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http://fusioncon.org.au/ This is happening at the uni of Newcastle on October 15 from 9 am. The topic for 2014 is Consciousness. Speakers will be looking at this from a range of perspectives including Philosophy of Mind, Psychology, Meditative traditions and Artificial Intelligence. Keynote speaker is Frank Jackson! Possible chance of robot death-match*. Seriously though, this should be worth going to - all proceeds going to Headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation. * Robot 'death' is for entertainment purposes only and may or may not technically occur if combatants are not 'alive'.
(Not sure where to post this - mods can move this if they feel like it ) Interesting article the neuroscience of about consciousness and a possible mechanism of action for Salvia divinorum, all from a researcher from the Uni of Western Sydney. https://theconversation.com/is-the-key-to-consciousness-in-the-claustrum-25390