Bioethics and Health Law in the Information Age

Bioethics and Health Law in the Information Age January, 27 – 28, 2017 The University of Otago, New Zealand hosts a conference on the topic Bioethics and Health Law in the Information Age. The aim is to explore current ethical and legal issues surrounding bioethics and health law in the Information Age, centring on the …

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Fighting Malaria with CRISPR/Cas9

Fighting Malaria with CRISPR/Cas9 September 7, 2016 CRISPR/Cas9 is the most efficient new tool for genome editing. It is simple and cost-effective. There is great hope for curing severe genetic diseases using CRISPR/Cas9. Since its publication by Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier in Science 2012, the scientific community has discussed ethical issues, in particular those …

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AIDS 2016: 21st International Conference on AIDS

AIDS 2016: 21st International Conference on AIDS July 18-22,2016 AIDS 2016 is expected to convene over 18,000 delegates from around the world including up to 1,000 journalists. The conference will be held from 18-22 July 2016 at the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC). The International AIDS Society, the world’s leading independent association of HIV professionals, …

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30 Years of European Bioethics: EACME Conference

30 Years of European Bioethics: EACME Conference September 8-10, 2016 In 2016, both the European Association of Centres of Medical Ethics (EACME) and the Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law of the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) will celebrate their 30th anniversary. The 2016 EACME Annual Conference will focus on a variety of highly relevant …

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Healthcare in Europe – A safe haven?

Healthcare in Europe – A safe haven? September 26-27, 2016 Health systems in Europe face major challenges after the economic crisis and against the background of increasing health care costs. Providing innovative personalized treatments to European citizens, as well as an increasing health care need of ageing societies will further intensify this situation. In this …

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Second Global Conference on Health and Climate

Second Global Conference on Health and Climate July 7-8, 2016 The Conference will showcase how the public health community will support the implementation of the Paris agreement, in order to build healthier and more sustainable societies. Participation at the conference is by invitation. If you would like to attend, please indicate your interest by emailing …

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Eighth EDCTP Forum

Eighth EDCTP Forum November 6-9, 2016 The biennial EDCTP Forum is a prominent conference on poverty related diseases including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other neglected infectious diseases prevalent in Africa – and is expected to gather some 600 delegates. Since its first occasion, 12 years ago in Rome, Italy, the EDCTP Forum offers an opportunity for …

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Designing Moral Technologies – Theoretical, Practical and Ethical Issues

Designing Moral Technologies – Theoretical, Practical and Ethical Issues July 10 – 15, 2016 The conference will discuss theoretical, practical and ethical issues related to moral technologies. Many empirical disciplines, such as sociology, psychology, neuroscience and anthropology, contribute to a growing knowledge of the foundations, mechanisms, and conditions of human moral behavior in various social …

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Brave New World

Brave New World June 20, 2016 – June 21, 2016 Brave New World 2016 is the twentieth annual postgraduate conference organised by the Manchester Centre for Political Theory (MANCEPT). The Brave New World conference series is a leading international forum dedicated to the discussion of postgraduate research in political theory. Topic areas Applied Ethics Meta-Ethics Normative …

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The 13th World Congress for the IAB

The 13th World Congress for the IAB, 14 – 17 June 2016 IAB2016 will provide a leading platform to discuss these important questions and the role bioethics can and should play for the benefit of future generations through a broad range of activities, including: A dynamic academic programme exploring emerging issues is bioethics, global health, …

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