Programme

The scientific programme of the conference will start on Thursday, 27 September and finish on Saturday, 29 September 2012. The programme will include invited lectures and contributed symposia running in the parallel sessions. Invited talks will take 60 minutes, whereas contributed talks 30 minutes. It is also planned to organize a few poster sessions. The abstracts for oral and poster presentations will be selected by the Programme Committee. The official conference language is English.

The book of abstracts containing programme of the conference and abstracts of all lectures, speeches, and posters can be downloaded from here.

Detailed programme

Invited speakers

Peter Halligan
Cardiff University, United Kingdom

Bernhard Hommel
Leiden University, the Netherlands

Zdzisław Kowalczuk
Gdansk University of Technology, Poland

Thomas Metzinger
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany

David Papineau
King's College London, United Kingdom

Detailed programme

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Wednesday (26.06.2012)
18.00-20.00Registration of participants at the Venue (the University Guesthouse in Przegorzały)
Thursday (27.06.2012)
8.30-9.30Registration of Participants at the Conference Venue (the Przegorzały Castel)
9.45-10.00Room 1.12 Welcome Address - Józef Bremer, Chair of the Scientific Committee.
Morning Session
10.00-11.00Room 1.12 Invited Lecture: Bernhard Hommel (Leiden University), How we do what we want: An ideomotor approach to voluntary action, Chair: Józef Bremer & Sebastian T. Kołodziejczyk.
11.00-11.15Coffee break
Parallel Sessions
Section I
Room 1.12 Action, Volition, and Free Will, Chair: Godehard Bruentrup
(Philosophy School, Muenich)
11.15-11.45 Kevin Lynch, THE ROLE OF INTENTIONAL ACTION IN SELF-DECEPTION
11.45-12.15Anco Peeters, AN OPERATIONALIZATION OF FRANKFURT'S CONCEPTION OF FREE WILL
12.15-12.45Anita Pacholik-Żuromska, THE FIRST PERSON AUTHORITY AND THE DETERMINISM OF THE WILL
Section II
Room 1.22 Higher Order Processes, Chair: Adriana Schetz
(Szczecin University)
11.15-11.45Ellen Fridland, IMITATION, SKILL LEARNING, AND CONCEPTUAL THOUGHT: AN EMBODIED, DEVELOPMENTAL APPROACH
11.45-12.15Sofia Stein, THINKING ABOUT THOUGHTS: ADVANCE OR REGRESSION?
12.15-12.45Ada Witenberg, AGENTIAL ASPECTS OF INTROSPECTION
13.00-15.00Lunch & Rest (at the University Guesthouse)
Afternoon Session
15.00-16.00Room 1.12 Invited Lecture: Peter Halligan (Cardiff University), Consciousness and Volition: Insights from Neuropsychology, Chair: Bernhard Hommel.
16.00-16.30Coffee Break
Parallel Sessions
Section I
Room 1.12 Motivation, Volition, and Axiology. Chair: Anita Pacholik-Żuromska
(Nicolai Copernicus University, Toruń)
16.30-17.00Godehard Bruentrup, MOTIVATION, VOLITION, AND CONSCIOUSNESS
17.00-17.30 Silvia Galikova, IN THE WONDERLAND OF CONSCIOUS WILL
17.30-18.00 Przemysław Piotrowski & Stefan Florek, AUTOMATISM OF EVIL - THE ILLUSION OF CONTROL AND (UN)CONSCIOUS MOTIVATION IN JUVENILE DELINQUENTS
Section II
Room 1.22 Varieties of Representation, Chair: Adam Chuderski
(Jagiellonian University)
16.30-17.00Robert Clowes, VIRTUALIST REPRESENTATION AND THE COMPOSITION OF PRESENCE
17.00-17.30Grzegorz J. Nalepa, REMARKS ON THE EVOLUTION OF STRUCTURAL KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATIONS IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
