World Association for Medical Law

2014 International Conference of Japan

  • 23 Nov 2014
  • 1:00 PM (JST)
  • 24 Nov 2014
  • 4:50 PM (JST)
  • Tokyo, Japan

2014 International Conference
of the Japanese Association for Philosophical and Ethical Researches in Medicine

Main Theme: Philosophy and Ethics of Medicine in Multicultural Society
Date: Nov. 23-24, 2014
Venue: Toyo University, Hakusan Main Campus

November 23, 13:00-17:20
Opening Remark: Prof. Motomu SHIMODA, Head of the Organizing Committee, Kyoto Women’s University
Keynote Speech(13:10-14:10)
Chair: Prof. Tetsuro SHIMIZU, University of Tokyo
Keynote Speech 1 (13:10-13:40): Prof. Yasushi KOIDE, President of the Japanese Association for Philosophical and Ethical Researches in Medicine, Shibaura Institute of Technology
Keynote Speech 2 (13:40-14:10): Prof. Takashi NAGASHIMA, President of the 2014 International Conference, Toyo University

Symposium (14:20-17:20) *30 minutes for each speaker
Theme: Medical Ethics in Multicultural Society
Chair: Prof. Carl BECKER:Kyoto University
1. Prof. Thomas HEINEMANN, Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Vallendar, Germany
“Developmental Totipotency as a Normative Criterion for the Moral Status of the Human Embryo”
2. Prof. Stuart J. YOUNGNER, Case Western Reserve University, USA
“The Death Problem”
3. Prof. Johannes J. M. van DELDEN, Utrecht University, Netherlands
“End of Life Decisions in the Netherlands: medical practice and societal control”
4. Prof. Daniel Fu-Chang TSAI, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taiwan
“Clinical Ethics”

November 24, 9:00-16:50 *15 minutes for each speaker
Session 1(9:00-10:40): Reproductive Medicine, Embryology and Genetics
Commentator: Prof. Thomas HEINEMANN
Session 2(10:50-12:20): Organ Transplantation
Commentator: Prof. Stuart J. YOUNGNER
Session 3(13:20-15:00): End of Life
Commentator: Prof. Johannes J. M. van DELDEN
Session 4(15:10-16:50): Clinical Ethics
Commentator: Prof. Daniel Fu-Chang TSAI

Closing Remark: Prof. Yasushi KOIDE

*Registration fee for the participant from abroad: free



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