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9 - 11 September, 2021

Notification of acceptance

May 2021


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Travel and Accommodation



The 37th EACME conference will focus on the following four themes:

  • Philosophy and Law Reloaded
    • Epistemologies
    • Theories
    • Histories
    • Legislations
    • Public Health
  • New Technologies, Vulnerabilities and New Diseases
    • Medicalisation and Digitalisation
    • Responsibility and Dependency
    • Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence
    • Ageing and Community Care
    • COVID-19
  • Innovations in Teaching and Supporting Ethical Practice
    • Transforming Ethics Education
    • Teaching Future Teachers
    • Building Ethics Competency
    • New Methods Clinical Ethics Support
    • Ethics Education in Times of COVID-19
  • Research Ethics, Integrity and Governance
    • Revising Principles and Values
    • Misconduct
    • Global Challenges
    • Cases, Rules and Policies
    • Fake news and confusion
Abstracts had already been submitted (the deadline for submission was March 1, 2021). The option to submit new abstracts is not anymore available.

Dates and times

Register until August 1st, 2021
Opt how to join until August 15th, 2021

EACME Paul Schotsmans prize

If you would like to give a talk at the conference and you are a PhD student, you could apply for an EACME Paul Schotsmans prize. A maximum of 3 prizes is available - 500 Euro each. The selection is based on your abstract that you send to the conference committee to be considered for presentation. The selection criteria are based on the scientific quality of your abstract, its coherence, innovativeness and research context. The selection is directed by the Bureau of EACME. In this case please be sure to specify this information when applying your Abstract paper on the registration page.


Now, for the first time, you have a choice. Depending on your preferences, you can attend the EACME Conference in two entirely different ways: in-person in Cluj-Napoca (Romania) or online.

For those who are able to join us in-person, the hybrid format will allow you to:
  • Participate in the full range of plenary sessions, scientific sessions, and panel sessions
  • Interact face-to-face with speakers, clinical ethicists and research leaders
  • Network with colleagues and peers at catered lunch and coffee breaks
  • Experience the exceptional attractions of Transylvania
  • Access all online content during the three days of conference.

For those who prefer to enjoy the congress online from their home or office, the hybrid format will allow you to:
  • Follow in the full range of plenary sessions, scientific sessions, and panel sessions by livestream anywhere in the world
  • Virtual tour of the conference venue
  • Participate in online interactive features and live Q&As
  • Connect with colleagues and speakers using the online networking platform
Access all online content during the three days of conference.

Register today!

Register yourself via the button below:

Online or onsite, we look forward to seeing you in September!
In-person Online Onsite
Scientific sessions: Keynote, Plenaries, Updates, Parallel Sessions ✔️ ✔️
Online platform ✔️ If applicable
Virtual Tour ✔️ ✔️
Certificate of attendance and Book Abstracts ✔️ ✔️
Coffee and lunch (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) ✔️
Welcome Cocktail ✔️
Gala Dinner (optional) If applicable
Turda Salt Mine Trip (optional) If applicable

Please be aware – don’t leave it too late
Depending on the Romanian COVID-19 rulings applicable during the 37th EACME Conference Hybrid, 9-11 September 2021 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, the organisers might have to implement a limit on the number of in-person participants. In case the number of participants allowed in the venue is limited by these rulings the registrations will be handled by a ‘first-come-first-served’ basis. In-person participants above the maximum number will be informed as soon as possible. Their registration will be transferred into an online registration.

notification of acceptance

Evaluation of abstracts

The Program Planning Committee will use, among others, the following four criteria for reviewing the abstracts:

  • Contribution to conference topic
  • Clarity of ideas
  • Originality
  • Methodology

Dates and times

May 2021


In May 2021 every person who submitted an abstract paper will be notified via e-mail regarding the acceptance of their abstract paper.



The registration fees include: book of abstracts, reception, lunch, refreshments during breaks (conference dinner is optional), virtual tour of the conference venue and technical support.

Payment instructions

■ Payment by bank transfer
You can execute the payment immediately using the following details:
IBAN: RO07INGB0000999909222478
■ Payment by credit card or PayPal
You can execute the payment immediately using your card also, by completing the form on this page. Start by selecting the option "Register".


The conference organisers will decide by April 2021 if the circumstances allow an onsite conference or if it has to be changed into a hybrid/online version. If the conference changes into a hybrid/online version the prices will be updated accordingly.
■ Pricing (onsite and online participation)
  • EACME Member Standard Registration Fee: 350€
  • Non-EACME Member Standard Registration Fee: 350€
  • Eastern Europe and Low-Income Countries Standard Registration Fee: 225€. The list of Low Income Countries and Eastern European Countries.
  • PhD Students Fee: 225€
  • Local university participants: 200€
  • Gala Dinner (optional): 65€
  • Turda Salt Mine Trip (optional) includes transportation, visiting fees + guide, romanian traditional dinner: 50€


If the conference will be onsite the organisers will update the information about Gala Diner and the trip to Turda Salt Mine.

Important: If for some reason you require an invoice please send your request to receive the invoice via e-mail to Răzvan Colcer, [email protected].
Make sure to include the following information:
  • Your official name and address
  • Name and legal form of the paying institute/company, contact person, telephone number and email address
  • Billing address
  • A short description of institute’s/company’s core business
  • VAT number (for organizations located in the EU). If your organization is not located in an EU-country, please mention your fiscal number (if applicable) or/and your registration number at the Chamber of Commerce (if applicable)
  • Purchase number, if required by the institute/company

In this case please send us via e-mail [email protected] the informations mentioned above as soon as possible after the payment is completed.


We propose you a list of useful links, such as: the airport transfer services, some cultural attractions and adventure playgrounds in and near the city. Please contact our team, if you have questions or need for guidance.


After you received the acceptance of the abstract and did the registration book your flight and hotel.