Kyoto meeting

ABNR - Kyoto Conference

Draft Program – Asian Bioethics Research Network meeting Kyoto, Japan, January 13 & 14, 2010

January 13, 2010

9:00 Ryuichi Ida, Reidar K. Lie

Welcome and Introduction

9:15 Presentation of participants

9:00 Kenji Matsui. General consent in observational studies. A possible ethical framework in globalized research.

9:30 Discussion

9:45 Ivo Kwon. Ethical issues in establishment of biobanks

10:15 Discussion

10:30 Calvin Ho. Research and genetic privacy

11:00 Discussion

11:15 Break

11:30 Shimon Tashiro. How can we distinguish research from therapy? Reconstructing theoretical models in research ethics".

12:00 Discussion

12:15 Sackchai Chaiyamahapurk. HIV Prevention with Positives: Sexual ethics and Sexual rights

12:45 Discussion

13:00 Lunch

14:30 Presentation of bioethics units and bioethics activities in the region

China, Singapore, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia

Xiaomei Zhai, Calvin Ho, Kenji Matsui, Ivo Kwon, Soraj Hongladarom, Allen Alvarez, Siti Sundari

16:00 End of day one

January 14, 2010

9:00 Allen Alvarez. Conducting biomedical research in extreme scarcity: What theory of justice should apply when the sponsor is industry or a rich country?

9:30 Discussion

9:45 Chunshui Wang. Justice and Health Sector Reform in China

10:15 Discussion

11:30 Break

11:30 Presentation of research plans

Bai Jing, Liu Huan, Liu Min, Parkpume Vanichaka, Siti Sundari, Ade Firmansya, Yusuke Inoue, Turin Chowdhury

13:00 Lunch

14:30 Collaborative Project, Networking

Reidar Lie, Joseph Millum

16:00 End of meeting