28th Annual Ilkley Colloquium on Healthcare Ethics

Join an informal colloquium on Biomedical and Healthcare Ethics for healthcare students, alumni, philosophers and professionals.

Led by Professor Chris Megone and Dr Natasha McKeever, this year’s colloquium welcomes new speakers and topics, including IDEA Centre staff and alumni with academics and expertise from other notable institutions.

Our speakers will present discussions on ethical issues such as responsibilities towards foetuses, autonomy, and implicit bias in healthcare.

The colloquium takes place at the Craiglands Hotel in Ilkley. The venue is five minutes walk from Ilkley railway station.

Tickets can now be purchased at store.leeds.ac.uk


09.20 – 09.40
Arrival, registration and coffee
09.40 – 10.50
Dr Robbie Arrell (Leeds): Can I have special obligations to the foetus-part of me?
10.50 – 11.00
Tea and coffee          
11.00 – 12.00
Dr David Molyneux (Leeds): Autonomy – a user’s guide
12.00 – 13.15
Dr Mark Sheehan (Oxford): The Shift to Governance: The limits of Consent in Population-level Biomedical Research
13.15 – 14.15
14.15 – 16.15
Walk / Shop
16.15 – 16.30
Tea and coffee
16.30 – 17.15
Kate Hamilton (Leeds): Ambiguous Genitalia Are Not a Disease: Implications for the Permissibility of Cosmetic Genital Surgery in Infancy
17.15 – 18.00
Sophie-Golda Reginald (Leeds): Implicit Bias in Healthcare: What Should Healthcare Professionals Do About It
18.00 – 18.45
Alex Dady (Leeds): Infants with life-threatening conditions: What happens when parents and doctors disagree about treatment?
19.00 – 21.30
Conference Dinner


For more information, please contact Rachael Bowerbank.