National Academies and ODNI Convene Panel on the Future of Neuroscience in National Security

Virtual Colloquium on The Future of Neuroscience in National Security

The Intelligence Community Studies Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM), sponsored by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) will host a virtual colloquium on the Future of Neuroscience in National Security on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 from 11am-5pm EDT.  Of interest to Information Professionals Association (IPA) members, the panel will explore how developments in neuroscience might be used to create the means to influence behaviors, detect intentions, discern truth telling, affect cognitive performance, and manipulate emotions in individuals. Speakers will also discuss the potential national security implications of this research. Following individual presentations, the panel will answer questions from the colloquium participants.

A complete agenda will be posted on the colloquium page as the event approaches.

Registration is available here.

This event is part of an ongoing colloquium series organized by the Intelligence Community Studies Board and sponsored by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. Learn more about its work at


All registrants will receive the webcast link and participation instructions via email the day or two before the event. If you plan to log in from a workplace with strict firewalls, please check ahead of time that you are able to access the NASEM website at

If you have questions for the speakers during the event, please email the event moderator with the subject line “Webcast Q&A Question” at: