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July 2018

11th FENS Forum of Neuroscience

July 7 - July 11
Berlin, Germany Berlin, Germany Google Map

With up to 7,000 attendees, the FENS Forum of Neuroscience is the largest international neuroscience meeting in Europe. The Forum scientific programme covers all domains of modern brain research. With 56 parallel symposia, 20 plenary and special lectures and more than 3,500 abstracts the FENS forum covers neuroscience from basic [...]

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17th SUMMER COURSE IN BIOETHICS. Human Enhancement: Bioethical Challenges of Emerging Technologies

July 9 - July 13

17th SUMMER COURSE IN BIOETHICS July 9 to 13, 2018 – Rome Italy Human Enhancement: Bioethical Challenges of Emerging Technologies 17th Summer and International Refresher Course in Bioethics will take place from July 9 to 13, 2018 at our University Campus: Via degli Aldobrandeschi 190. 00165 Rome. Italy. The course, entitled Human [...]

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August 2018

Call for Proposals – Mind and Brain Annual Conference

August 1

This annual conference will bring together scholars and researchers from all areas whose work concerns important issues involving the mind and brain. Submissions may concern traditional such as epistemology, cognition, reasoning, theory of action, consciousness, and philosophy of mind; topics may have a theoretical, practical or historical focus. We welcome submissions from [...]

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Social and Cultural Neuroscience Workshop

August 13 - August 17
McGill University Québec, Montréal Canada Google Map

This workshop will provide an overview of core topics and recent developments in social and cultural neuroscience research in order to promote cross-disciplinary collaboration in global mental health. After an introduction to cognitive, social, and cultural neuroscience, the workshop will focus on the potential and limits of methods that can [...]

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Neuroscience & Society: Ethics, Laws, and Technology

August 24 - August 25

Abstracts due: 7 June 2018 Advances in brain scanning and intervention technologies are transforming our ability to observe, explain, and influence human thought and behaviour. Potential applications of such technologies (e.g. brain-based pain detection in civil lawsuits, medications to help criminal offenders become less impulsive, prediction of future behaviour through [...]

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NSO Preceptorial – “Brave Neuro World” with Martha Farah

August 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia 19104 United States Google Map

Martha Farah will be offering her preceptorial, "Brave Neuro World," once again during New Student Orientation (NSO). Preceptorials are non-credit seminars led by faculty and the goal of Preceptorials is learning for learning's sake.   Brave Neuro World: How Will Neuroscience Change Life in the 21st Century? Description: New developments [...]

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September 2018

Bioethics Discussion: Neuroethics

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lurie Biomedical Engineering – 2185 LBME, 1101 BEAL AVE
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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The University of Michigan Bioethics Discussion Group presents: Neuroethics - A Discussion on the Origins of Our Moral Situation Essays to consider: Neuroethics: an agenda for neuroscience and society Neuroethics: the practical and the philosophical Neuroethics for the new millennium For more information and to receive a copy of the [...]

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CNS Lunch Conversation – Lisa Miracchi

September 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests. Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Lisa Miracchi is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy, and will discuss the question: How do philosophers think [...]

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Causality in the Neuro- and Psychological Sciences 2018

September 19 - September 21
University of Antwerp, University of Antwerp Belgium Google Map

19-21 September, 2018. University of Antwerp, Belgium Causality is one of the key concepts that require clarification if we want to understand scientific practice. Causal knowledge is useful for prediction and scientific explanation and is indispensable when we endeavour to intervene in the world. Causal relations are ubiquitous, but sometimes [...]

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Mind and Brain Annual Conference

September 20 - September 21
Insight Institute of Neurosurgery & Neuroscience, 4800 S Saginaw St
Flint, MI 48557 United States
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$170

Papers presented at the Mind and Brain conference will be eligible for inclusion in a proceedings issue of the Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics (JCN). The Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics is a peer-reviewed, open access journal published online, aimed at the cross-fertilization of research in neuro-, bio- and medical science and [...]

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CNS Dialogue Series: Advances and Ethics of Human Memory Enhancement

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Join the CNS for a dialogue with Jonathan Moreno, Professor of Medical Ethics & Health Policy, and Dan Rizzuto, CEO of Nia Therapeutics. Graduate student Briana Last will lead the discussion. Wine and cheese will be served! RSVP at info@neuroethics.upenn.edu

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The Adolescent Brain

September 28 - October 3

The past two decades have been a time of enormous growth in the study of adolescent brain development. Advances in the field have transformed our conceptualization of this phase of life and raised important questions about the implications of the developmental neuroscience of adolescence for policies and practices affecting young [...]

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October 2018

CNS Lunch Conversation – Yvette Sheline

October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests. Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Yvette Sheline is a Professor of Psychiatry, and will discuss novel brain therapies for depression and [...]

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Autism: Neuroscience and Society Series

October 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
AAAS Headquarters, 1200 New York Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Autism is a mysterious and puzzling disorder. In 1943, American child psychiatrist Leo Kanner first published a paper describing 11 children who were highly intelligent but displayed “a powerful desire for aloneness” and “an obsessive insistence on persistent sameness.” He called this condition “early infantile autism.” Prior to that time, [...]

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15th Annual Society for Neuroeconomics Meeting

October 5 - October 7
Huntsman Hall, 3730 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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The Society for Neuroeconomics promotes interdisciplinary research and discussion through its annual meeting.  The meeting is attended by scholars in all levels and areas of neuroeconomics research including the fields of economics, psychology, neuroscience, finance and medicine.  The meeting’s format, consisting of general sessions, meals, and a reception, provides ample [...]

