Het Bioethics Institute Ghent organiseert World Bioethics Dag: 19 oktober 2017

Het Bioethics Institute Ghent van de vakgroep Wijsbegeerte en Moraalwetenschappen van de UGent, gastinstituut van de Belgische afdeling van de UNESCO Bioethics Chair, organiseert op 19 oktober de World Bioethics Day in Het Pand in Gent, met vijf uiterst boeiende lezingen door binnen- en buitenlandse experts.

Programme

14:00 Welcome

Prof. Sigrid Sterckx (Head of the Belgian Unit of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics) &

Prof. Guido Pennings (Director, Bioethics Institute Ghent)

14:10 Keep dreaming a​nd you will never face reality 

An alternative view on what bioethics is all about

Drs Bert Va​nderhaegen (Ghent University Hospital & University of Bristol)

14:40 Q&A​

14:55 Reproduction and justice: ​

The desexualisation of reproduction and the explosion of ​responsibility

Dr Britta van Beers (Faculty of Law, Free University of Amsterdam)

15:25 Q&A

15:40 Coffee & tea

16:00 New developments in organ transplantation in Belgium:

Justice under threat?

Prof. Koen Vandewoude (Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Ghent University) &

Dr Nick Van Gelder (Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products)

16:30 Q&A

16:45 Justice when there is no cure?

The case of Alzheimer’s disease

Dr Robin Pierce (Faculty of Law, Tilburg University)

17:15 Q&A

17:30 Human gene editing and justice:

Reproductive Liberty and Post-Genomic Egalitarianism

Dr Oliver Feeney (National University of Ireland, Galway)

18:00 Q&A

18:15 Closing


Registration

Registration is free but required via email to 
(Prof. Sigrid Sterckx​​ - Belgian Unit of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics)​