The first annual meeting of the Neuroethics Society will be held in Washington, D.C. on November 13-14. You can register and get more information here. The current program is below.
First Annual Meeting of the Neuroethics Society, Washington DC
Program as of 7/15/08
7:30-8:10 Poster Set-Up, Breakfast Buffet
8:10-8:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks (Steve Hyman, Harvard, and Alan Leshner, AAAS)
8:30-9:50 Neuroethics of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder
Moderator: Eric Parens (The Hastings Center)
Speakers: Ben Vitiello (National Institute of Mental Health), Steven Hyman (Harvard University), and Josephine Johnston (The Hastings Center).
10:30-11:50 Debate on Cognitive Enhancement
Moderator: Paul Wolpe (Emory University)
Debaters: Julian Savulescu (University of Oxford) and Carter Snead (University of Notre Dame).
1:00-2:20 The Science of Decision-Making and Free Will
Moderator: Elizabeth Phelps (New York University)
Speakers: Adina Roskies (Dartmouth College), Stephen Morse (University of Pennsylvania), Mike Shadlen (University of Washington), and Paul Glimcher (New York University).
2:30-4:15 Poster Session with Refreshments
4:15-5:00 The View from Capitol Hill: Neuroscience and Policy
5:30-6:30 Reception hosted by the Dana Foundation
6:30-8:00 Discussion of the Ethics of Deep Brain Stimulation,
hosted by the Dana Foundation
Moderator: Judy Illes (University of British Columbia)
Panelists: Helen Mayberg (Emory University), Philip Campbell (Nature), Jonathan Moreno (University of Pennsylvania)
7:30 -8:40 Breakfast Buffet
8:40-10:00 Neuroethics of Forensic Neuroscience
Moderator: Adam Kolber (Princeton University and University of San Diego)
Speakers: Daniel Langleben (University of Pennsylvania), Steve Laken (Cephos Corporation), Hank Greely (Stanford University), Anne Harrington (Harvard University).
10:30-11:50 National Intelligence and Neuroscience
Moderator: Jonathan Moreno (University of Pennsylvania)
Speakers: Alice Young (Texas Tech), John Rasure (Mind Institute), Christopher “Kit” Green (Wayne State School of Medicine).
12:00-2:00 Lunch, Open Business Meeting
2:00-3:20 The Business of Neuroscience
Moderator: Martha Farah (University of Pennsylvania)
Speakers: Zach Lynch (Neurotechnology Industry Organization), David Ewing Duncan, Mark Frankel (AAAS).
3:45-4:45 Updates and FYIs
Moderator: Ilina Singh (London School of Economics and Political Science)
4:45-5:00 Closing Remarks