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Conference and Symposium Program & Fees



2012 Esther Thelen Symposium Pricing
$300

Thu, August 30, 2012 — Fri, August 31, 2012
Includes lunch both days, all Symposium lectures and evening special events. [view program details]

Conference Rates Sat, September 1, 2012 — Wed, September 5, 2012
$475 - 5-Day Package   |  $135/Day (all days except Monday September 3, 2012)  |  $75 1/2 day (Monday, September 3, 2012)

All workshops listed below are open to the public. Some workshops are intended for Professionals (see workshop details). Professionals are individuals trained in disciplines relating to human development (such as teachers or other educators, psychologists and psychotherapists), in performance (including sports and the arts), and health care. Professionals include practitioners, researchers and administrators in these fields.

Workshops

THURSDAY - AUGUST 30

Day 1 of 2: Esther Thelen Research Symposium

These lectures, plus lunch and an evening networking session on 8/30/2012 are all included when you register for the 2-Day 2012 Esther Thelen Research Symposium Program

SYM1: Esther Thelen Memorial Lecture: Ecology and Dynamics of Movement Development [Details]
Presenter(s): Michael Turvey, PhD
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
8:30am-12:15pm

SYM2: What’s Special About Human Brains? [Details]
Presenter(s): Georg Striedter, PhD
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
8:30am-12:15pm

SYM3: An Alternative View on Neurological Recovery and Rehabilitation: Learning to Use the Arm Again After Stroke [Details]
Presenter(s): Jill Whitall, PhD
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
1:45pm-5:30pm

SYM4: Through the Lens of Development: Order and Disorder in Action [Details]
Presenter(s): Jane E. Clark, PhD
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
1:45pm-5:30pm

Evening Events

2012 Esther Thelen Symposium Networking & Reception [Details]
Presenter(s): FEFNA
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
5:30pm-6:30pm

FRIDAY - AUGUST 31

Day 2 of 2: Esther Thelen Research Symposium

These lectures, plus lunch and the Keynote on 8/31 are all included when you register for the 2-Day 2012 Esther Thelen Research Symposium Program

SYM5: Keeping Body Awareness in Mind: Top-Down Modulation of Sensorimotor Brain Rhythms as a Therapeutic Mechanism [Details]
Presenter(s): Catherine Kerr, PhD
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
8:30am-12:15pm

SYM6: Researching Body Awareness [Details]
Presenter(s): Wolf E. Mehling, MD
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
8:30am-12:15pm

SYM7: You Are Not Your Brain [Details]
Presenter(s): Alva Noë, PhD
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
1:45pm-5:30pm

Evening Events

KEYNOTE On the Path to Integrated Recoveries: Brain Plasticity Bases of the Development and Restoration of Impaired Brain Systems [Details]
Presenter(s): Michael Merzenich, PhD
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
7:30pm-9:00pm

Keynote Reception [Details]
Presenter(s): FGNA
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
9:00pm-10:00pm

SATURDAY - SEPTEMBER 01

Full Day Workshops

S1: Too Strange To Be Believed: The Foundations of Reversibility- Closed [Details]
Presenter(s):
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
10:00am-12:30pm
2:30pm-5:00pm

S2: Fostering Fluency-Closed [Details]
Presenter(s): Lawrence Goldfarb
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
10:00am-12:30pm
2:30pm-5:00pm

S3: A View from the Beginning [Details]
Presenter(s):
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
10:00am-12:30pm
2:30pm-5:00pm

SUNDAY - SEPTEMBER 02

Full Day Workshops

Su1: Maintaining Mobility: The Feldenkrais Method® and Multiple Sclerosis [Details]
Presenter(s): Susan Dillon, Beth Rubenstein
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
10:00am-12:30pm
2:30pm-5:00pm

Su2: Deepening our Somatic Dialogue: Shaping Actions into Behavior-Closed [Details]
Presenter(s): Sonja Sutherland
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
10:00am-12:30pm
2:30pm-5:00pm

Su3: Thinking and Sensing: Motor Learning Theories and the Feldenkrais Method®-Closed [Details]
Presenter(s):
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
10:00am-12:30pm
2:30pm-5:00pm

Su4: The Intelligence of Moving Bodies-Closed [Details]
Presenter(s): Carl Ginsburg, Lucia Schuette-Ginsburg
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
10:00am-12:30pm
2:30pm-5:00pm

Su5: Updating the Self-Image [Details]
Presenter(s): Cliff Smyth
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
10:00am-12:30pm
2:30pm-5:00pm

Su6: Neuroplasticity - What Have You Done for Me Lately? [Details]
Presenter(s):
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
10:00am-12:30pm
2:30pm-5:00pm

MONDAY - SEPTEMBER 03

Half Day Workshops: Morning

M1: Public Workshop: Continual Improvement [Details]
Presenter(s): Stephen Rosenholtz
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
10:00am-1:00pm

M2: Research Mentoring Workshop [Details]
Presenter(s): Pat Buchanan, Jim Stephens
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
10:00am-1:00pm

Half Day Workshops: Afternoon

Free time to explore the San Francisco Bay Area [Details]
Presenter(s): FGNA
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
2:30pm-5:00pm

TUESDAY - SEPTEMBER 04

Full Day Workshops

T1: Getting Precise with our Complex Brains [Details]
Presenter(s): Dav Clark, Dwight Pargee
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
10:00am-12:30pm
2:30pm-5:00pm

WEDNESDAY - SEPTEMBER 05

Full Day Workshops

W1: The Dynamics of Body Image [Details]
Presenter(s):
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
10:00am-12:30pm
2:30pm-5:00pm

W2: Attention, Breath, Sensation...The Tools of our Trade [Details]
Presenter(s): Arlyn Zones
Open To: Public, Practitioners, Trainees
Time(s):
10:00am-12:30pm
2:30pm-5:00pm