global online symposium the new paradigm in cosmology

On behalf of Ervin Laszlo and all our colleagues at the Laszlo Institute of New Paradigm Research, we are pleased to extend to you a special invitation to join our upcoming free of charge, two-day global online symposium on “The New Paradigm in Cosmology”, scheduled for Saturday, December 4th, through Sunday, December 5th, 2021.

Cosmology is the study of the origin and evolution of the cosmos. Throughout history it has served as the backbone for all cultures, as it explains humanity’s place and role in the cosmos. Today, in our modern scientifically based culture new paradigm cosmologies are emerging which though based on science tend to mirror ancient spiritual revelations. By uniting science and spirituality these cosmologies serve as the foundation for an emerging new paradigm; a shift in human consciousness upon which a more equitable and sustainable world will form.

During this upcoming symposium, leading cosmologists will present their latest thoughts and theories. They will explore what led to the big bang, the role of consciousness in the cosmos, how consciousness interacts with the brain, the nature of reality, the non-dual aspect of existence, and non-locality. We will also explore the process through which past scientific paradigm shifts occurred, and the cultural and spiritual impacts of emerging new cosmologies. We will also hear about ancient Chinese cosmology, and soul’s cosmic quest. The symposium will conclude with a panel discussion which will explore topics including: the convergence/divergence of the various cosmologies presented, the possibility of combining elements of each into a single cosmology, and whether it is imperative that science embrace the new paradigm cosmologies.

Question that the panel will discuss:

  • What features do the various cosmologies have in common? How do they diverge?
  • What common goals do the various cosmologies share?
  • Is it important that the science community accept new paradigm cosmologies?

It is the Laszlo Institute’s mission to provide a platform for research into various aspects of the emerging new paradigm. As this new paradigm will affect all aspects of life, the Institute adopts a transdisciplinary approach, embracing research in the natural and the social sciences, education, health, business, and the domain of spirituality.

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Daily Schedule


Saturday, Dec 04

Start: 11:00 am EST – 8:00 am (PDT)

Welcome: Alexander Laszlo, Director of Research at the LINPR

Opening Remarks: Ervin Laszlo, President of the LINPR

Introduction to the Work of the Symposium: Richard Blum, Symposium Director

In the first session we will hear from several leading new paradigm cosmologists. Each has developed a cosmology from a unique perspective. One approach starts with existing science and illustrates how it reveals that the universe is a unified, holographically manifested entity with an impulse to evolve from simplicity to complexity. A second approach hypothesizes that existing science is not complete as it is unable to explain consciousness. In order to be complete, consciousness and free will must be seen as fundamental aspects of nature from which quantum mechanics and classical mechanics emerge. A third approach hypothesizes that in order to make existing science complete, scientific and spiritual cosmologies must be combined into a single vision resulting in a new framework of physics that explains the origins of the cosmos and the role of consciousness in its evolution.

  • Start: 11:30 am (EST) – 8:30 am (PDT)
  • 1 1/2 hours
  • 25 minutes presentation each
  • 5 minutes questions and answers

Richard Blum:The Existence Framework – Unifying Scientific and Spiritual Cosmologies

Federico Faggin:The Nature of Consciousnes

Jude Currivan:The Cosmic Hologram: A Cosmology of a Conscious and Evolutionary Universe

Breakout Session 1: 3:45 pm (EST) – 12:45 pm (PDT) | 20 minutes

Audience Discussion – “Has a Particular Cosmology had an Affect on Your Life?

In this session we will continue to explore additional new paradigm cosmologies. One approach views the physical universe as the product of one’s own consciousness. Another approach presents the universe as being guided by information from hyper-dimensional semantic fields. Also in this session, we will explore the impact cosmologies have on cultures as well as the process by which new paradigms become accepted.

  • Start: 2:00 pm (EST) – 11:00 am (PDT)
  • 25 minutes presentation each
  • 5 minutes question and answers

Deepak Chopra:Nature of Reality

Ghada Chehade:Cultural Impacts of Cosmology and the Paradigm Shift Process

Adrian Klein:A Hyperdimensional Information-driven and Sub-quantum-Inspired Cosmology?

