2018 Conference Schedule

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 Wednesday, June 20

8:30am - 5:30pm Preconference Workshop
Conflicts in Medicine & Healthcare
Lisa Anderson-Shaw, DrPH, MA, MSN
Cheyn Onarecker, MD, MA
Additional Registration Required

 Thursday, June 21

8:30am - 3:30pm Preconference Workshop
Controversies in Death & Dying
Ryan Nash, MD, MA
Courtney Thiele, JD, MA
Additional Registration Required
5:30pm Registration
Dinner available for purchase in Hawkins Dining Hall
7:00pm Conference Welcome 
7:15pm Opening Session 
Framing the Discussion: Why Humanness is the Key to Bioethics
Dennis Hollinger, PhD
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
7:45pm Plenary
Bad Ghostwriters in God’s Grand Narrative of Creation: Idolatry, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
C. Christopher Hook, MD
Mayo Clinic

 Friday, June 22

8:30am Plenary
Being Human in an Age of Brain Politics
Warren Kinghorn, MD, ThD
Duke University Medical School
Duke Divinity School
From Selection to Surveillance: The Evolving Relationship between Genetics, Ethics, and Human Identity
Paul Scherz, PhD, PhD
Catholic University of America
10:00am Welcome Gathering for New Attenders
10:30am Sponsored Workshops
Rights of Conscience for Healthcare Professionals
Alliance Defending Freedom
Restoring Wholeness to Healthcare: The Value, Use, and Impact of Whole Person Medicine
Christian Medical & Dental Associations
Disability, Dignity, and Being Human
Joni & Friends
Caring for the Suffering Human: Ethics of Pain & Symptom Management and Addiction
Ohio State University Center for Bioethics
12:00pm Lunch (on your own) & Informal Networking
Lunch available for purchase in Hawkins Dining Hall
1:30pm Parallel Paper Sessions
3:00pm Plenary
“It’s (Still) Alive!”: Dr. Frankenstein’s Hideous Progeny
Christina Bieber Lake, PhD
Wheaton College
Mortal Shock: Shelley’s Frankenstein and the Monsters We Have Become
Read Mercer Schuchardt, PhD
Wheaton College
4:30pm CBHD Members Meeting
6:45pm 25th Anniversary Celebration (reservation required)

 Saturday, June 23

8:30am Plenary
Pursuing Justice for Humans
Morse Tan, JD
NIU College of Law
10:00am Workshops
Embryos: Person or Property?
American Association of ProLife OB|GYNS
Hellerstedt in the Courts: The Mathematical Illusion of Constitutionally Adequate Abortion Access
Americans United for Life
Perinatal Revolution
Charlotte Lozier Institute
11:30am Lunch (on your own) & Informal Networking
Lunch available for purchase in Hawkins Dining Hall
1:00pm Parallel Paper Sessions
2:30pm Plenary
Humanae Vitae and Pope Paul VI’s Vision of the Human Person
Pia de Solenni, SThD
Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange
Biotechnology and Human Flourishing in Christian Perspective
Stephen Williams, PhD
Queen’s University Belfast
4:00pm Closing Session
Bioethics & Being Human: Reframing the Discussion
Michael Sleasman, PhD
The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity

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