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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: Perception, Action and Consciousness

he conference 

Perception, Action and Consciousness :
Sensorimotor Dynamics and Dual Vision

is now open for registration and poster submission.
Bristol (Goldney Hall), 1-3 July 2007

Confirmed Speakers: Dana Ballard, Ned Block, Andy Clark, Mel Goodale, Susan Hurley, Mohan Matthen, David Milner, Mike Morgan, Alva Noe, Yves Rossetti, Jeroen Smeets, Giuseppe Vallar, Rob Wilson 

Sponsored by an AHRC grant to Susan Hurley under the ESF Eurocores scheme Consciousness in Natural and Cultural Context

To register please visit 

The call for posters is now open for the conference Perception, Action and
Consciousness : Sensorimotor Dynamics and Dual Vision.

To submit a poster please send an abstract of 500 - 1000 words in rtf or
pdf format to and copy to .

As we will follow a blind reviewing process, please do not mention your 
name (s), institutional affiliation(s) and email(s) in the abstract but 
include them in the body of your email message.

Any submission that does not conform to this requirement will not be
considered for the review process. Poster titles and abstracts will be
circulated in the conference packs to encourage participants to visit the 

The size of the poster is to be 1m wide (maximum) x 60 cm high (landscape

There will be a virtual poster session for the accepted submissions. If you
wish to include your poster in the virtual session you will need to send us 
the final poster in pdf format, up to 10 pages (including text, pictures,
diagrams, etc.) in A4 size for easy printing.

The virtual poster session will be posted in the conference website and
will remain up after the conference, along with the rest of the conference 

The deadline for poster submission is 25th May 2007.

We will notify the successful applicants within two weeks after the
deadline. Please include in the body of your email message whether or not 
you would like to take part in the virtual poster session if your poster is

We will only put up posters authored by someone attending the conference
(joint authorship is fine). If your poster has been accepted you must 
register to attend the conference. Also, your poster will be included in
the virtual session only after you have registered.