Richard Blum
The Existence Framework

The Existence Framework begins with the recognition that science is not complete; it cannot reconcile quantum mechanics with general relativity, explain what caused the big bang, nor explain consciousness, and that in order to be complete a new framework of physics must take into account what lies beyond the universe by combing scientific and spiritual cosmologies. The union of cosmologies is achieved through the hypotheses that existence is a fundamental component of the cosmos, in the same manner that matter, energy, space and time are the fundamental components. With the introduction of “existence particles” (quantum of existence/consciousness) serving as the link between the physical and the transcendent realms, as well as being the building blocks of space-time, it becomes possible to develop theories that solve the unsolvable problems facing science.

Federico Faggin
The Nature of Consciousness

After describing the origin of his motivation to study consciousness and free will and how he reached the hypothesis that they are fundamental aspects of nature, the author will outline the main points of a theory of reality developed in collaboration with the quantum information theorist G. M. D’Ariano. In this theory, quantum information supervenes on consciousness and free will, quantum physics supervenes on quantum information, and classical physics supervenes on quantum physics. Three of the many crucial consequences of this theory are: (1) ontology and creativity reside on conscious experience, (2) the combination problem that beset panpsychist theories has been resolved, and (3) classical computers cannot be conscious. This falsifiable theory places consciousness and free will at the center of the universe.

Jude Currivan
The Cosmic Hologram: a cosmology of a conscious and evolutionary Universe

How the latest scientific evidence at all scales of existence and across numerous fields of research is revealing that our Universe exists and evolves as a nonlocally unified and holographically manifested entity. How its emergent wholeworld-view scientific framework is showing the primacy of mind and consciousness where the reality of our Universe is made up of meaningful in-formation; with energy-matter and space-time as emergent and in-formed phenomena of nonphysical realms of causation. How it describes a universal evolutionary impulse from simplicity to complexity with emergence based on in-formational flows, collaborative processes and relational patterns are driven, not by random occurrences and mutations but through profoundly resonant and harmonic interplays of forces and influences, in-formed and guided by underlying fractal attractors of causation.

Deepak Chopra
Nature of Reality

Deepak will present a cosmology based upon the premise that everything exists within one’s own consciousness.

Ghada Chehade
Cultural Impacts of Cosmology and the Paradigm Shift Process

Dr. Chehade will explore cosmology’s impact beyond science, looking at how cosmology historically influences and shapes the broader culture. She will also discuss the paradigm shift process and the current crisis in modern-day cosmology. Drawing on the work of Thomas Kuhn, Dr. Chehade will argue that contemporary cosmology is headed towards revolution.

Dr. Adrian Klein PhD
A Hyperdimensional Information-driven and Sub-quantum-Inspired Cosmology?

The presentation would address basics of a hyperdimenisonal cosmology as background for time-symmetric events, that run under Informational guiding originated in hierarchically organized higher order semantic fields. The coupling mechanism of Information to space-time constructs will be discussed, with special emphasis on the brain/consciousness interface, as well as the retrocausation and free will patterned in sequentially pre-determined schemes. Some pertinent applications of this concept will be shortly displayed for exemplification purpose, as related to the borderline parapsychological tenets of after-life and reincarnation.


Sunday, Dec 05

In this session we continue to explore new paradigm cosmologies as well as past cosmologies that have shaped civilizations. First we will hear how the integration of science and spirituality can be achieved through recognizing the creativity that the quantum worldview offers. Then we will learn about ancient Chinese cosmology, as well as various cosmologies that have shaped Western civilizations. And finally, we will explore how new paradigm cosmologies can become the foundation of a life-centered thrivable world in a New World Paradigm.

