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8th Symposium

8th Symposium

BIAL Foundation 8th Symposium
Behind and Beyond the Brain

Intuition and Decision-making



8th Symposium Video


Program

 April 7 - Wednesday
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    20:00 -    Registration

    21:15 -    Opening Session

    21:45 -    Opening Conference
                   Chairman – Fernando Lopes da Silva
       
                    Intuition and decision-making
                    Seymour Epstein

    22:30 -    Close of day


April 8 - Thursday
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    1st session
    Intuition and Decision-making - Neuroscience
    Moderator – Fernando Lopes da Silva


    09:00 -    Opening remarks
                   Fernando Lopes da Silva

    09:15 -    Should you think unconsciously or trust your first impressions?
                   Reassessing unconscious thought theory
                   Axel Cleeremans

    09:50 -    Unconscious determinants of human decisions   
                   John-Dylan Haynes

    10:25 -    Modulators of human decision-making: genes and social information
                   Hauke Heekeren

    11:00 -    Coffee break

    11:30 -    General Lecture
                   Beyond free will: towards a cognitive neuroscience of decision- making and
                   volitional control
                   Thomas Goschke

    12:30 -    Discussion

    13:00 -    Lunch

    14:30 -    Oral presentations - BIAL Foundation's Fellows
                   Moderator – Dick Bierman

    16:00 -    Coffee, posters session and contacts with faculty

    17:30 -    Close of day


April 9 - Friday
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    2nd session
    Intuition and Decision-making - Parapsychology
    Moderator – Caroline Watt


    09:00 -    Opening remarks
                   Caroline Watt

    09:15 -    An evolutionary approach to anomalous intuition
                   Richard Broughton

    09:50 -    Somatic components of intuition and Psi
                   Eva Lobach

    10:25 -    The reach of mind: bridging science and popular culture
                   Marilyn Schlitz

    11:00 -    Coffee break   

    11:30 -    General Lecture
                   The potential anomalous component of intuition: empirical evidence and an integrated
                   theoretical approach
                   Dick Bierman

    12:30 -    Discussion

    13:00 -    Lunch

    14:30 -    Oral presentations - BIAL Foundation's Fellows
                   Moderator – Rui Mota Cardoso

    16:00 -    Coffee, posters session and contacts with faculty

    17:30 -    End of session

    21:30 -    Evening encounter
                   Questions about and around intuition
                   Moderator - Mário Simões

    23:00 -    Close of day


Abril 10 - Saturday
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     3rd session
     Intuition and Decision-making - Society
     Moderator – Alexandre Castro-Caldas


    09:00 -    Opening remarks
                   Alexandre Castro-Caldas

    09:15 -    The intuitive manager: understanding and applying gut feel in business decisions
                   Eugene Sadler-Smith

    09:50 -    Intuition in clinical decision-making
                  Cilia Witteman

    10:25 -    Researching and learning mathematics with a big help from intuition
                   Nuno Crato

    11:00 -    Coffee break

    11:30 -    General Lecture
                   The powers and perils of intuition
                   David Myers

    12:30 -    Discussion

    13:00 -    Lunch

    14:30 -    Round-table on Intuition and Decision-making
                   Moderator – Fernando Lopes da Silva
                    Participants: Thomas Goschke, Dick Bierman, David Myers
     
    16:30 -    Farewell Coffee


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   SYMPOSIUM'S REGISTRATION
   FEE
     €180
     €70 - for university students under the age of 25 - please enclose copy of your student card or
             university certificate
     These amounts do not include meals

   PAYMENT
     By cheque, payable to Fundação Bial, sent to: À Av. da Siderurgia Nacional, 4745-457, S. Mamede
     do Coronado, Portugal

     By wire transfer to the BIAL Foundation account:
       Bank:    BPI
       NIB:    002700100153101010005
       IBAN:    PT50002700100153101010005
       Swift:    BPI PPTPL
      Please enclose copy of the wire transfer

   GENERAL INFORMATION 
     Simultaneous translation will be assured from English to Portuguese and vice-versa

     Limited number of registrations

     Symposium's venue
       Casa do Médico - Rua Delfim Maia, 405 - 4200-256, Porto, Portugal - Tel.: +351 225 070 100

   SYMPOSIUM'S OFICIAL HOTELS

     Make your reservation directly with the Hotel (do refer Fundação BIAL and the Symposium)

     Hotel Beta-Porto
     Rua do Amial, 601-607
     4200-062 Porto
     Portugal
     Tel: +351 228 348 660
     Fax: +351 228 348 669
     Email: betaporto@belverhotels.com
     http://www.hotelbetaporto.com
     category   ****
     Single room    EUR 57
     Double room    EUR 75
     Location to the venue         10' by foot


     Hotel Fénix Porto
     Rua Gonçalo Sampaio, 282
     4150-365 Porto
     Portugal
     Tel: +351 226 071 800   +351 226 194 100 (Reservations)
     Fax: +351 226 071 810
     Email: fenixporto@fenixporto.com
     http://www.hfhotels.com
     category   ****
     Single room    EUR 70
     Double room    EUR 70
     Location to the venue                    15' by taxi



Secretariat




À Av. da Siderurgia Nacional - 4745-457 S. Mamede do Coronado - Portugal
Tel. +351 22 986 61 00  Fax +351 22 986 61 99
www.bial.com       fundacao@bial.com   

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