Agenda for Meeting Fourteen: Aug. 19-20, 2013 in Philadelphia, PA

Smilow Center for Translational Research
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania 
3400 Civic Center Boulevard Building 421 Philadelphia, PA 19104 
 
Monday, August 19 
 
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.  Welcome and Opening Remarks 
     
Amy Gutmann, Ph.D.
Commission Chair 
     
James Wagner, Ph.D. 
Commission Vice-Chair 
 
9:15 – 10:30 a.m. Session 1: Defining Incidental Findings and a Proposed Ethical Framework
 
Erik Parens, Ph.D. 
Senior Research Scholar
The Hastings Center
 
Henry S. Richardson, J.D., M.P.P., Ph.D. 
Professor, Senior Research Scholar
Kennedy Institute of Ethics
Georgetown University
 
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break 
 
10:45 – 11:45 a.m.  Session 2: Member Discussion  
     
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break 
 
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.  Session 3: Member Discussion  
     
2:00 – 2:15 p.m.  Break 
 
2:15 – 3:15 p.m.  Session 4: Member Discussion  
 
3:15 – 3:30 p.m.  Break 
 
3:30 – 4:45 p.m. Session 5: Member Discussion  
 
4:45 – 5:00 p.m.  Closing Remark
 
Amy Gutmann, Ph.D. 
James Wagner, Ph.D. 
 
Tuesday, August 20 
 
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.  Opening Remarks  
 
Amy Gutmann, Ph.D. 
James Wagner, Ph.D. 
 
9:15 – 10:30 a.m. Session 6: Ethical Issues Associated with the BRAIN Initiative and Ongoing Work in Neuroscience   
 
David Chalmers, Ph.D. 
Professor of Philosophy and Co-director of the Center for Mind, Brain, and Consciousness
New York University
Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Centre for Consciousness
Australian National University
 
Walter J. Koroshetz, M.D.
Deputy Director
National Institute of Neurologic Disease and Stroke
National Institutes of Health
 
John C. Wingfield, Ph.D. 
Assistant Director for the Directorate for Biological Sciences
National Science Foundation
 
William D. Casebeer, Ph.D. (U.S.A.F., Retired)
Program Manager
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
 
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break 
 
10:45 – 11:45 a.m. Session 7: Foundational Ethics—Models for Integrating Ethics and Science 
 
Deborah G. Johnson, Ph.D., M.Phil., M.A. 
Anne Shirley Carter Olsson Professor of Applied Ethics
Science, Technology, and Society Program
Department of Engineering and Society
School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Virginia
 
Thomas H. Murray, Ph.D.
President Emeritus
The Hastings Center
 
Anjan Chatterjee, M.D., F.A.A.N.
Professor of Neurology
Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Center for Functional Neuroimaging
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
 
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Session 8: Roundtable Discussion  
 
12:45 – 1:00 p.m. Concluding Remarks 
 
Amy Gutmann, Ph.D. 
James Wagner, Ph.D.