In commemoration of its 20th Anniversary, the BAC organised its 20th Anniversary Virtual Public Conference on 17 and 18 Jun 2021 and published a 20th Anniversary Publication titled ‘The Future of Bioethics in Singapore’.
Themed ‘Bioethics Future - Empowering Our Next Generation’, the objectives of the 20th Anniversary Virtual Public Conference were to:
- Showcase BAC’s achievements and work in the past 20 years and reinforce that Singapore conducts human biomedical research with high ethical standards; and
- Raise public awareness on the importance of bioethics in Singapore to the next generation of Singapore researchers, students and members of the public.
Guest-of-Honour DPM Heng Swee Keat delivering the opening address at the conference
Late Chief District Judge (Ret.) Richard Magnus, then BAC Chair, delivering the welcome address at the conference