Presidency of Honour of Their Majesties
the King and the Queen of Spain


13 - 16 May 2013
Congress Hall
Fairground Luis Adaro
Gijón (Spain)


SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE


PRESIDENT
Marcelo Palacios (Spain)
Doctor
Founder of the International Society on Bioethics (SIBI)

VICE-PRESIDENT
Erin Williams (USA)
Principal Health Policy Analyst by MITRE
Professor George Mason University (Virginia)

SECRETARY
Luís Martínez Roldán (Spain)
Incumbent of Philosophy of Law. University of Oviedo

VOCALS
Laurence Azoux Bacrie (France)
Lawyer. Doctor in Bioethics and Biology

Erwin Bernat (Austria)
Professor of the Public Law Institute
University of Graz

Victoria Camps (Spain)
Incumbent of Moral Philosophy and Politics
Autonomous University of Barcelona

Erwin Deutsch (Germany)
Director of Medical and Pharmaceutical Institute
University of Göettingen.

Santiago Dexeus (Spain)
Professor of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
Director of the Clinic “Tres Torres”. Barcelona

Rev. Maurice Dooley (Ireland)
Professor of Theology and Canon Law
St Patrick's College, Thurles

Fátima Z. El Kebir (Algeria)
Professor University of Orán

Jesús A. Fernández Suárez (Spain)
Professor of Law Philosophy
University of Oviedo.

Volnei Garrafa (Brazil)
Professor at University of Brasilia
Coordinator of UNESCO Chair in Bioethics
President of the Latin-American Section of SIBI

Santiago Grisolía (Spain)
President of the Valencian Council of Culture
Prince of Asturias Prize Winner (Scientific and technological research)

Georges Kutukdjian (Lebanon)
Mediator of the UNESCO
Professor at University of París (France)

Juan Ramón Lacadena Calero (Spain)
Incumbent of the Genetics Chair. Biology Faculty.
Complutense University of Madrid

Paula Martinho da Silva (Portugal)
Lawyer. Ex President of the National Council of
Ehics for the Sciences of Life.

Jean Michaud (France)
Judge.Member of National Committee for Sciences
of Life and Health. París

Jacinthe Nkongolo (D.R. of the Congo)
Professor PRH-International. Doctor in applied Pedagogy

Alain Pompidou (France)
Professor of Biology University René Descartes. Paris

Svitlana Pustovit (Ukraine)
President Ukrainian Association on Bioethics
PhD in Biology, MA in Philosophy

Carlos Romeo Casabona (Spain)
Incumbent. Director of the Law and Human
Genome Chair. University of Deusto.

Margarita Salas (Spain)
Professor Centre for Molecular Biology "Severo Ochoa"
Autonomous University of Madrid

Amos Shapira (Israel)
Incumbent of the Law and Biomedical Ethics Chair.
University of Tel Aviv.

Francoise Shenfield (United Kingdom)
Medical Doctor. Fertility Specialist at the London Women's Clinic.
Reproductive Medicine Unit

Michèle Stanton-Jean (Canada)
President of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO
Professor of International Law. University of Montreal

Agni Vlavianos Arvanitis (Greece)
Founder President. Biopolitics International Organization