Abstract submission for the 2012 International Neuroethics Society meeting in New Orleans is now open.

Abstracts should be up to 500 words (including title, author names and affiliations and references if applicable). At least one author must be an INS member and register for the Annual Meeting. Abstracts will be reviewed by the INS Program Committee. Work presented in abstracts must be in compliance with local IRB governance and comply with INS the Abstract Submission and Disclosure Statement at www.neuroethicssociety.org

Five submissions will be selected for Oral Presentations. Two submissions will receive a $250 Travel Award.Twenty-five abstracts will be published in the online version of AJOB- Neuroscience.

FORMAT your abstract as follows: (1) All text left justified; (2) Title in capitals; (3) Authors’ initials and surnames, with superscripts for institutional affiliations if more than one; (4) General question or issue being addressed should be stated at outset; (5) References optional and no more than 5, formatted for AJOB-N.

The deadline is 5:00 p.m. EDT on JULY 2, 2012. Submit your abstract to administrator@neuroethicssociety.org

Presenting authors will receive notification about submission by August 1.

POSTER SPECIFICATIONS: When preparing your poster for the meeting, please keep the dimensions within 4 ft x 4 ft or 1.1 m x 1.1 m. The title should be large enough to read from several yards away. Other suggestions: include figures if applicable, use bulleted points as much as possible and avoid long sections of text.

The International Neuroethics Society is an interdisciplinary group of scholars, scientists, clinicians and other professionals who share an interest in the social, legal, ethical and policy implications of advances in neuroscience. Our mission is to promote the development and responsible application of neuroscience through interdisciplinary and international research, education, outreach and public engagement for the benefit of people of all nations, ethnicities, and cultures.