The International Conference on End of Life: Law, Ethics, Policy and Practice 2014 will be hosted by the Queensland University of Technology Health Law Research Centre in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia from 13-15 August 2014. The conference is a joint event of Queensland University of Technology Health Law Research CentreDalhousie Health Law Institute and Tsinghua Health Law Research Centre.

Keynote speakers will include:

  • Professor Peter Singer, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics, University Center for Human Values, Princeton University and Laureate Professor, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, University of Melbourne
  • Professor Sheila McLean, Emeritus Professor of Law and Ethics in Medicine, Glasgow University
  • Professor Jocelyn Downie, Professor in the Faculties of Law and Medicine, Dalhousie Health Law Institute, Dalhousie University
  • Assistant Professor Charles CamosyAssistant Professor of Christian Ethics, Fordham University
  • Dr Dale Gardiner, UK Consultant in Adult Intensive Care Medicine, Nottingham University Hospitals
  • Dr Peter Saul, Senior Intensive Care Specialist, John Hunter Hospital
  • Professor Michael Ashby, Director of Palliative Care, Royal Hobart Hospital and Southern Tasmania Area Health Service