11th World Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics and Medical Law

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 - 9:00am to Thursday, 22 October 2015 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Italy, Naples
Type of Event: 
Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Contact: 
Germán Solinís, g.solinis@unesco.org

The Conference is designed to offer a platform for the exchange of information and knowledge and to hold discussions, lectures, workshops and an exhibition of program and databases.

The following subjects are on the agenda:
* Bioethics, Medical Ethics, Health law;
* Ethics Committees;
* Biomedical Research and Experimentation;
* Forensic Medicine, Law and Ethics;
* Bioethics Education.

Target groups are: Members of Ethics Committees, Physicians, Forensic doctors, Nurses, Teachers and Educators in Medical Schools, Nursing Schools, Law Schools, Schools of Social Work, Faculties of Philosophy and Ethics, Professional Organizations, Governmental and Public Bodies.

The Conference is organized by the UNESCO Bioethics Chair at Haifa University, the Zefat Academic College, and the International Center for Health, Law and Ethics, in collaboration with: the Ethics Committee for Biomedical Activities "Carlo Romano", the International Office for Bioethics Research Federico II University of Naples, and the
European Centre for Bioethics and Quality of Life, which is an Italian Unit of UNESCO Chair in Bioethics (Haifa).

The event is also sponsored by UNESCO, the World Medical Association (WMA), the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) and the World Association for Medical Law (WAML).