Eubios Ethics Institute Conference list
last update 9 January 2008UNESCO-COMSTECH-CBEC Bioethics Forum, 26-28 March, 2008; Islamabad, Pakistan. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org International Congress of Medical Ethics, 16-18 April, 2008, Teheran, Iran. Organizers Tehran University of medical Sciences, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, Treatment and Medical Training, and Asian Bioethics Association. Website: http//icme.tums.ac.ir Contact: email@example.com
XXIInd International Congress of the European Society for Philosophy if Medicine and Healthcare: European Bioethics in a Global Context, 20-23 August, 2008; Tartu, Estonia. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org World Congress of Bioethics organized by the International Association of Bioethics 5-8 September, 2008; Rijeka, Croatia. http://www.bioethics2008rijeka.info/
Ninth Asian Bioethics Conference (ABC9): Healthy and productive life in harmony with nature, 3-7 November, 2008, Jogyakarta, Indonesia.
Hosts: Indonesian National Bioethics Commission.
Preliminary Call for Papers Research findings, discussion papers, and other contributions dealing with topics in bioethics and related disciplines are welcomed. Papers are invited on, but not limited to, the following themes:
Can virtues be taught?
Biomedical and Biosciences Ethics
Ethical Issues in Disaster Research and Management
Ethnic Conflicts and Peaceful Co-existence
Ethical Issues in Biomedical Research
Ethical Issues on Organ Transplantation
Ethics and Intellectual Property
Public Health Ethics
Science and Society
Technology and Culture
Ethics of Emerging Technologies
Preliminary deadline for receipt of abstracts for papers (200 words max)* and proposed sessions (with lists of speakers and titles) is 31 January 2008, to Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
The specific objectives of the ABC9 are:
• to identify issues in the enforcement of law, rules and guidelines and other regulatory means of ‘good research practice’ of basic and applied researches leading to quality health care involving human subjects in accordance with the universally accepted bioethical norms;
• to interpret and apply the precautionary approach; where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation; and
• to recognize and duly support the vital role in environmental management and development of local communities because of their knowledge and traditional practices.
This event will be organized by the ABA and Indonesian National Bioethics Commission, with the cooperation of UNESCO, WHO, and FAO. The local cooperating bodies and agencies will include industries, universities, and NGOs.
The updated information will be placed on the website: www.kbnindonesia.org
*Persons who wish to apply for limited scholarship support should also submit a letter of explanation and resume. The conference will also make judgments for the best student presentations.
International Congress of Medical Ethics, 16-18 April, 2008, Teheran, Iran. Organizers Tehran University of medical Sciences, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, Treatment and Medical Training, and Asian Bioethics Association. Website: http//icme.tums.ac.ir