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VIII Meeting and III International Bioethics Symposium

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The VIII Meeting and III International Symposium on Bioethics of Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie , to be held between the 13th and 16th of September 2022 , aims to disseminate the scientific production of researchers (teachers and students) and establish dialogue between peers, privileging a bioethical reflection on persistent and emerging themes.

Initiative of the Research Group on Ethics and Bioethics (GPEB/CNPq), linked to the Graduate Program in Education, Art and History of Culture and to the Philosophy course at the Center for Education, Philosophy and Theology (CEFT) at UPM, the The event intends to integrate efforts in order to promote a broad debate on various aspects that are part of bioethical reflection.

The event aims to contribute to the dissemination of scientific production in the areas of Ethics and Bioethics, also providing an interdisciplinary dialogue between undergraduate and graduate students, researchers and professionals from various areas of knowledge (Philosophy, Biological and Health Sciences, Sociology , Education, Environment, Law, Medicine, Psychology, among others), maintaining the plural character of Bioethics. It also intends to contribute to the theoretical-philosophical foundation of Bioethics and to its application in research, recognizing the potential of Bioethics as an important methodological instrument of a reflective nature.


In addition to the dissemination of scientific production in the area of Bioethics, through Oral Communications, Round Tables and Lectures, the event will allow partnerships between groups of researchers, with a view to improving the quality of scientific production in Bioethics.


In this edition we will have the presence of Prof. Laura Bishop (Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University), by Prof. Eduardo Díaz Amado (Institute of Bioethics, Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia), by Prof. Marta Barcellos (Nova University of Lisbon) and, remotely, from Prof. Roberto Andorno (Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine at the University of Zurich), as well as researchers from our country such as Jelson Oliveira (UFPR), Cláudio Lorenzo (UnB), Aline Albuquerque (UnB), Mirelle Finkler (UFSC) and Patrícia Bataglia (UNESP) among others.


The event will take place in person, but there will be broadcast from Mackenzie TV.


The Meeting has a partnership with the Bioethics Society of São Paulo.



1 - Mackenzie Web TV, Streaming:

2- Mackenzie TV Youtube channel:

the live option will appear at the time of the event




Applications can be made, WITH or WITHOUT the presentation of works, exclusively online.

For listeners, the deadline will close on the day of the beginning of the event, provided there are spaces available.

For those wishing to submit works, the deadline is 08/13/2022 extended until 08/22/2022

There is no entry fee for this edition.




Rules for submission of works (Abstracts)

For the submission of the work, it is necessary to be registered in the congress.

Abstracts must be submitted exclusively through the online system using the button below .

Abstracts sent by e-mail, fax or other means of transmission of documents will not be accepted and will not be processed by the Scientific Committee. 

Each Abstract may have up to six authors, and the reporter/presenter must be indicated at the time of registration, according to information in the online form.

Each registration will give the right to participate in the congress and to send (02) two abstracts as a reporter/presenter.

Abstracts must contain a maximum of 400 words (abstracts outside this limit will be automatically excluded by the system) in addition to the title, try to share your content, preferably, into: Introduction, Objectives, Methods, Results, Discussion and Final Considerations.

The authors are responsible for the content of the abstract and presentation. 

References (maximum five) will not be considered in the word count, must comply with ABNT standards (latest version). 

At the end of the text, include three keywords and the thematic area of the work, according to the list below.

In the Abstracts it is possible to include only simple texts, without formatting, so it is not possible to insert figures, photos or tables.

Works resulting from research projects involving human beings and the use of animals must indicate in the abstract their approval by the ethics committees.

To submit the Abstract it is necessary to register the reporter/presenter.

Abstracts must be submitted within one of the following subject areas:


  1. Bioethics and Theoretical-Philosophical Foundation

  2. Bioethics and Education

  3. Bioethics, Human Rights and Legal Issues

  4. Bioethics and Life and Health Sciences

  5. Bioethics and Research Ethics (with humans and animals) 

  6. ​Bioethics and Human Sciences

  7. Bioethics, Environment and Sustainability

  8. Bioethics and Emerging Technologies

  9. Bioethics and Religion (Theology)

 10. Other topics


Although we are encouraging in-person participation in the event, applicants whose work has been approved, as long as they reside in other units of the Federation or abroad, will be able to present it remotely.


Abstracts must be sent by August 22, 2022.

The Organizing Committee will not be responsible for the accommodation and transportation expenses of those whose abstracts have been approved.

The evaluation result will be communicated to the authors by e-mail and the list and schedule of accepted abstracts will be available on the event's website.

Rating criteria

The following evaluation criteria will be observed:

A) Originality and topicality of the topic;
B) Adequacy of the parts of the abstract and clarity of the text;
C) Relevance of the content to Bioethics;
D) Methodology used (if applicable);
E) The use of the standard norm of the Portuguese language.

Rules for oral presentation

The presenter will have 15 minutes to present the work. There will be time for debate at the end of all presentations of the oral communications session, with the rapporteur/presenter remaining in the room for the debate.


The abstracts of the works approved by the Scientific Committee will be published in the form of abstracts in the Annals of the event, in digital format, being made available digitally.


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* Tryp Sao Paulo, Higienópolis Hotel. Rua Maranhao, 371, São Paulo, Brazil.


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• Hotel Pergamon   600 metros   Rua Frei Caneca, 80 - Consolação, São Paulo_cc781905-5cde- 3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_  (11) 3123-2021

• Hotel Heritage   1,3 km   Rua Fernando de Albuquerque, 122_cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_  (11) 9 4713-7634 br

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Research Group on Ethics and Bioethics (GPEB/CNPq) of the Graduate Program in Education, Art and History of Culture and of the Philosophy Course at the Center for Education, Philosophy and Theology (CEFT) of Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (UPM).

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