UMEC: Uppsala University Medical Ethics Conference


Save the date for the Uppsala University Medical Ethics Conference: 10-11 June 2024.

About the UMEC conference

This conference is the third in a series of Medical Ethics Conferences organised by Swedish Universities, hosted by Lund University in 2022 (LUMEC) and Karolinska Institutet in 2023 (KIMEC). Attendance is free and includes lunch and refreshments/coffee on both days and dinner at the end of the first day (10 June). However, if you cannot attend and fail to cancel your registration at least two days in advance you may be charged an administrative fee.

Keynote speakers

Organising committee

  • Niklas Juth, Professor of Clinical Medical Ethics, Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB), Uppsala University
  • Stefan Eriksson, Associate Professor & Senior Lecturer in Research Ethics, Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB), Uppsala University

UMEC Abstract book

The selected abstracts are presenting ongoing work in medical ethics, broadly conceived, with special focus on normative approaches and empirical work with clear normative relevance to topics in clinical ethics, public health ethics, research ethics, and medical law. Including but not limited to...

  • AI, ethics & law
  • Autonomy & authenticity
  • Autonomy & coercion
  • Children & medical ethics
  • Current issues in medical ethics
  • Empirical ethics
  • Gene-ethics
  • Justice & medical ethics
  • Neuroethics
  • Relationship theory & practice in medical ethics
  • Research ethics in Africa & Europe

Download the abstract book