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<nettime-ann> CFP: Consciousness Reframed 9 - New Realities : Being Syncretic - Vienna, 3â5 July 2008



Consciousness Reframed 9: Vienna, 3â5 July 2008

Consciousness Reframed is an international research conference that was first convened in 1997, and is now in its 9th incarnation. It is a forum for transdisciplinary inquiry into art, science, technology and consciousness, drawing upon the expertise and insights of artists, architects, performers, musicians, writers, scientists, and scholars, usually from at least 20 countries. Recent past conferences were convened in Beijing and Perth Western Australia. This year, the conference will be held on the main campus of the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria. The conference will include researchers associated with the Planetary Collegium, which has its CAiiA- hub at Plymouth and nodes at the Nuova Accademia di Belle Arte, Milan, and the ZÃrcher Hochschule der KÃnste, ZÃrich.

Call for Papers

New Realities : Being Syncretic 
We cordially invite submissions from artists, theorists and researchers engaged in exploring the most urgent issues in the realm of hybrid inquiries into the fields of art, science, technology and society through theory and practice alike. We specifically encourage submissions that re-frame the concept of innovation in its relationship to progress and change within the context of perception and its transformation.
The Conference will be accompanied by a Book of Abstracts and the Conference Proceedings including full papers and a DVD, due to be released autumn 2008 by the renowned scientific publisher SpringerWienNewYork.


Submission of Abstracts: Abstracts (500 words maximum) are due January 7th, 2008. They should be submitted as an attached document in Text (txt), Rich Text (rtf), or Acrobat Reader Format (pdf) by e-mail to: 

Submission Requirements 

Include in your submission the title of the proposed paper, full name(s) of author(s), institutional affiliation(s), and your mailing address, including email/mobile/phone and URL as applicable. Five key words, and a short biography of 100 words maximum are also required. Your Abstract must be accompanied by a declaration of intention to attend the conference. We encourage submissions to include relevant images. However, the total file size of the abstract submission should not exceed 500 KB. 


Abstracts will be acknowledged on receipt, and authors will be notified of acceptance by February 11th, 2008. 

Submission of Full Papers 

Your paper (no more than 2500 words) will be required by June 26th, 2008. Papers received after this date will not be published. Full details of copy-ready requirements will be supplied at the time of acceptance. 

Presenters Fee 

In order to be included in the Abstracts publication, Conference Programme, Conference Proceedings, publicity and announcements, including the Website, the Registration Fee must have been paid by March 3rd, 2008. The Registration Fee for presenters will be 250 â and includes the Book of Abstracts anlong with a copy of the Conference Proceedings. 
Details of how to pay the registration fee will be given on the registration form available at the time of acceptance. 

Conference Committees

Conference President
Gerald Bast, Rector, University of Applied Arts Vienna

Chair, Scientific Committee
Roy Ascott, President Planetary Collegium, University of Plymouth/UK 

Members of the Scientific Committee
Gerald Bast
Jim Gimzewski
Pierre LÃvy 
Ryohei Nakatsu
Michael Punt
Ruth Schnell
Barbara Maria Stafford
Alfred Vendl
Victoria Vesna
Peter Weibel
Claudia Westermann 

Chair, Planning Committee 
Wolfgang Fiel 

Members, Planning Committee
Margarete Jahrmann, Claudia Westermann 

Co-Editors: Wolfgang Fiel, Margarete Jahrmann 

Conference Proceedings
Publisher: SpringerWienNewYork
Co-Editors: Roy Ascott, Gerald Bast, Wolfgang Fiel


For further information visit the conference website

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