CONFERENCE: PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT FOR RESEARCH, PRACTICE AND POLICY – Exploring Policy Options for Responsible Research, Sustainability and Innovation November 16 – 17, 2016 By setting public engagement (PE) as a key thematic element of responsible research and innovation (RRI), the European Commission promotes fundamental changes in the way in which civil society and other stakeholders outside …Read More..
12th World Conference BIOETHICS, MEDICAL ETHICS & HEALTH LAW March 21 – 23, 2017 UNESCO Chair in Bioethics Haifa is calling for active participation to the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics 12th World Conference, MEDICAL ETHICS & HEALTH LAW. The Conference is designed to offer a platform for the exchange of information and knowledge and to …Read More..
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 …Read More..
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 …Read More..
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, …Read More..
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 …Read More..
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 …Read More..
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 …Read More..
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 …Read More..
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 …Read More..