Upcoming Events:


On Sunday, November 19th, Frank will be the featured Sunday Brunch speaker at the San Francisco Regional Mensa Gathering in Emeryville, CA. The link to the program is here and the registration link is here. The Sunday only registration is $17 which would include Frank’s talk (but not the brunch).

If you are a member of a group and if you would like Frank to speak at one of your events, please Contact him.  

Past Events:


Friday, October 20th, 2017 – Noon to 12:20 pm.

Frank spoke at the Science and Nonduality Conference in San Jose, CA, from Noon to 12:20 pm. You can watch the video of this talk here.  In this talk, Frank combined Attention Schema Theory with the three-agent model to get a more compelling explanation of spirituality.


Thursday, October 19th, 2017 – 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Frank presented a poster at the Stanford Neurosciences Institute Symposium. The poster that will be presented is here.


Saturday, July 7th, 2017 – Noon to 1:15 pm,

Frank spoke at the Mensa Annual Gathering in Hollywood, Florida from Noon to 1:15 PM. The edited video of this talk was combined with they the July 30th talk and is shown in this playlist of 8 short videos.

Sunday, July 30th, 2017 – 11:oo am to 12:15 om,

Frank spoke in San Jose at a Meetup of the Humanist Community of Silicon Valley.    The edited video of this talk was combined with they the July 7th talk and is shown in this playlist of 8 short videos.


Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 – 5:40 pm to 6:00 pm

Frank spoke for 20 minutes at The 2017 Science of Consciousness Conference in San Diego, CA. This was the 7th presentation I have done for this series of conferences.


Wednesday, April 5, 20178:20 pm to 9:00 pm

Frank spoke for 40-minutes at the San Francisco Consciousness Hacking Meetup. This was the most pedagogical and understandable presentation of the basic parts of this model of consciousness and spirituality  see the video and PDF of this talk on the Resources tab.


Friday, Oct 21, 2016 – 3:30 pm to 3:50 pm:

Science and Nonduality Conference in San Jose, CA. The 20-minute concurrent session talk is titled A Three Agent Model of Consciousness Explains Multiple Nondual Enlightened States – see the video and PDF of this talk on the Resources tab. 

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016 – 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm:

Stanford Neurosciences Institute 2016 Symposium – Poster session at Stanford University. The poster is titled A Model of Consciousness May Explain Spiritually Enlightened States – see the image of the poster on the Resources tab. 

Wednesday, April 27, 2016:

Towards a Science of Consciousness Conference in Tucson, AZ. A poster was presented.  This is the sixth presentation I’ve done at this biannual conference.

Friday, Oct 23, 2015:

Science and Nonduality Conference in San Jose, CA. A poster was presented. This is the sixth presentation I have done at this conference – several were concurrent session talks; the rest were poster sessions.

Thursday, August 13, 2015:

Foundation of Mind Conference – 20-minute presentation in Berkeley

Wednesday, July 8, 2015:

Atheist Community of San Jose Meetup – 1-hour presentation – the video of this talk is available here.

Friday, July 3, 2015:

Mensa Annual Gathering – 1-hour presentation in Louisville Ky

Sunday, May 17, 2015:

Atheist Club – 1-hour presentation in Berkeley

2014 – Atheist Club – 1-hour presentations in Walnut Creek

2014 – Consciousness Hacking Meetup – 2 presentations – Santa Cruz and San Francisco

2010 – Science and Nonduality Conference – first of 7 presentations at this annual conference (initially located in San Rafael which moved to San Jose, CA later)

2009 – Bay Area AI Meetup – a 1-hour presentation

2004 – Towards a Science of Consciousness Conference – first of 6 presentations at this biannual conference in Tucson, AZ


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