[SydPhil] Neuroscience and Society Conference

Jeanette Kennett jeanette.kennett at mq.edu.au
Fri Aug 18 16:07:25 AEST 2017

NEUROSCIENCE & SOCIETY: Ethical, Legal & Clinical Implications of Neuroscience Research

Sydney, 14-15 September 2017

Registration is now open for Neuroscience & Society<https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/87W8BlUYemafV?domain=neuroethicsconference.org.au>, a conference exploring the ethical, legal, social and clinical applications and implications of neuroscience research.

The conference brings together leading national and international scholars and practitioners from the fields of neuroscience, psychiatry, psychology, government, public policy, law, social sciences, ethics, and philosophy to discuss critical current and upcoming issues.

The dynamic conference program<https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/Qv1bBRfYQE6fY?domain=neuroethicsconference.org.au> features:

·         Over 25 talks and panels on a range of topics including: ageing and dementia; addiction, love, and self-control; neurolaw; moral enhancement; brain-computer interfaces, and artificial intelligence.

·         International speakers including:

o    Prof Katrina Sifferd (Elmhurst College, USA)

o    Brian Earp, (Oxford University, UK)

o    Dr Katy de Kogel, (Ministry of Security and Justice, The Netherlands)

o    Prof Julian Savulescu (Oxford University, UK)

o    Prof Tom Buller (Illinois State University, USA)

o    Assoc Prof Gregg Caruso (SUNY Corning, USA)

·         A poster session showcasing 16 pieces of innovative research from across the globe.

·         A free public lecture ‘Is neuroscience relevant to criminal responsibility? Yes and No.’

·         Ample networking opportunities.

The conference will also launch the Australian Neuroethics Network, a collaboration between leading researchers and practitioners examining the implications of neuroscience for Australia.

Join us at this important event on 14 September (Sydney Law School) and 15 September (Dunmore Lang Conference Centre, Macquarie University) in Sydney (Australia).

Register online here<https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/xMnXB1U5a38U2?domain=neuroethicsconference.org.au>.

Neuroscience & Society is supported by ARC Centre of Excellence for Integrative Brain Function<http://www.brainfunction.edu.au/>Neuroethics Program, Centre for Agency Values and Ethics at Macquarie University<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>, Sydney Law School<http://sydney.edu.au/law/> and Brain and Mind Centre<http://sydney.edu.au/brain-mind/> (USYD).

Professor Jeanette Kennett FAHA
Head of Department of Philosophy
Deputy Director: Centre for Agency Values and Ethics
Department of Philosophy
Faculty of Arts
Level 2, The Australian Hearing Hub
16 University Avenue

tel:+61 2 98501047<tel:%2B61%202%2098501047>

Team Leader: Australian Neurolaw Database Project


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