Agenda for Meeting Fifteen: Dec.18, 2013, in Washington, D.C.

Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel
1001 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Wednesday, December 18
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: Integrating Ethics and Neuroscience through Education
Mildred Z. Solomon, Ed.D. 
President, The Hastings Center
Clinical Professor of Anaesthesia
Harvard Medical School 
Steven E. Hyman, M.D. 
Founding President 
International Neuroethics Society
Director, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research
Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University
Pat Levitt, Ph.D. 
Chair-Elect, Neuroscience Section
American Association for the Advancement of Science 
Provost Professor, Department of Pediatrics
W.M. Keck Chair in Neurogenetics 
Keck School of Medicine,University of Southern California
Director, Program in Developmental Neurogenetics, Institute for the Developing Mind
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Paul Root Wolpe, Ph.D. 
Director, Center for Ethics
Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Bioethics
Emory University
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 – 11:45 a.m. Session 2: Private Sector Partners in the BRAIN Initiative – Ethical Issues in Neuroscience
Terrence J. Sejnowski, Ph.D. 
Francis Crick Chair, Professor and Laboratory Head, Computational Neurobiology Laboratory 
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Distinguished
Professor, Section of Neurobiology/Neurosciences
University of California, San Diego
Christof Koch, Ph.D. 
Chief Scientific Officer
Allen Institute for Brain Science
Miyoung Chun, Ph.D. 
Executive Vice President of Science Programs
The Kavli Foundation
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break
1:00 – 2:15 p.m. Session 3: International Neuroscience and Ethics
Nikolas Rose, Ph.D. 
Member, Human Brain Project Social and Ethical Division Steering Committee
Professor of Sociology
Head of Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine
King’s College London
Jonathan Montgomery, LL.M. 
Chair, Nuffield Council on Bioethics
Professor of Health Care Law 
University College London
Stefano Semplici, Ph.D. 
Chairperson, International Bioethics Committee 
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
Professor of Social Ethics
University of Rome Tor Vergata
2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Break
2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Session 4: Roundtable Discussion 
4:00 – 4:15 p.m. Concluding Remarks
Amy Gutmann, Ph.D.
James Wagner, Ph.D. 

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