2010 NEUROETHICS SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING SCHEDULE ARCHIVE                                           

Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA


Check out the online photo album of the meeting here

Photography by Philip Meier



Thursday Evening, November 11, 5:00p.m. -7:00p.m.                                                                                               

Working Groups break-out

(Topics include Addiction Neuroethics, Global Health and Neuroethics, Predictive Biomarkers for Alzheimer's Disease, DBS, Cognitive Enhancement, Neuroscience and National Security, Neuroscience and Free Will, Brain-Based Legal Implications - To sign up to be a part of one of these groups email [email protected] )


Friday, November 12, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
8:00-8:50 Breakfast Buffet and Poster Set-up

8:50-9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks Turhan Canli, Program Chair (Stony Brook U, USA)

9:00-9:30 Opening Address: Patricia Churchland (UCSD, USA): What Role do Rules Play in Navigating the Social World? (Confirmed)

9:30-10:30 Addiction Neuroethics
(All Confirmed)

Moderator: Wayne Hall (U Queensland, Australia)
Steven Hyman (Harvard, USA)

George Koob (Scripps Research Institute, USA)


10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-11:30 Concurrent Sessions:

Steve Hyman: Careers at the Intersection of Science and Society (Confirmed)
Martha Farah: Teaching Neuroethics Workshop (Confirmed)


11:30-12:00 Updates and FYIs                                                                       

Moderator:  Adrian Carter (U Queensland, Australia) (Confirmed)

Presenters: Kathleen Michels (Fogarty International Center, NIH) (Confirmed)

Others TBD


12:00-2:00 Lunch and Open Business Meeting

2:00-3:30 Poster Session

3:30-4:15 Keynote Address: Tom Insel (NIMH, USA): Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health (Confirmed)

4:15-5:30 Setting the Agenda for Global Brain Health and Neuroethics  (All Confirmed)

Moderator: Judy Illes (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Panel Speakers:
Dr. Gonul Peker (Izmir, Turkey), Perceptions and Expectations of Neuroethics: A survey of Faculty and Students in a Major Medical School in Izmir, Turkey
Dr. Adriani Gini (Rome). Severe Impairment of Consciousness Revisited: Can Interdisciplinarity Solve the Dilemma?
Dr. Elana Brief (Vancouver, Canada). Nurturing Knowledge, Understanding, Education and Care in Remote First Nations Communities at Risk for Alzheimer's Disease.
Dr. Gladys Maestre (Venezuela). Neuroethics Post Haiti.


5:30-5:55 Reports from Working Groups
5:55-6:00 Closing Remarks (Steve Hyman, President)