March 12-13, 2009
Washington Renaissance Hotel
999 Ninth Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
THURSDAY, March 12
Session 1: National
The View from Abroad
Comité Consultatif National d’Ethique, France
Director, Nuffield Council on Bioethics
Session 2: National Ethics
Mission, Functions, Philosophies, and Modus Operandi
Cynthia Cohen, Ph.D., J.D.
Kennedy Institute of Ethics
Mark Kuczewski, Ph.D.
Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy
Loyola University, Chicago
Session 3: National Ethics
Mark Frankel, Ph.D.
Scientific Freedom, Responsibility and Law Program
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Nancy Kass, Sc.D.
Phoebe R. Berman Professor of Bioethics and Public Health
Berman Institute, Johns Hopkins University
Session 4: National Ethics Commissions:
Looking Back and Looking Forward
Alexander M. Capron, L.L.B.
Scott H. Bice Chair in Healthcare Law, Policy and Ethics
Co-Director, Pacific Center for Health Policy and Ethics
University of Southern California
Ruth Faden, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Professor and Executive Director,
Berman Institute of Bioethics
Johns Hopkins University
Ethics and Public Policy Center, Washington, D.C.
Eric Meslin, Ph.D.
Indiana University Center for Bioethics
FRIDAY, March 13