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February 15-16, 2007
Meeting Agenda


Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel
1001 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005
Phone 202-682-0111


THURSDAY, February 15

 
9:00 am

Session 1: On the Body and Transplantation: Philosophical and Legal Context

Staff Discussion Paper – Setting the Stage for Council Consideration and Possible Action on Policy Options and Proposals


10:15 am Break

10:30 am     Session 2: The Ethics of Organ Allocation: Policy Questions Concerning Geography, Age, and Net Benefit

Staff Discussion Paper – Policy Options for Council Consideration and Possible Action


12:00 pm Lunch break


2:00 pm Session 3: Caring for Living Donors and Transplant Recipients: Five Policy Proposals

Staff Discussion Paper – Policy Proposals for Council Consideration and Possible Action


3:15 pm Break

3:30 pm

Session 4: Increasing the Supply of Human Organs: Three Policy Proposals

Staff Discussion Paper – Policy Proposals for
Council Consideration and Possible Action

5:30 pm   Adjournment


FRIDAY, February 16


8:30 am

Session 5: The Genomic “Revolution” and the Practice of Medicine

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland


10:00 am Break

10:15 am

Session 6: Human Dignity and Bioethics A Preview of Council's Upcoming Dignity Volume

A Council Discussion of Gilbert Meilaender's "Human Dignity: Exploring and Explicating the Council's Vision," and Daniel C. Dennett's "How to Protect Human Dignity from Science"


11:45 am Session 7: Public Comments

12:00 pm Adjournment


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