Agenda for Meeting 22: September 2, 2015 in Washington, DC

Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
999 9th St NW
Washington, DC

Wednesday, September 2

9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

Amy Gutmann, Ph.D.
Commission Chair

9:15 – 9:45 a.m. Working Group Reports and Consideration of the Intersection between Deliberation and Bioethics Education   

9:45 – 11:00 a.m. Session 1: Facilitating Public Dialogue About Bioethics

Dennis Thompson, Ph.D.            
Alfred North Whitehead Professor of Political Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Professor of Public Policy
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Harvard University (Emeritus)

Sir Roland Jackson                
Executive Chair

Marion Danis, M.D.                
Head, Section on Ethics and Health Policy
Department of Bioethics
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center

Florence Evans                 
Deliberative Poll Participant         
What’s Next California

11:00 – 11:15 a.m. Break

11:15 – 12:00 p.m. Session 2: Fluency in Science and Ethics

Lisa M. Lee, Ph.D., M.A., M.S.                
Executive Director
Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

Seth Mnookin                 
Associate Director
MIT Graduate Program in Science Writing

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break

1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Session 3: Ethical and Deliberative Skills Across the Lifespan

Sue Knight, Ph.D.                
Curriculum Author
Primary Ethics Limited

Robert F. Ladenson, Ph.D.            
Emeritus Faculty Associate
Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions
Illinois Institute of Technology

1:45 – 2:45 p.m. Session 4: Fostering and Measuring Success in Ethics and Deliberation

Carol Ripple, Ph.D.                
Associate Director for Education Research and Engagement
Duke University Social Science Research Institute   

Raymond De Vries, Ph.D.                
Professor of Learning Health Sciences
Co-Director, Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine
Professor of Sociology
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Michigan

John Gastil, Ph.D.        
Head and Professor
Communication Arts and Sciences and Political Science
The Pennsylvania State University

2:45 – 3:00 p.m. Break

3:00 – 3:50 p.m. Session 5: Roundtable Discussion

3:50 – 4:00 p.m. Concluding Remarks

Amy Gutmann, Ph.D.


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