Navigation Links
"Consciousness" at 9th Annual International Bioethics Forum in Madison, Wisconsin
Date:3/11/2010

The 9th Annual International Bioethics Forum, "Taking the Measure of the Magic Mirror: Toward a Science of Consciousness" will be held April 22-23, 2010 in Madison, WI.

Madison, WI (PRWEB) March 11, 2010 -- The 9th Annual International Bioethics Forum, “Taking the Measure of the Magic Mirror: Toward a Science of Consciousness” will be held April 22-23, 2010 in Madison, WI.

What is consciousness? Guided by leaders in their fields, including philosophy, physics, botany, neurochemistry, and contemplative practice, this year’s program is designed to allow participants to explore many dimensions of this topic:

 
  • What can we learn from thinkers of the past - how did they frame perception and reality?
  • What are entheogens and what has been their impact on human cultures and institutions?
  • How have altered states of consciousness influenced human history, culture and institutions?
  • Can consciousness be defined by brain chemistry, and, if so, how?
  • What are we learning about health and well being from research efforts and clinical studies that examine the neural basis of altered states of consciousness?
  • What are the roles of mindfulness and meditation in the exploration and evolution of consciousness?

Featured presenters include: Richard J. Davidson and Antoine Lutz of UW-Madison; Roland Griffiths of Johns Hopkins University; Charles S. Grob of the University of California – Los Angeles; Sean Kelly of the California Institute of Integral Studies; Dennis McKenna of the University of Minnesota; David E. Nichols of Purdue University; Franz X. Vollenweider and Michael Kometer of the University of Zurich, Switzerland; and, Peter Russell.

The BioPharmaceutical Technology Center Institute and Promega Corporation are co-coordinating this event, joined as Platinum Sponsors by Michael Best & Friedrich LLP and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.

The Bioethics Forum is open to the general public, and the registration fee is $150. There are a limited number of scholarships available.

It will be held at Promega Corporation’s BioPharmaceutical Technology Center, located at
5445 E. Cheryl Parkway in Fitchburg Center, off of South Fish Hatchery Road.

For more information, please visit: http://www.btci.org.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2010/03/prweb3717734.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. BD to Present at the Bear Stearns 20th Annual Healthcare Conference
2. GPhAs 2007 Annual Policy Conference Features Top Generic Industry CEOs; FDA, Government Officials; Wall Street Analysts
3. Hospira to Present at the Bear Stearns 20th Annual Healthcare Conference on September 11
4. Bear Stearns 20th Annual Healthcare Conference to Webcast Millennium Presentation
5. inVentiv Health to Present at the 20th Annual Bear Stearns Healthcare Conference
6. Annual flu shot cuts need for doctors visits, hospitalization among children
7. Edwards Lifesciences to Present at the Bear Stearns 20th Annual Healthcare Conference
8. Johnson & Johnson to Participate in Bear Stearns 20th Annual Healthcare Conference
9. Chem Rx to Present at Bear Stearns 20th Annual Healthcare Conference
10. BioMarin to Present at the Bear Stearns 20th Annual Healthcare Conference
11. CuraGen to Present at the Bear Stearns 20th Annual Healthcare Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
"Consciousness" at 9th Annual International Bioethics Forum in Madison, Wisconsin 
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... January 23, 2017 , ... CLICKco ... and espresso drink, announced its CLICK® Coffee Protein Drink is now available for ... Drink Mix has become popular among health-conscious consumers who love coffee but are ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... January 23, 2017 , ... ... presence in Texas with the acquisitions of two personal care service companies: Padre ... Texas City, Texas, effective January 1, 2017. , Well regarded in their respective ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... January 23, 2017 , ... A Northwestern Pennsylvania addiction ... address. Alpine Springs Rehabilitation & Recovery Center’s new website can be found at ... with its redesigned and retooled website. The treatment center has also revamped its ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... January 23, 2017 , ... ... education and high-level training standards for healthcare treatment providers who treat the full ... its Presidents Council. , The Presidents Council consists of the leading eating ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... January 23, 2017 , ... Zachary Cattell, President of ... a healthcare industry expert at the 2017 Sector Summit hosted by Ivy Tech ... Business host Gerry Dick, will feature an employer and an association representative from ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/23/2017)... , Jan. 23, 2017  Based on its ... & Sullivan recognizes Ansell, a global leader in ... Sullivan Company of the Year Award. Ansell,s comprehensive ... a wide global footprint have placed it in ... protection market. The Company,s established product line and ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... , Jan. 23, 2017 MouthWatch LLC announced ... was ranked as the best intraoral camera on DentalCompare,s ... the #2 spot overall. The #1 product was the ... the MouthWatch intraoral camera was "…incredibly popular because it is ... camera has a small sticker price, it doesn,t sacrifice quality ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... Direct-to-consumer digital marketing strategy drives 85% ... in consumable sales, quarter-over-quarter ... ), a leader in digital health and mobile health ... Monitoring System, an all-in-one diabetes meter, today announced continued ... smart diabetes management solution. In just ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: