Congress final program

The organizing committee of the first “International Congress on Ethics in Science and Technology” is excited to announce the final program. Please take your time to explore the program and find out about the diverse and interesting sessions available. To view a downloadable version of the program please click here

Congress Poster

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Important Dates and Deadlines

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Congress Date: December 4-8, 2017
Deadline for Abstract Submission: September 22, 2017
Late Registration Deadline: November 21, 2017

Kiarash Aramesh, M.D., Ph.D

Kiarash Aramesh, M.D., Ph.DDr


Kiarash Aramesh is a Scholar in Residence at the Center for Healthcare Ethics at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, and an Associate Professor at the Medical Ethics and History of Medicine at Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS). He is a medical doctor and holds a specialty in community medicine and a PhD in healthcare ethics. He has previously worked as a visiting scholar at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Hastings Center in the USA. He has served as a member of various committees, including the Specialized Research Ethics Committee of TUMS and the National Committee of Ethics in Science and Technology and Bioethics at the National Commission of UNESCO in Iran.
He has also played a prominent role in development of various institutions and activities related to biomedical ethics in Iran, including curriculum development for the first Ph.D. programs in medical ethics and developing and updating the first national guidelines for ethics in biomedical research.
Dr. Aramesh has published several books and articles on various aspects of biomedical ethics in English and Persian and delivered numerous presentations as invited lecturer in different international conferences. His current research interests include Global Bioethics, Research Ethics, Research Integrity, and Religious Bioethics.