Agenda for Meeting 17: June 9-10, 2014 Atlanta, Ga

Claudia Nance Rollins Building
Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University
1518 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30322

Monday, June 9

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 – 9:45 a.m. Session 1: Research and Integration Update and Application and Implications Update

9:45 – 11:00 a.m. Session 2: Neuroscience Research Across Life Stages

William D. Graf, M.D.  
Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology
Yale University School of Medicine

David W. Wright, M.D.   
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Director of Emergency Neurosciences
Emory University School of Medicine

Howard Feldman, M.D., F.R.C.P. 
Professor of Neurology and Executive Dean, Research
Faculty of Medicine
University of British Columbia

Rebecca Dresser, J.D.    
Daniel Noyes Kirby Professor of Law
Professor of Ethics in Medicine
Washington University, St. Louis

11:00 – 11:15 a.m. Break

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Session 3: Data Sharing and Access in Neuroscience

Giorgio A. Ascoli, Ph.D.  
University Professor, Molecular Neuroscience Department
Founding Director
Center for Neural Informatics, Structures, and Plasticity
Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study
George Mason University

Helen Nissenbaum, Ph.D.
Professor, Media, Culture, and Communication, and Computer Science
Director, Information Law Institute
New York University

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  Lunch Break

1:00 – 2:15 p.m. Session 4: The Potential of Neuroscience Research

Harry Johns 
President and Chief Executive Officer
Alzheimer’s Association

Sohini Chowdhury
Senior Vice President, Research Partnerships
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

Gregory Simon, M.D., M.P.H. 
Investigator, Group Health Research Institute
Chair, Scientific Advisory Board
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Patrick Corrigan, Psy.D.  
Distinguished Professor of Psychology
Illinois Institute of Technology

2:15 – 2:30 p.m.  Break

2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Session 5: Roundtable Discussion

4:00 – 4:15 p.m. Closing Remarks

Amy Gutmann, Ph.D.
James Wagner, Ph.D.

Tuesday, June 10

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.  Opening Remarks

Amy Gutmann, Ph.D.
Commission Chair

James Wagner, Ph.D.
Commission Vice Chair

9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Session 6: Potential Implications of Advances in Neuroscience Research for Ethics and Moral Decision Making

Joshua D. Greene, Ph.D.  
John and Ruth Hazel Associate Professor of Psychology
Director, Moral Cognition Lab
Harvard University

Alfred R. Mele, Ph.D.    
William H. and Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy
Florida State University

10:00 – 10:45 a.m.  Session 7: Evaluating Frameworks for Ethical and Societal Issues Raised by Emerging Neurotechnologies

Herbert S. Lin, Ph.D
Chief Scientist, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board
National Research Council of the National Academies

Robert McGinn, Ph.D.  
Professor of Management Science and Engineering
Professor of Science, Technology, and Society
Stanford University

10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Session 8: Roundtable Discussion

12:00 – 12:15 p.m. Concluding Remarks

Amy Gutmann, Ph.D.
James Wagner, Ph.D.


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