Existential Threats and Other Disasters: How Should We Address Them?

Existential Threats and Other Disasters: How Should We Address Them? Conference organized in collaboration with The Center for the Study of Bioethics, The Hastings Center, and The Oxford Uehiro Center for Practical Ethics. May 30 at 1:15 UTC +1: Addressing Existential Risks and DisastersNancy S. Jecker, Vardit Ravitsky, Anita Ho, Caesar Atuire, Jean-Christophe Bélisle-Pipon present...

World Congress of Bioethics

Hastings Center President Vardit Ravitsky will present at the 17th World Congress of Bioethics (WCB). The 2024 theme is “Religion, Culture, and Global Bioethics.” A central aim will be exploring the intricate relationship between these fundamental elements. Although WCB 2024 will address the interplay of religion, culture, and bioethics, we emphasize that everyone is welcome,...

Geneticization of Education: On Consumer Interpretation of DTC Genetic Reports for Educational Outcomes

Alfred Lerner Hall at Columbia University 2920 Broadway, New York, New York

Hastings Center's Presidential Scholar Lucas Matthews will present “Geneticization of Education: on Consumer Interpretation of DTC Genetic Reports for Educational Outcomes” in a session with Anya Prince, Kristine Kuczynski, and Daphne Martschenko titled “Identifying and Combating the Threat and Enhancing the Promise of Social and Behavioral Genomics” at the Sixth ELSI Congress (ELSICon) at Columbia...

“What Can AI-Ethics Learn from Gen-Ethics: ELSI Lessons for the Coming Wave” at ELSIcon2024

ELSIcon2024: The 6th ELSI Congress will take place at Columbia University in New York City from June 10-12, 2024. Hastings Center President Vardit Ravitsky will be a plenary speaker. She will discuss “What Can AI-Ethics Learn from Gen-Ethics: ELSI Lessons for the Coming Wave.” This talk will explore possible lessons from decades of ELSI research in...

Hastings Center Open House

Join us on our campus overlooking the Hudson River for a conversation about AI, Health, and Bioethics, an open house event cosponsored by the Harvard-Radcliffe Club of the Hudson Valley. Leigh Hafrey, Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management, in conversation with Vardit Ravitsky, President & CEO, The Hastings Center. Wine and hors d'oeuvres reception...

“Harmful Mutation: Addressing Misuse, Misapplication, Misinterpretation of Genetics”

Hastings Center Presidential Scholar Lucas Matthews organized a symposium entitled: “Harmful Mutation: Addressing Misuse, Misapplication, Misinterpretation of Genetics” for the 2024 BGA Annual Meeting, taking place in London. The title of his presentation is “The Moralistic Fallacy Fallacy.” Other presenters include: Daphne Martschenko, Arbel Harpak, Jedidiah Carlson, Eric Turkheimer, and Aaron Panofsky.