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Conference Schedule

Thursday, February 27th

18:00-24:00 - Student Registration in front lobby of MC*
[Also sign up for breakout sessions during this time period]
20:00-20:30 - Student Welcome by Dr. Sean Riley [President, St. F.X.U.], Conference Facilities, MC
20:30-21:00 - Reception

Friday, February 28th

08:00-08:45 - Breakfast, Morrison Hall
09:00-12:00 - Student Registration in upper mezzanine of MC
[Also sign up for breakout sessions during this time period]
09:00-09:15 - Formal Welcome, Commencement of Conference
Theme A: The Nature and Legitimate Scope of Bioethics
09:15-10:00 - "Bioethics and End-of-Life Care:
Zones of Consensus and Zones of Conflict" - Dr. Leigh Turner
10:00-10:15 - Question Period for Dr. Turner
10:15-10:25 - Coffee/Tea Break
10:30-11:15 - "Bioethics: Getting Involved & Staying Involved" - Mr. Kenji Saito
11:15-11:30 - Question Period for Mr. Saito
11:30-11:45 - General questions for speakers about Theme A
11:45-12:30 - Breakout Sessions, Theme A
12:30-13:30 - Lunch, Morrison Hall
Theme B: The Allocation of Limited Healthcare Resources
13:45-14:30 - "An Ethical Analysis of Health Care in the U.S. and Canada: Competing Visions and Values" - Dr. Nuala Kenny
14:30-14:45 - Question Period for Dr. Kenny
14:45-14:55 - Coffee/Tea Break
Theme C: Ethical Challenges Across the Human Life Span: From Birth to Death
15:00-15:45 - "Reprogenetics and Euthanasia: Unprecedented Challenges to Respect for Human Life" - Dr. Margaret Somerville
15:45-16:00 - Question Period for Dr. Somerville
16:00-16:15 - General questions for speakers about Themes B and C
16:15-17:00 - Breakout Sessions, Themes B and C
17:15-18:00 - Meeting to determine 2005 and 2006 C-NUB Conference hosts.

Saturday, March 1st

08:30-09:15 - Breakfast, Morrison Hall
Theme D: The Current and Foreseeable Limits of Human Genetic Engineering
09:30-10:15 - "The Current and Foreseeable Limits of Human Genetic Engineering" - Dr. Clarke Fraser
10:15-10:30 - Question Period for Dr. Fraser
10:30-10:40 - Coffee/Tea Break
Theme E: One of These Things is Not Like the Other: The Ethical Implications of Stem Cell Research and Cloning
10:45-11:30 - "Polly Shouldn't Be? Ethics and the Creation of Novel Beings" - Dr. Jason Robert
11:30-11:45 - Question Period for Dr. Robert
11:45-12:00 - General questions for speakers about Themes D and E
12:00-12:45 - Breakout Sessions, Themes D and E
12:45-13:45 - Lunch, Morrison Hall
Theme F: Ethical Issues Surrounding the Transfer of Biomedical Technology to African Countries in the Face of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic
14:00-14:45 - "HIV/AIDS in Africa: Ethical Considerations" - Mr. Burris Devanney
14:45-15:15 - Question Period for Mr. Devanney
15:15-15:25 - Coffee/Tea Break
15:30-16:00 - Presentation, X-Tending Hope Initiative Interns
16:00-16:15 - General questions for speakers about Theme E
16:15-17:00 - General Discussion: "What can we do?"
17:00-17:15 - Thank-yous, Acknowledgement of Sponsors
18:30-20:00 - Formal Closing Dinner, Black Doors [Basement, Morrison Hall]

*MC = Charles V. Keating Millennium Centre

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