New Directions in Bioethics 29 - 30 June 2009
This workshop brings together a number of well-known speakers to present work in progress on bioethics. Papers will focus on neglected issues in public health ethics, research ethics and methodology in bioethics, as well as addressing some more familiar bioethical issues.
This event is supported by the UCLH/UCL Comprehensive Biomedical Research Centre.
Draft Workshop Programme
DAY ONE: June 29
09.30 – 10.00 Coffee and Registration
10.00-10.45 Stephen Wilkinson (Keele), Saviour Selection and Organ Donation
10.45-11.30 John Worrall (LSE), Ethics and Epistemology in Clinical Trials
11.30 – 12.00 Coffee
12.00-12.45 Iain Brassington (Manchester) What’s Wrong with the Brain Drain?
12.45 – 2.00 Lunch
2.00 – 2.45 Milena Nuti (Birkbeck), Appeals to intuition: methodological implications
2.45 – 3.30 Stephen John (Cambridge) What went right in the case of MMR?
3.30 – 4.00 Tea
4.00 – 6.00 Roundtable discussion: Should the UK have a National Bioethics Advisory Body?
Panellists: Martin Wilkinson (Auckland), Harald Schmidt (Nuffield Council on Bioethics), Jonathan Wolff (UCL), Adam Hedgecoe (Cardiff)
Dinner, at Zizzi, Charlotte Street.
DAY TWO: June 30
10.00-10.45 Soren Holm (Cardiff), Should we completely rethink the basis for research ethics?
-12.00 Ainsley Newson (Bristol), Genetic responsibility: some early explorations
– 12.45 Janet Radcliffe-Richards
(Oxford), Consent: Invalid Invalidity
1.00 – 2.00 Lunch
2.00 – 2.45 Marcel Verweij (Utrecht), Infectious disease control and the harm principle
2.45 – 3.30 Martin Wilkinson (Auckland), The conscription of organs
3.30 – 4.00 Tea
4.00 – 4.45 David Hunter (Keele) Not just Justice – alternative justifications for the provision of health care
4.45 – 5.30 Tom Douglas (Oxford), Scientific Isolationism: Are there reasons not to pursue dual-use research?
Taviton 347, 16 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW. For maps of UCL campus, see here.
29-30 June 2009.
Note that this is a workshop rather than a conference: the emphasis
will be on friendly but rigorous discussion of the speakers' work in
progress. In order to maintain the workshop format, there will be a
limited number of places for people who are not speaking. These places
have now been allocated.
The workshop is now full and regstration has closed. For all enquiries, please contact James Wilson.
Unfortunately we cannot book accommodation for people who are not speaking at the workshop, but you can find details of local hotels here and here.
- Alex Calladine
- Ellen Chisman
- John Coggon
- Alan Cribb
- Zuzana Deans
- Katrien Devolder
- Victor Dura-Vila
- Sarah Edwards
- Stephanie Ellis
- Hilary Engward
- Madeleine Hayenhjelm
- Carwyn Hooper
- Jeremy Howick
- Alya Khan
- Monique Jonas
- Christopher Leak
- Won Leung
- Gaenor Levington
- Jasper Littmann
- Julie Longworth
- Mirella Marlow
- Maria McCann
- Michael Millar
- Sheelagh McGuinness
- Shepley Orr
- Sam Page
- Robin Pierce
- Sophie Pullen
- Bornwell Sikateyo
- Douglas Reeve
- Raj Sehgal
- Daniel Sokol
- Neema Sofaer
- Keith Tayler
- Mischa Van Den Brandhof
- Tom Walker
- Martin Whiting
- Heather Widdows
- Angela White
- James Wilson
- Anthony Wrigley