Past Events

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 […]

Biomarkers in research and care: applications and implications

Wednesday, Jul 21, 2021 10:00AM – 11:00AM PDT What are biomarkers and what do they represent for people with dementia? How are biomarkers used in cognitive impairment research and clinical care? What are the potential benefits and limitation of using biomarkers? And what is the “real world” impact of them? Join the Canadian Consortium on […]

World Women in Neuroscience – Black in Neuro

July 8, 2021 12:00 PM EDT Join World Women in Neuroscience and Black In Neuro (BiN) as they host an educational webinar with BiN founder, Angeline Dukes, to discuss, “Why Black in Neuro?” To register for this meeting, visit  

Environmental Neuroethics: the Crossroads of Environment, Brain and Mental Health

Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:00 AM PDT To register, please visit: 21st century environmental challenges coupled to novel scientific understandings of their impacts on neurological and mental health raise a distinct set of considerations at the interface between environmental ethics, brain health, and public policy. How do environmental factors like pollution, toxicity, and radiation […]

Neuroethics for the Neurosciences

June 15, 2021 9:00AM PST/12:00AM EST Register here: Neuroethical thinking has been increasingly incorporated into neuroscience discovery, translation, and commercialization over the past 20 years. We will discuss how this growth has occurred using case examples from neuroimaging and other modalities. We will also look to the future where interdisciplinary and intersectional alignment of […]

Pushing the Limits: Children, Athletics and Ethics

July 23-24, 2021 – Presented Virtually Athletics are a central part of the lives of children, adolescents and young adults. Kids are engaging in athletics at younger ages and higher intensities than ever before, bringing a greater understanding of both the benefits and risks of athletic participation. Our latest knowledge has shaped some serious ethical […]

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: