Conferences are one of the best ways to get your ideas out there and to meet like-minded individuals. Here you will find details of conferences relating to bioethics, which we encourage you to attend if possible. Please do let us know if you know of a conference that is not listed!


Gender, Justice, and Care

19th International Nursing Ethics Conference | 4th International Ethics in Care Conference
Saturday 1st - Sunday 2nd September 2018 | Cork, Ireland

The focus of this conference is on: The Gendered Nature of Care; Inequalities in Care Provision; Global Ethical Issues in Care Provision; and Ethics Education in Nursing and Care.

You can find out more and book your place here.


Ethics in Action

EACME Annual Conference
Thursday 6th - Saturday 8th September 2018 | Amsterdam, Netherlands

The European Association of Centres of Medical Ethics' annual conference will explore the significance of ethics in clinical practice, education, and research. The four theme's this year are:

Towards a further professionalization of Clinical Ethics Support (CES)
Rethinking the ethics of ageing and the end of life
Chances and challenges of participation and diversity
Resilience and recovery in psychiatry

You can find out more about the conference here.


Health Care Rationing in Europe

Friday 26th October 2018 | Lisbon, Portugal

You can find out more and register here.


Bioethics, Medical Ethics, and Health Law

UNESCO Chair in Bioethics 13th World Conference
Tuesday 27th - Thursday 29th November 2018 | Jerusalem, Israel

This conference encompasses an impressive range of topics relating to medicine, law, and ethics. Some such topics are: animal research ethics; dentistry, law, and ethics; various aspects of ethics committees; ethics in physical education and sports; psychiatry, law, and ethics; and many more. You can be sure there will be something of interest, and relevance, to you.

An interesting and unique aspect of this conference is the art exhibition, ‘Weight of Words’, which will illustrate how bioethics can make use of art works describing actual cases as a tool for education discussions.

The UNESCO Chair in Bioethics promotes a call for the establishment of new bioethics units. Attendees are invited to establish a new unit at their institution, and can find more details on doing so here.

You can find out more about the conference and book your place here.


Health for all in an unequal world: obligations of global bioethics

14th World Congress of Bioethics
Wednesday 5th - Friday 7th December 2018 | Bengaluru, India

This conference is still accepting abstracts, papers, and symposia/workshop applications.

You can find out more and book your place here.