17.30-18.00Thomas Urbanek, Vladimir Marcek, COGNITIVE TRAINING - PAST, PRESENT, AND SOME IMPLICATIONS
18.00-19.30Poster Session & Welcome Reception (at the University Guesthouse)
Friday (28.09.2012)
Morning Session
10.00-11.00Room 1.12 Invited Lecture: Zdzisław Kowalczuk (Gdansk University of Technology), Systemic Approach to Modelling the Human Brain, Chair: Peter Halligan.
11.00-11.15Coffee break
Parallel Sessions
Section I
Room 1.12 Consciousness, Perception & Emotions, Chair: Marek McGann (Mary Immaculate College)
11.15-11.45Adriana Schetz, VARIETIES OF PERCEPTUAL CONSCIOUSNESS
11.45-12.15 Józef Bremer, REFLECTIONS ON CONSCIOUS WILL AND VOLUNTARY CONTROL, WITH REFERENCE TO THE EXPERIMENTS OF B. LIBET
12.15-12.45 Daniel Shargel, LOOKING FOR EMOTIONS IN THE BRAIN
Section II
Room 1.22 Free and Conscious Will, Chair: Michał Wierzchoń
(Jagiellonian University)
11.15-11.45Asger Kirkeby-Hinrup, SUPERCOMPATIBILISM AND FREE WILL
11.45-12.15Yaron Senderowicz, DESIRING TO DESIRE
12.15-12.45Andrzej Sławosz-Krasowski, VOLITION AS A NECESSARY COMPONENT OF ANY POSSIBLE SOLUTION FOR THE MIND-BODY PROBLEM
13.00-15.00Lunch & Rest (at the University Guesthouse)
Afternoon Session
15.00-16.00Room 1.12 Invited Lecture: Thomas Metzinger (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz), Body Representation, Global Control and Self-Consciousness: From Embodiment to Minimal Phenomenal Selfhood, Chair: David Papineau
16.00-16.30Coffee Break
Parallel Sessions
Section I
Consciousness and Intentionality, Chair: Grzegorz J. Nalepa
(the AGH - University of Science and Technology & Jagiellonian University)
16.30-17.00Marek McGann, THE ORCHESTRATION OF ACTION
17.00-17.30Asier Arias Dominguez, CONSCIOUSNESS AND INTENTIONALITY: TROUBLES WITH INSEPARATISM
17.30-18.00Paweł Banaś, Bartosz Janik, ARE WEAK-WILLED ACTIONS FREE AND INTENTIONAL?
Section II
Room 1.22 Varietes of Cognitive Abilities. Magdalena Senderecka
(Jagiellonian University)
16.30-17.00Fernando Martinez-Manrique, RELATIONS BETWEEN FUNCTIONAL AND STRUCTURAL PARAMETERS OF INNER SPEECH
17.00-17.30Michał Wierzchoń, COULD A PERFORMANCE INFLUENCE SUBJECTIVE AVAILABILITY OF STIMULI?, TRAINING SUBJECTIVE EXPERIENCE IN BINOCULAR RIVALRY
17.30-18.00Krzysztof Andrelczyk, Adam Chuderski, Tomasz Smoleń, A COMPUTATIONAL MODEL OF OSCILLATORY MECHANISMS UNDERLYINGINDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN WORKING MEMORY
20.00Official Conference Dinner (in Kraków, the Wesele Restaurant, Rynek Główny 10, transportation for participants will be provided, departure: 19.30 from the University Guesthouse)
Saturday (29.09.2012)
Morning Session
10.00-11.00Room 1.12 Invited Lecture: David Papineau (King's College London), Libet and Conscious Intentions, Chair: Thomas Metzinger.
11.00-11.15Coffee break
Section Session
Section
Room 1.12 Volition, Consciousness, and Neural Correlates, Chair: Stefan Florek
(Jagiellonian University)
11.15-11.45Tobias Huber, MECHANISMS, NATURAL KINDS, AND CONSCIOUSNESS
11.45-12.15Robert Foley, GRASPING THE HORNS OF THE NEURAL CORRELATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS: A CRITERION FOR CONSCIOUSNESS THAT IS DISSOCIABLE FROM REPORT
12.15-12.45Bolesław Czarnecki, VOLITION AND THE VOLUNTARY-INVOLUNTARY DISTINCTION
12.50Closing Address
13.15Lunch (at the University Guesthouse)