Call for Papers: International Neuroethics Conference “Neuroenhancement”

 University of Mainz, Germany

July 7-9, 2011

This conference on Neuroenhancement will be the final conference of the Canadian-German research project “Normality, Normalization and Enhancement in the Neurosciences: Ethical, Sociocultural and Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Cognitive Enhancement”.  The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for the interdisciplinary discussion of medical, ethical, social and legal aspects of neuroenhancement. In addition, during the conference, the results of the research project “Normality, Normalization and Enhancement in the Neurosciences” will be presented.

Invited Speakers:

Walter Glannon, University of Calgary

Hank Greely, Stanford University

Ilina Singh, London School of Economics

We welcome contributions from researchers working in disciplines such as neurosciences, medicine, psychology, philosophy, biomedical ethics, neuroethics, law, theology, sports science and the social sciences, interested in an interdisciplinary debate on neuroenhancement.

Please send your abstract (max. 500 words) to

Elisabeth Hildt

Department of Philosophy, University of Mainz

Jakob Welder-Weg 18, 55099 Mainz, Germany


Deadline for submission of abstracts: May 23, 2011