  • Start: 11:00 am (EST) – 8:00 am (PDT)
  • 25 minutes presentation each
  • 5 minutes question and answers

Amit Goswami: “Quantum Integration of Science and Spirituality

Fred Tsao: “Ancient Chinese Cosmology

Anne Baring: “The Dream of the Cosmos: a New Cosmology

Anneloes Smitsman: “Applying the Cosmic Architecture of Consciousness for a New World Paradigm

Breakout Session: 2:00 pm (EST) – 11:00 am (PDT) | 20 minutes

Audience Discussion – “Have Your Views Regarding Cosmology Changed During this Symposium?

  • Panel Discussion: 2:30 pm (EST) – 11.30 am (PDT)
  • 1 1/2 hours including questions and answers

Question that the panel will discuss:

  • What features do the various cosmologies have in common? How do they diverge?
  • What common goals do the various cosmologies share?
  • Is it important that the science community accept new paradigm cosmologies?

Summary and Conclusions: Richard Blum – 4:00 pm (EST)

Amit Goswami
Quantum Integration of Science and Spirituality

The biggest accomplishment of quantum worldview, as shown in the book The Self Aware Universe, is to integrate science and spirituality. The integration involves clarification of oneness of consciousness, how consciousness manifests in the brain and in life, and how consciousness can exist in both unconscious and conscious states. The wisdom traditions did not give a clear pathways from the ego to a spiritual being – by giving us a theory of the creative process, the quantum worldview helps elucidate the epistemology of spirituality as well.

Fred Tsao
Ancient Chinese Cosmology

Anne Baring
The Dream of the Cosmos: a New Cosmology

My Presentation will briefly explore five different cosmologies which have influenced Western civilization: those of the Lunar Era of the Great Mother, the Solar Era of the Great Father including The Myth of the Fall, Kabbalah, Scientific Materialism, and the New Cosmology currently emerging. It will explore the relationship between the feminine and masculine archetypes manifested in these five cosmologies and will show how our relationship with this planet and the cosmos has been affected by them. Finally, it will show how a new emerging cosmology offers hope for our survival as a species and restores our forgotten relationship with an intelligent, living and sacred cosmos.

Anneloes Smitsman
Applying the Cosmic Architecture of Consciousness for a New World Paradigm

The Cosmic architecture of Consciousness is the informational architecture of life, which in-forms and potentiates how worlds come into being, evolve, and die. Our human world is in crisis and dying, because we have created informational systems and growth models that are not coherent with this informational architecture. By applying the Cosmic architecture of Consciousness in the ways we design, grow, and develop our human worlds, we learn and discover what it means to become architects of life-centered thrivable worlds, a New World Paradigm.


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Speakers of the Symposium

Ervin Laszlo
Founder and President

Ervin Laszlo, Docteur d’Etat (Sorbonne) is Director of the Laszlo Institute of New Paradigm Research (Italy), Founder and President of The Club of Budapest, Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science, Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the International Academy of Philosophy of Science, Senator of the International Medici Academy, and Editor of the international periodical World Futures: The Journal of New Paradigm Research.

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He is the recipient of the Goi Peace Prize (2001), the International Mandir of Peace Prize (2005), the Conacreis Holistic Culture Prize (2009), the Ethics Prize of Milan (2014), and the Luxembourg World Peace Prize (2017). Laszlo is Honorary citizen of the City of Buenos Aires and Honorary Professor of the Buenos Aires Institute of Technology and holds Honorary Ph.D’s from the United States, Canada, Finland, and Hungary.

He is the author or co-author of hundred and one books translated into twenty-four languages. Laszlo was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 and 2005.

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Richard Blum
Director of Symposia

The Existence Framework

Richard Blum’s research focuses on uniting concepts from science and eastern spirituality into a single vision. His Existence Framework offers a comprehensive vision spanning from the events which led to the big bang, to the formation of time and space, to how consciousness is generated in the brain, and concludes with an explanation as to why it is possible for humans to experience the infinite transcendent reality. His multidisciplinary approach was inspired by his college advisor and Nobel Prize winner Herbert Simon while at Carnegie-Mellon University. He is a follower of the spiritual master Meher Baba, and he has made many visits to his retreat in India, as well as being active at the Meher Center in Myrtle Beach, SC where Richard resides. Now that he is retired from his software development business, he is focused on developing his cosmological framework. His books, articles and videos can be viewed on his website.

