Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The 2015 HOPE International Symposium on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide.

The Fourth International Symposium on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide is hosted by HOPE Australia on May 22 - 23, 2015 at the Rydges Hotel South Park in Adelaide South Australia.

Register for the 2015 HOPE International Symposium.

The 2015 HOPE International Symposium is hosted by HOPE Australia, and co-sponsored by the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition - International, Euthanasia-Free New Zealand, the disability rights group - Lives Worth Living, and Doctors Opposed to Euthanasia.

Renee Joubert
The speakers include:

  • Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition (EPC) and Chair, EPC - International,
  • Paul Russell, Director, HOPE Australia and Vice Chair, EPC - International,
  • Renee Joubert, Director, Euthanasia-Free New Zealand,
  • Craig Wallace, Convenor, Lives Worth Living, a network of people with disabilities,
  • Nic Steenhout, Director, Vivre dans la dignité Quebec.
  • Nic Steenhout
    Henk Reitsma, Board member, EPC - International and an expert on the Netherlands Euthanasia statistics.
  • Tom Mortier, Chemistry professor in Belgium. His depresed mother died by euthanasia in 2012. 
  • Professor Theo Boer, former member of a Dutch Euthanasia Regional Review Committee.
  • Nancy Elliott, Board member, EPC - International and a past three term New Hampshire state representative.
  • Sue Hanson, co-chair NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation - Palliative Care Network
  • Dr Paul Dunne, a leading Palliative Care Medical Specialist in Australia.
  • Brendan Malone, from New Zealand, is a dynamic speaker on youth, culture and media.
This is the first International Symposium hosted in the southern hemisphere by EPC - International. Previous symposia were held in Toronto, Washington, Vancouver, Edinburgh.

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