Conference Title: Ethics and Death, Dying and the Deceased in Disasters

27-28 April, 2015
University of Split School of Medicine

 

Programme

Monday, April 27th 2015

08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks
tbc – Split University representatives
Goran Mijaljica; Marija Selak
Dr. Dónal O’Mathúna, Dublin City University, Ireland; Chair of COST Action IS1201
09:15-10:30 Keynote 1 – Dying in Isolation (tentative title)
Presenter: Philippe Calain, Research Unit on Humanitarian Stakes and Practices, Médecins Sans Frontières, Switzerland
Chair: Eugenijus Gefenas
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 WG 1 meeting
Healthcare ethics - workshop
on developing ethics training material
WG 2 meeting
Bioethics, culture, & moral theory
WG 3 & 4 meeting
Draft UNESCO Guidelines for Children in Research during Disasters
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:00 WG 1 meeting
Healthcare ethics
WG 2 meeting
Bioethics, culture, & moral theory
WG 3 meeting
Research ethics
WG 4 meeting
Ethics & governance
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-16:30 Working Group Presentations to Plenary
WG1: Catherine Hale and others on developing ethics training material
WG2: Katarina Komenska on her STSM in Thessaloniki
WG3: Eugenijus Gefenas on WG3 activities
WG4: Ana Borovecki on WG4 activities
16:30-17:30 Keynote 2 - Palliative Care in Disasters: A First-Hand Perspective
Presenter: Carma Erickson-Hurt, MSN, APRN, ACHP.
Lecturer, California State University Institute for Palliative Care; Project HOPE volunteer

Chair: Ana Borovecki, Zagreb University, Croatia
17:30-18:15 Panel Discussion - Palliative Care Ethics in Disasters. What is Needed?
Participants: Philippe Calain, Carma Erickson-Hurt, Salvatore Pisu
Chair: Dónal O’Mathúna, Dublin City University, Ireland
19:00-20:00 Walking Tour of Split Old City
20:00 Conference Dinner

 

Tuesday, April 28th 2015

09:15-10:30 Keynote 3 - Ethical issues with Mass Burial sites after Conflicts (tentative title)
Presenter: Marija Definis Gojanovic, Split University, Croatia
Chair: Goran Mijaljica, Split University, Croatia
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-13:00 Working group 1 meeting
Healthcare ethics
Working group 2 meeting
Bioethics, culture, & moral theory
Working group 3 meeting
Research ethics
Working group 4 meeting
Ethics & governance
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Keynote 4 – Ethics of Forensic Medicine in Disasters: How Prepared are we? An Indian Perspective
Presenter: Vina Vaswani, Yenopoya University, Mangalore, India
Chair: Bert Gordijn, Dublin City University, Ireland
15:00-16:30 Management Committee Meeting: : Focus on Work Plan and Budget for 2015-2016
Only MC members and designated substitutes may attend and vote on Action plans.
Chaired by Dr Dónal O'Mathúna, Ireland; Chair of COST Action IS1201

  

Venue

University of Split School of Medicine (Medicinski fakultet), address: Šoltanska ulica 2, is situated adjacent to the University Hospital Split – Krizine (Bolnica Krizine – please note that the two hospitals are close to one another Krizine and Firule – not to get confused when looking for direction. The bus stop is called Krizine, lines 3, 8, 17 – check the bus map attached. The bus stop is at the intersection of the Poljička cesta and ulica Bruna Bušića.
Web site of the Medical School: http://www.mefst.unist.hr/default.aspx?id=46

Practical Information

You can download a document with some practical information about Split here.

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