The International Care Ethics (ICE) Observatory
17-18 July 2015, Surrey
The 1st International ICE Observatory Future of Ethics in Care and 16th Nursing Ethics Conference will take place at The University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.
The ICE Observat...
Choices in Health Care
30 September-2 October 2015, Leuven, Belgium
Keynote Speaker: Steven Vanackere (Senator, previous Vice Prime Minister, Flemish Minister for Welfare, Public Health and Family, and Belgian Minister for...
Ethics education in times of inequities
11th Brazilian Congress of Bioethics, Natal, Brazil, 22-25 September 2015
This conference is organized by the International Association for Education in Ethics (IAEE) in association with the 11th Br...
Pluripotent Stem Cells
28 September - 2 October 2015, Munich, Germany
The Institute Technology • Theology • Natural Sciences (TTN) at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich organizes an international scientific summe...
“Clinical Ethics, past, present and future”
EACME Conference, 17-19 September 2015, Cagliari, Italy
The fundamental ethical questions, raised by scientific and technological advances in the field of medicine, proposed as hot topics by mass m...
'Medicalisation' - 29th European Conference on Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare
19-22 August 2015
This conference will organised by the European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare (ESPMH) and the Bioethics Institute Ghent, Belgium.
The programme of the conference...
2015 COST Action IS1303 CHIPME Summer School 'Genomics and Genethics: current developments and controversies'.
10-14 September 2015, Aegina island, Greece
The 2015 COST Action IS1303 - CHIPME Summer School is co-organised by members of the Action's three Working Groups and which will take place in the picture...
Advance Care Planning and End of Life Care
9-12 September 2015, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany
Advance care planning (ACP) as a means to promote patient-centred care continues to gain increasing importance in almost all medical...
Summer Course on Ethics in Dementia Care
1-3 July 2015, Leuven, Belgium
The Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law of the KU Leuven is organizing the 1st edition of the Summer Course on Ethics in Dementia Care. The objective of the course is ...
Oxford Global Health and Bioethics International Conference
28-29 September 2015, Oxford
The first biennial Oxford Global Health and Bioethics International Conference will be held at Keble College, University of Oxford and will be hosted by The Ethox Centre....
Symposium: Sexual Desire
18 July 2015, Wellcome Collection, London
From asexuality to sex addiction, there is huge variety in our experience of sexual desire. Both the temptation and the conflict it can create are enduring ...
PANTC* 2015 Conference on Bioethics and the Philosophy of Medicine
30 July - 1 August 2015, New York, USA
The PANTC (Philosophy Reading Group) presents a conference on Bioethics and the Philosophy of Medicine at The State University of New York at Buffalo. Keynoter...
Intensive Course on Medical Ethics
14–18 September 2015, Imperial College, London
If you're looking to spend a fruitful, thought-provoking and an enjoyable week with a professionally diverse group to develop and debate your ethical ...
Shame, Stigma and HIV
17 Sept 2015, Manchester
The breakthrough in the development of effective anti-retroviral treatment of HIV in 1996 has transformed for the better the lives of many of those living with HIV, who hav...
Taking Pregnancy Seriously in Metaphysics II: Identity and Persistence
18 September 2015, Southampton
This workshop is one of a series of four in the project 'Taking Pregnancy Seriously in Metaphysics, Ethics and Epistemology', funded by the Southampton Ethics Centre, t...
Future of Medical Education Conference
3-4 June 2015, Newcastle
This is the third year we have hosted the Future of Medical Education Conference and this year it is going to bigger and better.
Exploring undergraduate and postgraduate tra...
Binaries in Bioethics and Biolaw: what role should they serve?
7-8 September 2015, Manchester
The Postgraduate Bioethics Conference (PGBC) is an annual conference aimed at doctoral researchers in applied ethics broadly conceived. Over the past eight years, often...
2nd Disaster Bioethics Summer School
7-11 September 2015, Birmingham
This event is targeted at those who respond to humanitarian emergencies and disasters. It will also be useful for academics working in the broad area of humanitarian c...
'Sharpening the Edge of Bioethics in the UK' - 2nd IME Research Conference
Thursday 18 June 2015, Newcastle University
The conference is a one-day event, designed to give opportunities for academics, clinicians and students involved in biomedical ethics research to presen...
Should we recognise a duty to take part in biomedical research?
9 September 2015, University of Leeds, 10.00-16.30
The event will be of interest to those involved in biomedical research and to bioethicists and will be an exciting programme of talks and discussion...
Nudges: new normativity within the public sphere?
