WORKSHOP ON THE
ROLE OF
CONSCIOUSNESS
IN MEMORY

  Program & Presentations held at the FedEx Institute of Technology

 Saturday, May 1, 2004:

08:00-08:30

Welcome
(Franklin, Phillips, Graesser, McNamara)

08:30-09:15

Consciousness and memory in an emerging theoretical framework: The empirical evidence for Global Workspace theory
(Bernard J. Baars)
(Powerpoint Show)

09:15-10:00

IDA Architecture & Mechanisms
(Uma Ramamurthy)
(Powerpoint Show)

10:00-10:30

Coffee break

10:30-11:15

IDA Model's Cognitive Cycle
(Stan Franklin)
(Powerpoint Show)

11:15-12:15

Analysis of Memory Phenomena and Conscious Processes using the Cognitive Cycle
(Bernard J. Baars and Stan Franklin)
(Powerpoint Show)

12:15-14:00

Lunch

14:00-15:30

A model of episodic memory function via cortico-hippocampal interactions and its implications for the understanding of consciousness & Commentary
(Lokendra Shastri)
(Powerpoint Show)

15:30-16:00

Tea

16:00-17:30

The Color of Consciousness: Adaptive and Maladaptive States of Memory Awareness & Commentary
(Martin A. Conway)
(Powerpoint Show)

19:00-21:30

Reception and Poster Session
(adjacent venues in the FedEx Institute of Technology)
 Sunday, May 2, 2004:

09:00-10:30

The importance of retrieval failures to long term retention: A metacognitive explanation of the spacing effect & Commentary
(Harry P. Bahrick)
(Powerpoint Show)
10:30-11:00
Coffee break
11:00-12:30
A cognitive neuroscience perspective on memory and consciousness & Commentary
(Morris Moscovitch)
(Powerpoint Show)
12:30-14:00
Lunch
14:00-15:30
Panel Discussion on the role of consciousness in memory
(Invited Speakers & Organizers as the panel)
15:30-16:00
Tea
16:00-17:00
Panel Discussion on the role of consciousness in memory
(Same panel with audience participation)
19:00-22:00
Wrap Party (Bosco’s – in Overton Square – no host)