ABN Future Plans
Following the Asian Bioethics Network (ABN) meeting, the BAC is currently developing an ABN webpage which will function as a digital repository for countries to share their bioethics publications, programmes and resources.
The digital repository is expected to be completed by early 2024.
ABN Bioethics Conference 2025 (Upcoming)
Singapore will be hosting the inaugural ABN Bioethics Conference in 2025.
The main objectives of this Conference are as follows:
(i) Discuss pertinent ethical issues in the region
(ii) Hear from local and international experts
(iii)Learn about latest trends and developments of biomedical ethics
Areas of focus/topics for discussion at conference:
(i) New and emerging areas with ethical issues/challenges arising from biomedical research and healthcare
(iii) Healthcare digitalisation and other emerging technologies e.g., big data and artificial intelligence (AI), nanobiotechnology, genetic and assisted reproductive technologies
(iv) Ethics in traditional and alternative medicine