2012 Annual Meeting in New Orleans


You can find videos of the meeting here.


The International Neuroethics Society is pleased to announce that the 2012 Annual Meeting will take place on October 11 and 12 in New Orleans as a satellite of the Society for Neuroscience meeting.  The meeting will be held in Galeries 5 & 6 at the New Orleans Marriott, 555 Canal Street.  There will be a reception with cash bar Thursday evening, October 11.  Registration costs include a breakfast buffet and boxed lunch on October 12.  


The INS Program Committee is hard at work putting together sessions and speakers and planning lots of opportunities for networking and meeting leaders in the field.  New Orleans is a fantastic venue.  Stay tuned for more information on the INS website and on our Facebook page.  You can also check out http://www.neworleanscvb.com/sfn/  for more information about New Orleans.

Listen to Program Chair Paul Root Wolpe invite you to the meeting here.


2012 Meeting Links

Call for abstracts (submission closed)

Panel summaries

Meeting registration


2012 International Neuroethics Society Annual Meeting

Galeries 5 & 6, New Orleans Marriott, 555 Canal Street


4:00 -  4:45            Meet and Greet/ Put Up Posters


4:45 – 5:45            Keynote - “Me, Myself, and My Brain”

                                   - Nita Farahany, Duke Law School, Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (confirmed)


5:45 – 7:30            Poster Session and Reception

(Posters are left up until Friday at 3 pm)


7:30                       Working Group Dinners


8:00 - 9:00            Breakfast Buffet


9:00 – 10:15         The Cutting Edge of Addiction Neuroethics

                                   - Judy Illes, University of British Columbia, moderator (confirmed)

                                   - Anthony Phillips, Canadian Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction (cancelled) 

                                   - Rita Goldstein, Brookhaven National Laboratory (confirmed)

                                   - Charles P. O'Brien, University of Pennsylvania (confirmed)


10:15-10:30          Break


10:30-11:45          Altering Personhood

                                   - Fabrice Jotterand, University of Basel, moderator (confirmed)

                                   - Peter B. Reiner, University of British Columbia (confirmed)

                                   - Peter V. Rabins,  Johns Hopkins University (confirmed)

                                   - Agnieszka Jaworska, University of California Riverside (confirmed)



11:45–12:15         Updates and FYIs

12:15-1:30            Lunch, Open Business Meeting


1:30- 2:15             Abstract Oral Presentations

                                  – 5 presenters for 5 -7 minutes, Q & A


2:15-3:30              A Decade of Neuroethics:  A Conversation

                                  - Steve Hyman, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Moderator (confirmed)

                                  - Martha Farah, University of Pennsylvania (confirmed)

                                  - Eric Racine, McGill University (confirmed)

                                  - Karen Rommelfanger, Emory University (confirmed)

                                  - Verity Brown, The University of St. Andrews (confirmed)


3:30-3:45              Break


3:45 – 5:00           Brains in Dishes:  Animats and Hybrots

                                 - Steve Potter, Georgia Institute of Technology (confirmed)

                                 - Sandro Mussa-Ivaldi, Northwestern University (confirmed)

                                 - Ethics Respondent - Paul Root Wolpe, Emory University (confirmed)


5:00                      Closing



The 2012 Annual Meeting Program Committee:

Paul Wolpe, Chair, Emory University

Hank Greely, Stanford University
Fabrice Jotterand, UTSouthwestern Medical Center

Adriana Gini, Rome, Italy
Elba Serrano, New Mexico State University

Gillian Hue, post doc, Emory University
Barbara Sahakian, University of Cambridge

Adrian Carter, University of Queensland

Judy Illes, University of British Columbia