Presented by Grand Valley State University
Office of the Vice Provost for Health
The Ethics of Genome Editing
Monday, March 26, 2018
Matthew Porteus, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Alta Charo, J.D.
Professor of Law and Bioethics
University of Wisconsin Law School
Jeff MacKeigan, Ph.D.
Professor, Cancer Biology and Complex Diseases
Michigan State University – College of Human Medicine
PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION!
LV Eberhard Center
Grand Valley State University
301 West Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. - Light Refreshments
(Colloquy participants will be able to engage with poster presenters from the afternoon conference during this transitional hour.)
6:00 - 8:10 p.m. - Main Presentations
Participants who are not able to attend in person or who want to share the event in a classroom or meeting setting can view the Colloquy via live stream. Please note: CE credit will not be given for live stream viewing. You do not need to register if viewing via live stream.
The DeVos Colloquy is a free event and open to the public. Free parking is available in Grand Valley's Fulton Street Lot. Overflow parking will be directed to Grand Valley's Seward Parking Lot/Ramp on Winter Street just west of the Eberhard Center. Directions and Map.
2018 Ethics Conference
A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT:
Grand Valley State University's Office of the Vice Provost for Health will host the 2018 West Michigan Ethics Conference in collaboration with Spectrum Health from 1-5 p.m. on March 26, 2017. The conference entitled Ethical Issues in Health Care: The Ethics of Genomic Medicine, will include speakers presentations, interactive audience engagement, and expert panel discussion.
The DeVos Medical Ethics Colloquy will take place in the evening as usual and offer a presentation on The Ethics of Genome Editing.
Both events are open to health care professionals, professionals in supporting fields, students, and community members and will be held at Grand Valley's L.V. Eberhard Center.
Please Note: Participants should register for each event separately. You may attend either or both events.
2018 Ethics Conference: $35 registration fee
DeVos Medical Ethics Colloquy: Free to all participants
- Spectrum Health Hospitals CME is accredited by the Michigan State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Spectrum Health Hospitals CME designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Spectrum Health Hospitals and Grand Valley State University.
- Grand Valley State University Kirkhof College of Nursing, a Michigan Board of Nursing approved nursing education program, is authorized by Administrative Rule 333.10602g to award contact hours to participants at continuing education programs provided by the Kirkhof College of Nursing. (This course is approved for 2.0 hours.)