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The Experiences and Challenges of Science and Ethics: Proceedings of an American-Iranian Workshop Appendix A Workshop Agenda SCIENCE AND ETHICS: EXPERIENCES AND CHALLENGES IN THE UNITED STATES AND IRAN Bellagio, Italy, April 22-26, 2002 Agenda Tuesday, April 23—Day 1 Morning Plenary Session: Overview of current issues in science and ethics in the two countries; recent research reports of relevance to the conference; roles of academies and related institutions of science, engineering, and health in addressing science and ethics; international dimensions of issues. Afternoon Four Break-out Sessions: Presentations of Topics Research Integrity Definition and scope Establishing an ethical environment for research Education of young researchers in ethical behavior Environmental Equity Definition and scope Relationships between environmental impacts and socio-economic status Interventions to help reduce inequalities
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The Experiences and Challenges of Science and Ethics: Proceedings of an American-Iranian Workshop Genetics and Ethics Genetic screening and therapy Genetic privacy Genetic therapy in human subject experiments Resource Allocation for Health Care Distribution of limited resources Role of local communities in allocation of resources Determination of most effective interventions Wednesday, April 24—Day 2 Morning: Plenary Session Reports on progress in break-out sessions; identification and discussion of overlapping issues; suggestions for focus in each break-out session Afternoon: Break-out Sessions: Discussion of Issues Using Case Studies Thursday, April 25—Day 3 Morning: Break-out Sessions Discussion of issues; preparation of report to plenary session including priorities and mechanisms for future collaboration among U.S. and Iranian specialists Afternoon: Plenary Session (end at 3:30 P.M.) Critique of reports from break-out sessions; areas for further discussion; research needs; discussions of future cooperation—priorities, mechanisms, roles of academies. Open discussion of next steps.