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Deepak Chopra

Nature of Reality

Deepak Chopra MD, FACP, founder of The Chopra Foundation, a non-profit entity for research on well-being and humanitarianism, and Chopra Global, a modern-day health company at the intersection of science and spirituality, is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation.  Chopra is an Adjunct Professor of Urology at Mount Sinai, Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Central Florida, Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of California, San Diego and serves as a senior scientist with Gallup Organization. He is the author of over 90 books translated into over forty-three languages, including numerous New York Times bestsellers.

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For the last thirty years, Chopra has been at the forefront of the meditation revolution and his 91st book,  Total Meditation (Harmony Books) helps to achieve new dimensions of stress-free living and joyful living. Chopra has also released several podcasts including Now for Tomorrow (Religion of Sports), Infinite Potential (Cadence13) and Daily Breath (Cadence13), a Webby Award winner.

This fall, he will launch the new podcast, Deepak Chopra’s Mind Body Zone: Living Outside the Box on Audible, which will feature thought-provoking conversations with Chopra and influential leaders from around the world. TIME Magazine has described Dr. Chopra as “one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century.

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Anne Baring

The Dream of the Cosmos: a New Cosmology.

Anne Baring, PhD (Hons)in Wisdom Studies, Ubiquity University 2018. Jungian Analyst, author and co-author of 7 books including, with Jules Cashford, The Myth of the Goddess; Evolution of an Image; with Andrew Harvey, The Mystic Vision and The Divine Feminine; with Dr. Scilla Elworthy, Soul Power: an Agenda for a Conscious Humanity. Her most recent book The Dream of the Cosmos: A Quest for the Soul (2013, updated and reprinted 2020) was awarded the Scientific and Medical Network Book Prize for 2013. The ground of all her work is a deep interest in the spiritual, mythological, shamanic and artistic traditions of different cultures. Her website is devoted to the affirmation of a new vision of reality and the issues facing us at this crucial time of choice.

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Ghada Chehade

Cultural Impacts of Cosmology and the Paradigm Shift Process

Dr. Ghada Chehade is an award-winning writer, social critic and performance poet. She spent over a decade as a political analyst, specializing in geopolitics and the study of socio-political change. Her articles and essays have been published in international publications such as Asia Times, Daily News Egypt, The Political Anthropologist, and The Global Analyst. She recently broadened her focus to include an analysis of how changes in science and cosmology impact the larger culture. Dr. Chehade holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, an MA in Communication Studies and a PhD in Discourse Analysis, from McGill University. Her doctoral research won the award for Best Dissertation from the Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing and was funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Ghada is currently writing a book on cosmology and culture. Her essays and videos on the subject are frequently featured on the Thunderbolts Project website and channel.

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Jude Currivan

The Cosmic Hologram: a cosmology of a conscious and evolutionary Universe

Dr Jude Currivan is a cosmologist, planetary healer, futurist, author and co-founder of WholeWorld-View. She was previously one of the most senior business women in the UK, as CFO and Executive Board Member of two major international companies. She has a Master’s degree in Physics from Oxford University specializing in quantum physics and cosmology, and a Doctorate in Archaeology from the University of Reading researching ancient cosmologies. She has traveled to more than 80 countries, worked with wisdom keepers from many traditions, and been a life-long researcher into the scientific and experiential understanding of the nature of reality. The author of 6 books, latterly the international best-selling and award-winning The Cosmic Hologram, her next book Gaia: Her-Story will be published in 2022. She is also a member of the Evolutionary Leaders circle (

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Federico Faggin

The Nature of Consciousness

Federico Faggin is a physicist, engineer, inventor, entrepreneur, and author. He developed the MOS Silicon Gate Technology at Fairchild (1968) and designed the world’s first microprocessor at Intel (1971). Faggin also founded and led Zilog, Synaptics, and other high-tech companies before starting the Federico and Elvia Faggin Foundation (2011) dedicated to the science of consciousness. F. Faggin’s autobiography, SILICON: From the invention of the microprocessor to the new science of consciousness is available in the US on Amazon.

