CFP: The Future of Neuroethics

Submission deadline: February 15, 2019

Conference date(s):
May 15, 2019 - May 17, 2019

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Conference Venue:

University Vita-Salute San Raffaele
Milano, Italy

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The Italian Society for Neuroethics and the International Neuroethics Society are glad to announce the Call for Papers for the 11th edition of the International Scientific Conference on Neuroethics

The Future of Neuroethics

Meetings on Neuroscience and Society, XI Edition May 15th - 17th, 2019 Vita-Salute San Raffaele University

Via Olgettina 58 - Milan, Italy Keynote Speakers (among others) Alfred Mele (Florida State University)

Barbara Sahakian (University of Cambridge)

Francesco Guala (University of Milan)

Adrian Owen (Cambridge Brain Sciences)

Raffaella Rumiati (SISSA, Trieste)

Arleen L. Salles (Uppsala University)

Julian Savulescu (University of Oxford)

Conference Topics Neuroethics has always been an interdisciplinary field and we are willing to strengthen links among scholars of different research areas and from different countries.

The Conference will feature a session on the new frontiers of the concept of brain death and on the new technological possibilities currently available.

We also invite contributions on the following sections:

1. Moral cognition.

2. Neurolaw.

3. Neuroeconomy, neuropolitics, and neuromarketing.

4. Free will and consciousness.

5. Issues arising from clinical applications of technological innovations.

6. Philosophy of cognitive science.

7. Neuroenhancement.

8. Genetics and the brain.

Contributions can be experimental, theoretical, analytical, or critical works. Submission Guidelines and Attendance Participants can only send one contribution as first authors, but they can appear as second authors of other contributions. Abstracts must be submitted through EasyChair (

Any request of information should be sent to [email protected] Abstracts must be ready for double blind review and should not exceed 300 words, plus 10 reference records, which will not be considered in the words count. Authors should indicate in their

submission the section for which they intend to contribute. Abstracts can be written either in English or in Italian, according to the language chosen for the paper. However, since the audience is international, we warmly encourage submissions in English. Deadlines and Reviewing Process The deadline for abstract submission is February 3rd, 2019. Notification of acceptance will be given by March 15th, 2019. Abstracts will be subject to blind review. The Scientific Committee will be selected from members of the Italian Society for Neuroethics and the International Neuroethics Society. Accepted papers will have 20 minutes for presentation, plus 10 minutes for discussion. All authors of selected papers, if attending, will have to subscribe to the Conference. Fees Faculty members: 80 euros Others (junior researchers and non-academics): 40 euros Fee for one-day participation: 25 euros Conference Program The Conference Program will be available on the website of the Italian Society for Neuroethics ( Scientific and Organizing Committee Michele Di Francesco, IUSS, Pavia (SINe President)

Hank Greely, Stanford University (INS President)

Massimo Reichlin, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University Andrea Lavazza, Centro Universitario Internazionale, Arezzo Michela Balconi, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan Sarah Songhorian, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University

Giulia Piredda, IUSS, Pavia Mario De Caro, Roma Tre University

Organizing Secretary Sarah Songhorian, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University e-mail: [email protected]

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