Global Neuroethics Engagement Pre-Summit Workshop

May 19, 2019 1:00 pm → May 21, 2019 2:00 pm

The Global Neuroethics group of the International Brain Initiative has been enthusiastically preparing for the 2019 year of engagement.


The Global Neuroethics Group, The Kavli Foundation and the Ethics and Society group of the Human Brain Project, cordially invite you to attend the Global Neuroethics Engagement Pre-Summit Workshop in Uppsala, Sweden on May 19-21, 2019.  In continuation of the momentum and efforts set forth in 2018, this meeting will focus on presenting research on the state of neuroscience and neuroethics engagement as well as the development of survey instruments for scientists and the general public based on the five Neuroethics Questions for Neuroscientists (NeQN, GNS delegates et al, 2018, Neuron).

The meeting will begin at 5.30pm (CET) on May 19th, 2019 with an evening reception, (including dinner) and end 12.30pm CET (including lunch) on May 21st, 2019.

This Pre-Summit meeting will set the stage for our annual Global Neuroethics Summit in Daegu, Republic of Korea on Sept 25-27, 2019, which follows the IBRO congress. At this meeting each of the brain projects will present preliminary data from the surveys. We will use this information to discuss how the relevance and utility of the five NeQN in future engagement practices and education programs.

Formal invitation, with details regarding travel and accommodation upon acceptance of invitation. Funding for travel and accommodations available upon request. Meals will be provided.

Program at a glance:

Please find detailed draft program here (coming soon)

You can register for the workshop below.


Best regard on behalf of the organizing committee

Karen S. Rommelfanger Sung-Jin Jeong Caroline Montojo Brooke Smith
Co-chair Global Neuroethics Workgroup IBI, Director Neuroethics Programme,
Emory Center for Ethics
Atlanta, GA, USA
Co-chair, Global Neuroethics Workgroup IBI, Director Brain Research Policy Center,
Korea Brain Research Institute
Daegu, Republic of Korea
Director Kavli Brain Initiatives, and IBI Spokesperson
The Kavli Foundation
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Director Public Engagement,
The Kavli Foundation
Los Angeles, CA, USA
. . . .
Lars Klüver Lise Bitsch Arleen Salles
Deputy leader Ethics and Society, the Human Brain Project, Director
Danish Board of Technology Foundation
Copenhagen Denmark
Senior Project Manager, Ethics & Society, the Human Brain Project,
Danish Board of Technology Foundation
Copenhagen, Denmark
IBI neuroethics Human Brain Project representative, Director Neuroethics Programme,
Center for Philosophical Investigations, Buenos Aires, Argentina


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