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Amit Goswami

Quantum integration of science and spirituality

Amit Goswami, professor, researcher, bestselling author, Quantum Science Pioneer, spiritual practitioner.
Dr. Amit Goswami, PhD, is a retired professor from the physics department of the University of Oregon (1968 to 1997). He is a renowned pioneer of the new paradigm of quantum science based on the primacy of consciousness.
Goswami has written several groundbreaking popular books based on research on quantum science and consciousness, among them, The Self-Aware Universe, The Quantum Brain and Quantum Spirituality (with Valentina Onisor), The Quantum Doctor, Physics of the Soul, Quantum Creativity and The Everything Answer Book.

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In 2009, Amit started a movement called Quantum Activism, now gaining ground in North and South America, Europe, and India. In 2019, he and his collaborators established Quantum Activism Vishwalayam, acting as department of Quantum Science at the University of Technology in Jaipur, India, and developed a Master and PhD program in Quantum Science of Health, Prosperity and Happiness,  an international program of transformative education.

Amit was featured in the movie What the bleep do we know? and the documentaries The Dalai Lama Renaissance and The Quantum Activist. Amit is a spiritual practitioner and calls himself a quantum activist in search of Wholeness.

Alexander Laszlo
Director of Research, the Laszlo Institute
President, the Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science

Alexander Laszlo is President of the Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science (BCSSS), Director of Research at the Laszlo Institute of New Paradigm Research (LINPR), Co-Founder and Global Collaborator at Global Education Futures (GEF), Scientific Director at EARTHwise Centre, and Chief Edunaut of the Evolutionary Learning Ecosystems program in Argentina where he currently resides.

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He served as the 57th President and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS), was Director of the Doctoral Program in Management at the Graduate School of Business Administration & Leadership (EGADE-ITESM), Mexico, and Founding Director of the Doctoral Program in Leadership and Systemic Innovation at ITBA, Argentina. He is also President of the Honorary Board of Advisors of the World Complexity Science Academy (WCSA), and has been named a Level I Member of the National Research Academy of Mexico (SNI).

He is on the Editorial Boards of eleven internationally arbitered research journals, recipient of the Gertrude Albert Heller Award, the Sir Geoffrey Vickers Memorial Award, and the Förderpreis Akademischer Klub award, author of over 100 journal, book and encyclopedia publications, and a 6th Degree Black Belt in traditional Taekwon-do. Born in Fribourg, Switzerland, he is holder of a PhD in the interdisciplinary field of Science and Technology Policy from the University of Pennsylvania from where he also received his MA in History and Sociology of Science. His BA is from Haverford College, with a major in International and Comparative Political Science and a minor in Human Physiology.

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Adrian Klein

A hyperdimensional Information-driven and sub-quantum-inspired cosmology?

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Life-long researcher of a post-materialist approach to consciousness studies, PhD Cognitive Neuropsychology, PhD Metaphysical Sciences.Pioneer of sub-quantum physics as related to sentience, author of papers and books on this theme, international lecturer.

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  • Graduated Doctor of Dentistry (MDD) Bucharest, Romania, 1967 (Thesis in psychiatry – “OCD”).
  • Ph.D. Cognitive Neuropsychology, Award of Excellence, Certificate of Distinction – Barkley University, USA.
  • Ph.D. D Metaphysical Humanistic Science, Paragon Philosophers Award – Institute of Metaphysical Humanistic Science, USA.
  1. AAAS – American Association for advancement of Science – Member.
  2. PA – Parapsychological Association – Associate Member.
  3. ISPE – International Society for Philosophical Enquiry – Member.
  4. IQ – Nexus Society – Member.
  5. AAPS – Academy for the advancement of post-materialistic sciences – Member.
  6. ECAO – Exceptional Creative Achievement Organization – Affiliate Member, USA.
  7. ISARTOP – International Scientific Association for Research into Transcendental Objective Phenomena – Scientific Coordinator, Deputy Chairman.
  8. DIJECA – Editorial Staff.

