2020 Draft Conference Programme

FUTURE FRONTIERS: ETHICS FOR A CHANGING WORLD

12th International Dialogue Australasia Conference
Melbourne Grammar School
27 – 29 March 2020

Friday 27 March

10.00 – 10.30 am Welcome and Conference Opening

Dr Jeremy Hall, Director, Dialogue Australasia Network

10.30 am – 12.00 noon Justice in an Unequal World

Tim Costello AO (Former Chief Executive of World Vision Australia)

12.00 – 12.45 pm Lunch

12.45 – 2.15 pm Teaching Ethics v. Preaching Ethics

Dr Luke Russell (Lecturer in Moral Philosophy and Critical Thinking, University of Sydney)

2.15 – 3.45 pm For Goodness’ Sake: The Fundamentals of Human Flourishing

Dr Felicity McCutcheon (Head of Teaching and Learning, Melbourne Grammar School)

3.45 – 4.00 pm Afternoon Tea

4.00 – 5.15 pm Webinar: Climate Justice in RE

Lat Blaylock (National RE Adviser, UK)

5.30 – 6.45 pm Conference Reception

Saturday 28 March

9.00 – 10.30 am AI and Ethics: Why all the Fuss?

Professor Toby Walsh (Scientiua Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the University of New South Wales and Data61)

10.30 – 11.00 am Morning Tea

11.00 am – 12.30 pm Teacher-led workshops (details to be announced)

12.30 – 1.15 pm Lunch

1.15 pm – 2.45 pm From Principle to Practice: The why, how and what of teaching ethics in high school

Mark Case (Deputy Head, Oxley College, NSW)

2.45 – 4.15 pm Teacher-led workshops (details to be announced)

7.30 pm Conference Dinner – Yassas Greek Restaurant, Southbank

Sunday 29 March

9.00 – 10.30 am Ethical Diversity at the Frontiers: The Case of Voluntary Assisted Dying.

Dr Rosalind McDougall (Senior Lecturer in Health Ethics, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health)

10.30 – 11.00 am Morning Tea

11.00 – 12.30 am ‘Climate Justice Shall You Pursue’ – a rephrasing for our time!

Rabbi Jonathan Keren-Black (Leo Baeck Centre, Melbourne)

12.30 – 1.00 pm Summing up and audience Q&A