World Association for Medical Law



Upcoming events

    • 06 Aug 2019
    • (UTC+09:00)
    • 08 Aug 2019
    • (UTC+09:00)
    • Tokyo, Japan

    25th WCML 2019 - Tokyo, Japan

    August 6 - 8, 2019

    Conference Venue Waseda University

    Congress Hotel Rihga Royal Hotel

    Main Themes: Bridging Medical Law, Bioethics and Legal Medicine; Advanced Medicine and Medical Law; Global and Glocal Viewpoints of Medical Law in 21st Century

    Aim:  The 25th World Congress for Medical Law will be held in Tokyo, Waseda University International Conference Center in August 6-8, 2019.  This Congress will focus on constructing a bridge between medical law, bioethics and legal medicine. Japanese Association of Medical Law has a history for 50 years since 1969, and has discussed various issues on medical law. Therefore we hope that many participants will meet at the Congress, and discuss subjects on constructing a bridge between medical law, bioethics and legal medicine.

    Turkish Airlines is the official airline of 25th World Congress for Medical Law and special discounts are offered on certain booking classes. In order to proceed with the online booking tool for Turkish Conventions please visit the Turkish Conventions website and use the event code 104TKM19 under delegate section.

    Waseda University International Conference Center will be the Congress Venue


    Righa Royal Hotel will be the Congress Lodging and Event Venue

    Righa Royal Hotel is offering a reduced group rate of $194 USD single/$265 USD double for weekdays and $238 USD single/$308 USD double for Saturday.  The rate is inclusive of service charge, breakfast and taxes.


    Click HERE to book online.  Please note that the hotel system only allows for reserving 5 nights.  If staying longer than 5 nights please make two (2) reservations.

    We understand that you have many choices when making your travel arrangements. Please note that reserving your room in the WAML room block maximizes your opportunity to have a great stay in close proximity to the sessions, exhibits, events and other attendees. It also enables our staff to help should you have any issues with your accommodations and negotiate the best possible hotel room rates for future annual meetings.

    Chief of Japanese Executive Committee

    Professor Katsunori Kai (Waseda Law School, Waseda University: Medical Law, Criminal Law, Bioethics)

    • 26 Sep 2019
    • (UTC+03:00)
    • 27 Sep 2019
    • (UTC+03:00)
    • Toulouse, France

    7th EAHL conference  "Innovation & Healthcare New challenges for Europe" under the auspices of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mr Thorbjørn Jagland.

    Registration is open now!

    • 13 Aug 2020
    • 16 Aug 2020
    • Toronto, Canada

    • 04 Aug 2021
    • (UTC+03:00)
    • 06 Aug 2021
    • (UTC+03:00)
    • Istanbul, Turkey

    Main Topics

    1 - Vulnerability:  Respect and Protection

    2 - Gender Issues

    3 - Patient Safety

    4 - Human Rights in Medicine and Law

Past events

13 Jun 2019 Healthcare Disparities: Disruptive Healthcare Technologies and the Patient
04 Nov 2018 HCCA Healthcare Enforcement Compliance Conference
12 Oct 2018 52nd NAME Annual Meeting
02 Sep 2018 24th WAML World Congress
23 Feb 2018 58th Annual Health Law & Legal Medicine (ACLM)
16 Oct 2017 2nd Conference on Medical Law “Asian Perspectives on Bioethics, Medical Ethics & Medical Law” (WAML Endorsed)
11 Sep 2017 10th International Symposium Advances in Legal Medicine (ISALM)
21 Aug 2017 IAFS 2017
24 Feb 2017 ACLM 57th Annual Meeting
09 Dec 2016 First Nigerian Medical Law Summit
20 Oct 2016 Third International Conference on Incident Disclosure
15 Oct 2016 2016 Australasian College of Legal Medicine Annual Meeting
07 Aug 2016 22nd WAML World Congress
21 Jun 2016 2016 IALM Symposium in Venice
25 May 2016 Fourth International Conference on Ethics Education
11 May 2016 Euthanasia 2016
18 Sep 2015 ACLM Annual Scientific Meeting
17 Sep 2015 ACLM Expert Witness Course
09 Sep 2015 5th International Conference on Advance Care Planning and End of Life Care
19 Jun 2015 International Council of Nurses
07 Jun 2015 Law & Medicine Down Under: Shared Experiences, Divergent Paths
27 Feb 2015 2015 ACLM Annual Meeting
19 Jan 2015 Congress of the International Academy of Legal Medicine
06 Jan 2015 10th World Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics and Medical Law
23 Nov 2014 2014 International Conference of Japan
14 Nov 2014 IX Latin America Congress of Medical Law
19 Oct 2014 International Conference on Health Law and Bioethics
02 Oct 2014 Australasian Association of Bioethics & Health Law Conference
21 Aug 2014 20th WAML World Congress (WAML Endorsed)
16 Jul 2014 Bioethics Roundtable (WAML Endorsed)
16 Jun 2014 9th International Symposium on Advances in Legal Medicine
21 May 2014 2nd International Conference on Ethics Education
27 Feb 2014 54th Annual Meeting of the American College of Legal Medicine
17 Feb 2014 66th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences
19 Nov 2013 UNESCO Chair in Bioethics 9th World Conference (WAML Endorsed)
09 Oct 2013 European Association of Health Law - 4th Conference (WAML Endorsed)
04 Oct 2013 Ethics in Forensic Pathology
24 Jun 2013 Summer School on Health Law and Ethics
08 May 2013 International Focus Programme -Health Law (WAML Endorsed)
26 Apr 2013 International Scientific and Practical Health Law Conference "Protection of Rights of Health Care Professionals as a Prerequisite for Patients' Rights Protection" (WAML Endorsed)
21 Feb 2013 American College of Legal Medicine 53rd Annual Meeting
05 Oct 2012 National Association of Medical Examiners
02 Sep 2012 UNESCO Chair in Bioethics 8th International Conference on Bioethics Education: Contents, Methods, Trends
20 Aug 2012 UNESCO Ethics Teacher Training Course
07 Aug 2012 19th WCML Congress
05 Jul 2012 22nd Congress of the International Academy of Legal Medicine (IALM 2012)
26 Apr 2012 Medical Law of Ukraine: Theoretical and Methodological Aspects of Medical Law Lecturing
19 Dec 2011 International Conference on Bioethics Education
24 Nov 2011 National Congress of Psychiatry
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