Neuroethics Events

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Neurostimulation, doping, and the spirit of sport

November 17; 12:00-1:00pm EST; Virtual discussion

This virtual discussion is organized by Mind-Brain-Law, a multidisciplinary discussion group for those interested in the ethical, legal, and social impacts of the science and technology of the brain and mind. During the discussion, Dr. Jonathan Pugh will explore the implications of using neurostimulation devices for performance enhancement.

I AM HUMAN. 32 scientists, 3 patients, 13 festivals, 6 awards, 88 billion neurons; Doctors performing surgery on a patient background image
'I Am Human' Film Screening and Panel Discussion

December 2; 3:00-4:00pm EST; Virtual discussion

INS and IEEE Brain are holding a 1-hour panel discussion on the award-winning documentary, ‘I Am Human.' The film explores the co-evolution of humans and technology by following three subjects with implantable brain interfaces and the ethical implications of this technology on society. Register in advance to stream the film for free and to attend the online panel discussion. You must register in advance to participate.

Controversies in medical cannabis for children and youth

December 7; 7:00-8:00pm EST; Virtual event

SfN Connectome, virtual event, brain graphic with black background
SfN Global Connectome

January 11-13, 2021; Virtual event

Hosted by the Society for Neuroscience, this new, cross-cutting virtual event is designed to facilitate scientific exchange across the globe and across the field of neuroscience. Scientists at all career stages and of all disciplines will have the opportunity to learn, collaborate and connect.

World Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics & Health Law

UNESCO Chair in Bioethics
March 8-11, 2021; Porto, Portugal

Neuroethics Network: Paris is a Movable Feast

February 1-4, 2021; Virtual event

Neuroethics: New Ways of Investigating the Brain

Italian Society for Neuroethics
May 12-14, 2021; Milan, Italy

Biotechnology and the Future of Medicine

Harvard's Annual Bioethics Conference
June 10-11, 2021; Boston, MA, USA

This conference will examine how ethics interacts with biotechnology in medicine and consider multiple approaches to how the medical community might ensure that biotechnology continues to evolve ethically.

7th Annual BRAIN Initiative Investigators Meeting

June 15-17, 2021; Virtual meeting

The BRAIN Initiative® Investigators Meeting convenes BRAIN Initiative awardees, staff, and leadership from the contributing federal agencies (NIH, NSF, DARPA, IARPA, and FDA), plus representatives and investigators from participating non-federal organizations, and members of the media, public, and Congress. The purpose of this open meeting is to provide a forum for discussing exciting scientific developments and potential new directions, and to identify areas for collaboration and research coordination. If you have any questions, contact the meeting organizers ([email protected]).