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Thanks to all the participants, volunteers, and other supporters for making the 2013 IASD Conference a success. Watch here and subscribe to our monthly Dream News for pictures, stories and updates on the Virginia Beach conference.

Be sure to join us next year! 2014 IASD Annual International Conference will held on Wednesday evening June 4 through Sunday evening June 8, 2014 at the the beautiful DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Berkeley Marina on the bay at 200 Marina Blvd., Berkeley, California, USA.

Did you take photographs at the recent 2013 IASD conference?  If so, email the link to your online album to office@asdreams.org or laura@asdreams.org and we will gather them here.

link to 2013 conference photos

Member Contributed Facebook Albums (you may need a Facebook account to view the photos). 

Bhaskar Banerji

Linda Mastrangelo

Richard Wilkerson (via Facebook)

Flickr Albums: 

Richard Wilkerson

Walter Berry

Imgur Albums:

Isaac Taitz

Website Album:

Laura Atkinson (Conference Bayside & Surrounding Area)

Update on Conference Recordings: 

conference recordings

1. If you paid for the full conference, a CD-ROM will be mailed to you in the next week or two (Europe and Asia may be longer).

2. If you were a volunteer or single day or scholarship, and didn’t add the Recordings option on during your registration process, then you can use the link sent to you in an email to order the CD at a discounted price.

3. If you are generally interested in the set of recorded presentations, that option will soon be available.

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The 2013 IASD Annual International Conference was held on Friday evening June 21 through Tuesday evening June 25, 2013.  The venue is the beautiful Virginia Beach Resort Hotel on the shore at 2800 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA. with sweeping views of the Cape Henry Bay.  (It should not be confused with the Virginia Beach Convention Center located on 19th St.). Go to the Transportation page for detailed traveling instructions.

The Dream Conference featured three world-renowned keynote speakers, over 140 presenters from around the globe, an opening reception, the Dream Art Exhibition and reception, a Dream Hike, the annual Dream Telepathy Contest, the ever popular costume Dream Ball and other fun special events appropriate to the beach-side location. Come meet and converse with your favorite authors and personalities as well as a multitude of kindred spirits interested in sharing the joy and benefits of understanding dreams and dreamworking.

From left to right: Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, Kevin J. Todeschi, Mark Blagrove, Matthew Wilson, Eben Alexander

Keynote and Invited Speakers (from left to right): Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, Kevin J. Todeschi, Mark Blagrove, Matthew Wilson, Eben Alexander

The Program is multidisciplinary with a little something for everyone, professionals as well as those simply interested in dreams. It is organized in tracks for the best opportunity to participate in the discipline of interest to you and recordings will be available so that you can catch up on any lectures you may have missed. Sessions include: presentations; symposia; panels; workshops; special events; morning dream groups; and poster papers.  Tracks include: Research and Theory; Arts and Humanities including Dream Theater;  Education; Religion, Spirituality and Philosophy; Clinical Approaches; Dreamwork Practices; Mental Imagery;  Dreams and Health; and Extraordinary, PSI and Lucid Dreams.