Invitation and Call for Abstracts
The UNESCO Chair in Bioethics is pleased to invite you to become an active participant at the 11th World Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics and Health Law, to be held October 20-22, 2015 in Naples, Italy. The Conference is designed to offer a platform for the exchange of information and knowledge and to hold discussions, lectures, workshops and exhibition of programs and databases.
If you wish to take part in the scientific program, submit your oral presentation or poster abstract together with a short CV to: seminars@isas.co.il
Deadline for abstract submission: August 15, 2015


Target Groups
bioethicists philosophers researchers writers • ethics committee members • physicians • nurses • social workers • psychologists • psychiatrists • doctors involved in legal medicine • lawyers • judges • teachers • educators • rectors, deans and administrators of academic institutes • hospital managers • teachers and students of medical, nursing, ethics, psychology, philosophy and law schools and faculties • professional, cultural and volunteer organizations and associations • governmental & public bodies • speech and language therapists • veterinarians


Main Aspects
(For detailed list of topics, please see here)

  • Bioethics, Medical Ethics and Health Law
  • Ethics Committees
  • Biomedical Research and Experimentation
  • Forensic Medicine, Law and Ethics
  • Bioethics Education

Special Topics (organized by the WMA)

  • Ethical and legal implications for health databases and bio-banks
  • Care at the end of life

Under the auspices of

  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
  • World Medical Association (WMA)
  • IFMSA – International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations
  • Israel Medical Association
  • Italian Society for Medical Law and Insurance
  • Zefat Bioethics Forum
  • International Center for Health, Law and Ethics, Haifa University