Conference 2021

Call for papers

The inaugural conference will take place online between November 4-6th. The event will include keynote addresses from John Wyatt and Monique Wubbenhorst, and a debate/discussion between Peter Singer and Charles Camosy.

To see the conference schedule and obtain the link for the conference, please e-mail scbethics@gmail.com.

Keynote speaker information

Prof John Wyatt is Emeritus Professor of Neonatal Paediatrics, Ethics and Perinatology at University College, London. As well as a distinguished career in clinical practice, Prof Wyatt has been a major voice in British bioethics, having written a number of books on medical ethics, including works on euthanasia and artificial intelligence.

Dr Monique Wubbenhorst has over 20 years’ experience as an obstetrician-gynaecologist, with an MD from Brown University and an MPH from Harvard University. Dr Wubbenhorst has served as faculty at Duke University and as the Deputy Assistant Administrator at the Bureau for Global Health at USAID. She has written on a number of topics in global maternal health, including the ethics of family planning.

Prof Peter Singer is the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University. He has written on a wide variety of topics within bioethics, as a leading proponent and advocate of utilitarianism, effective altruism and animal rights. In 2012 he was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia for his service to philosophy and bioethics.

Prof Charles Camosy is Associate Professor of Theological and Social Ethics at Fordham University. Having received his PhD at the University of Notre Dame, Prof Camosy has been at the forefront of academic work and advocacy for the Consistent Life Ethic.

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