Honorary President – Nuno Sousa (MD, PhD)
University of Minho (Portugal). Full Professor at the School of Health Science. President of the School of Medicine at University of Minho.


September 16th 2019

02:00pm - Opening of the secretariat       

02:30pm - Opening Session

  • Isabel Mota, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Portugal). President of the Board of Directors
  • Isabel Capeloa Gil, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Portugal). Rector 
  • Marlies Dorlöchter, ERA-NET NEURON
  • António Jácomo, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Portugal), Institute of Bioethics

02:45pm - Inaugural Conference

  • Nuno Sousa, University of Minho (Portugal), President of the School of Medicine

03:30 pm - Debate

04:00pm - Coffee break

04:20pm - 1st Roundtable – WHAT’S UP in Health Neuroscience?

  • Alexandre Castro CaldasUniversidade Católica Portuguesa (Portugal), Institute of Health Sciences - MODERATION
  • Albino Oliveira-Maia, Champalimaud Foundation (Portugal)
  • David Menon, University of Cambridge (England). Expert in clinical imaging , TBI amongst others 
  • Friedhelm Hummel, University of Tuebingen (Germany). PI, (Neuroimaging, Neurostimulation, Stroke Rehabilitation) 

06:00pm - Poster session

06:20pm - Conference:

  • António Damásio and Joseph E. LeDoux videomessages

08:00pm - Social event


September 17th 2019

09:00am - Conference

  • Kathinka Evers, Uppsala University (Sweden). Division Leader for Ethical and Societal Implications of the EU-flagship Human Brain Project 

10:00am - Debate

10:30am - Coffee break

10:45am - 2nd Roundtable – SO WHAT? Neuroethics on Health Neuroscience

  • António Jácomo, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Portugal), Institute of Bioethics - MODERATION
  • Rui Vaz, University of Porto (Portugal). Faculty of Medicine. Department of Neurosurgery of Hospital S. João. Professor 
  • Eric Racine, University of Montreal (Canada). Neuroethics Research Unit. Ethical application of neuroscience in research and patient care (neuroethics). PI in INTERFACES (Intelligent Neuro-Technologies Restoring Functions of Action and Communication: an Evaluation Study)
  • Monika Betzler, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Germany). Advocate for practical Philosophy and Ethics - spokesperson of MKEP: PhD propgramme that includes a practical semester of ethicists in e.g. scientific projects

11:45am - Debate

12:00am - 01:00pm - Registration and Lunch ERA-NET NEURON Mid-term symposium 

12:30am - 01:30pm - Parallel Session

01:45pm - 3rd Roundtable – TO DO. The role of the Ethics in the definition of the New Field.

  • Ana Sofia Carvalho, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Portugal), Institute of Bioethics - MODERATION

02:45pm - Debate

03:15pm - Coffee break

03:30pm - 04:30pm - ICONE closing session. Final conference

04:30pm – 06.00 pm - Poster session NEURON & ICONE5

06:00 – 08:00 pm - Parallel session Workshops

08:00pm - Joint Poster Prize Ceremony ("Daniel Serrão" and NEURON poster prizes)