The Center for the Study of Bioethics and The Hastings Center are pleased to announce that they will be jointly hosting the international conference “Enhancing Understanding of Enhancement.” The conference will be held at the Center for the Study of Bioethics in Belgrade on October 27-28, 2015. It will explore various issues pertaining to enhancement, including our understanding of enhancement, genetically engineered enhancement, cognitive enhancement, moral enhancement, and bio-enhancement in general. The keynote speakers will be John Harris and Erik Parens.

Those who wish to present should send an abstract and a completed abstract submission form to the Center for the Study of Bioethics. All themes dealing with the issue of human enhancement are welcome. Those who wish to chair a session should write an email message with the subject title “Chairing a Session,” The message should contain a biographical note of up to 150 words, clearly specifying the field(s) of expertise of the candidate interested in chairing the session. Abstract submission forms and expressions of interest in chairing sessions should be sent no later than May 30 to office@csb.eu.com. Notifications of acceptance will be emailed no later than June 12, 2015.
For abstract submission forms, the conference program, registration fees, accommodation and all other information that is relevant to the event we organize, please visit the conference website.