ISEEH has welcomed contributions from leading academics and practitioners as well as young academics with an interest in environmental health ethics, but also medical ethics, risk ethics, communication ethics and other related topics, since its founding in 2011.

The following speakers have preliminarily agreed to contribute to the 2020 programme:

  • Herbert Bender, Böhl, Germany:
    Defining societally acceptable limits for workplace concentrations of carcinogenic substances
  • Tom Børsen, Copenhagen, Denmark:
    Identifying targeted strategies that will raise levels of scientific literacy
  • Minu Hemmati, Berlin, Germany:
    Gender and Chemicals
  • Fritz Kalberlah, Freiburg, Germany:
    Hazardous substance exposures for workers and the general population – how do we justify different exposure limits?
  • Liudmila Liudsko, Barcelona, Spain:
    Ethical behaviour as a basis of planetary and human health
  • Jacques Lochard, Nagasaki, Japan:
    The concept of reasonableness in radiological protection
  • Jim Malone, Dublin, Ireland:
    The interplay of the core values of medical radiological protection and ALARA
  • Thierry Schneider, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France:
    Tolerabiltiy and reasonableness — reviewing the approach of the ICRP
  • Britt-Marie Drottz Sjøberg, Trondheim, Norway:
    Considerations of fairness and social justice in a turbulent world
  • Christian Streffer, Essen, Germany:
    Dose limits for genotoxic substances and radiation – tolerability and acceptability
  • Behnam Taebi, Delft, The Netherlands:
    Environmental risk governance and normative uncertainties
  • Makoto Takahashi, Munich, Germany:
    The Fukushima disasters and the ethics of radiological protection