Neuroethics Events

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Hacking the Mind: How Technology is Changing the Way We View Our Brains and Ourselves

Postponed; Vancouver, BC, Canada

Epigenetics in Neurobiology

April 8; Webinar – The Society for Neuroscience is hosting a virtual conference to educate trainees and new entrants to the neuroscience field. The conference will specifically highlight how the application of methods and concepts from the field of epigenetics can advance the understanding of neurobiological questions.

Ethical Frontiers in Biotechonology: Human Brain Organoids

Rescheduled: May 7; Boston, MA, USA – The next installment in the Ethical Frontiers in Biotechnology seminar series will feature a discussion on human brain organoids and include presentations from leading researchers Paola Arlotta and Insoo Hyun.

Neuroethics: New Ways of Investigating the Brain

Italian Society for Neuroethics
May 13-15; Milan, Italy

AI Ethics: Exploring the Interfaces

June 9; Tasmania, Australia – Abstract submissions are due March 30.

Neuroethics Network: Going Global and Facing the Future

June 17-19; Paris, France

World Congress of Bioethics

Autonomy and Solidarity: Bridging the Tensions
June 19-21; Philadelphia, PA, USA

The aims of the event are to showcase the best in bioethics research from established and new scholars, and to facilitate networking and the unique exchange of ideas that emerges when people from different disciplines, cultures, mindsets, and methodological approaches engage with one another.

International Bioethics Retreat

June 24-26; Paris, France

12th FENS Forum of Neuroscience event image; Where European Neuroscience meets the world
12th FENS Forum of Neuroscience

July 11-15; Glasgow, UK

The FENS Forum of Neuroscience is Europe’s largest international neuroscience meeting. The 2020 event's scientific program will cover neuroscience from basic to translational research and feature a wide range of themes, including ethical issues and neuroethics. You can download print and digital assets from the promotional toolkit to spread the word about this event. The INS is a member of the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS).

Call for abstracts deadline: June 26, 2020
2020 INS Annual Meeting

October 22-23; Washington, DC, USA

The next annual meeting of the International Neuroethics Society is scheduled for October 22-23, 2020 in Washington, DC. See the abstract call and essay call for the Neuroethics Essay Contest.

The INS recognizes the seriousness of COVID-19 and the implications it may have for the annual meeting as scheduled. We are taking all known risks and health recommendations into consideration as we develop the program and activities.

Biotechnology and the Future of Medicine

Harvard's Annual Bioethics Conference
Rescheduled: 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.