Our annual public oration series features high-profile speakers such as The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG, Professor Lawrence Gostin, Professor Jocelyn Downie, and Professor Julian Savulescu.
We also host visiting scholars who deliver lectures as part of our public lecture series.
2nd International Conference on End of Life Law, Ethics, Policy and Practice
ACHLR co-hosted the 2nd International Conference on End of Life Law, Ethics, Policy and Practice (ICEL 2017) 13-15 Sept 2017 at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
This event was co-hosted with the Dalhousie Health Law Institute and the International Collaborative for End of Life Care Research (based in Belgium and the Netherlands).
It was a multidisciplinary, multinational conference, with presenting disciplines including law, medicine, nursing, philosophy and bioethics, and representation spanning health and legal practitioners, academics, NGOs, and regulators and policy-makers.
Biosecurity in a Globalised World conference
We hosted the Biosecurity in a Globalised World conference in 2015. The conference brought together scholars and practitioners in population health, health economy, law and bioethics to discuss current issues in global health.
An expert panel, including health specialists who worked in Sierra Leone and Liberia during the height of the Ebola outbreak, presented on the international response to the ongoing outbreak.
International Conference on End of Life
We co-hosted the International Conference on End of Life 2014: Law, Ethics, Policy and Practice in Brisbane with partners Dalhousie Health Law Institute (Canada) and Tsinghua Health Law Research Center (China).
This global interdisciplinary forum brought together practitioners and scholars in health and law to discuss the law, ethics, policy and practice relating to the end of life.