About the Conference

Please join us along with world-renowned keynote speakers and more than 100 presentations from around the globe. It is more than just a conference; it’s an extravaganza of fascinating presentations and special events. Everyone is welcome – whether you are a professional, a dreamworker, or just a curious or interested dreamer. The program features peer-reviewed presentations and workshops in a multidisciplinary program, including the scientific, psychological, spiritual, artistic, healing, lucid, extraordinary, ethnic and cultural aspects of dreaming, plus a lot of fun events such as an opening reception, a Dream Art Exhibition and reception, the annual Psi Dreaming Contest, free-time hikes and swimming activities, and the ever-popular costume Dream Ball.

The Research Committee of the International Association for the Study of Dreams has organized a one-day Hybrid Research Event as part of 39th IASD Annual International Conference. 

The event is included for all onsite conference registrants but if you can’t join in person, please join us virtually as the Hybrid Research Event goes live via Zoom on Thursday July 21st at 9 am Pacific US time with an opening keynote by Michelle Carr, PhD, followed by 12 international research presentations.  For more information and to register as a virtual attendee click here.

Deadlines And Active Links 

  • Registration
    • On-site Registration open through conference
    • Hotel reservations – call for availability

The Venue 

The Venue is the spectacular Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, in Tucson, Arizona, USA. ‘Ventana,’ means ‘Window’ – in this case, a Window to the Soul of the Sonoran Desert. Discover a magical perspective of Tucson in the Catalina Mountains. This stunning natural retreat offers a variety of activities, signature services, and experiences to relax, energize and inspire guests. A playground of visitor delights includes the luxurious Lakeside Spa & Tennis Center; Canyon hiking; two Tom Fazio-designed PGA golf courses and lighted tennis courts; two swimming pools; a fitness center; nearby riding trails; five  restaurants; and more.  We have negotiated a special discounted rate of $115 per room night (with complementary WiFi and parking) for our conference in this premier resort facility which can be extended 3 nights before and after on a room availability basis – so register early to make it a vacation and opportunity to visit the many destination attractions around Tucson and greater Arizona.

Getting There: The Loews Ventana Canyon Resort is accessible from the Tucson International Airport in Arizona, which has direct flights from such international hubs and cities as Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, etc. Click here for air and local travel information.

Keynotes and Invited Presenters

The Conference Committee is proud to announce the
Keynote Speakers and Invited Presenters
for the 2022 conference.

From left to right: Edward Bruce Bynum, PhD | Jeannette Mageo, PhD | Rubin Naiman, PhD | Michelle Carr, PhD | Stephen LaBerge, PhD | Catherine Shainberg, PhD | Deirdre Barrett, PhD


Make a Vacation out of your Visit to Arizona

While in Tucson enjoying the conference, add a few more days and make a vacation out of it.  We have negotiated the same discounted room rates for the 3 days prior to and after the conference, on a room availability basis.  So register early and bring your family, or organize a group of friends there at the conference, to visit the many attractions in and around Tucson (see picture map below for some teasers). Or, if time allows, you might visit the northern parts of Arizona where such attractions as the Grand Canyon and Meteor Crater are located. Click here for a more detailed description of the various attractions.