Welcome to the 30th Annual International Conference of the IASD
The 2013 IASD Annual International Conference will held on Friday evening June 21 through Tuesday evening June 25, 2013 at the beautiful Virginia Beach Resort Hotel on the shore at 2800 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.
Register Here for the conference. Note: no mail-in reservations after 10 June We highly suggest you reserve your room early since the discounted room block is limited. Please see the Accommodations page for further instruction.
The Dream Conference will feature 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.
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.
The Venue • Virginia Beach Resort Hotel and Conference Center is located on the beach at 2800 Shore Drive in Virginia Beach, Virginia, 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.
Accommodations • Each fully-appointed suite offers a sleeping area with two double beds and cable TV, a separate living area with a queen size sofa bed, cable TV, dining table/chairs and a private balcony with a view of the bay. Other amenities include a microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker, sink, hair dryer, iron, ironing board, alarm clock, and internet connection (not free). Free internet service is available in the lobby and conference areas. Room upgrades with suites directly over the beach, king size beds, or two bedrooms, may be available. Ask when making your reservations.
Rooms at the Virginia Beach Resort Hotel and Conference Center must be booked directly with the Hotel by contacting the hotel at 800-468-2722 or 757-481-9000 and asking for the IASD Conference group rate. The discounted room block is limited and ends on 30 May, so please book your hotel room early for the best chance at staying at the bayfront conference site. Go to the Accommodations page for more information.
Online Registration is now open! Ongoing until start of conference.