September 6-8 Third International Conference on Functional (Psychogenic) Neurological Disorders. Edinburgh, Scotland.
March 3-4 Co-Chair, Partners in Treatment Innovation for Functional Neurological Disorders: Patients, Families, Researchers, and Providers, Brain Health Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
December 13 Neuroethics. BRAIN Initiative Investigator’s Meeting, Bethesda, MD
December 7 Brain Enhancement: Gray Matters. Voya, NYC
December 7 Future (Brain) Identities, Lost in Translation. Future. Today Summit, NYC
November 11 Moderator, Deconstructing Therapeutic Neurotechnology Narratives: A case study of DBS for Depression. International Neuroethics Society, San Diego, CA
October 7 Moderator, Dead Wrong? Ethical Implications of Misdiagnoses in Brain Death and the Vegetative State, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, DC
September 28 Better than Well? Neuroenhancement and Beyond, Paul Fernhoff Ethics in Science Memorial Lecture, Atlanta Jewish Academy, GA
June 30 Is Placebo Use, Surgery or Drugs, Ethically Justifiable in Psychogenic Disorders? Neuroethics Network, Paris, France
April 6 [CANCELLED]
The Ethical Landscape of Bionic Technologies, Medical Bionics Summit, Arlington, VA
April 1 Mind Over Matter: Placebo for Psychogenic Movement Disorders, Neurology Grand Rounds, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
March 2 On the BRAIN Initiative Neuroethics, Ethics Advisory Board for Human Brain Project, Basel, Switzerland
January 21 Ethics and Implications for the Individual: Invasive Neural Enhancements. American Academy of Arts & Sciences Human Performance Enhancement Workshop, Cambridge, MA
October 30 (Moderator/host) Zombies and Zombethics! Really, most sincerely, dead. Emory University, Atlanta, GA
October 9-10 Controversial labels and clinical uncertainties: psychogenic disorders, conversion disorder, and functional symptoms Consensus Conference, Atlanta, GA
October 9 (Moderator/host) Psychosomatic Disorders: Real or Imagined? Atlanta Science Tavern, GA
Sept 25 Ethical Decision-Making in Psychological Practice, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, GA
Sept 20 Audience talk-back, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, GA
June 25 Self/less Screening Regal Atlantic Station, Atlanta, GA
May 17-20 (co-host) Biotechnology and the Ethical ImagiNation a Global Summit. Atlanta, GA
April 21 (Moderator) BEINGS Preview Event-Exploring the Promise and Pitfalls of Altering Human Cells. Atlanta European Science Cafe.
March 23 Atlanta Science Festival. Somewhere Over the Brain-Bow, Neurotechnology, Fact, Fiction, & Future, GA.
March 17 Barkley Forum and Committee on Academic Integrity, panel on Study Drugs: Exploring the Ethics of Cognitive Enhancement, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.
March 9 Mind Over Matter: Placebo for Psychogenic Movement Disorders, Skyland Trail, Atlanta, GA
December 2 Mind Over Matter: Placebo for Psychogenic Movement Disorders, Nursing Grand Rounds, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
November 25 Beyond Therapy: Invasive and non-invasive brain technologies Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA
October 31 co-host, Zombies and Zombethics!, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
August 31 Decatur Book Festival, GA
June 19 Neurosurgery Grand Rounds: Mind over Matter: Placebo for Psychogenic Movement Disorders, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
April 12 Better than Well? Neuroenhancement and Beyond. Undergraduate Research Symposium Keynote, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
April 3 Mind Over Matter: Placebo for Psychogenic Movement Disorders, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia [Psychosomatic Medicine]
March 25 Beyond Experimental Controls: Placebo as Therapy, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
March 24 Atlanta Science Festival Decatur: Ask a Scientist Night, Decatur, GA
March 21 Panel Moderator, Neuroscience, Neuroenhancement and the Future of Bioethics, Embracing Change: Balancing Innovation and Our Humanity. 20th Annual Conference of the Healthcare Ethics Consortium, Atlanta, GA
March 10 (rescheduled to April 12) Better than Well? Neuroenhancement and Beyond.
Brain Awareness Week Speaker Undergraduate Research Symposium Keynote, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Feb 5 The Ethics of Cognitive Enhancement Agnes Scott Atlanta, GA
Jan 30 (rescheduled Feb 12) Panelist, Barkley Forum and Committee of Academic Integrity, panel on study-enhancing drugs, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. Tentatively rescheduled due to Polar Vortex for 2015, date TBA.
Dec 10 co-host, Bias in the Academy: From Neural Networks to Social Networks Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Nov 1 co-host, Zombies and Zombethics!: A lively, scholarly discussion about the (un)dead Emory University, Atlanta, GA
July 9 Beyond Therapy: Invasive and non-invasive brain technologies Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA
May 20 Biotechnology and Social Change (Cognitive Enhancement) Kennesaw State University, GA
April 20 Is It All in Your Head? Neuroscience, Belief, and Illness Atlanta Science Tavern/Atlanta Skeptics Atlanta, GA
March 15 Collegiate Neuroscience Society, Georgia State University, Atlanta
March 2 Intersections: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender and Sexuality Georgia Gwinnett College Lawrenceville, GA
December 4 Neuroimaging and end-of-life decision making Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA
November 29 Does this lab coat make me look fat? Emory Women in Neuroscience Atlanta, GA
October 31 A Zombie Braaains Inspired Neuroethics Discussion Zombies and Zombethics! Emory Center for Ethics Atlanta, GA
October 25 Placebo for Psychogenic Disorders Brain Matters 3 Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, OH
October 16 A Decade of Neuroethics: A Conversation International Neuroethics Society Society for Neuroscience New Orleans, LA
October 5 Mind over Matter: Placebo for Psychogenic Movement Disorders Frontiers in Neuroscience Emory University Atlanta, GA
September 24 Mind over Matter: Placebo for Psychogenic Movement Disorders University of Tokyo/Japan Science and Technology Agency Tokyo, Japan
April 17 Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Lie Detection GTNeuro (Neuroscience Club) Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA
March 23 Better than well: Neuroenhancement and Neurodiversity: Implications for Health and Disease Nu Rho Psi (Neuroscience Academic Honors Society) Atlanta, GA
February 23 Mind over Matter: Placebo for Psychogenic Movement Disorders Clinical Ethics Seminar Emory University Atlanta, GA
October 14 Mind over Matter: Placebo for Psychogenic Movement Disorders Psychology Lecture Series Augusta State University Augusta, GA
August 11 Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Lie Detection Atlanta Science Tavern Atlanta, GA
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