Kiwanis to hear about Ethical Considerations in Neuro-Prosthetics

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Sara Goering is part of a UW
research team working on technologies
to replace neural pathways
Visitors are welcome to attend a dinner meeting of the North Central Seattle Kiwanis club, a club that represents all of north Seattle in serving the needs of kids.

The club provides an annual free summer camp, Camp Casey on Whidbey Island, for up to 90 kids with physical disabilities.

They also help with Project Cool in providing backpacks loaded with school supplies to homeless kids and have other service projects as well.

Thursday, April 19th from 6:30 to 8:00pm. Dinner begins at 6:30pm, and the program begins at 7:00 pm at PROVAIL 12550 Aurora Ave N. Seattle WA 98133. Ample free parking behind the PROVAIL building.

Guest program speaker is Sara Goering, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Washington, speaking on Ethical Considerations in Neuro-Prosthetics.

Sara is part of a UW research team working on technologies to replace the function of non-functioning neural pathways that normally allow the brain to communicate with other body parts. The goal is to alleviate disabilities.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the presentation.

RSVP to help with meal planning. Dinner will be provided for $12 but first time visitors eat free.


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