TOMORROW! 2016 KCL Bioethics & Society Conference

When: THURSDAY MAY 12, 2016


9:30-10:00 Arrival, Meet & Greet with coffee & tea

10:00-10:10 Introductory Remarks by Dr Silvia Camporesi

10:10-11:10 SESSION 1  (chair Dr Annette Rid)

  1. 10:10-10:30 – Amber Collingwood, Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)
  2. 10:30-10:50– Francis Butcher, A qualitative study of ethical issues in recall by genotype studies
  3. 10:50-11:10 – Rachel Davies, Enrolling non-consenting patients into emergency care research

Comfort Break

11:30-12:45 SESSION 2  (chair Dr Silvia Camporesi)

  1. 11:30-11:50 –Edgar Ruiz Lopez, Understand exploitation in clinical research: surrogacy
  2. 11:50-12:10 – Shayda Kashef, An analysis of the moral obligations prospective parents with a family history of Huntington’s disease have if they wish to have genetically related children
  3. 12:10-12:45 CAREER SESSION with Hanna Gouta, Bioethics & Society alumna (Integrity UK)

Lunch 12:45–14:00

14:00-15:00 SESSION 3  (chair Dr Jon Ives)

  1. 14:00-14:20 – Maru Mormina, How to close the genomic gap: a solidaristic approach to capacity building
  2. 14:20-14:40  – Lukshmi Solos, The impact of self-perceptions on ageing: An ethnographic study in Ikaria
  3. 14:40-15:00 – Melissa Wood, An exploration of solidarity in family caregiving and U.S. public policy

Coffee Break

15:30- 17:00 SESSION 4 (chair Dr Silvia Camporesi)

  1. 15:30-15:50 – Rashi Jhunjhunwala, Identifying the distributive principles underlying the formulation of the Disease Control Priorities 3 Essential Surgery recommendations
  2. 15:50-16:10 – Savannah Ivy, Environmental connections to disease outbreaks
  3. 16:10-16:30 – Rachel Siden, Should law mandate vaccines to maintain vaccine coverage?

 Concluding remarks by Dr Jon Ives (External Examiner MA Bioethics & Society, University of Bristol)

Drinks to follow at a nearby pub!

The conference is made possible thanks to the support of the Faculty of Social Sciences & Public Policy Teaching Innovation Fund.

For inquiries contact Dr Silvia Camporesi:

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