Trilateral meeting of the ethics councils of France, UK and Germany on 17 December 2009 in Berlin

Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Leibniz-Saal, Jägerstr. 22/23, 10117 Berlin

Topic

Following a well-established tradition, the German Ethics Council has invited the Ethics Councils of France (Comité consultatif national d’éthique) and the United Kingdom (Nuffield Council on Bioethics) to a trilateral meeting in Berlin on 17 December 2009.

Programme

Welcome
Cornelia Quennet-Thielen · State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Sir Michael Arthur · British Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany
Bernard de Montferrand · French Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany
Edzard Schmidt-Jortzig · Chair of the German Ethics Council
Alain Grimfeld ·  President of the Comité consultatif national d’éthique
Albert Weale ·  Chair of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics

Current Topics

Rhona Knight · Nuffield Council on Bioethics
Dementia: Ethical Issues. The consultation process
Presentation

Discussion

Jean Claude Ameisen · Comité consultatif national d’éthique
The Process of Reviewing Bioethics Legislation in France

Discussion

Michael Wunder · German Ethics Council
Änderungen in der deutschen Gesetzgebung im Bereich der Bioethik: Patientenverfügung
Presentation

Wolf Michael Catenhusen · German Ethics Council
Änderungen in der deutschen Gesetzgebung im Bereich der Bioethik: Gendiagnostikgesetz

Jochen Taupitz · German Ethics Council
Änderungen in der deutschen Gesetzgebung im Bereich der Bioethik: Stammzellgesetz
Presentation

Work Programme

Robin Gill · Nuffield Council on Bioethics
Bronwyn Parry · Nuffield Council on Bioethics
Hugh Whittall · Head of Office Nuffield Council on Bioethics

Discussion

Alain Grimfeld · President of the Comité consultatif national d’éthique
Jean Claude Ameisen · Comité consultatif national d’éthique
Pascale Cossart · Comité consultatif national d’éthique

Joachim Vetter · Head of Office German Ethics Council
Arbeitsprogramm des Deutschen Ethikrates
Presentation

Discussion

Cell, Tissue and Organ Donation

Katharine Wright · Deputy Head of Office Nuffield Council on Bioethics
Presentation

Jean Claude Ameisen · Comité consultatif national d’éthique

Jochen Taupitz · German Ethics Council
Presentation

Discussion