University of Sussex tba
Karl Friston Institute of Neurology, University College London Markov blankets and Bayesian mechanics
Liad Mudrik School of Psychological Sciences, Tel Aviv University The empirical quest to understand consciousness and its functions: what are we really studying?
David Balduzzi tba
Selen Atasoy Hedonia Transnational Research Group, University of Oxford tba
Thomas Metzinger Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz Minimal Phenomenal Experience: Towards a minimal-model explanation for consciousness “as such”
Carlo Rovelli Centre de Physique Théorique, Aix-Marseille University tba
Jennifer Windt Philosophy Department, Monash University tba
Rafi Malach Weizmann Institute of Science Linking Perceptual and Neuronal Face-Spaces in the Human Brain
Chen Song Brain Research Imaging Centre, Cardiff University tba
Jenann Ismael Department of Philosophy, Columbia University in New York tba
Larissa Albantakis Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin-Madison tba
William Seager Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto Scarborough tba
Ryota Kanai Araya On Consciousness: Information Closure and General Intelligence
Alex Gomez-Marin Instituto de Neurociencias, Universidad Miguel Hernández tba
Andrew Haun Center for Sleep and Consciousness, University of Wisconsin-Madison A causal account of spatial experience: IIT and the visual field
Jeffrey Yoshimi Cognitive Science and Philosophy, University of California Merced An Opinionated Introduction to Phenomenology
Catherine Tallon-Baudry Département d'études cognitives, École normale supérieure tba
Nao Tsuchiya School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University A search for an isomorphism between conscious experience and structure of information
Joe Dewhurst Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich Attending to the Illusion of Consciousness
Kryzsztof Dolega Faculty of Philosophy and Educational Research, Ruhr-Universität Bochum Attending to the Illusion of Consciousness
Mike Johnson Qualia Research Institute Successfully solving consciousness implies useful neurotechnology

Apart from the speakers, the seminar currently (Sept. 2020) comprises 1047 participants from various countries around the globe.