Message sent by “Claudia Westermann” , December 28, 2007

“Dear friends

This is a gentle reminder that the submission deadline for Consciousness Reframed 9 call for
papers will close on 7 January 2008.


Consciousness Reframed 9: Vienna, 3–5 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 Zürcher
Hochschule der Künste, Zürich.

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


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 € 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 Lévy
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, Ruth Schnell, 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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