Events

The Ethics of AI and the Machine Human Interface

As AI and robots start making more complex decisions, how do they consider morals, ethics and doing the right thing? From mass surveillance, military applications to making a financial recommendation for your retirement, each interaction has a point of view. Also, how will machines make a good decision in a “no-win” situation? When: Tuesday, May […]

Call for Abstracts: 7th International Conference on Ethics Education

The 7th International Conference on Ethics Education, to be held in Porto, Portugal from July 22 – 24, 2019, is now accepting paper submissions! It is the first time that this event is being held in Portugal and at the Nursing School of Porto in a joint partnership with this School and the International Association […]

Neuroethics Seminar

2019 Neural networks, self-configuration and life in the world Grant Gillett, DPhil(Oxf), FRACS, FRSNZ Professor of Biomedical Ethics Bioethics Centre University of Otago Thursday, April 11, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Neuroethics Canada, UBC Hospital Koerner Pavilion, Conference Room S117 Overview: The animal brain has a capacity over the course of historical and evolutionary […]

Dr. Judy Illes’ Pediatric Grand Rounds Presentation – 2019 Patricia Price Browne Prize in Biomedical Ethics

In line with Dr. Judy Illes’ 2019 Patricia Brown Prize in Biomedical Ethics Award, Dr. Illes will be delivering a presentation at the Pediatric Grand Rounds on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 (12:10 PM CDT) as hosted by the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma. Live streaming can be accessed through the link below: […]

Baba Brinkman’s Rap Guide to Consciousness

Neuroethics Canada and Science World are pleased to present: Baba Brinkman’s Rap Guide to Consciousness 7:30 PM (Doors open 7:00pm) April 28, 2019 OMNIMax Theatre, TELUS World of Science 1455 Quebec Street Vancouver, BC, V6A 3Z7 (map) The 5th instalment of Baba Brinkman’s Rap Guide series, Rap Guide to Consciousness, is part rap concert, part […]

Women in Science, Health and Innovation: Leadership Looking To The Future

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Consulates-General of France, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and the United States, and Neuroethics Canada at the University of British Columbia cordially invite you to attend the conference: “Women in Science, Health and Innovation: Leadership Looking To The Future” Welcoming remarks by The Honourable Janet Austin, OBC Lieutenant […]

Brain Awareness Week – Annual Distinguished Neuroethics Lecture

2019 Smartphones: What They Can Tell Us About Our Brains and Our Minds Thomas R. lnsel, MD, Co-founder and President, Mindstrong Health Tuesday, March 12, 2019 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM C300 Theatre, UBC Robson Square 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 3B7 (map) This public event is free, but tickets are required: https://baw2019neuroethics.eventbrite.com/?aff=CMS Overview: […]

Neuropsychiatry Grand Rounds

2019 Digital Phenotyping: A New Window on Cognition, Mood, and Behavior Thomas R. Insel, MD 2019 Brain Awareness Week – Annual Distinguished Neuroethics Speaker Co-founder and President Mindstrong Health Wednesday, March 13, 2019 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Room 1C13, Detwiller Pavilion, UBC Hospital Abstract: Wearables and smartphones give us unprecedented data about ourselves. With […]

Neurotechnology for High-Consequence Communication and Decision-Making

The International Neuroethics Society and Cognixion are hosting a special 1-day conference on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. The event will be of particular interest to: Neurotechnology industry professionals Neuroscientists and neurologists Psychologists and psychiatrists Lawyers and lawmakers Civil and disability rights professionals Ethicists and philosophers Overview Neurotechnology is advancing at an astonishing […]