ICCEC 2017 in Singapore

The NUS Centre for Biomedical Ethics is hosting the 13th Annual International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation (ICCEC): “Clinical Ethics and Change in Health Care” from 25 – 27 May 2017, at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore. ABR will dedicate a special issue to this conference


With advancements and innovations in healthcare delivery, a rapidly aging population, and the effects of globalisation, culture and migration, there is an increasing need to discuss best practices, debate and share ideas, and shape the evolution of healthcare ethics and professionalism. The core principles of clinical ethics for the healthcare professions need up-to-date contextualisation, or they may risk being lost in translation. Singapore will provide a vibrant setting for discussion of these conference themes. The Conference is organised by CENTRES and the NUS Centre for Biomedical Ethics. For more details on the conference and registration, please visit iccec2017.com

As a part of ICCEC 2017, we are pleased to announce a Special Issue of the Asian Bioethics Review. This Special Issue will comprise of topics pertinent to clinical ethics presented at the ICCEC 2017, and it will be Guest Edited by Prof Main Gillis (Florida International University) and Ms Sumytra Menon (NUS Centre for Biomedical Ethics). The submission deadline is 15 September 2017.

If you are an ICCEC 2017 delegate and you are interested in contributing to this Special Issue of the ABR, please join us at the Affinity Meeting on 26 May for more information!

ICCEC Affinity Meeting ABR 26 May 2

ERRATUM (14:09, 21 April 2017)
This post previously announced both the ABR Research Conference on Biobanking as well as the ICCEC 2017 conference, but has since been edited for clarity. You can find the announcement on the ABR Research Conference here.

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