1-3 September 2015, Manchester.
Nudges are attracting a lot of attention around the world, not only among academics, but also among politicians. They could be considered as an instance of the emergen...
Shadows and Light: Bioethics and Human Rights
The 26th Annual Conference and Meeting of the Canadian Bioethics Society, 27-29 May 2015, Winnipeg, Canada
The conference theme: Shadows and Light: Bioethics and Human Rights, invites presenters and ...
6th Philosophy of Medicine Roundtable: Understanding Disease and Illness
11-12 August 2015, University of Bristol
This two-day conference will be hosted at the University of Bristol, and is sponsored by the Wellcome Trust. The conference will continue a series of philosop...
‘The Most Good you can Do: How “Effective Altruism” is Changing Ideas about Living Ethically‘.
5 June 2015, Durham University
Peter Singer, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, will be speaking at Durham University on Friday 5 June (17:30 to 19:00, Elvet Riverside Bloc...
Death and immortality in Greek philosophy and early Christianity
24 July 2015, University of St Andrews
Greek philosophy and early Christianity
09:30 Phillip Horky (Durham)
'Pythagorean Immortality of the Soul?'
10:15 Simon Trépanier (Edinburgh)
1st KCL Bioethics & Society Student Conference
12 June 2015, King's College London
Students will be presenting their dissertation research projects. Topics will range from ethical implication preimplantation genetic diagnosis for late onset disor...
Philosophy and Psychiatry International Conference
25 July, St Hilda's College, Oxford
A one-day international conference delivered by renowned experts in the field through keynote lectures.
This conference is linked with the Mind, Value and Mental...
Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference 2015
20-21 July 2015, Exeter
Building on the success of last year's Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference, this conference aims to bring together researchers from a variety of disciplines in a manner...
17 June 2015, Queen Mary University of London
'Being Non/Human' is organising a conference for 2015 on the topic of 'bodily borders'. 'Being Non/Human' is an interdisciplinary group that engages with...
Genomics in general medicine: Welcome to the 21st century
17 June 2015, London
Organised by Medical Genetics Section, RSM
This event will inform general physicians, students and trainees about genomic medicine and the relevance to their future practice.
Symposium on Law and Compassion
1 July 2015, London
This symposium will provide a forum for presentations and discussion on the relationships between law and compassion, focussing on the conceptual and theoretical approaches to com...
The history and philosophy of evidence-based health care
15-19 June 2015, University of Oxford
This course will trace the historical development of evidence-based health care. Students will engage with researchers who have played key roles in defining the ...
Ethical Foundations of the Francis Report - Clinicians and Managers on Shared Ground - UKCEN 15th Annual Conference
17 June 2015, Newcastle
09:30 – 09:45 Welcome
09:45 – 10:30 Professor Laura Serrant – the 6Cs: towards establishing compassionate care and courageous leadership in the NHS
Applied Clinical Ethics (ACE)
19-20 June 2015, Imperial College London
The UK's first professional course in clinical ethics designed specifically for practising clinicians. No prior knowledge of academic medical ethics or moral ...
Workshop: Law and the Ageing of Humankind
22-23 June 2015, London
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B
The W G Hart Legal Workshop 2015 will explore legal responses to the changing demogra...
Shame and Guilt
5 June 2015, Oxford
SHAME AND GUILT: A one-day workshop with speakers:
Carla Bagnoli (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, University of Oslo): Shame and Vulnerability
Edward Harcourt (Universit...
What Makes Us Tick? On Love and Desire, Reason and Ethics
13 June 2015, University of Southampton
We will be holding a one-day cultural event consisting of a series of short talks led by experts from within Philosophy at Southampton.
Why do we do what we d...
13 June 2015, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
The 17th and 18th century saw people visit Tunbridge Wells to improve their health by taking the waters of our spa. In the 21st century our health and wellbeing wi...
Valuing Health Conference
4 June 2015, University College London
This free one day conference is devoted to Dan Hausman's newly published book Valuing Health: Well-being, Freedom and Suffering. A team of commentators, and the...
Improving Quality and Professionalism of Clinical Ethics Education
20-22 May 2015, New York, USA
The 11th International Congress on Clinical Ethics Consultation will be hosted by the Bioethics Program of Union Graduate College & Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sin...
Caring for the incurable: ethics and cost-effectiveness in resource allocation decision making for people who lack capacity
21 May 2015, King's College London
Rescheduled Lent Lecture: Jeff Round
A primary concern of economics is the allocation of society's scarce resources. This is especially true in the field of health...
