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UKCEN 19th Annual Conference: Kaetsu Centre, Cambridge, 28 June 2019

The Kaetsu Centre, Cambridge

UKCEN 19th Annual Conference: The Kaetsu Centre, Cambridge, 28th June 2019


Innovations in Medicine – Ethical & Legal Perspectives


Provisional Programme


08.30am – 9.00am

Registration & Refreshments

9.00 – 9.15

Introduction and Welcome

9.15 – 11.00

PLENARY 1: Innovation, Surgery and Reproductive Choices

Chair: Giles Birchley


Innovation in surgery, Deborah Cohen

Mitochondrial donation and reproductive choices, Alison Murdoch

11.00 – 11.20


11.20 – 13.00

Parallel Session A

Chair: Andrew Stanners

Parallel Session B

Chair: Anne MacNiven


Access and Concept(s)


Confidentiality and Conflict


Child’s right to confidentiality, Sarah Aylett

The concept of innovation,

Giles Birchley

Parental duties vs. parental rights, Hugo Wellesley

13.00 – 14.00


13.20 – 13.50

AGM (UKCEN Members only)

14.00 – 15.30pm

PLENARY 2: Innovation, Liability and Clinical Ethics

Chair: Premila Fade


Innovation in a Children’s Hospital, TBC

Medical innovation and liability, Tsachi Keren-Paz

15.30 – 16.10

Refreshments and poster viewing

16.10 – 17.00

DEBATE: "This house believes that personal beliefs have a place in clinical ethics consultation"

Chair: Raj Mohindra


For: Camillia Kong

Against: TBC

17.00 – 17.10

Poster Award and Closing Remarks




Pre conference workshop:

The pre-conference workshop will be on the 27th June.  Programme: http://instituteofmedicalethics.org/website/images/pre_conference_workshop_2019.pdf. Bookings can be made at http://ime.datawareonline.co.uk/Event-Booking/EventId/1046


Pre conference dinner:

Please note there will be a pre-conference dinner on the evening of 27th June 2019 at Murray Edwards College at 7.30pm. The 3 course dinner will include sparkling wine on arrival and limited wine during dinner. A pay bar will be available.
Highly subsidised rate of £45 per person.


Travelling to the Kaetso Centre: http://www.kaetsu.co.uk/findus.htm



Accommodation is not included in the conference fees - please visit 


 https://www.murrayedwardsevents.co.uk/bed-breakfast-cambridge/ for onsite accommodation


There are only 30 beds available and when they are booked there will not be any more.   Please follow the process

  1. Click on the link

 2. enter the code - UKCEN2019

 3. Choose the date

 4. Confirm and pay


 Guests can book other rooms in other colleges by going to  https://www.universityrooms.com/en-GB/city/cambridge/home



The conference flyer can be found here (Word file) and here (PDF file)


Lay Nurse and Allied Professional Bursaries Application Form (Word file)
Lay Nurse and Allied Professional Bursaries Application Form (PDF) 

Call for Abstracts and form (Word file)

Student Bursary Application Form (Word file)
Student Bursary Application Form (PDF)


The Kaetsu Centre

Huntingdon Road 





Full Delegate Fee £150

Concessionary Delegate Fee £100 (Professions allied to Medicine - PAMs and lay members of CEC)

Student Delegate Fee £50


Deadline for registrations:

Tuesday 18th June 2019


Booking Closed

Unfortunately, booking is closed for this event and we are no longer able to accept new bookings.