Meeting Schedule

2014 Annual Meeting
International Neuroethics Society
November 13-14, 2014

AAAS Headquarters
Washington, DC

–– Thursday, Nov. 13th ––

Robots in Society

5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Open to the public, but registration is required. Email your RSVP to Chelsea Ott.

SPEAKERS:
Ronald Arkin - Georgia Tech University     Topic: Lethal Robots in Warfare: Creating an Artificial Conscience
Goldie Nejat - University of Toronto           Topic: Socially Assistive Robots in Health Care

Reception

6:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Working Group Dinners

7:00 p.m.     

–– Friday, Nov. 14th ––

Continental Breakfast

7:45 - 8:25 a.m.

Welcome 

8:25 - 8:30 a.m.  Barbara Sahakian - University of Cambridge and INS President and Alan Leshner - AAAS

Chaka Fattah, U.S. House of Representatives

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

The BRAIN Initiative & the Human Brain Project: An Ethical Focus

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

MODERATOR: Barbara Sahakian - University of Cambridge and INS President

SPEAKERS:
Stephen L. Hauser - Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
Walter Koroshetz - National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke
Henry Markram - Human Brain Project

Break

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

The Future of Neuroscience Research & Ethical Implications

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

MODERATOR: Alan Leshner - AAAS

SPEAKERS:
George Koob - National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism
Tom Insel - National Institute of Mental Health
John Williams - Wellcome Trust
Geoff Ling - Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Lunch / Business Meeting

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Boxed lunch and open business meeting with updates, FYIs, and working group reports.

Neuroscience in the Courts – International Case Studies

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

MODERATOR: Lisa Claydon - University of Manchester

SPEAKERS:
Nita Farahany - Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy
Jennifer Chandler - University of Ottawa
Paul Catley - Open University UK
Katy de Kogel - Dutch Ministry of Justice
Calvin Ho - National University of Singapore

Break

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Neuroscience and Human Rights

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

MODERATOR/DISCUSSANT: Stephen Marks - Harvard School of Public Health

SPEAKERS:
Mariana Chilton - Drexel University
Judy Illes - Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics and INS Board Member
S. Matthew Liao - New York University

Abstract Oral Presenters & Award Presentation

5:00 - 5:45 p.m.

Poster Session and Reception

5:45 - 6:45 p.m.
(Posters will be put up between 7:00 and 8:00 a.m. and remain up throughout the day.)