THE 28TH ANNUAL

CANADIAN BIOETHICS SOCIETY CONFERENCE

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

Featuring:

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

Featuring:

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

Featuring:

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

Featuring:

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