Past Events

Medical Aid in Dying in Canada – Where are we and where are we going?

2018 BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK – ANNUAL DISTINGUISHED NEUROETHICS LECTURE Jennifer A. Chandler, LLM, Bertram Loeb Research Chair and Professor, Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa Prof. Jennifer A. Chandler is a Professor of Law and holder of the Bertram Loeb Research Chair at the University of Ottawa’s Centre […]

The lights are off; is anyone home? The ethics of hidden consciousness

2017 BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK – ANNUAL DISTINGUISHED NEUROETHICS LECTURE Thomas I. Cochrane MD, MBA, Associate Neurologist and Senior Ethics Consultant, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Assistant Professor of Neurology and Director of Neuroethics, Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School Tuesday, March 14, 2017 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Queen Elizabeth Theatre (Salons), 650 Hamilton St., Vancouver, […]

Careful what you wish for: who will pay for the new drugs that delay the progression of Alzheimer’s disease?

2016 BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK – ANNUAL DISTINGUISHED NEUROETHICS LECTURE Serge Gauthier, C.M., M.D., F.R.C.P.C., Director, AD & Related Disorders Research Unit, McGill Center for Studies in Aging, Douglas Mental Health Research Institute; Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Medicine, McGill University Tuesday, March 15, 2016 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Performance Theatre, Level 2, […]

Rethinking Depression and Its Treatment: Perspectives from Studies of Deep Brain Stimulation

2015 BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK – ANNUAL DISTINGUISHED NEUROETHICS LECTURE Helen S. Mayberg, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology and Radiology, Dorothy Fuqua Chair in Psychiatry Imaging and Therapeutics, Emory University Tuesday, March 17, 2015 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Rudy North Lecture Theatre, Rm 101, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, […]

Big Data Meets Brain Science: The New Frontier

2014 BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK – ANNUAL DISTINGUISHED NEUROETHICS LECTURE Bartha Knoppers, Ph.D., Professor, McGill University Wednesday, March 12, 2014 6:30 PM Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, 580 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1L6 This event is part of Brain Matters! Vancouver. For more details, please visit

Ethics of Research With Brain-Impaired Adults Who Cannot Consent

2013 BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK – ANNUAL DISTINGUISHED NEUROETHICS LECTURE Scott Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Co-Director – Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine, University of Michigan Wednesday, March 13, 2013 4:00 PM Brain Research Centre Conference Room, Koerner Pavilion, UBC Hospital, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, V6T 2B5

Ethics for UBC

Neuroethics Canada is pleased to announce Ethics for UBC, a series of panel discussions that will explore the current landscape of ethics scholarship and education across the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses of our university. In attending one of the five interactive 75-min panel discussions, you will have the opportunity to learn about the current ethics-related endeavours […]

Neurotechnologies and Human Rights Framework: Do We Need New Rights?

The Round Table “Neurotechnologies and Human Rights Framework: Do We Need New Rights?” will take place online on Tuesday 9 November 2021 (10:00 – 17:00 CEST).   The event is co-organized by the Council of Europe and the OECD, with the participation of UNESCO. It is held in the context of the launch of the Council of […]

2021 INS Annual Meeting

The 2021 INS Annual Meeting is fast approaching! This online conference features topics at the intersection of neuroethics and social justice. The program includes expert panels, engaging workshops and discussions, and networking opportunities for students and professionals at all stages of their careers. Organized by the International Neuroethics Society, the event will be held online via […]

Care, Collaborate, Lead: Digital & Mental Health Equity in the Asia Pacific

Join REMAP-Digital’s inaugural conference on research in mental health equity and digital health in the Asia-Pacific and explore mutual interests and opportunities for research collaboration within the REMAP-Digital network. This conference focuses on three themes: 1) Innovations in digital mental health; 2) COVID 19 and mental health equity; and 3) Collaborative engagement in global mental […]