May 24th - 26th, 2017 | Hyatt Regency Montreal | Montreal, QC

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Wednesday May 24th 2017

8:00 am - 8:30 am
Workshop Check-In and Breakfast
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
W1 : Vulnerabilities in Family-Centred Care: Are Children and/or Families Falling Through the Cracks? Show Details
W2 : Faire de la recherche AVEC (et non sur) le patient : fondements, pratique et enjeux éthiques Show Details
W3 : L'aide médicale à mourir: Une innovation sociale et un défi pour l'éthique clinique Show Details
W4 : Parental consent to genetic testing in pediatrics: Clinical and ethical challenges Show Details
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pre-Conference Workshop Lunch (for morning attendees and facilitators only)
Student Mentorship Lunch Event
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
1A : Ethics and Law Show Details
1B : Older Age and Vulnerability Show Details
1C : Organizational Ethics Show Details
1D : Neurological Ethics Show Details
1E : Mental Health Ethics Show Details
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Afternoon Refreshment Break
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
2A : Humanitarian Ethics Show Details
2B : Vulnerability in Research Show Details
2C : Decision-making Models Show Details
2D : Policy and Justice Show Details
2E : Issues of Equity and Access Show Details
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Student Meet & Greet
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Opening Night Keynote Speaker and Reception: What is vulnerability? Show Details


Prof. Samia Hurst
Director, Institute for Ethics, History, and the Humanities, Geneva University (Medical School)

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CAPHE Annual General Meeting

Thursday May 25th 2017

8:00 am - 8:30 am
Breakfast & Poster Viewing
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Plenary Mental Health Panel: "Bridging the gaps: ethics challenges and solutions for working with vulnerable populations" Show Details


Vania Jimenez
Founder, La Maison Bleue
Jenny Jeanes
Detention and Twinning Program Coordinator, Action Réfugiés Montréal
Nicolas Bergeron
President, Médecins du Monde Canada, Psychiatrist & Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice, University of Montreal Health Centre
Moderated by / Modéré par : Matthew Hunt
Director of Research & Associate Professor , McGill University’s School of Physical and Occupational Therapy

10:00 am - 10:30 am
Morning Refreshment Break & Poster Viewing
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
3A : Medical Aid in Dying Show Details
3B : Ethics of Healthcare Practice Show Details
3C : Ethics and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Show Details
3D : Surgical and Transplant Ethics Show Details
3E : Research Ethics Show Details
3F : Ethics of Harm Reduction Show Details
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Special Presentation by Members of the CIHR Standing Committee on Ethics Show Details

Boxed Lunch & Poster Viewing
Student Business Meeting (incl. election & lunch)
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
4A : Pediatric End-of-Life Show Details
4B : Ethics of Healthcare Practice Show Details
4C : Vulnerability and Shared Decision-Making Show Details
4D : Communicating About Substance Use Show Details
4E : Cluster Trials and Empirical Bioethics Show Details
4F : Respect, Resiliency and Vulnerability Show Details
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pediatric Keynote: If not now, when? Seeking health and justice for Inuit children and youth Show Details


Michelle Mullen
Associate Professor of Paediatrics, University of Ottawa, Consultant Bioethicist, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Afternoon Networking, Poster Viewing and Refreshment Break
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
5A : Uncommon Bedfellows: New Insights into the complex relationship between Palliative Care and Medical Assistance in Dying Show Details
5B : MAID, Suffering and Capacity: a qualitative study of healthcare provider perspectives Show Details
5C : Mental illness, suicide & ICU care: Cracking the complex ethics of prior wishes, proxy consent and vulnerability to implicit bias Show Details
5D : Getting Patients Out of the Cracks: Case Studies from an Ombudsman's Office Show Details
5E : Filling in the gaps within the current landscape of research ethics: An integrative and functional account of vulnerability Show Details
5F : Standing at the Interface of Arts and Bioethics: How to Bridge the Gap Between Researchers and Knowledge Users' Communities? Show Details
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Evening Social: Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art Show Details

Friday May 26th 2017

8:00 am - 8:30 am
Breakfast & Poster Viewing
8:30 am - 10:00 am
6A : Ethics of Reproduction and Pregnancy Show Details
6B : Case Studies Show Details
6C : Clinical Ethics Show Details
6D : Ethics of Publicity and Marketing Show Details
6E : Health, Refugees and Power Imbalance Show Details
6F : Ethics Consultation Show Details
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Morning Networking and Refreshment Break
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
7A : Assisted Reproductive Technologies Show Details
7B : Vulnerability and Youth Show Details
7C : Relational Dimensions of Decision-Making Show Details
7D : Pharmaceutical Ethics Show Details
7E : Philosophical Perspectives Show Details
7F : Medical Aid in Dying Show Details
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lunch, Awards & CBS Annual General Meeting
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Plenary #4: Official Opposition critic on End-of-life care Show Details


Hon. Véronique Hivon
Member of the Quebec National Assembly for Joliette, Official Opposition critic on End-of-life care

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Afternoon Networking, Poster Viewing and Refreshment Break
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
8A : Ethics of Assisted Reproduction Show Details
8B : Consent Issues in Pediatric Care and Research Show Details
8C : Patient engagement Show Details
8D : Ethics of Data Sharing Show Details
8E : Culture, Values and the Medical Paradigm Show Details
8F : Selfhood and Decision-Making Show Details
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Closing Remarks and Conference Wrap-Up