Past events

20 years after the Oviedo Convention Anniversary Conference

20 years after the Oviedo Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine, what are the achieved gains and its potential? 8-9 December 2017 Thessaloniki, Greece (venue changed from Nicosia, Cyprus) For ...

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What does Consent mean for Generation Genome?

Progress Educational Trust in partnership with Genomics England as part of the Genomics Conversation - a FREE-to-attend evening event on 11 September, Nowgen Centre, Manchester 6.30-8.30p...

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Changing the image of cosmetic surgery: Patients before profit

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Steet, London - Tuesday 17 October 2017 Click here for details...

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Robocare: A multidisciplinary view of practical and ethical issues

  Monday 4 December 2017 at The Royal Society of Medicine.   This 1 day meeting will bring together leading practical experts in the field of robotics to discuss how their advances ca...

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Crossing Frontiers: Moving the Boundaries of Human Reproduction

  Friday 8 December, London - stellar lineup of speakers explore the changing boundaries of reproductive medicine and research.   Tickets are available at http://www.progress.org.uk/c...

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Deconstructing Donation Conference

The third Deconstructing Donation conference will take place on 7th December at University of Bristol. The Call for Abstracts can be found here. The deadline for submissions is 5th October. Abstract...

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Dementia: Managing Demand, Improving Care

Tuesday 5 December 2017, Birmingham   Working closely with the CQC the Dementia 2017: Managing Demand will help you to develop a greater understanding of how people with dementia can get th...

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Safeguarding Adults in Charities

7 November 2017, London Click here for further details...

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FREE Paediatric Bioethics & Law Masterclass for medical students and recently qualified doctors

11 November 2017, GOSH Institute of Child Health, London, Deadline for Registration: 4 October  Click here for more information & details on how to book....

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Neonatal Ethics & Difficult Situations Course

7 November 2017, Southampton   Click here fore more details...

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Life after Death: A woman's victory in having her deceased husband's children

Progress Educational Trust Sheffield, evening of Tuesday 24 October 2017 It will begin with a drinks reception at 6pm, followed by a discussion from 6.30pm-8pm.   20 years ago, widow Di...

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The Social Life of DNA: Racial reconciliation and institutional morality

Thursday 26 October 2017, 6.30-8pm Old Theatre, Old Building, London School of Economics (Hosted by Department of Sociology, London School of Economics) Speaker: Professor Alondra Nelson, President ...

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Asian Bioethics Conference: Future of Bioethics & Healthcare

25 - 28 October 2017 Seoul, Korea Click here for more information...

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American Society for Bioethics & Humanities

19th ASBH 19th Annual Meeting 19-22 October 2017 Kansas City, MO Click here for more details...

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IME 2017 AGM

The IME AGM will take place at 6.45pm on 26th September 2017 in the Henry Wellcome Auditorium at the Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE. The AGM will be preceded by the...

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Intensive Course on Medical Ethics - Imperial College London

Intensive Course on Medical Ethics - Imperial College London     � Intensive Course on Medical Ethics 11 - 15 September 2017 � "A first class course to put your ethical thinkin...

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18th Nursing Ethics Conference and the 3rd International Ethics in Care Conference

15-16 September 2017, Leuven, Belgium In 2017, both the International Care Ethics Observatory of the University of Surrey (UK) and the Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law of the Catholic University ...

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EACME 2017 Annual Conference

'Justice in Health Care - Values in Conflict' 7-9 September 2017 Barcelona, Spain Click here for more information...

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IME Postgraduate Medical Ethics Education Symposium

Ethics Education after Medical School 5 June, St Catherines College, Oxford Click here for venue details Medical ethics is un-controversially a core element of contemporary medical practice. It is a...

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Using Empathy to Help Resolve Complaints Training

Using Empathy to Help Resolve Complaints Training   Provider: Empathy Training Ltd. This course is particularly looking at the ethics and the�moral principles that govern a person's behavio...

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Oxford Global Health & Bioethics International Conference

17 - 18 July 2017 Keble College, University of Oxford Click here for further information...

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European Summer School on Clinical Ethics Support Services (CESS)

27 August - 2 September 2017, Italy The European Clinical Ethics Network (ECEN), offers a high quality and intensive one week European Summer School in the amazing surroundings of the Italian Dolomit...

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Call for Applications - Desire to have children and genome-editing: Ethical, legal and social aspects of genome-editing in in-vitro fertilisation

  Call for Applications - Desire to have children and genome-editing: Ethical, legal and social aspects of genome-editing in in-vitro fertilisation       Research Retreat ...

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EACME 2017 Annual Conference & Call for Abstracts

'Justice in Healthcare - Values in Conflict' First announcement - Call for Abstracts 7 - 9 September 2017 Barcelona, Spain Click here for more information...

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31st European Conference on Philosophy of Medicine & Healthcare & Call for Abstracts

'Emerging Technologies in Healthcare' 16 - 19 August 2017 University of Belgrade, Serbia Click here for further details...

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ESRC Research Seminar Series: Towards a European understanding of advance decision-making: a comparative, interdisciplinary approach

ESRC Research Seminar Series: Towards a European understanding of advance decision-making: a comparative, interdisciplinary approach The principle of patient autonomy emphasises respect for the patie...

