PROGRAM

“Bioethics in the Era of Genomics and Personalized Medicine”

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM –October 28, 2016.

9.00 – 9.30
Registration and Poster Mounting
9.30 – 9.45

Opening addresses

Session 1

Chairpersons: Adlija Čaušević, Fahrudin Kulenović

9.45 – 10.10
 

Heidi Howard
Centre for Research Ethics & BioethicsUppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden 
Ethical Issues of New Technologies in Genomics

10.15 – 10.40
 

Vojin Rakić, Director of the Center for the Study of Bioethics
Head, European Division of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics; Chair, Cambridge Working Group for Bioethics Education; University of Belgrade, Serbia
Current Realities and Prospects of Genetic Testing

10.45 – 11.10

Bogi Eliasen
Head,Danish Unit of UNESCO Chair in Bioethics
Copenhagen Institute for Future Studies, Copenhagen, Denmark
Resilience as the Ethical Genomic Guideline

11.15 – 11.40

Sabina Semiz
Head,Bosnia and Herzegovina Unit of UNESCO Chair in Bioethics
Genetics and Bioengineering Program, International University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bioethical Perspectives in Personalized Medicine

11.45 - 12.15

COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING SESSION

Session 2
Chairpersons: Boris Hrabač, Betul Akcesme
12.15 – 12.40

Kasim Bajrović
Institute for Genetic Bioengineering and Biotechnology, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) and Biosecurity in Bosnia and Herzegovina – Regulation and Application

12.45 – 13.10

Heidi Howard
Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden 
Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

13.15 – 13.40

Fahrudin Kulenović
Medical Chamber Canton Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Communication Technologies in Medical and Patient-Centered Practice: Pros and Cons

13.45 – 14.10

Boris Hrabač
Faculty of Medicine, University of Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Legislation on Patients' Rights in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

14.15 - 14.40

Faruk Berat Akcesme
Genetics and Bioengineering Program, International University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Early Carrier Researcher Involvements with the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genetic and Genomic Research: Problems and Possible Solutions

14:45 – 15.00

Discussion and Concluding Remarks

15.00 – 16.00

LUNCH