|2nd International Conference on Bioethics in the New Age of Science
10-11 May 2018, Szeged – Hungary
University of Szeged
The International Conference on “Bioethics in the New Age of Science” 2018 will offer participants a support for exploring ethical and legal problems in bioethics in the context of the new challenges generated by the scientific discoveries of the 21st century. The aim of the conference is to facilitate the multidisciplinary approach of bioethics, by gathering specialists from bioethics and its connected fields through the five main topics of the conference: bioethics and law; medical ethics; ethical aspects in research and biomedical technology; bioethics education; bioethics committees.
The fields of life sciences and medical biotechnologies have undergone unprecedented development in the past few decades; the fact that these sciences deal with the human being required a new moral perspective in order to prevent possible abuses on the life, dignity, or autonomy of people. While these progresses increased lifespan and life quality, they were also real challenges for traditional values, ethics, and religious beliefs. The strong impact of the new knowledge as well as the consequences of using biotechnologies led to the revision of concepts such those regarding the human being, freedom, will, family, responsibility, dignity, etc. There are however many ethical and legal questions regarding bioethics which are yet to be phrased – they will most likely be phrased once new dilemmas and problems will arise and once new technologies which protect the human being from abuses will arise.
The BNAS 2018 Conference will offer participants a setting for discussing all these bioethical issues in order to discover new methods for understanding them, while also revealing the most adequate answers. The conference is this happy to welcome academics, researchers, physicians, philosophers, theologians, lawyers, jurists, psychologists, sociologists and social workers, public policy workers, students, members of ethics committees, etc.
This conference was initiated by Trivent Conferences with the aim of organizing it yearly or bi-annually under the umbrella of different European academic institutions.