2003 Student Conference Schedule

2003 April 26th, 8:30 am to April 27th, 12:00 pm
Copeland Hall

Every other year Ohio University hosts an international student conference on applied ethics. These relaxed, intimate conferences are open to both graduate and undergraduate students. Presentations are peer reviewed and are published on this website and on CD. (See the conferences/proceedings page for previous papers.) Here are details on the 2003 conference:

FRIDAY, APRIL 25
4:00 SHUTTLE 1 LEAVES AIRPORT
6:00 SHUTTLE 2 LEAVES AIRPORT SHUTTLE 1 ARRIVES ATHENS
8:00 SHUTTLE 2 ARRIVES ATHENS INFORMAL RECEPTION
SATURDAY, APRIL 26
7:30 HOTEL SHUTTLE
8:15 BREAKFAST available
9:00 Human
Genetic Diversity and the Threat to the Survivability of Human Populations
Christian Wolfe, Washington & Jefferson
College

Winner, 2003 essay contest

SESSION A SESSION B
9:40 The
Moral Case for Scientists as Advocates for Environmental Policy
Ellen Maccarone, University of Florida
The
Issue of Ethics in Tragic Events Coverage
Tetyana Vorozhko, Ohio University
10:20 Medical
Decision-Making: An Evaluation
of Three Models
Esther Warshauer-Baker, Dartmouth College
Ethics,
Morality and the Law: A Discussion on September 11
Ali Muhammed Khan, Virginia Commonwealth University
11:00 Issues
of Distributive Justice in the Canadian Health-care System
Joy Kellen, University
of Calgary
Ethics
and Sensationalism in the Realm of Scientific and Medical Reporting
Jennifer Habermann, University
of St. Thomas
11:40 Defining
Success: Assessing the Feasibility of Pig-to-Human Transplantation
Ololade Olakanmi, Grinnell College

Winner, 2003 essay contest

12:20 LUNCH (provided)
1:30 KEYNOTE: “CHEATING”

Bernard Gert, Dartmouth College

SESSION C SESSION D
3:00 Capital
Punishment
Julie King, University
of Akron
Can a Consequentialist Honor a Value? Making Sense of a Consequentialist Pacifist Elizabeth Giles, University
of Miami
3:40 The
Ethics of Incest
Jeff Sebo, Texas
Christian University
Altruism
and Animals
Annie
Baril,
University of Arizona
4:20 Ethics
and Innovation in Surgery
Christine Bezouska,
University of
Pittsburgh
A
Rational Look at Abortion
Mario Derksen, International
Catholic University
5:00 Embryos
in the Original Position: Why Justice as Fairness Supports a Pro-Life Stance
Russell DiSilvestro,
Bowling Green State
University
Winner, 2003 essay contest
6:00 DINNER: Baker Center (Elizabeth Baker Room)
9:00 HOTEL SHUTTLE
SUNDAY, APRIL 27
7:30 HOTEL SHUTTLE
8:15 BREAKFAST available
9:00 Henry
Sidgwick’s Practical Ethics: A Defense
Anthony Skelton, University of Toronto
Winner, 2003 essay contest
9:40 Gender-Specific
Moral Development: An American Glance at Foreign Muslim Females
Elisa Ruhl, University
at Buffalo
Education
as a Basic Need
Karen Hornsby, Bowling
Green State University
10:20 Reparations
and Profiling After Ridding of Race
Abolhassan Sadighi, Villanova
University
Ethics
in Proposals and Contracts
Diana Shea, University
of California, Irvine
11:30 CLOSING
12:00 AIRPORT
SHUTTLE LEAVES ATHENS
14:00 AIRPORT SHUTTLE ARRIVES CMH
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