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2018 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC)

October 7 - October 10

The 2018 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2018) will be held at the unique Seagaia Convention Center, Miyazaki, Japan. SMC2018 is the flagship conference of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society. The scope includes the field of Systems Science & Engineering, Human-Machine Systems and Cybernetics. It [...]

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CNS Lunch Conversation – Ted Brodkin

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests. Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Ted Brodkin is a Professor of Psychiatry, and will discuss genes for social behavior. Lunch will [...]

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CNS Public Talk – Making addiction a brain disease: A social history of addiction neuroscience

October 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Claudia Cohen Hall, 249 S. 36th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Making addiction a brain disease: A social history of addiction neuroscience Nancy D. Campbell, Department of Science and Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Location: Claudia Cohen Hall 402, 249 South 36th Street With generous co-sponsorship by the Dept of History and Sociology of Science The 2018-2019 CNS Talk Series focuses [...]

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CNS Lunch Conversation – Michael Gazzaniga

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Join the CNS for a lunchtime conversation with Micheal Gazzaniga - one of the founding fathers of cognitive neuroscience. Sandwiches and drinks will be served. 

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Michael Gazzaniga Fall Annual Oration: The Consciousness Instinct

October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Meyerson Hall (Lecture Hall B1), 210 S 34th St
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Free

Doors open at 7 PM. The Lecture will begin at 7:30 PM. The Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania is proud to present Dr. Michael Gazzaniga as the 2018 Annual Orator. Dr. Gazzaniga is known as the founder of the field of cognitive neuroscience and is famous for his [...]

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November 2018

International Neuroethics Society Annual Meeting: Cutting Edge Neuroscience, Cutting Edge Neuroethics

November 1 - November 2
San Diego Central Library, 330 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA United States
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Schedule is subject to change.   Thursday, November 1 10:00–10:30 AM Registration / Networking / Coffee   10:30–10:40 PM Welcome Steve Hyman and Ariel Cascio, Program Committee Co-Chairs   PLENARY LECTURE (10:40–11:00 PM) Opening Lecture   PANEL (11:00 AM–12:00 PM) Digitally Decoding Brain & Behavior Moderated by Tom Insel, Mindstrong [...]

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CNS Public Talk – All about vaping: science, policy, and society

November 1 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Gittis Hall, 3501 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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All about vaping: science, policy, and society* Eric Feldman, Penn Law Janet Audrain-McGovern, Psychiatry, PSOM Mari A. Schaefer, Philadelphia Inquirer Location: Gittis Hall 2, 3501 Sansom Street The 2018-2019 CNS Talk Series focuses on Drugs, the Brain and Society. Lectures run 4:30-5:30 followed by discussion and a reception. Our lectures [...]

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Neuroscience 2018

November 3 - November 7
San Diego Convention Center San Diego, CA United States Google Map

SfN's 48th annual meeting, Neuroscience 2018, is the world's largest neuroscience conference for scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and nervous system. SfN invites you to its renowned venue where neuroscientists collaborate and network with peers, learn from experts, explore the newest neuroscience tools and technologies, and discover [...]

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CNS Lunch Conversation – Maria Chiara Errigo

November 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests. Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Maria Chiara Errigo will be visiting from her home institution, the University of Parma in Italy, [...]

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NeuroPolicy Affinity Group Talk – Dr. Khara Ramos

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
AAAS Headquarters, 1200 New York Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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The AAAS NeuroPolicy Affinity Group's next talk will feature a presentation on neuroethics from Dr. Khara Ramos, Senior Science Policy Analyst in the Office of Scientific Liaison within the Office of the Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a part of the National Institutes of Health [...]

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13th World Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics and Health Law

November 27 - November 29
Ramada Hotel Jerusalem, Israel Google Map

This conference, organized by the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, is designed to offer a platform for the exchange of information and knowledge and to hold discussions, lectures, workshops, and exhibition of programs and databases. Register here.

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Preceptorial: How Visual Neuroscience Impacts Marketing & Consumer Behavior

November 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Goddard Labs, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA, 19104 United States
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Description: We are constantly exposed to advertisements and experience visual messages from product packages in stores, retail displays, and products already owned. Visual marketing is an essential part of corporate identity, strategy, branding, and communication. Some of this falls to creative graphic design, but advertising, design, and marketing can also be [...]

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CNS Lunch Conversation – Dom Sisti

November 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests. Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Dom Sisti is an Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics, and will discuss the neuroethics of psychiatry. [...]

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December 2018

CNS Lunch Conversation – Sara Manning Peskin

December 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests. Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Sara Manning Peskin is a Resident in Neurology, and an essayist. She will discuss science and [...]

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CNS Public Talk – The 7th Annual GVR Khodadad Lecture – From selfish to selfless: psychopharmacology of human altruism

December 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Gittis Hall, 3501 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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The 7th Annual GVR Khodadad Lecture – From selfish to selfless: psychopharmacology of human altruism Molly Crockett, Psychology, Yale University Location: Gittis Hall 2, 3501 Sansom Street The 2018-2019 CNS Talk Series focuses on Drugs, the Brain and Society. Lectures run 4:30-5:30 followed by discussion and a reception. Our lectures [...]

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