Conferences and public lectures

End of Life Conference 2017

ACHLR is proud to cohost the 2nd International Conference on End of Life: Law, Policy and Practice, 13-15 Sept 2017 at the Dalhousie Health Law Institute in Canada.

International Conference on End of Life Law

Public lectures

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.

Upcoming conference

2nd International Conference on End of Life Law, Ethics, Policy and Practice

When: 13-15 September 2017

We are delighted to co-host the 2nd International Conference on End of Life Law, Ethics, Policy and Practice (ICEL 2017) at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

This event will be co-hosted with the Dalhousie Health Law Institute and the International Collaborative for End of Life Care Research (based in Belgium and the Netherlands).

This is 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.

Past Conferences

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.