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“Present and Future Challenges and Opportunities for Ethics in Nursing and Care”


18th Nursing Ethics Conference
3rd International Ethics in Care Conference


15-16 September 2017 - Leuven, Belgium

In 2017, the International Care Ethics Observatory of the University of Surrey (UK) and the Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law of KU Leuven University of Leuven (Belgium) will jointly organize the 18th Nursing Ethics Conference and the 3rd International Ethics in Care Conference. An excellent occasion to reflect on the present and future challenges and opportunities for ethics in nursing and care.
The focus of this year’s conference is on a variety of highly relevant ethical issues in nursing and care:
  • Ethical Issues in Care for older People
  • Ethics Education in Nursing and Care
  • Ethical Issues in End-of-Life Care
  • Organizational Ethical Issues in Nursing and Care

We invite you to share your insights on the above mentioned topics with colleagues from all over the world. The historic town center of Leuven hosting the oldest university of the Low Countries provides excellent opportunities to meet each other academically as well as in social activities.

The local conference team,
Chris Gastmans


Bernadette Dierckx
de Casterlé


Ann Gallagher