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conference format


Please note: as the schedule below is tentative, it is subject to change at the discretion of the 3rd CNUB Conference Organizing Committee.

Thursday, February 16th

Participants Arrive

Participants Receive Registration Packages and Check in to Hotel

6:00pm — Social @ Tongue & Groove

Friday, February 17th

9:00am-10:00am — Keynote 1: Dr. Michael Stingl — Philosophy and Bioethics

10:00am-10:15am — Break

10:15am-11:15am — Keynote 2: Dr. Ian Mitchell — The Effects of Religion on Accessing Healthcare

11:15am-1:00pm — Lunch

1:00pm-2:00pm — Workshop One
Option 1: Dr. Mitchell — The Effects of Religion on Accessing Healthcare Theme (Case Studies)
Option 2: “When Doctors Make Mistakes” — Play and Discussion

2:00pm-2:15pm — Break

2:15pm-3:15pm — Keynote 3: Nina Preto — Law and Bioethics

3:15pm-3:30pm — Break

3:30pm-4:30pm — Workshop Two
Option 1: Native American Issues
Option 2: Alternative to Traditional Healthcare Ethics

4:30pm-5:30pm — Tour of Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience

6:00pm — Dinner @ U of L

8:00pm — Social Activities (TBA)

Saturday, February 18th

10:00am-11:00am — Keynote 4: Dr. Bryan Kolb — Research Ethics

11:00am-11:15am — Break

11:15am-12:15pm — Keynote 5: Dr. Christy Simpson — Urban vs. Rural Bioethics

12:15pm-1:15pm — Lunch

1:15pm-2:15pm — Workshop Three
Option 1: Dr. Christy Simpson — Urban vs. Rural Bioethics Theme (Case Studies)
Option 2: Research Ethics

2:15pm-2:30pm — Break

2:30pm-3:30pm — Keynote 6: Dr. PJ Devereaux — The Effects of Private-for-Profit Healthcare Delivery Health Outcomes and the Cost of Care

3:30pm-4:30pm — Workshop Four
Option 1: Dr. PJ Devereaux — Allocation of Healthcare Resources Theme (Case Studies)
Option 2: Ethics of Pharmaceutical Companies

4:30pm — 4th & 5th CNUB Conference Bids; Conference Evaluations & Closing Remarks

7:00pm-8:00pm — Banquet Dinner @ U of L Ballrooms

8:00pm-9:00pm — Keynote 7: Dr. Lisa Schultz — The Future of Bioethics

9:00pm-9:30pm — Dessert & Thank Yous

Sunday, February 18th

Participants Depart

Thank you for visiting us.
expanding perspectives: rural bioethics