I am 77 years old and a lifetime experience in the research of consciousness studies in a post-materialistic perspective, both in theoretical and experimental domains. I dedicated all my work to the quest for the real nature of human consciousness, following new conceptual tracks, after all the mainstream reductionist approach variants (envisaging consciousness as an epi-phenomenal aspect of the brain) failed.

I have developed a long term cooperation with outstanding representatives of Quantum/Subquantum Physics and Neuroscientists toward a new theoretic approach to sentient reality and Information structures.
I am member of several international organizations that are recognized for their prestigious work in the study of consciousness, parapsychology, epi-phenomenal aspects of the human brain or those related to life after death and near-death experiences.

I have publicly disclosed a novel Subquantum paradigm at conferences on Consciousness Studies in Bologna, Italy, at the Salzburg, Austria, and Budapest, Hungary, where I presented at the 2007 TSC World Conference the study “Toward a new subquantum approach to sentient reality”. The great interest expressed in these studies led to the invitation to other subsequent international conferences: the Bienal Tucson Conference of the Center for Consciousness Studies, Arizona USA, the Hong-Kong TSC Conference (“SubQuantum perspectives in the Penrose-Hameroff model of Consciousness”), the Science and Scientist Conference Bangalore, India (“Consciousness and causality in a subquantum, time-symmetric perspective”), etc.

My writings were published in different languages and countries. I have pioneered both hyper-dimensional physics (Polydimensional holistic paradigm, a book elaborated and officially authenticated since 1990, but published only in 2019 at the Blue Flower Publishing House, Bucharest) and quantum physics (Bordon, Boyd & Klein, 2009, The coming longevity of the Earth human biomind, Lulu press; Christianto, Smarandache, Boyd, Klein, Nedic, Umniyati & Mešina, 2018, Going Beyond Tesla Recent developments of Laplace Gravitation, SubQuantum Plenum, and Aetherdynamics, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK; Boyd & Klein, 2019, The Inners Workings of Reality, in Old Problems and New Horizons in World Physics, Nova Science Publishers Inc.), thus achieving new understandings that are actually at the base of this revolutionary conceptual framework for approaching the immortal human consciousness as it really is.
Recently, I published two other reference books on the study of consciousness on Amazon. The Reincarnation Process – A Scientific Perspective is a pioneering attempt to approach the most controversial Issue of Reincarnation of the non-physical individual Self in a long chain of serial manifestations in our world of matter and energy, from a novel scientific perspective supported by the most advanced research results around the globe. Interpenetrating Realms – collection of studies, articles, communications (1990 – 2021) is a scientific journey inspired by the latest achievements of a wide inter-disciplinary array of academic exploration results, most of them lately published in high-credential journals and different outlets of scientific mass media.


From a very young age, I was permanently interested in the field of parapsychology, especially the topic of personality survival after physical death. I have been passionately involved in the theoretical study and practice of EVP / ITC since 1965 (when I had the opportunity to get acquainted with the first reports on pioneering work in the field in Sweden and Germany).

After leaving communist Romania (1975), I had access to the wide specific literature of my interest, forbidden in his country. Thus I became updated with the last progresses in ITC research and shortly got the opportunity to meet personally its great luminaries from Germany, France, Luxemburg, Brazil, USA, and some 27 more countries, already organized in the International Network for Instrumental Transcommunication (INIT). After a couple of years, I was elected as the INIT general coordinator, working in this capacity until INIT’s dissolution.

Shortly afterwards, I was the founding initiator of the “ITC Platform” and has coordinated its work since 2000, with the main objective of interdisciplinary scientific integration of ITC, and bringing together the best known ITC authorities from Germany, Italy, Portugal, France, USA, Brazil, and Israel.

