Past Events

Wicked Health Challenge Dialogues

Neuroethics Canada and the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue are pleased to invite you to WICKED HEALTH CHALLENGE DIALOGUES Gene Editing: A silver bullet or a tool for eugenics? Thursday, January 23, 2020 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM Jack P. Blaney Asia Pacific Hall, Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue 580 W. Hastings St, […]

Brain Control: The impact of science and technology on our mental health, law and privacy

  Wednesday, December 4, 2019 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm AEDT Conversation Quarter, State Library Victoria Entry 3, 179 La Trobe Street Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia Seats are limited! Register by Nov 27 to attend this FREE public event: Smartphones, smartwatches, other wearable devices and apps are now a part of everyday life. These […]

Dr. Judy Illes at TEDxAbbotsford: [re]imagine

Neuroethics Canada’s Dr. Judy Illes will be speaking at the 2019 TEDxAbbotsford: [re]imagine Saturday, November 9, 2019 UFV Abbotsford Student Union Society 33844 King Rd V2S8A6, Abbotsford, Canada (map) For tickets and further information, please visit:

Mapping Neuroethics: An Expanded Vision

International Neuroethics Society 2019 Annual Meeting October 17-18, 2019 Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel 221 North Columbus Drive Chicago, IL USA 60601 The 2019 Annual Meeting of the International Neuroethics Society (INS) will gather a diverse group of scholars, scientists, clinicians, and professionals dedicated to the responsible use of advances in brain science. Attendees will participate […]

Applying the Wisdoms of Keith Brownell to Ethical Challenges of Advanced Neurotechnology

CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE GRAND ROUNDS DR. KEITH BROWNELL LECTURESHIP IN ETHICS Applying the Wisdoms of Keith Brownell to Ethical Challenges of Advanced Neurotechnology 08:00AM – 09:00AM Coombs Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, Foothills Hospital (directions) Judy Illes CM, PHD Professor of Neurology, Tier I Canada Research Chair Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia Director, Neuroethics Canada […]

Community Conversations | Café Neuroéthique

2019 Mental health now: Neurotechnology and the shifting face of psychiatry Monday, July 29, 2019 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Community Recreation Centre 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver, BC, V5Y0B1 Join us for a lively discussion about opportunities, challenges, and future directions for the use of neurotechnology to treat mental health disorders. FREE ADMISSION – Everyone […]

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: […]