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IME Summer (Research) Conference - 15 & 16 June 2017

ééThe primary aim of this conference is to enable academics and students to present the results of their research activities in analytical and empirical medical ethics. The conference will take pla...

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Bioethics & Society Seminar: Seeing, Feeling, Doing: Obstetric ultrasound, abortion and the politics of empathy

We are delighted to announce an upcoming Bioethics & Society seminar with Dr Catherine Mills, Associate Professor and ARC Future Fellow in the Centre for Human Bioethics at Monash Universit...

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Call for Abstracts - Ethics Education after Medical School 5 June, Oxford

Delegates at this event are invited to send abstracts for posters relevant to the topic of postgraduate medical ethics education. Those whose abstracts are accepted will be asked to submit a virtual p...

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Summer Course on Ethics in Dementia Care

The Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law of the KU Leuven is organizing the 3rd edition of the Summer Course on Ethics in Dementia Care (Leuven, Belgium, 5-7 July 2017). The objective of the course is...

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Summer School on Health Law & Ethics - Erasmus Observatory

Summer School on Health Law & Ethics - Erasmus Observatory     �28 June - 7 July 2017, Rotterdam The Erasmus Observatory on Health Law / Institute of Health Policy & Management (...

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International Bioethics Summer Program: ?Global Bioethics, Human Rights & Public Policy

International Bioethics Summer Program: ?Global Bioethics, Human Rights & Public Policy       New York City, 19-30 June 2017 Global Bioethics Initiative�(GBI), co-sponsored b...

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Edge Training - Consent, the Mental Capacity Act & Medical Treatment

IME eventsPast eventsUK events Edge Training - Consent, the Mental Capacity Act & Medical Treatment 9 June 2017- A one day conference in central London Consent to treatment and mental capacity are ...

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Symposium on Law, Compassion, and Healthcare

Symposium on Law, Compassion, and Healthcare 2:00�5:30 18 May 2017 Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London A symposium exploring compassion in relation to law and healthcare � through pres...

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UKCEN 17th Annual Conference: Liverpool Medical Insitution 14th June 2017

Theme: Family Matters - making decisions with and for patients Speakers: Mr Alex Ruck Keene, Barrister & Wellcome Trust Research Fellow at Kings College London Dr Paul Baines, Paediatric Intensivi...

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Deadline approaching - Student Council applications

Not long left to apply - we would love to hear from you. Click here for the details. Deadline 2 June 2017...

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UKCEN Pre-conference Workshop, 13 June 2017 - Liverpool Medical Institution

A half day workshop from 1:00pm to 5:00pm will be held on the 13 June 2016 at the LMI, Liverpool. This will focus on Clinical Ethics Frameworks. Places on the workshop are limited so book early. Ple...

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Society for Applied Philosophy Annual Conference 2017

30 June - 2 July 2017 Copenhagen, Denmark Click here for information...

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Coming to 'Ethics Education after Medical School' on 5 June in Oxford?

Coming to 'Ethics Education after Medical School' on 5 June in Oxford?     Why not arrive Sunday 4th instead? A day early but a great networking opportunity - delegates and speakers wil...

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Summer Courses - School of Bioethics of Regina Apostolorum

The first week is 3-7 July 2017 and the second week is 10-14 July 2017, Italy Applicants must provide: One letter of reference, Curriculum Vitae, GPA average of previous university years up to point ...

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UNESCO Chair in Bioethics 12th World Conference

Bioethics, Medical Ethics & Health Law 21-23 March 2017, Limassol, Cyprus Click here for details Click here to register ...

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The future research Ethics Committees in Europe: Creating the way to innovation

The future research Ethics Committees in Europe: Creating the way to innovation   European Congress of Research Ethics Committees 17-19 May 2017, Barcelona Click here for more informati...

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Canadian Bioethics Society Conference

'Falling Through the Cracks' 24-26 May 2017 Hyatt Regency Montreal, Montreal, QC Click here for further details...

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ICCEC Singapore 2017

25-27 May 2017 Clincial Ethics and Change in Health Care Click here for further information Click here for Abstract information & important dates...

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International Congress of Bioethics: Vulnerability, Justice & Global Health

30 & 31 March 2017 Tenerife, Spain Click here for information...

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The Accreditation of the Ethics Consultant in Healthcare Setting. An international debate

24 March 2017 International seminar, Domus Salutis Clinic Brescia, Italy This event is organized by the Center for Clinical Ethics of the Insubria University (Varese, Italy), the Domus Salutis Clini...

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3rd Edition of the Intensive Course on Justice and Priority Setting in Health Care

22-24 March 2017 Deadline for early bird registration was 1 February. In the spring of 2017, the Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law (KU Leuven) organizes the third edition of the successful intens...

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Obesity: Tipping Back the Scales of the Nation

Wednesday 19th April 2017, The Studio, Manchester To further the emphasis on public health matters, Open Forum Events are pleased to introduce the Obesity- Tipping Back the Scales of the Nation conf...

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Dementia: Implementing Better Care

Thursday 20 April, King's House Conference Centre, Manchester Public understanding and engagement in dementia is increasing and different sectors are becoming dementia-friendly to overcome the potent...

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16th March 2017, Manchester Conference Centre A major transformation programme for mental health is underway, an unprecedented and decisive step towards closing the treatment gap for mental health. T...

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