Ethics of Pediatric Research
18-20 May 2015, Padova, Italy
Organised by Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology and Department of Woman and Child Health, University of Padova, Italy
Of all types of...
Military Medical Ethics
7-9 May 2015, Ermatingen, Switzerland
ICMM Reference Centre for Education on IHL and Ethics, and Medical Services Directorate of the Swiss Armed Forces and the Center for Ethics of Zurich University....
Ethics and Professionalism in Health Care. Backgrounds, Frameworks, Challenges
9–13 February 2015, Bochum, Germany
Organisational, societal and ethical aspects in the transformation of health-care professions are currently the subject of intensive discussion. New forms and st...
Healthcare Ethics Committees
20-22 April 2015, Padova, Italy
Organised by Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology, University of Padova, Italy
Over the past thirty years Healthcare Ethics Committee...
The ethics of biomedical big data
27 April 2015, Oxford Internet Institute
This workshop will bring together expertise from academia, medicine and industry to address emerging challenges in the field, and the requirements for a Europ...
"Cash, care and coercion - this house believes that doctors do know best"
28 April 2015, various locations across the UK
THE DEBATE FORMAT
Two invited teams, one proposing the motion and the other against it;
Teams will be made up of one medical student and one junior do...
Have professionalism and trust in the NHS been destroyed by regulation?
28 April 2015, Kings College London
Join hosts Professor Stephen Challacombe (Guy's, Dentistry, 1968) and Diana Garnham (War Studies, 1979) and a leading panel of experts for an evening of debate and...
Direct to consumer genetic testing
23 April, 2015, King's College London
What would you like to know about yourself? Whether you're susceptible to hearing loss? How you might respond to certain drugs? Whether you're genetically wired...
Ethics and emotion in the post-Kantian tradition
17 April 2015, Southampton University
A workshop in association with the Southampton Ethics Centre and the Royal Institute of Philosophy
The vexed role emotions play in human life is reflected in th...
Living in Time
Global Medicine, Social Justice, and Bioethics
Responsible Innovation and Human Genomics, ethical opportunities and threats
Zürich Winter School on the ethics of human enhancement
'Ethics in a Digital Age'
A TripAdvisor for Fertility Clinics - Would You Recommend It?
The Patient Perspective
'Advocating for children in a rapidly changing world'
An Honourable Death
The Genetics of Mental Disorders: Exorcising Kraepelin’s Ghost
Public Health Ethics, Disability, and the Highest Attainable Standard of Physical, Mental, and Social Well-being
Suffering, Death and Palliative Care
Conceptualizing Disability as a Public Health Issue: Impairment, Enhancement and Emerging Biotechnologies
Intensive Course on Foundational Approaches, Contemporary and Educational Issues in the Field of Nursing Ethics
“Alien Landscapes? Interpreting disordered minds”
Nuffield Council on Bioethics 2015 annual public lecture
Taking Pregnancy Seriously in Metaphysics, Ethics and Epistemology, Workshop II
East of England UKCEN Regional Study Day
The Future of Palliative Care
Medical Ethics and the Criminal Justice System
Ethics, Law and Ageing
Edit Kaldor - Woe
The Mental Capacity Act & Advance Care Planning Training
Stopping Ebola: Whose responsibility is it anyway?
John Toulmin Lecture in Law and Psychiatry
UNESCO Chair in Bioethics 10th World Conference
'Ethics of Reproductive Technologies'
'Frailty, vulnerability and social participation'
2014/15 program for the Joint Bioethics Colloquium (UCL/KCL)
Digital Further Education: Implementing the FELTAG Recommendations
The 15th Asian Bioethics Conference (ABC15)
Genetic Conditions: How Should Your DNA Be Used in the 100,000 Genomes Project?
The Commercialisation of Life
How Companies Use Genetic and Health Data: Protecting Patient Confidence
Ethics and law study day: end of life healthcare
Challenging questions and ethical obligations - the ethics of everyday practice
'Inclusive & Interprofessional: Bioethics & Humanities?'
The Future of Reproduction
Nuffield Council on Bioethics - Annual Lecture - 'Bioethics in 2025: what will be the challenges?'
IME Research Conference
Public Bioethics and the Challenges of Legitimation
'How should we decide?'
Patient no longer? What next in health care law?
Euthanasia and Assisted Dying : Lessons from Belgium
Expanded carrier screening: possibilities and challenges
'Bioethics and bio-politics'
The Ethics of Choice
Genomic Medicine Needs You - Do You Need Genomic Medicine?