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Human Enhancement Technologies
and Human Rights


May 26-28, 2006

Stanford University Law School, Stanford, California

Speakers - Venue, Housing, Directions - Download program

Sponsored by: Stanford Center for Law and the Biosciences, Center for Cognitive Liberty and Ethics, Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Co-Sponsors: Stanford Program in Ethics in Society, GeneForum, ExtraLife
Friday

7:00-9:00pm
Room 190
This Friday night Event is Free and Open to the Public. Register for Saturday and Sunday at the door.

Human Rights in an Enhanced Future

Moderator: Hank Greely
Ron Bailey
William Hurlbut M.D.
Erik Davis
Saturday Room 190Room 180
8:00-9:00am Registration and Refreshments
9:00-9:15am Welcome and Opening Comments
James Hughes Ph.D.
9:15-10:45am Enhancement and Human Rights
11:00-12:00am
Parental Obligations and the Consent of the Unborn
Faith Perspectives on Life Extension
12:00-1:00pmLunch provided by the Extra Life Foundation
Room 1Room 2
1:00-2:30pm 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
2:45-4:15pm 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
4:30-6:00pm
Feminism, Germinal Choice and Procreative Liberty
From Human Rights to the Rights of Persons
8:00pm-9:30pmOur Right to Life
Aubrey de Grey, Ph.D.


The Big Picture: Enhancement on a Global Scale
Walter Truett Anderson Ph.D.
SundayRoom 190Room 180
9:00-10:00am
Is There a Right to Enhancement?
10:15-11:45am 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
11:45-1:15 pm LUNCH
1:15-1:45pm Biotelemetrics: Towards a Peer to Peer Privacy Planet?
Richard Doyle Ph.D.
2:00-3:00 pm 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
Psychoactive Substances
3:10pm Posthuman Dignity and the Rights of Artificial Minds
Nick Bostrom Ph.D.

The Future of Cognitive Liberty
Richard Boire J.D.

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