Neurotech Conference
Toronto, Canada
June 5, 2019

Neurotechnology for High-Consequence Communication and Decision-Making

MEETING VENUE

Commerce Court West
5th Floor
30 Wellington Street West
Toronto, Ontario, M5L 1L5

ORGANIZERS
 

INS
Cognixioin: AI-Powered People

The International Neuroethics Society and Cognixion are hosting a special 1-day conference on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. The event will be of particular interest to:

  • Neurotechnology industry professionals
  • Neuroscientists and neurologists
  • Psychologists and psychiatrists
  • Lawyers and lawmakers
  • Civil and disability rights professionals
  • Ethicists and philosophers

Overview

Neurotechnology is advancing at an astonishing pace which will bring massive benefits to people disadvantaged by disease, disability or injury. But where we rely on neurotechnology to enable communication, the stakes are high.

Experts from industry, academia and legal professions will come together to discuss the social and ethical implications of neurotechnology relating to health, crime, and civil and disability rights. Find out what the future holds for neurotechnology.

This event will explore the implications of neurotechnology in issues such as:

  • Law
  • Life planning
  • Disclosure of abuse
  • Consent
  • Medical assistance in dying

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Program

The conference will be held 8:30am–5:30pm (EDT), followed by a reception. Speakers to be announced.

Registration

To attend, register online in advance. Your registration fee includes lunch, tea and coffee, and the reception.

  • General $190 USD
  • Student $115 USD
  • INS Members $150 USD
  • INS Student Members $90 USD

To receive the 20% discount, INS members are encouraged to log in to the website prior to completing the registration form.

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About the Organizers

The International Neuroethics Society is an interdisciplinary group of scholars, scientists, clinicians, and other professionals dedicated to encouraging and inspiring research and dialogue on the responsible use of advances in brain science. Practitioners from a wide range of disciplines join the Society to interact, learn, and participate in critical neuroethics discussions that further this growing field.

Cognixion is a mission-driven company aiming to unlock speech for hundreds of millions of people worldwide affected by communication disabilities. By providing affordable and accessible technologies that are powered by artificial intelligence, the world will look and feel very different in the next decade.