Past Events

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 […]

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 […]

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: […]

Baba Brinkman’s Rap Guide to Consciousness

Neuroethics Canada and Science World are pleased to present: Baba Brinkman’s Rap Guide to Consciousness 7:30 PM (Doors open 7:00pm) April 28, 2019 OMNIMax Theatre, TELUS World of Science 1455 Quebec Street Vancouver, BC, V6A 3Z7 (map) The 5th instalment of Baba Brinkman’s Rap Guide series, Rap Guide to Consciousness, is part rap concert, part […]

Women in Science, Health and Innovation: Leadership Looking To The Future

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Consulates-General of France, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and the United States, and Neuroethics Canada at the University of British Columbia cordially invite you to attend the conference: “Women in Science, Health and Innovation: Leadership Looking To The Future” Welcoming remarks by The Honourable Janet Austin, OBC Lieutenant […]

Neuropsychiatry Grand Rounds

2019 Digital Phenotyping: A New Window on Cognition, Mood, and Behavior Thomas R. Insel, MD 2019 Brain Awareness Week – Annual Distinguished Neuroethics Speaker Co-founder and President Mindstrong Health Wednesday, March 13, 2019 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Room 1C13, Detwiller Pavilion, UBC Hospital Abstract: Wearables and smartphones give us unprecedented data about ourselves. With […]