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Law and Policy of the Developing Brain: Neuroscience from Womb to Death

Free & Open to the Public

Friday, February 10
UC Hastings College of the Law
Alumni Reception Center

200 McAllister Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 (Map)

Saturday, February 11
Stanford Law School
Room 190

559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford CA 94305 (Map)

Saturday’s Agenda (Stanford)

8:45 – 9:00 Welcome

Hank Greely, Stanford Law School

9:00 – 9:30 Introduction to the Aging Population

Kenneth Smith – Stanford Center on Longevity

9:30 – 10:45 Panel 1: Neuroscience, Aging, and Decision-making

Sam McClure, Stanford

Barbara Strauch, Science Editor, New York Times.

Rita Ghatak, Stanford Center on Longevity

10:45 – 11:00 Break

11:00- 12:15 Panel 2: Financial Fraud and the Elderly

Doug Shadel, AARP, Seattle

Stephen Vernon, Gilfix and La Poll Associates LLP

12:15 – 1:30 Lunch

12:45 – 1:30 Lunchtime Talk

Laura Carstensen, Stanford Center on Longevity

1:45 – 3:00 Panel 3: Predicting Alzheimer Disease – The Science and its Implications

Mike Gilfix, Gilfix and La Poll Associates LLP

Hank Greely, Stanford Law School

Geoffrey Kerchner, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Stanford Medical School

Frank Longo, Chair of Neurology, Stanford Medical School

3:00 – 3:30 Concluding Remarks

Hank Greely

Click here to RSVP for this event.

About the event: This conference will examine developments in neuroscience and the implications for law and policy.  The conference will begin Friday morning at UC Hastings with an introductory talk from Dr. Robert Sapolsky on the general themes of the two-day conference. Multidisciplinary panels and speakers over the two days of the conference will consider law and neuroscience issues as they arise throughout the human lifespan, beginning Friday morning with prenatal and infant brains, and ending Saturday afternoon with the neuroscience of aging and death.

About registration: This event is open to the public.  Registration is complimentary, but required.  Click here to RSVP.

Questions? For more information about this event, click here. If you have any questions, contact Andrea Frey atfreya@uchastings.edu.

Sponsored by UC Hastings College of Law, Stanford Law School, Hastings Law Journal, UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy, Stanford Center for Law and the Biosciences, and the Stanford Center on Longevity.

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