Andrea Lavazza has alerted me to what should be a great special session on free will and neuroscience coming up in Padua. It's a really nice town, if you feel like popping over... If you can't the event will be live streamed. Details below the fold.
Neuroethics Conference in Padua (Italy)
University of Padua
Special Session on Free will
The conference will be web streamed live http://www.fondazionebassetti.org/it/pagine/2012/05/le_neuroscienze_tra_spiegazion.html
Wednesday 9th May
Mario De Caro (Università RomaTre, Tuft University)
Free will and the scientific view of the world
Giuseppe Sartori (Università di Padova)
Alien hand syndrome and free will
14 G. M.T.
John-Dylan Haynes (Charité - Universitätsmedizin, Berlino)
Brain reading: Decoding mental states from human brain activity
Alfred Mele (Florida State University)
Free will and neuroscience: Revisiting Libet’s studies
Adina Roskies (Dartmouth College)
Freedom, awareness, and the challenge from cognitive science.
Derk Pereboom (Cornell University)
Free will skepticism and meaning in life
Chairman: Michele Di Francesco (Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele)
Organising committee: Andrea Lavazza and Giuseppe Sartori