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|Saturday ||Room 190||Room 180|
||Registration and Refreshments|
||Welcome and Opening Comments|
James Hughes Ph.D.
Enhancement and Human Rights
|12:00-1:00pm||Lunch provided by the Extra Life Foundation|
|Room 1||Room 2|
Democratizing the Genome
Celebrating Morphological Diversity|
Robin Zebrowski Every Body is Already Different: How the Myth of a Standard Body Feeds the Myth of an Authentic Self
Anita Silvers Ph.D. The right not to be normal as the essence of freedom
Shannon Ramdin Transhumanism and the O(/o)ther
Jess Cadwallader Suffering, Bodily Tolerances and 'Enhancement' Discourse
Equity, Technology and State Power
Fred Gifford Ph.D. Ethical Issues in Enhancement Research
Robert Schwartz, J.D. The Medicalization of Body Modification and the Ethical Obligations of Health Care Providers
Laura Colleton J.D. Health Care Access in the U.S. and the Elusive Line Between Enhancement and Therapy
Nikki Sullivan, Ph.D. and Susan Stryker, Ph.D. King's Body, Queen's Member: State Sovereignty, Transsexual Surgery, and Self-Demand Amputation
Arguments for Restricting Enhancement|
Eric Racine Ph.D. Two moral tests for enhancement
Martin Gunderson Ph.D. Enhancing Human Rights: How the Use of Human Rights Treaties to Prohibit Genetic Engineering Weakens Human Rights
Kristi Giselsson How can the language of human rights guide us in framing ethical issues surrounding human enhancement?
Andy Miah The Right to Remain Natural: Criminalising Enhancement in Elite Sport
|8:00pm-9:30pm||Our Right to Life|
Aubrey de Grey, Ph.D.
The Big Picture: Enhancement on a Global Scale
Walter Truett Anderson Ph.D.
|Sunday||Room 190||Room 180|
Nanoethics, from Disability to Enhancement
Michael Chorost Ph.D. The Myths of Human Enhancement
Christine Peterson Use of Technology for Body Enhancement: Prospects, Ethics & Limits
Patrick Lin, Ph.D. Finding Reasons: A Critical Look at Recent Pro-Enhancement Arguments
Cognitive Liberty, Rights and Justice|
Eva Caldera Cognitive Enhancement and Theories of Justice
Dawn Jakubowski, Ph.D. Cognitive Enhancement and Liberatory Possibilities
James J. Hughes Ph.D. Virtue Engineering: Applications of Neurotechnology to Improve Moral Behavior
Biotelemetrics: Towards a Peer to Peer Privacy Planet?|
Richard Doyle Ph.D.
Cognitive Enhancement, Identity and Privacy|
Dale Carrico Ph.D. Alone With My Thoughts: Private and Public Faces of Cognitive Self-Determination
Anders Sandberg Ph.D. Memory Modification and Authenticity
Posthuman Dignity and the Rights of Artificial Minds|
Nick Bostrom Ph.D.
The Future of Cognitive Liberty
Richard Boire J.D.