Some of the 2004 IBC participants at The Horn, Mt.Buffalo. (Photo courtesy Assoc. Prof. Bruce Waxman with thanks.)

Intensive Bioethics Course 2012 Programme

Some of the 2004 IBC participants at The Horn, Mt.Buffalo. (Photo courtesy Assoc. Prof. Bruce Waxman with thanks.)

Programme

Some of the 2004 IBC participants at The Horn, Mt.Buffalo. (Photo courtesy Assoc. Prof. Bruce Waxman with thanks.)

Some of the 2004 IBC participants at The Horn, Mt.Buffalo.
(Photo courtesy Assoc. Prof. Bruce Waxman with thanks.)


Sunday, December 2
18.00 Registration and Welcome
Assoc. Prof. Michael Selgelid
Director, Centre for Human Bioethics
18.30 Dinner
20.00 Film: Singer: A Dangerous Mind
21.00 Discussion
21.30 Drinks

 


Monday, December 3
9.15 – 10.00 Virtue Ethics
Assoc. Prof. Justin Oakley
Centre for Human Bioethics
10.00 – 10.45 Discussion
10.45 – 11.15 Morning Tea
11.15 – 12.00 Utilitarianism
Assoc. Prof. Michael Selgelid
Centre for Human Bioethics
12.00 – 12.45 Discussion
13.00 – 14.15 Lunch
14.15 – 15.00 Kantian Ethics
Dr Catherine Mills
Centre for Human Bioethics
15.00 – 15.30 Discussion
15.30 – 16.00 Afternoon Tea
16.00 – 16.45 Autonomy, Paternalism and Informed Consent
Assoc. Prof. Justin Oakley
Centre for Human Bioethics
16.45 – 17.15 Discussion
18.30 Dinner
20.30 Evening free

 


Tuesday, December 4
9.15 – 10.00 Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
Assoc. Prof. Robert Sparrow
Philosophy, Monash
10.00 – 10.45 Discussion
10.45 – 11.15 Morning Tea
11.15 – 12.00 Responsible Reproduction
Dr Catherine Mills
Centre for Human Bioethics
12.00 – 12.45 Discussion
13.00 – 14.15 Lunch
14.15 – 15.00 Quality of Life (and Death) for Newborn Infants
Assoc. Prof. Dominic Wilkinson
University of Adelaide
15.00 – 15.40 Discussion
16.00 – 16.45 Making Life and Death Decisions
Julian Gardner
Former Public Advocate for Victoria
16.45 – 17.30 Discussion
18.00 Dinner

 


Wednesday, December 5
9.15 – 10.00 Withholding / Withdrawing Treatment Distinction and Resource Allocation in Intensive Care
Assoc. Prof. Dominic Wilkinson
University of Adelaide
10.00 – 10.45 Discussion
10.45 – 11.15 Morning Tea
11.15 – 12.00 A Pluralist Approach to Public Health Policy
Assoc. Prof. Michael Selgelid
Centre for Human Bioethics
12.00 – 12.45 Discussion
13.00 – 14.15 Lunch
14.15 – 15.00 Health Care Resource Allocation Exercise
Assoc. Prof. Robert Sparrow
Philosophy, Monash
15.00 – 15.30 Discussion
15.30 – 18.30 Group walk/free time
18.30 Dinner

 


Thursday, December 6
9.15 – 10.00 Current Work in Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research
Dr Susan Hawes
 
10.00 – 10.45 Discussion
10.45 – 11.15 Morning Tea
11.15 – 12.00 Should Women be Paid for Giving their Eggs to Stem Cell Science?
Prof. Loane Skene
Law School, University of Melbourne
12.00 – 12.45 Discussion
13.00 – 14.15 Lunch
14.15 – 15.00 Ethical Issues in Pharmaceutical Advertising
Dr Paul Biegler
Centre for Human Bioethics
15.00 – 15.45 Discussion
16.00 – 17.30 Current issues for Clinical Ethics Committees
Assoc. Prof. Lynn Gillam
Children’s Bioethics Centre, Royal Children’s Hospital and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute;
Centre for Health and Society (CHS), University of Melbourne 
18.30 Dinner
20.00 Evening free
21.15 Drinks

 


Friday, December 7
9.30 – 10.45 Currrent Issues for Human Research Ethics Committees
Assoc. Prof. Lynn Gillam
Children’s Bioethics Centre, Royal Children’s Hospital and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute;
Centre for Health and Society (CHS), University of Melbourne
10.45 – 11.00 Morning Tea
11.00 – 11.45 IBC Ethics Panel
Michael, Justin, Loane and Lynn
11.45 – 12.15 Discussion
12.15 – 12.45 Course Assessment – questionnaire
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Farewell