Symposium Announcement: Human Enhancement: What should be permitted?

The Brocher Foundation, and the Universities of Oxford and Geneva are pleased to announce the Symposium:

Human Enhancement: What should be permitted?
20-21 October 2009, Brocher Centre, Geneva, Switzerland

Biomedical science is increasingly yielding technologies that can be used to enhance the capacities of healthy people, as well as to treat disease. This two-day workshop will aim to advance the debate on the ethics of human enhancement by considering
(1) What enhancements are likely to become possible?
(2) What enhancements will be ethically permissible?
(3) What enhancements should be legally permitted?
(4) What criteria should be used to answer 2 and 3?

THE PROGRAMME WILL INCLUDE SESSIONS ON:

Enhancement in sport
Life extension
Neuro-enhancement
Enhancement in general

AND PRESENTATIONS BY, AMONG OTHERS:

Eric Juengst (Case Western)
Paul Root Wolpe (Emory)
Hank Greely (Stanford)
John Harris (Manchester)
Tom Murray (The Hastings Center)
Julian Savulescu (Oxford)
Alexandre Mauron (Geneva)

ORGANISERS

Julian Savulescu, Alexandre Mauron, Bengt Kayser, Verner Moller, Tom Douglas

TO ATTEND THE EVENT,

you are kindly requested to fill in the registration form and to send it back to the Brocher Foundation by mail, e-mail or fax before 5 October 2009. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Fondation Brocher
471 rte d’Hermance, 1248 Hermance, Switzerland
E-mail: scientificprog@brocher.ch
Fax: 0041 22 751 93 91

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