Come to our dream conference. You’ll be part of a big, diverse dream family – and you may make some of the best friends of your life! Enjoy exploring your dreams in beautiful Arizona during this 5-day dream extravaganza. 16th – 20th June, 2018, in Scottsdale, Arizona. We hope to see you there.


    • Early Bird Discount Available until May 1, 2018
    • Special Notice:   Even though the due date for art work submissions has passed, the art committee will accept new entries up until the end of April 2018.
    • Roommate and Travelshare blog now open!
    • Room Reservations
      Reserve your room with our block discount room reservation code! IASD Group Special rates for this resort hotel are $89/room/night.  Reservation cutoff date is 1 June 2018. We also have secured the discounted rates for 3 days before and after the conference for those who want to travel around the area or enjoy the resort.
  • WEATHER INFORMATION for Scottsdale and the Arizona High Country.
  •  Touring Amazing Arizona before or after the conference.

Join Our Keynote Speakers & 140 + Presenters from All Around the Globe! 

(From Left to Right)

Robert Stickgold, PhD

  • “Sleep, Memory and Dreams: Tying It All Together”
  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School

Fariba Bogzaran, PhD

  • “Dream Incubation and Creative Consciousness”
  • Founder of the Dream Studies Program at John F. Kennedy University and author of Extraordinary Dreams

Stanley Krippner, PhD

  • “50 Years of Dream-ESP Experiments:  Some Surprising Evidence” 
  • Dr. Krippner is professor of psychology at Saybrook University, San Francisco. He was a past president of IASD, former Director of the Maimonides Medical Center Dream Research Laboratory in Brooklyn NY and recipient of the APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology in 2002.

Katja Valli, PhD

  • “Avatars in the Virtual Reality of Dreams”
  • Senior Researcher at the Department of Psychology, University of Turku, Finland; IASD Research Committee Chair

About the Venue and the Conference

The Venue is in a beautiful resort hotel  where we have negotiated a low $89 cost per room. It is also a perfect location for attendees who want to stay over a few days to visit the many unique and exciting destination sites in Arizona such as the Grand Canyon, the old Western towns and Native American historical sites. The hotel is 12 miles from the Phoenix Sky Harbor international airport.

The Conference • will feature world-renowned keynote speakers and over 140 presenters from around the globe, an opening reception, a Dream Art Exhibition and reception, the annual PSI Dreaming Contest, and the ever popular costume Dream Ball and other special events appropriate to the enjoyment of the location.