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Feb
02

Annual WiN Summit: The Ethical, Legal, and Societal Implications for Neuroscience and Business

February 02, 2018

Friday, February 2 | 8:30 AM - 6:15 PM EST
Huntsman Hall, 8th Floor

Please join us for the Wharton Neuroscience Initiative’s Annual Conference. This year, the theme is an exploration of the ethical, legal, and societal implications for neuroscience and business.

Registration is free, but required (please register below).

8:30 am Registration begins

9:00 am Welcome  Michael Platt, Director, Wharton Neuroscience Initiative

Session 1: Law & Ethics

9:05-9:25 am  Neuroethics for Business,” Nita Farahany, Duke University Law School and Department of Philosophy

9:25-9:45 am “A high-throughput approach to the study of legal decision-making,” John Pearson, Duke University, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

9:45-10:30 am Panel Discussion
Moderator: Diana Robertson, University of Pennsylvania, Legal Studies & Business Ethics
Discussants: Martha Farah, University of Pennsylvania, Psychology; Nita Farahany, Duke University Law School and Department of Philosophy; Stephen Morse, University of Pennsylvania Law School; John Pearson, Duke University, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

10:30-10:50 am Coffee Break

Session 2: Marketing, Consumer Choice, and Social Impact

10:50-11:10 am “Neuroscience, consumer protection, and privacy, Jan Trzaskowski, Copenhagen Business School, Law

11:10-11:30 am  Consumer neuroscience in the age of distraction,” Carl Marci, Nielsen Consumer Neuroscience

11:30 am-12:15 pm Panel Discussion
Moderator: Robert Meyer, University of Pennsylvania, Marketing
Discussants: Carl Marci, Nielsen Consumer Neuroscience;  Deborah Small, University of Pennsylvania, Marketing; Jan Trzaskowski, Copenhagen Business School, Law

12:15-1:15 pm Lunch (provided)

Session 3: Moral Judgment, Decision Making, and Regulations

1:15-1:35 pm What psychology and neuroscience reveal about the nature of personal identity,” Nina Strohminger, University of Pennsylvania, Legal Studies & Business Ethics

1:35-1:55 pm “Cognitive selection by regulation,” J.H. Pate Skene, Duke University School of Medicine, Neurobiology, 2016-2017 AAAS Fellow, Federal Judicial Center

1:55- 2:40 pm Panel Discussion
Moderator: Tess Wilkinson-Ryan, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Discussants:  Barbara Mellers, University of Pennsylvania, Marketing & Psychology; J.H. Pate Skene, Duke University School of Medicine, Neurobiology & Duke University’s Science & Society; Nina Strohminger, University of Pennsylvania, Legal Studies & Business Ethics

2:40-3:00 pm Coffee Break

Session 4: Neurotechnology, Embodied Augmentation, and Machine Learning

3:00-3:20 pm  “Neural Interfaces: Connecting Humans and Machines with Brain-Machine Interfaces,” Josh Duyan, CTRL-labs

3:20-4:05 pm Panel Discussion
Moderator: Michael Platt, University of Pennsylvania, Marketing, Neuroscience, and Psychology
Discussants: Josh Duyan, CTRL-labs; Konrad Kording, University of Pennsylvania, Bioengineering and Neuroscience; Daniel Langleben, University of Pennsylvania, Psychiatry

Session 5: Data Science and Societal Implications

4:05-4:25 pm “Challenges to Using Big Data for Social Good,” Hannah Bayer, Data Cubed & The Human Project

4:25 – 5:10 pm Panel Discussion
Moderator: Raghu Iyengar, University of Pennsylvania, Marketing
Discussants: Hannah Bayer, Data Cubed; Gideon Nave, University of Pennsylvania, Marketing; Kevin Werbach, University of Pennsylvania, Legal Studies & Business Ethics

5:10 pm Final Remarks

5:15-6:15 pm Reception

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  • Date: Friday, February 2
  • Time: 8:30 AM - 6:15 PM EST

Event Organizer

  • Wharton Neuroscience Initiative
  • Phone Number: 215-898-7766