CBRNE CRISIS: THE ETHICAL ISSUES (AN EDEN PROJECT INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP)

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Bilbao, 15-16 September 2015

Organized by the Inter-university Chair in Law and the Human Genome
University of Deusto, University of the Basque Country.

In cooperation with
COST ACTION IS1201 DISASTER BIOETHICS

Co-funded by
Research Project DER2014-56634-JIN: Bioterrorismo y bioseguridad: bases para la estructuración de nuevos instrumentos jurídico-penales para enfrentar las amenazas biológicas

Coordinators
Carlos María Romeo Casabona & Iñigo de Miguel Beriain
Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea

Dónal O’Mathúna
Dublin City University, Ireland


FIRST DAY
Venue
Sala Arriaga. Bizkaia Aretoa. UPV/EHU.
Abandoibarra Etorbidea 3, Bilbao.

9.30-10.00
Welcome and introduction to the EDEN Project and COST ACTION IS1201 “Disaster bioethics”
Prof. Dr. Iur. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. mult. Carlos María Romeo Casabona
Director. Inter-university Chair in Law and the Human Genome. UPV/EHU

Mr. Stephen Broatch
BAE Systems. UK

Dr. Dónal O’Mathúna
Dublin City University, Ireland

10.00-13.30
First Session
Chair: To be determined

10.00-10.30
Facing a CBRNE crisis: the ethical and legal issues
Dr. Andrew Rebera
Director and Senior Consultant at Synectika Research and Consulting Ltd

10.30-11.15
Ethical issues which might arise in a CBRNE situation: lessons from the ebola experience
Dr. Richard Amlot, Dr. Nick Gent, Dr. Emma Jones
Emergency Response Department, Health Protection Directorate, Public Health England. UK

11.15-11.30
Discussion

11.30-12.00
Coffee break

12.00-12.30
Ethical issues in preparedness planning and risk reduction for natural disasters and CBRNE events
Prof. Pretesh Kiran
St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India.

12.30-13.00
Ethical frameworks for CBRNE crises: Toward shared concepts and their practical application
Associate Professor Irene Jillson
Georgetown University, USA (via Skype)

13.00-13.30
Discussion

15.30-18.00
Second Session
Chair: To be determined

15.30-16.00
Ethical issues while performing triage
Dr. Catherine Bertrand
SAMU. France

16.00-16.30
Clinical trials in crisis situations
Prof. Miguel Ángel Ramiro Avilés
University of Alcalá de Henares, Madrid.

16.30-16.45
Discussion

16.45-17.00
Pause

17.00-17.45
Round table: Communication and social networks in a disaster. The ethical issues involved
Chair: To be determined

Dr. Irina Stanciugelu
CBRNE Ltd. London

Dr. Saverio Caruso
Rome Catholic University, Ethical and Legal Monitoring Unit (UMEL). Rome, Italy.

17.45-18.00
Discussion


SECOND DAY
Venue
Escuela Universitaria de Estudios Empresariales. UPV/EHU.
Calle Elcano, 21, 48008 Bilbao.

09.00-14.00
Third Session
Chair: To be determined

09.00-09.30
Essential legal issues (normative proposals)
Dr. Emilio Armaza Armaza
Inter-university Chair in Law and the Human Genome. UPV/EHU

09.30-10.00
Comparing mutuality and solidarity in its application to Disaster Ethics
Dr Chamu Kuppuswamy, University of Hertfordshire, UK

10.00-10.30
Ethical issues for CBRNE responders: Ethics in the messy world of conflicting duties
Dr Dónal O’Mathúna, Dublin City University, Ireland

10.30-11.00
Discussion

11.00-11.30
Coffee Break

11.30-13.00
Ethics in the context of research on CBRNE crises
Chair: To be determined

Dr. Michael Barilan
Tel Aviv University. Israel (via Skype).

Dr. Dzenan Sahovic
UMU. Sweden.

Dr. Andrea Perin
University of Trento, Italy.

13.00-13.15
Closing
Prof. Dr. Carlos María Romeo Casabona
Director. Inter-university Chair in Law and the Human Genome. UPV/EHU

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