Past Events

A Commitment to Co-Creation of Knowledge for Meaningful Brain Research

Neuroethics Canada’s Dr. Judy Illes will be speaking at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics Seminars on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT Watch a recording of the event here: For more details, please visit:  

Neuroethics for Novel Neurotechnologies

Monday, April 19, 2021 12:00PM PDT (3:00PM EDT) Progress in advancing neurotechnologies is occurring at a time of change in health and social landscapes. As novel brain technologies traverse the realm of preclinical experimentation to real world treatments, questions of readiness, equitable patient access, legal and intellectual rights surface. Join us to hear leaders of […]

Brain Awareness Week – Annual Distinguished Neuroethics Lecture

2021 Hacking the Mind: How Technology Is Changing The Way We View Our Brain and Ourselves Nir Lipsman, MD, PhD, FRCSC, Assistant Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT Overview: As it advances, our relationship with brain technology will change. In this […]

Neuroethics Seminar

2021 Why neurosurgeons should care about ethics and why ethicists should care about neurosurgery Nir Lipsman, MD, PhD, FRCSC 2021 Brain Awareness Week – Annual Distinguished Neuroethics Speaker Assistant Professor Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery University of Toronto Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT Via Zoom Bio: Nir Lipsman, MD, […]

Livewire: A Stimulating Night of Neurotechnology

Livewire is a virtual entertainment event that combines neuroscience, neuroethics, and interactive media for participatory technology design. Click the title to read more.

The future is here: Choosing new technologies to support healthy brain aging

Virtual Dialogue on Aging 2:00PM – 3:00PM Thursday, June 25, 2020 In this online session, we will review current and novel assistive technologies to support healthy aging, including wearables, home sensors, smart phone applications, health websites, and robots. We will explore key ethical issues of these technologies, with a focus on the benefits and harms […]

Columbia Research Ethics & Compliance: Film Discussions – Charly

Mark your calendars for a new discussion series that will examine research ethics issues raised in popular films and documentaries! Multidisciplinary perspectives are welcome. Anyone from any University department is welcome to attend any or all of these meetings. Wednesday, June 24, 2020 3:30PM – 5:00PM EDT This event will be held online via Zoom; […]

Wicked Health Challenge Dialogues

Hosted by Neuroethics Canada and the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue   COVID19 Edition: What lies ahead? Tuesday, June 2, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Are you wondering what response and recovery looks like for a pandemic? How complex are the problems that lie ahead, and why does that matter? Join us over […]

2020 BRAIN Initiative Investigators Meeting

Interested in neurotechnology, neuroscience, and neuroethics? Register for this year’s BRAIN Initiative Investigators Meeting – to be held virtually June 1st – 2nd: Then make plans to join on Monday, June 1, 11:30AM-12:30PM EDT, for a session on Ethics in the time of COVID-19: An interactive discussion. Register separately for this special session via […]