Sydney Law School, The University of Sydney, New Law School Building (F10), Eastern Avenue, Camperdown, NSW

1.30-2.00 Welcome and launch of the Australian Neuroethics Network

Moral Cognition and Enhancement (Chair: Neil Levy)
Dr Richard Heersmink
Macquarie University
Distributed cognition and distributed morality: agency, artifacts and systems
Prof Julian Savulescu
University of Oxford, UK
Motivational Enhancement and Praiseworthiness
Dr Nicole A Vincent
Macquarie University
Moral Enhancement and Moral Progress: Compatibilist Concerns

3.30-4.00 Special Lecture (Chair: Neil Levy)
Prof Tom Buller
Illinois State University, USA
Non-human primate research in the age of the major brain projects
4.00-4.30 Afternoon tea

4.30-5.30 Neurolaw Panel (Chair: Nicole A Vincent)
Dr Katy de Kogel
Ministry of Security and Justice, NL
Neuroscience and addiction in criminal cases in The Netherlands
Sascha Callaghan
University of Sydney
Allan McCay
University of Sydney
Colin Gavaghan
University of Otago, NZ
Panelists for Dr Katy de Kogel’s Presentation
5.30-6.00 Reception

6.00-7.00 Public Lecture (Chair: Sascha Callaghan)
Prof Katrina Sifferd
Elmhurst College, USA
Is neuroscience relevant to criminal responsibility? Yes and No.
7.30-9.00 Invited speakers dinner


Dunmore Lang Conference Centre, Macquarie University, 130 – 134 Herring Road, North Ryde, NSW

9.30-11.00 Parallel Sessions I
Neurotechology (Chair: Adrian Carter)
Susan Dodds
University of New South Wales
Eliza Goddard
University of Tasmania
Anna Blum
University of New South Wales
“That is my mini brain”: What is the ethical significance of 3D bioprinted neural structures and models?
Dr Fred Gilbert
University of Washington
University of Tasmania
Implantable Brain Computer Interfaces: Exploring Estrangement and Embodiment
A/Prof Colin Gavaghan
University of Otago, NZ
Regulating for fairness in the age of the algorithm
Neurolaw I  (Chair: Sascha Callaghan)
Dr Chris Rudge
University of Sydney
Pain in the brain: Worker’s compensation claims for CRPS-I in Australia
Dr David Manchester
St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney
Frontal brain injury in Court: What is good practice in the assessment of executive functions in medico-legal reports?
Prof Jeanette Kennett
Macquarie University
Dr Amee Baird
Macquarie University
Murder and Dementia: An exploration of legal and neuropsychological factors of Australian cases
11.00-11.30 Morning Tea

11.30-1.00 Parallel Sessions II
Ageing and Dementia (Chair: Allan McCay)
Dr Amit Lampit
University of Sydney
Technologies for Cognitive Health: Translating the Evidence to the Home
Dr Cynthia Forlini
University of Sydney
Ageing in a ‘neuro-society’
Cara Warmuth
Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz-Universität Hannover, DE
Neurodegeneration in the elderly and the loss of human rights
Addiction and Self Control (Chair: Jeanette Kennett)
Andrew Dawson
Monash University
Capacity, control and responsibility in Parkinson’s disease patients with impulse control disorders: Views of neurological and psychiatric experts
Prof Philip Gerrans
University of Adelaide
Addiction and self-representation
Prof Wayne Hall
University of Queensland
Ethical issues raised by the Australian ban on electronic nicotine devices
1.00-2.00 Lunch & Poster Session

2.00-3.00 Keynote (Chair: Jeanette Kennett)
Brian D. Earp
Oxford Centre for Neuroethics, UK
The Medicalization of Love: Why Scientists Should Study the Effects of Pharmaceuticals on Human (Romantic) Relationships
3.00-3.30 Afternoon Tea

3.30-5.00 Parallel Sessions III
Neurolaw II (Chair: Nicole A Vincent)
A/Prof Debra Wilson
University of Canterbury, NZ
The brain as a witness: The use of concealed information testing in the Courtroom
Dr Federica Coppola
Columbia University, USA
Reconceiving emotions in punishment: A proposal for a Socio-rehabilitative Correctional Model with the aid of social and affective neuroscience
Dr Jamie Walvisch
Monash University
Culpable madness: When should mental illness not affect sentencing?
Social Implications (Chair: Cynthia Forlini)
Prof Gregg D. Caruso
Corning SUNY, USA
Public health and safety: The social and neurological determinants of health and criminal behavior
Dr Karen O’Connell
University of Technology Sydney
Neuroscience, unequal bodies and hostile environment law
Lienkie Diedericks
Kings College London, UK
Epistemic Hurdles in Psychiatry: How Gender Bias Shapes Autism Spectrum Disorder
5.00-5.30 Closing and Future Directions