November 13 & 14 in Washington, D.C.
The preliminary program can be found here.
Learn the latest on the United States National Institutes of Health BRAIN Initiative and the European Commission Human Brain Project. Hear about international case studies of neuroscience in the courtroom, discuss human rights in the neuroethics dialogue AND engage in networking opportunities during breakfast, lunch and two receptions.
Speakers include NIH Directors, representatives from Congressman, co-director of the Human Brain Project and a representative from the US Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.
Public Event on November 13: "Neuroscience Knowledge & the Robotic Mind."
We kick off our meeting with a thought-provoking public event on November 13 from 5 - 7 p.m. More details will be on the website soon.
All-day Annual Meeting on November 14: Confirmed speakers include
- Paul Catley, Open University, UK;
- Jennifer Chandler, University of Ottawa;
- Lisa Clayton, University of Manchester;
- Katy deKogel, Dutch Ministry of Justice;
- Nita Farahany, Duke University;
- Chaka Fattah, US House of Representatives;
- Stephen Hauser, President's Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues;
- Tom Insel, National Institute of Mental Health;
- George Koob, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism;
- Story Landis, National Institute of Neurological Disease & Stroke;
- Alan Leshner, American Association for the Advancement of Science;
- Geoff Ling, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency;
- Henry Markram, Human Brain Project;
- Steven Marks, Harvard University of Public Health;
- Barbara Sahakian, Cambridge University & INS President;
- John Williams, Wellcome Trust
Check the website for updates www.neuroethicssociety.org
Both events take place at the award-winning American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Building, 12th & H Streets, NW. Washington, D.C. Space is limited!
**The Neuroethics Program will be offering a limited number of travel awards. Stay tuned for details!