The International Care Ethics (ICE) Observatory

The ICE Observatory promotes international research, development of ethics teaching, cross-cultural discussion and understanding, and ethical inter-professional and inter-agency co-operation. It runs regular conferences and seminars.

Update regarding the 2020 ICE Conference:

‘On March 12, 2020 the provost of the University of Toronto announced that all discretionary events should be cancelled or postponed. Consequently, we will not be holding the 21st International Nursing Ethics Conference and 6th International Care Ethics Conference in Toronto during June of 2020. We are currently discussing various options regarding the future of this event and will update you as soon as possible. We are very much hoping that we can reschedule the conference at a later date in Toronto, given the preparation that has already taken place.

Please keep checking our web-site for further information as the situation changes. Meanwhile, we hope you and your families remain well and that international measures to slow and thwart the progress of the virus will be effective.

Ann Gallagher, University of Surrey & Elizabeth Peter, University of Toronto

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