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2014 International Neuroethics Society Meeting, Washington DC, November 13th and 14th

 

Join us   at the 2014 INS Annual Meeting! 

November 13 & 14 in Washington, D.C.

At this meeting you will:                                                                  

·       Learn the latest on the United States National Institutes of Health BRAIN Initiative and the European Commission Human Brain Project.  Speakers include NIH Directors, Congressman Chaka Fattah, co-director of the Human Brain Project Henry Markram and a representative from the US Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.                                                  

·       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. 

 

 

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 are 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 & more.  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!  REGISTER  before September 15 to receive a discount.  

 

Learn more at www.neuroethicssociety.org

 

 

Posted on 15/07/2014

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