Ethical Issues in Neuroscience Symposium

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Ethical Issues in Neuroscience Symposium

July 23, 2013 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Ethical Issues in Neuroscience
Sponsored by AAAS and the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
A One-Day Symposium at AAAS hosted by the NeuroPolicy Affinity Group

8:00 am – 9:00 am: Coffee and working breakfast, Co-sponsored by the Neuroethics Studies Program of the Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics, Georgetown University Medical Center

9:00 am – 9:15 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks

Alan Leshner, Chief Executive Officer of AAAS and Executive Publisher of the journal Science

9:15 am – 11:00 am: Panel on NeuroEthics in Defense

Moderated by Christian Macedonia
Panelists: James Giordano, William Casebeer, Andrew Herr, and Jonathan Moreno

11:00 am – 12:15 pm: Working lunch – Break-out I: NeuroEthics in Defense

12:15 pm – 1:00 pm: Report out on break-out I

1:00 pm – 2:45 pm: Panel on Promoting and Teaching Standards in NeuroEthics

Introduced by Misti Ault Anderson
Moderated by James Giordano
Panelists: Rachel Wurzman, Debra Matthews, Carol Erting, and Joseph Procaccini

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm: Break-out II: Promoting and Teaching NeuroEthics

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm: Report out on break-out II

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm: From Ethics to Policy and Law

Michael Swetnam, President and CEO of Potomac Institute

5:30 pm – 5:45 pm: Closing comments

Philip Rubin, Principal Assistant Director for Science in the Office of Science and Technology Policy

5:45 pm – 7:00 pm: Networking reception


July 23, 2013
8:00 am - 7:00 pm


1200 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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