Regulating Military Applications of Cyber Enhancement of Humans – Day I


Sun, 17/02/2019 - 10:00 to 17:00


Room 503, The Maiersdorf Faculty Club, The Hebrew University, Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem

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9:30-10:00  Gathering

10:00-10:30  Greetings and Opening Remarks
Yuval Shany, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Noam Lubell, The University of Essex

10:30-11:30  Panel I: Bio Ethical Aspects
Hillel BraudeMifne Center – Ethics of Cybernetic Enhancement: A Somatic-Embodied Perspective (Presentation)
Hagai Bergman, Hadassah Medical Center – Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) – Truths, Dreams & Delusions

11:30-11:45 – Coffee Break

11:45-12:45 – Panel II: State of Science in BCI
Oren Shriki, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev – I think, therefore I can control: an intro to brain-computer interfaces
Eilon Va’adiaThe Hebrew University of Jerusalem – Shaping Cortical Networks-Activity by Mutual Learning of Brains and Machines (Presentation)

12:45-13:45  Light Lunch

13:45-15:00 – Developing BMI: Perspectives from Computer Science and Law
Naftali Tishby, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem – Understanding Deep Learning: Implications on Human Intelligence and Ethics
Thibault Moulin, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem – The Regulation of Human Enhancement’s Experimental Phase

15:00-15:15 – Coffee Break

15:15-16:15  Panel IV: Agency and Accountability
Joerg Schaub, University of Essex – Human Enhancement Technologies: Some Philosophical and Ethical Issues (Presentation)
Amit Pundik, Tel Aviv University – The Effect of Cyber Enhancement on Soldiers’ Moral Responsibility: Causes vs. Enablers

16:15-17:15  Panel IV: Security Challenges
Heather Harrison Dinnis, Swedish Defence University – Jacked in: Legal Challenges of the Use of Brain Machine Interfaces in Conflict and Security Situations
Ron Shamir, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem – Cyber Security Vulnerabilities in Brain Machine Interface

See also Day II

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