Thursday 26th September
Venue: Main Building (Fabianinkatu 33, 3rd floor)
Lecture hall 5 (from 12pm to 16pm) and lecture hall 13 (from 16pm to 19pm).

11.45 – 12.15 Registration & Coffee

12.15 –12.45 Opening
Welcome! Tuija Takala, University of Helsinki
Bioethics research in Finland, its state and future, and the seminar’s objectives
                           Matti Häyry, Aalto University

12.45 – 13.45 Keynote speaker: Professor Norman Daniels, Harvard University
The nature, role, and importance of theoretical bioethics
                         Chair: Tuija Takala, University of Helsinki                   

13.45 14.45 Lunch on your own

14.45 – 15.45 Contributed papers Chair: Eero Vuorio, University of Helsinki
High quality sample as a key factor of biobanking
               Heta Tarkkala, University of Helsinki
Divide et impera?
Divide and rule? The movement of information and samples from the viewpoint of participants
              Karolina Snell, University of Helsinki
Return of unexpected research results in a biobank study and referral to health care for heritable long QT syndrome
             Ari Haukkala, University of Helsinki

15.45 – 16.00 Break (transfer to lecture hall 13)

16.00 – 17.20 Contributed papers Chair: Jaana Hallamaa, University of Helsinki
Pluralist collaboration for health justice in the Global South
              Ville Päivänsalo, University of Helsinki
Justice in medicine
             Antti Jääskeläinen, University of Turku
Scientific hype and implausible conceptions of personal responsibility
           Johanna Ahola-Launonen, University of Helsinki
Bioethics as a global force of democratic change
            Heikki Saxen, University of Tampere

17.20 – 17.40 Break & Coffee

17.40 – 18.55 Keynote speaker: Professor Norman Daniels, Harvard University
International Health Inequalities and Global Justice
Chair: Matti Häyry

19.00             Rector’s reception (Main building, Fabianinkatu 33, 2nd floor.)

Friday 27th September
Venue: Fabianinkatu 24, 5th floor, lecture hall 532.

8.45 – 9.15    Coffee

9.15 – 10.15 Contributed papers Chair: Heikki Saxén, University of Tampere
Vague concepts make vague science – examples from placebo research
                     Pekka Louhiala, University of Helsinki
Perceptions, practices and ethics of (non)-prescription cognitive enhancement drugs. A case study among academic youth in Amsterdam
                     Aleksi Hupli, University of Helsinki / Universiteit van Amsterdam
Ethics in the mental health and disorder of Person
                      Hannu Heinänen, University of Jyväskylä

10.15 – 10.30 Break

10.30 – 11.30 Contributed papers Chair: Sakari Karjalainen, Cancer Society of Finland
Psychotic delusions and the use of involuntary antipsychotic medication as challenges of the freedom of thought and opinion
                        Mari Stenlund, University of Helsinki
Bioethics education in clinical research with Moodle tool
                        Arja Halkoaho, Kuopio University Hospital, Science Service Center
Introduction to the Advisory Board on Biotechnology
                        Marko Ahteensuu, member of the board

11.30 – 11.50 Break & Coffee                 

11.50–13.00  Keskustelu bioetiikan tutkimuksen kehittämistarpeista ja tutkivan bioetiikan instituutista
Tutkivan bioetiikan instituutti – hanke Heikki Saxén, Tampereen yliopisto
Puheenjohtaja: Johanna Ahola-Launonen, Helsingin yliopisto



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