THE 28TH ANNUAL

CANADIAN BIOETHICS SOCIETY CONFERENCE

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



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Wednesday May 24th 2017

7:30 am - 8:30 am
Workshop Check-In and Breakfast Symphonie Foyer
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
W1 : Vulnerabilities in Family-Centred Care: Are Children and/or Families Falling Through the Cracks? Show Details Symphonie 1
W2 : Faire de la recherche AVEC (et non sur) le patient : fondements, pratique et enjeux éthiques Show Details Symphonie 3A
W3 : L'aide médicale à mourir: Une innovation sociale et un défi pour l'éthique clinique Show Details Symphonie 2
W4 : Parental consent to genetic testing in pediatrics: Clinical and ethical challenges Show Details Symphonie 3B
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pre-Conference Workshop Lunch (for morning attendees and facilitators only) Grand Salon C
Student Mentorship Lunch Event Symphonie 4
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
1A : Ethics and Law Show Details Symphonie 2
1B : Older Age and Vulnerability Show Details Symphonie 3B
1C : Organizational Ethics Show Details Symphonie 1
1D : Neurological Ethics Show Details Symphonie 3A
1E : Mental Health Ethics Show Details Symphonie 4
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Afternoon Break
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
2A : Humanitarian Ethics Show Details Symphonie 3A
2B : Vulnerability in Research Show Details Symphonie 4
2C : Decision-making Models Show Details Symphonie 1
2D : Policy and Justice Show Details Symphonie 2
2E : Issues of Equity and Access Show Details Symphonie 3B
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Student Meet & Greet Symphonie 4
Hors d'Oeuvres Ovation Foyer
5:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Conference Opening Show Details Ovation

Featuring:

Eugene Bereza
Director of the Centre for Applied Ethics at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), Chair, 2017 CBS Conference Organizing Committee

5:15 pm - 5:20 pm
Welcome Address Show Details Ovation

Featuring:

Christy Simpson
President, CBS

5:20 pm - 5:40 pm
Opening Remarks Show Details Ovation

Featuring:

Normand Rinfret
Former President & Director General, McGill University Health Centre

5:40 pm - 6:40 pm
Opening Night Keynote Speaker and Reception: What is vulnerability? Show Details Ovation

Featuring:

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

6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Networking Reception
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CAPHE Annual General Assembly Symphonie 4
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
To Your Health! Personalized Medicine in the Genomics Era Show Details

Thursday May 25th 2017

7:30 am - 8:30 am
Breakfast & Poster Viewing Grand Salon Foyer
Canadian Paediatric Bioethics Network Meeting Symphonie 4
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Plenary Mental Health Panel: "Bridging the gaps: ethics challenges and solutions for working with vulnerable populations" Show Details Grand Salon

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 Grand Salon Foyer
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
3A : Medical Aid in Dying Show Details Grand Salon
3B : Ethics of Healthcare Practice Show Details Symphonie 1
3C : Ethics and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Show Details Symphonie 3A
3D : Surgical and Transplant Ethics Show Details Symphonie 3B
3E : Research Ethics Show Details Symphonie 4
3F : Ethics of Harm Reduction Show Details Symphonie 2
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Special Presentation by Members of the CIHR Standing Committee on Ethics Show Details Grand Salon

Boxed Lunch & Poster Viewing Grand Salon Foyer
Student Business Meeting (incl. election & lunch) Symphonie 4
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
4A : Pediatric End-of-Life Show Details Symphonie 1
4B : Ethics of Healthcare Practice Show Details Symphonie 3A
4C : Vulnerability and Shared Decision-Making Show Details Grand Salon
4D : Communicating About Substance Use Show Details Symphonie 4
4E : Cluster Trials and Empirical Bioethics Show Details Symphonie 3B
4F : Respect, Resiliency and Vulnerability Show Details Symphonie 2
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pediatric Keynote: If not now, when? Seeking health and justice for Inuit children and youth Show Details Grand Salon

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 Grand Salon Foyer
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 Symphonie 2
5B : MAID, Suffering and Capacity: a qualitative study of healthcare provider perspectives Show Details Symphonie 4
5C : Mental illness, suicide & ICU care: Cracking the complex ethics of prior wishes, proxy consent and vulnerability to implicit bias Show Details Grand Salon
5D : Getting Patients Out of the Cracks: Case Studies from an Ombudsman's Office Show Details Symphonie 3A
5E : Filling in the gaps within the current landscape of research ethics: An integrative and functional account of vulnerability Show Details Symphonie 1
5F : Standing at the Interface of Arts and Bioethics: How to Bridge the Gap Between Researchers and Knowledge Users' Communities? Show Details Symphonie 3B
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Evening Social: Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art Show Details

Friday May 26th 2017

7:30 am - 8:30 am
Breakfast & Poster Viewing Grand Salon Foyer
8:30 am - 10:00 am
6A : Ethics of Reproduction and Pregnancy Show Details Grand Salon
6B : Case Studies Show Details Symphonie 3B
6C : Clinical Ethics Show Details Symphonie 3A
6D : Ethics of Publicity and Marketing Show Details Symphonie 4
6E : Health, Refugees and Power Imbalance Show Details Symphonie 1
6F : Ethics Consultation Show Details Symphonie 2
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Morning Refreshment Break & Poster Viewing Grand Salon Foyer
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
7A : Assisted Reproductive Technologies Show Details Symphonie 1
7B : Vulnerability and Youth Show Details Symphonie 3A
7C : Relational Dimensions of Decision-Making Show Details Grand Salon
7D : Pharmaceutical Ethics Show Details Symphonie 4
7E : Philosophical Perspectives Show Details Symphonie 2
7F : Medical Aid in Dying Show Details Symphonie 3B
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lunch, Awards & CBS Annual General Meeting Grand Salon
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Plenary: Official Opposition critic on End-of-life care Show Details Grand Salon

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 Grand Salon Foyer
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
8A : Ethics of Assisted Reproduction Show Details Symphonie 3A
8B : Consent Issues in Pediatric Care and Research Show Details Symphonie 3B
8C : Patient engagement Show Details Grand Salon
8D : Ethics of Data Sharing Show Details Symphonie 4
8E : Culture, Values and the Medical Paradigm Show Details Symphonie 1
8F : Selfhood and Decision-Making Show Details Symphonie 2
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Closing Remarks and Conference Wrap-Up Grand Salon