NIH Colloquium: Melanie Boly
NIH Clinical Center: 3:30pm–5:30pm (Sep 25)
Melanie Boly of the University of Wisconsin for this semester's first meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.
One-night only! Derangements: Putting the Unthinkable on Stage
Healy Family Student Center Great Room: 6:00pm–8:15pm
Following the Bioethics Research Showcase Gallery and Reception is a one-night only showing of Derangements: Putting the Unthinkable on Stage, a series of short plays and performances inspired by our changing climate.
Bioethics Research Showcase
Healey Family Student Center (Great Room): ALL DAY
The Bioethics Research Showcase at Georgetown University is a juried exhibition of student work in a variety of categories and disciplines, situated at the intersection of the many topics in the ethics of health, the environment, and emerging technologies that comprise the field of bioethics. Work will be displayed in the Healey Family Student Center (Great Room), with an awards ceremony on the evening of the 10th and a stage performance on the evening of the 11th.
Bioethics Research Showcase Submissions Deadline
Georgetown University: ALL DAY
The Bioethics Research Showcase is an annual juried exhibition of student work in a variety of categories and disciplines, reflecting the intersection of the many topics in the ethics of health, the environment, and emerging technologies that comprise the field of bioethics. All undergraduate students at Georgetown University may apply. Submissions are due April 3.
SXSW EDU: Design Tools for Creative Ethics Education
Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412: 1:30pm–3:30pm
Join as at SXSWEDU where we are talking Design Tools for Creative Ethics Education. Members of Ethics Lab staff will present this workshop on incorporating design tools into your classroom.
Association for Practical and Professional Ethics International Conference
Chicago, Ill.: ALL DAY
Join us at the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics' annual international conference. We will be presenting a pedagogical demonstration titled "Empathy Mapping: Using Design to Develop Creative Pathways for Moral Education."
Symposium: The Governance and Regulation of Information Platforms
Georgetown Law, Gewirz 12th Floor: 8:30am–5:00pm
Join leading academics and policy experts for a day-long symposium on the governance and regulation of information platforms, hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Technology Law and Policy. Registration is required.
How Should We Eat? A one-day symposium on eating in the Anthropocene
New North 204, Georgetown University: 10am–5pm
The 2016-2018 Mellon Sawyer Seminar Presents How Should We Eat? A one-day symposium on eating in the Anthropocene. This event is free and open to the public.
Conversations in Bioethics: Data Ethics
Healy Hall: 6pm–9pm
Conversations in Bioethics is an annual event series that draws together creative student work and expert panel discussion on a pressing topic in bioethics. This year's topic is data ethics. Our esteemed panelists include NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd, data scientist Cathy O'Neil, Senior Fellow, Data2X, United Nations Foundation Mayra Buvinic, and New York Time's best selling author Rick Smolan.
NIH Symposium: Peter Carruthers, University of Maryland
NIH Clinical Center: 3:30pm–5:30pm
Join us at the NIH Clinical Center with Peter Carruthers of the University of Maryland for a meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.
Brain Death: New Questions for Philosophy and Theology
Bioethics Research Library, Healy Hall: 8:00am–5:30pm
This free conference features KIE Senior Scholars Daniel Sulmasy and Robert Veatch and discusses questions in philosophy and theology pertaining to brain death in medicine.
Human Rights and Environmental Health: The Great East Japan Earthquake, Tsunami, and the Fukushima Nuclear Accident
Healy 427: 12:30pm–1:30pm
Eriko Sase, PhD, will be presenting a talk on Human Rights and Environmental Health: The Great East Japan Earthquake, Tsunami, and the Fukushima Nuclear Accident. Sase is on the Board of Directors at the Global Health Research Center of Japan and adjunct faculty in the Graduate School of Medicine at the University of Tokyo.
ADRF Network Inaugural Conference: Building Foundations for Data Sharing and Ethical Use
Georgetown University : 4pm–5pm (Nov 14)
The ADRF Network Inaugural Conference will feature panel discussions on data sharing, data access, and the ethics of living in a big data world.
Science Research Opportunities Fair
Leavey Center, Sellinger Lounge: 1pm–4pm
Hosted by the Georgetown Chapter of Psi Chi, this is an interdisciplinary research fair that showcases the exceptional work being done on campus in various departments. The KIE will present a poster on opportunities for students to get involved in Ethics Lab, the Bioethics Research Library, and the Bioethics Showcase.
Fake News and the Politics of Truth
Bioethics Research Library, Healy Hall 102: 4:00pm–5:30pm
Join us for a candid conversation with Michael Patrick Lynch, author of The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data and In Praise of Reason: Why Rationality Matters for Democracy.
NIH Symposium: David Leopold, National Institute of Mental Health
NIH Clinical Center: 3:30pm–5:30pm
The NIH is hosting NIH Clinical Center with David Leopold of the National Institute for Mental Health for a meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.
Self-Advocacy and Developmental Disability: A Cross-Cultural Perspective
ICC 115: 7:00pm
The Program in Disability Studies and the Georgetown Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities is hosting a panel discussion exploring self-advocacy from multiple cultural perspectives.
Why Bioethics Should be Concerned with Medically Unexplained Symptoms
Healy Hall, Room 427: 12:30pm–1:30pm
Diane O'Leary, PhD, is presenting on the topic of "Why Bioethics Should Be Concerned with Medically Unexplained Symptoms." Dr. O'Leary is a former KIE Visting Researcher and current PCCB Visiting Scholar in Neuroethics.