Call for Papers – 2019 Institute of Medical Ethics Conference, 24th-26th June 2019 Cardiff Met

Call for Papers – 2019 IME Conference

Concept, Classroom and Clinic

24th – 26th June 2019

Cardiff Metropolitan University, Llandaff Campus, Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF2 2YB

landaff-campus

Landaff Campus, Cardiff Metropolitan University

The Institute of Medical Ethics invites abstracts for its forthcoming conference in Cardiff, 24th – 26th June 2019. The conference is designed to give opportunities for researchers, educators, clinicians, and students involved in medical ethics, medical law and medical humanities to present their academic work.

The conference organisers welcome submissions from a range of disciplines relevant to medical ethics, including bioethics, medicine, healthcare, philosophy, social sciences, law, public policy and the medical humanities. In addition to submissions from established academics, early career researchers and healthcare professionals, we also encourage submissions from postgraduate and undergraduate students.

Contributions to the 2019 conference can take the form of posters, oral presentations, lightning talks or panels. Oral presentations last 20 minutes followed by questions and discussion. Panels will run for 90 minutes and should consist of two or three papers with sufficient time for audience discussion. Lightning talks last five minutes. In addition there is the Fringe focusing on performance art/stories/live medical humanities and a session where participants can make a pitch for funding a research proposal to an expert panel.
The abstract submission process is online and open at http://ime.datawareonline.co.uk/Abstract-Submission/My-Submissions

Confirmed keynote speakers for this conference include Professor Alastair Campbell, Professor Mike McNamee; Baroness Ilona Finlay; Professor Deborah Bowman

There are six categories of abstract. Please indicate the categories for which you have submitted your abstract.

Oral presentations: 20 minutes, followed by ten minutes’ discussion to explore the implications for research, teaching clinical practice and critical humanities (to submit under this category please select ‘Oral’ from the Presentation Format dropdown box and when inputting text in the Abstract Content box please type ORAL).

Poster presentations: there will be a prize for the best poster (to submit under this category please select ‘Poster’ from the Presentation Format dropdown box).

Panel sessions: 90 minutes: two or three speakers related to a single topic with audience discussion. Abstracts should include a proposed timetable for the session (to submit under this category please select ‘Panel’ from the Presentation Format dropdown box).

Lightning talks: 5 minutes: a chance to share work in progress on a project – anything from a Master’s dissertation, a PhD, an educational development, a challenging clinical event or a piece of critical research (to submit under this category please select ‘Oral’ from the Presentation Format dropdown box and when inputting text in the Abstract Content box please type LIGHTNING).

Fringe: 15 minutes (maybe negotiable): something different, imaginative, perhaps provocative: performance, creativity, audience interaction (to submit under this category please select ‘Oral’ from the Presentation Format dropdown box and when inputting text in the Abstract Content box please type FRINGE).

(Red*) Dragon’s Den: This is a UK version of the popular US show Shark Tank based on a Japanese programme called Money Tigers: an opportunity to pitch an imaginative idea for funding a project or piece of research. Adapted for IME, this will offer constructive criticism to those making a pitch and will avoid the brutal humiliation sometimes associated with these shows (to submit under this category please select ‘Oral’ from the Presentation Format dropdown box and when inputting text in the Abstract Content box please type DRAGON).

*The Red Dragon is a symbol of Wales and appears on the Welsh flag.

You may submit more than one abstract to this conference.

Submissions should be submitted by midnight: 31st January 2019

The conference is organised by the IME Research Committee.

For queries about this conference email: contact@instituteofmedicalethics.org

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