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The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity’s 24th Annual Summer Conference Genetic & Reproductive Technologies Synthetic gametes and 3-parent embryos, prenatal screening, CRISPR, IVF: Genetic and reproductive technologies continue to advance at breakneck speed, often without consideration of their underlying … Read More
Summer School on Health Law and Ethics @ Erasmus University Rotterdam
Jun 28 – Jul 7 all-day
The Erasmus Observatory on Health Law / Institute of Health Policy & Management (Erasmus University Rotterdam) announces the annual Summer school on Health Law and Ethics. The summer school provides students, academics, professionals and practitioners, with an opportunity for intensive … Read More
Jul 10 – Jul 14 all-day
Dal 10 al 14 luglio 2017 si svolgerà il 16º Corso Estivo Internazionale di Aggiornamento in Bioetica. Il corso estivo è organizzato dalla Facoltà di Bioetica dell’Ateneo Pontificio Regina Apostolorum. Dopo la prima settimana di corso introduttivo, il titolo del … Read More
On 10th to 14th of July 2017, the University of Tübingen in Germany will organize a research retreat for PhD-students and early career researchers. Topic of the research retreat will be ethical, legal, and social aspects of the application of … Read More
Jul 17 – Jul 18 all-day
The ethical issues involved in the practice of Global Health initiatives and research are increasingly the subject of public and scholarly debate. These discussions have, however, tended to be dominated by a focus on particular diseases or interventions in certain … Read More
The Cutting Edge: Ethical Controversies in Pediatric Surgery @ Bell Harbor International Conference Center
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am – Jul 22 @ 12:00 am
Ethical issues involving children arise frequently in the surgical arena. While the core concepts of confidentiality, informed consent and respect for persons apply in the surgical realm, the application of these concepts in pediatric surgery can be challenging. Surgical innovation … Read More
Sep 4 – Sep 5 all-day
The Postgraduate Bioethics Conference (PGBC) is an annual conference for postgraduate student researchers in bioethics. At PGBC postgraduate students and academics working in bioethics come together and share ideas via oral presentations and keynote talks. Workshops in core academic skills … Read More
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm
Proponents of medical humanities contend that the humanistic dimensions of medicine and health are a critical component of those disciplines; not only do these dimensions help us to understand the very nature of medicine and health, their apprehension allows caregivers … Read More
Refugees and many migrants have long suffered under constraints on their mobility, even in pressing or urgent circumstances. They are often forced to leave their homes for reasons beyond their control, including war and civil unrest, political and religious persecution, … Read More
The 18th Asian Bioethics Conference (ABC18) @ Yonsei Unviersity Heal System, Avison BioMedical Research Center
Oct 25 – Oct 28 all-day
The 18th Asian Bioethics Conference (ABC18) will be held at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea 25th through 28th of October, 2017. The theme of the conference is set as “Future of Bioethics & Health Care”. It is a joint effort … Read More
Nov 2 – Nov 3 all-day
Call for Proposals Symposium:  The Medicalization of Poverty November 2-3 2017, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Resulting Papers to be published in The Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics (2018)) It is well documented that a number of diseases are strongly … Read More
Ethics Teacher Training Course at University of Otago’s Bioethics Centre @ University of Otago’s Bioethics Centre, Dunedin, New Zealand
Nov 20 – Nov 24 all-day
The Ethics Teachers’ Training Course is organized by UNESCO Jakarta Office and University of Otago’s Bioethics Centre in Dunedin, New Zealand, on 20-24 November 2017. It is designed to advance pedagogical capacity for ethics teaching and improve the quality of … Read More
The Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine (commonly referred to as the Oviedo Convention) defines a general framework for the protection of fundamental rights and freedoms with regards to the applications of biology and medicine. It lays down a series … Read More

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