Past Events

Ethics in Policy, Business & Law

 Ethics in Policy, Business & Law was the third installation of Ethics for UBC, a five-part speaker series that explores the current landscape of ethics scholarship and education across the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses of our university. This panel discussion focused on ethics across a variety of disciplines, from Indigenous law and policy, to sustainable […]

Neuroethics Seminar

2022 Neuroethics and Neurotechnology: What does the Future Hold? Patrick McDonald MD, MHSc, FRCSC 2022 Brain Awareness Week – Annual Distinguished Neuroethics Speaker Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Winnipeg Children’s Hospital Head, Section of Neurosurgery, University of Manitoba Faculty, Neuroethics Canada, University of British Columbia Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 12:00PM – 1:00PM PDT Via Zoom Overview: This seminar […]

Worlds Apart – Ensuring Equitable Access to Advances in Brain Health

2022 BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK – ANNUAL DISTINGUISHED NEUROETHICS LECTURE Patrick McDonald, MD, MHSc, FRCSC, Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Winnipeg Children’s Hospital; Head, Section of Neurosurgery, University of Manitoba; Faculty, Neuroethics Canada, University of British Columbia Tuesday, March 15, 2022 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM PDT Overview: Rapid technological advancements have led to the potential for significant improvements […]

Ethics in Technology

Ethics in Technology was the second installation of Ethics for UBC, a five-part speaker series that explores the current landscape of ethics scholarship and education across the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses of our university. This panel discussion focused on ethics across a variety of disciplines that involve technology, from engineering and architecture to neuroscience and nursing. […]

The Ethics of Medical Cannabis for Children in an Unregulated World

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS Wednesday, June 23, 2021 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT Via Zoom Join us for an interactive conversation with experts on the topic of ethics and medical cannabis for children and youth in health care. The dialogue will take place both through live engagement with the public and pre-submitted questions. We want to […]

Controversies in Medical Cannabis for Children and Youth

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS Monday, December 7, 2020 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PST This event is held via Zoom. A link to the talk will be shared via email to registered attendees prior to the event. Join us for an interactive discussion about the controversies in medical cannabis for children and youth. Featured speaker: Hal Siden, […]

Ethical quarantine tools: Self-hypnosis for pain management

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS Monday, July 06, 2020 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT This event is held via Zoom. Join us for an interactive discussion about the ways that the power of words can affect the experience of pain and the ethical underpinnings of the practice of hypnosis. Speaker: Elvira V. Lang, MD, FSIR, FSCEH Comfort […]

Mental health now: Neurotechnology and the shifting face of psychiatry

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS 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 is welcome! Speakers: Laura Y. Cabrera, PhD Assistant Professor […]