ELSI 2.0 + EuCelLEX Project Satellite Symposium
Date: 14 June 2016
Organised by Oxford University – HelLEx
ELSI 2.0 (https://elsi2workspace.tghn.org/) and EUCelLEX (https://www.eucellex.eu/) Project Joint Symposium ‘Exploring International Policy Development in Regenerative Medicine‘ alongside the 13th World Congress of Bioethics in Edinburgh on Tuesday 14th June 2016.
The event will include a Panel session considering ‘Socio-Ethical and Legal (ELSI) Implications of Genome Editing Technologies‘. The session will be Chaired by Dr Sarah Chan, Usher Institute for Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh.
- Associate Professor Ainsley Newson, University of Sydney, Australia;
- Professor Kazuto Kato, Osaka University, Japan;
- Associate Professor Rosario Isasi, Department of Human Genetics, University of Miami, USA
We are now calling for abstracts for the following sessions, that can be on any ELSI topic:
- Presentations of 20 minutes
- Pecha Kucha presentations*
- ELSI 2.0 ‘Making Connections’ zone for discussion groups to meet
Please submit an abstract, stating your name, institution, session type and outline (no more than 300 words) to Fiona Coldwell: firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 1st April 2016.
We are delighted to announce that there will be a limited number of bursaries available to subsidise junior researchers (from within and outside the EU) to participate. If you would like to be considered for a bursary please include with your pecha kucha application, a copy of your CV and a paragraph explaining why you would like to attend.
*for those who are new to Pecha Kucha, speakers have 20 slides, with 20 seconds per slide and 2 minutes for questions, for a fast and fun 10-minute presentation!