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Conference Schedule

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Monday May 9

8.00-9.00 Registration

9.00-9.20 Opening

9.20-10.05 Normative Bioethics in Judaism (Jonathan Crane)

10.05-10.30 Coffee break

10.30-12.00 Normative Bioethics in Christianity (Gerard Magill, read by Daniel Hurst)

                    Normative Bioethics in Islam (Kiarash Aramesh)

12.00-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.30 two paper session (two 20 minutes presentations followed by 20 minute panel discussion)

  • Family Governance and the Dilemmas of Biomedical Ethics in Reproductive Health in Uganda (Tabitha Naisiko)
  • Normativity in Bioethics: Can Empirical Bioethics make a Contribution? (Bert Vanderhaegen)

14.30-15.15 Normative Bioethics in Buddhism (Soraj Hongladarom)

15.15-15.45 Coffee break

15.45-16.30 Normative Bioethics in Hinduism (Joris Gielen)

Tuesday May 10 

9.30-11.00 Normativity in global bioethics (Henk ten Have)

                  The Authority of the Ethics Consultant (Kenneth Kipnis)

11.00-11.20 Coffee break

11.20-12.00 Normativity in Bioethical Research (Pascal Borry)

12.00-13.20 Lunch

13.20-14.40 Free paper session (four 20 minutes presentations followed by 20 minute panel discussion)

  • Relativity and normativity in systemized end-of-life care planning (Diana Rickard)
  • Asymmetry as Source of Normativity (Michael Steinmann)
  • Normativity and Social Responsibility in Global Health (Daniel Hurst)

14.40-15.00 Coffee break

15.00-15.45 Normative Bioethics in Secular Pluralistic Society (Bert Broeckaert)

15.45-16.00 Concluding remarks