SAND 2011 is a journey and exploration of the nature of awareness from the perspective of modern science, ancient traditions, philosophy, phenomenology, psychology and direct experience. Hear presentations of world-renowned quantum physicists, scientists, lecturers and authors like John Hagelin, Stanislav Grof, Lynne McTaggart, Fred Alan Wolf, Menas Kafatos, Gangaji, Rupert Spira, David Peat, Dean Radin, Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, Jeff Foster and many more, over this four-day conference.
The theme which we will be exploring this year is Time. What is time and does it really exist? Linear, nonlinear time, eternal now, infinity… SAND 2011 will be an exploration of the concept and paradox of time from the perspective of modern science, ancient traditions, philosophy, phenomenology, psychology and of course direct experience.
Italian-born Maurizio Benazzo has worked in film and television in a variety of roles, both in front of and behind the camera.
Recent camera credits include a series about New York for RAI Television, Italy; producer and on-screen presenter for "Gotham" -- a highly acclaimed offbeat magazine series for Metro TV, New York; and many more.
Maurizio co-produced "At The Movies", which was first broadcast in Brazil and featured Helena Duncan and Nelson Motta. It was later adapted for RAI, Italy, and featured Giovanna Calvino, Salman Rushdie and Isabella Rosellini.
A successful screen actor, Maurizio has appeared in numerous feature films, TV shows and commercials.
Apart from his film and television work, Maurizio also serves as president of HealthShare International. a non-profit organization dedicated to providing health training and educational sponsorship to indigenous groups in the rainforests of South America.