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Symposium: “Medical Tourism Meets Health Law: US-EU Dialogue”

February 29, 2008

The Wisconsin International Law Journal’s 26th Annual Symposium

MEDICAL TOURISM MEETS HEALTH LAW: US-EU DIALOGUE

Friday, March 7, 2008
8:30 am-5:45 pm

UW-Madison Health Sciences Learning Center – Room 1335
750 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705

THIS ALL DAY EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Continuing Legal Education Credits for Wisconsin Attorneys Pending

To register, e-mail WILJSymposium@gmail.com by February 29, 2008
http://hosted.law.wisc.edu/wilj

SCHEDULE:

8:00-8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30-8:45 Introduction and Welcome

8:45-10:30 Panel One
**International Accreditation and Efforts to Improve
International Health Care
**International Health Care Convergence: The Benefits and Burdens
of Market Driven Standardization
**The Global Market for Health Care Economics and Regulation

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

10:45-12:30 Panel Two
**A Comparison Between Public Health Insurance Programs and the
Regulation of Private Health Insurance in the US, Mexico and
Canada: Could the European Union Serve as a Model for
Integration?
**Medical Tourism in Lesser Developed Countries: Diverting
Doctors or Increasing Investment?
**Pandemic Planning: The Impact on Business and the Impact on the
Delivery of Health Care

12:30-1:45 Break for Lunch

1:45-3:30 Panel Three
**The Impact of Recent Developments in EU law on the National
Health Care Systems of the Member States of the EU
**How Will We Know When We Have an EU Health Policy?
**Cross-border Health Care Rights, The European Court of Justice
and Social Citizenship- The Accidental Death of a Concept?

3:30-3:45 Coffee Break

3:45-5:30 Panel Four
**The Creation of EU Biological Citizens or Euro-Biocitizens
through Medical Tourism Within the EU
**Financing National Health Care in a Trans-national Environment
– the Impact of the EC Internal Market
**The Construction of Healthier Europe: Lessons and Questions for
EU Governance from the Fight Against Cancer

5:30-5:45 Closing Remarks

SPEAKERS:
– Harold J. Bressler, General Legal Counsel, Joint Commission
International
– Nathan Cortez, Assistant Professor of Law, SMU Dedman School of
Law
– Dr. Mark L. Flear, Lecturer in Law and Library Officer, Queen’s
University Belfast
– Scott L. Greer, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of
Michigan School of Public Health
– Vassilis Hatzopoulos, Assistant Professor at the Democritus
University of Thrace (Greece), Visiting Professor at the College
of Europe, Bruges (Belgium)
– Eleanor D. Kinney, JD, MPH, Co-Director, William S. and
Christine S. Hall Center for Law and Health at Indiana University
School of Law – Indianapolis
– Thomas R. McLean, MD, MS, JD, FACS, Clinical Associate
Professor of Surgery, the UMKC School of Medicine; Clinical
Assistant Professor of Surgery University of Kansas
– Christopher Newdick, Professor of Health Law, University of
Reading (England)
– Frank Pasquale, Associate Professor of Law at Seton Hall Law
School
– Diane J. Romza-Kutz, member of Epstein, Becker & Green, P.C.
– Johan Van De Gronden, Faculty of Law at Radboud University
Nijmegen (the Netherlands)
– Louise G. Trubek, Clinical Professor of Law, University of
Wisconsin Law School

Sponsors:
Global Legal Studies Center
European Union Center of Excellence
Center for European Studies
UW School of Medicine and Public Health
Health Law Section-Wisconsin State Bar
Center for World Affairs & the Global Economy (WAGE)
Global Studies
East Asian Legal Studies Center
Academy Health-Student Chapter
Other Sponsors Pending

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