[SydPhil] CAVE: CFP: Neuroscience and Society, 14-15 Sept 2017

Centre for Agency, Values, and Ethics arts.cave at mq.edu.au
Tue Jun 13 20:14:55 AEST 2017

**CALL FOR ABSTRACTS** Deadline: 7 July 2017


14-15 September 2017

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Researchers, practitioners, clinicians and other professionals from Australia and internationally are invited to submit abstracts for presentation at the 2017 Neuroscience & Society<http://neuroethicsconference.org.au> <http://neuroethicsconference.org.au> Meeting<http://neuroethicsconference.org.au> in Sydney, Australia. The meeting will feature a wide range of exciting scientific lectures and ethical, philosophical and legal discussions, with numerous networking opportunities with experts, researchers, and emerging leaders in the field of neuroethics and neurolaw.

Abstracts are invited from those working in the fields of ethics, law, neuroscience, mathematics and engineering, psychology and psychiatry, philosophy, allied health care, and public policy. Abstracts of an empirical, legal, and philosophical nature related to the field of neuroethics are welcomed. Investigators at all career stages are encouraged to submit one or more abstracts.

Abstracts will be peer reviewed and acceptance will be based on content, available space, and overall program balance. A small number of selected abstracts will be invited for an oral presentation. Other selected abstracts will be invited for a poster presentation.

Presentations are welcomed on any neuroethics topic, although particular consideration will be given to those addressing the key conference themes of:

  *   Ageing and dementia
  *   The developing brain
  *   Disability and mental health
  *   Disorders of self control
  *   Moral cognition and moral technologies, and
  *   Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  *   Neurolaw

Selected papers will be invited to be submitted to a special issue of the journal Neuroethics<https://link.springer.com/journal/12152>. All papers will undergo peer review - an invitation will not guarantee publication.

For more information, please visit: http://neuroethicsconference.org.au

Enquiries may be emailed to adrian.carter at monash.edu.au<mailto:adrian.carter at monash.edu.au> or jeanette.kennett at mq.edu.au<mailto:jeanette.kennett at mq.edu.au>

Submitting an Abstract

Abstracts are due by 7 July and are to be submitted via email to adrian.carter at monash.edu<mailto:adrian.carter at monash.edu>

All submissions must include:

  *   A clear and concise abstract of no more than 300 words
  *   A title (formatted in Title Case, not UPPERCASE)
  *   A list of all authors using their preferred abbreviations, as well as each author’s full name ("J. Doe[1,2], M. Bach[1,3]" along with "Jonathan Doe" and "Michelle Bach," for example)
  *   Institution affiliations for each author
  *   References (up to five) using the Neuroethics journal format
  *   Disclosure of any conflicts of interest

Work presented in abstracts must be in compliance with local policies, ethical review related to the use of humans and animals in research, and the disclosure and conflict of interest statement listed below.

Abstracts will be  reviewed by conference organising committee and selected abstracts for oral and poster presentations will be notified by July 14.

Neuroscience & Society is supported by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Integrative Brain Function<http://www.brainfunction.edu.au> Neuroethics Program, the Centre for Agency, Values, and Ethics<http://www.mq.edu.au/research/research-centres-groups-and-facilities/resilient-societies/centres/macquarie-university-research-centre-for-agency,-values-and-ethics?id=188505> at Macquarie University, and the Brain and Mind Centre<http://sydney.edu.au/brain-mind/> at the University of Sydney.

Conference organisers:

  *   Jeanette Kennett (Macquarie University)
  *   Adrian Carter (Monash University)
  *   Sascha Callaghan (University of Sydney)
  *   Cynthia Forlini (University of Sydney)
  *   Neil Levy (Macquarie University and University of Oxford)
  *   Nicole Vincent (Macquarie University)
  *   Allan McCay (University of Sydney)

Macquarie University Research Centre for Agency, Values and Ethics (CAVE)
Department of Philosophy
Macquarie University
Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
CAVE website: mq.edu.au/cave<http://cave.mq.edu.au>

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