I coordinated the ITCP, with particular stress upon information exchange with outstanding representatives of the conventional and borderline scientific community, academic bodies and personalities from various countries and fields of specific concern, and international research projects in ITC.

Since 2004, I have been a member of the Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Biopsychocybernetic Research, Bologna, Italy (Director Dr. E. Marabini). At its Convention of December 2004, the results of the expert analysis performed upon a well-documented case of spot-bound haunting in Israel, which I have forwarded to the Bologna Lab, was publicly presented and subsequently inserted in the Lab’s Proceedings.

The following year I was elected vice-president and international scientific coordinator of ISARTOP. The organization was a natural and logical extension of a larger humanitarian and scientific project (called Project Mystic Connection) started in 1989. The project was meant to be presented to the UN, in an attempt to recognize an official scientific team, whose purpose was research in the field of transcendental objective phenomena.

Anneloes Smitsman
Founder and CEO of EARTHWise Centre

Applying the Cosmic Architecture of Consciousness for a New World Paradigm

Anneloes Smitsman, PhD, LLM, is a visionary scientist, published author, futurist, system architect, and leadership catalyst for the transition to a Thrivable Civilization. She is Founder and CEO of EARTHwise Centre and a founding member of the Creative Board of the Laszlo Institute. She holds a Masters degree in Law and Judicial Political Sciences from Leiden University, the Netherlands, and a degree of Doctor from the Maastricht Sustainability Institute (formerly ICIS), Maastricht University, the Netherlands.

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Her groundbreaking Ph.D. dissertation “Into the Heart of Systems Change“, addresses how to diagnose and transform key systemic barriers of our world crisis through its proposed Transition Plan for a Thrivable Civilization. Anneloes is the co-author of the Future Humans Trilogy with Dr. Jean Houston, and is the author of the Amazon International Bestseller “Love Letters from Mother Earth – The Promise of a New Beginning”, as well as many scientific articles and chapters in international peer-reviewed journals and books. Anneloes is the lead architect of the EARTHwise Tipping Point System, the lead author of the r3.0 Educational Transformation Blueprint, an architect of the SEEDS Constitution and strategic advisor of Hypha for co-developing the Regenerative Renaissance tools, currencies, systems, and cultures. She is a member of the Evolutionary Leaders Circle of the Source of Synergy Foundation.

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Frederick Tsao
Founder/CEO, OCTAVE Institute
Chairman, IMC Pan Asia Alliance Group
Permanent Honorary President, FBN Pacific Asia Chapter

Ancient Chinese Cosmology

Born in the east and educated in the west, Frederick Chavalit Tsao is fourth-generation leader of IMC Pan Asia Alliance Group. He became chairman in 1995 and transformed the family business from a traditional shipping company to a diverse, multinational conglomerate.

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With more than 40 years’ experience as an entrepreneur, Fred has worked successfully with business partners and governments in multiple markets across diverse cultures. Not afraid to push boundaries, as Chairman of Intercargo, Fred repositioned the dry bulk industry from a shipper to one that plays a role within the global supply chain.

He later founded Family Business Network Asia and served on the board of Family Business Network International, where he inspired the exploration of family businesses’ role within the global system. Fred founded East West Cultural Development Centre in Singapore in 1995 to research on sustainability and modernity. His exploration into Eastern Wisdom led him to focus on Chinese esoteric traditions and Western quantum science. Both are paradigms of conscientiousness and evolution.

Fred has since published over 30 books in Chinese, concluding that we are amidst a major consciousness shift and at the dawn of a new era of wellbeing. He advocates that business should transform and reform our era. For this, he founded OCTAVE Institute, a comprehensive integrated life journey approach towards wellbeing.

In 2019, Fred co-authored “Quantum Leadership, New Consciousness in Business” with Chris Laszlo, published by Stanford University Press. Fred also contributed a piece titled “Reconnecting to the Source in the Mirror of Chinese Culture” to the book by Ervin Laszlo titled “Reconnecting to the Source” published by St. Martin’s Press in 2020.

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