10th World Congress of Bioethics Opening Ceremony 

28 July 2010; Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre

        Arrival of Guest-of-Honour: His Excellency, President of the Republic of Singapore, Mr SR Nathan


Welcome Address by Professor Lim Pin,
Chairman of the Bioethics Advisory Committee (Singapore) and Congress President


Welcome Address by Professor Nikola Biller-Andorno, 
President of the International Association of Bioethics


Professor John Wong, Dean of Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, 
National University of Singapore, presented the Benjamin Chew Medals for Medical Ethics. 
Gold Medal Recipient: Ms Samantha Rachel Yeo

Silver Medal Recipient: Ms Yeo Pei Shan

President SR Nathan and the Winners of the Benjamin Chew Gold and Silver Medals for Medical Ethics:
Ms Samantha Rachel Yeo and Ms Yeo Pei Shan

Professor Alexander Capron, University Professor and Co-Director of the Pacific Center for Health Policy and Ethics at the University of Southern California (USA), presented the Mark S. Ehrenreich Prize in Healthcare Ethics Research for the most outstanding paper submitted for the 10th WCB.
Winner: Dr Neema Sofaer, Centre of Medical Law and Ethics, King’s College London

 Runner-up: Dr Avram Denburg, Department of Paediatrics, 
The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto

Opening of the 10th WCB by President SR Nathan

Professor Lim Pin thanks President SR Nathan for gracing the event


From Left:
Ms Yeo Pei Shan
(Benjamin Chew Silver Medal Recipient), Ms Samantha Rachel Yeo (Benjamin Chew Gold Medal Recipient), Prof Lee Hin Peng (Chairman of the 10th WCB Organising Committee), Prof John Wong (Dean, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore), Prof Lim Pin (Congress President), His Excellency Mr SR Nathan (President of the Republic of Singapore), Prof Nikola Biller-Andorno (President of the International Association of Bioethics), Prof Alastair Campbell (Chairman of the 10th WCB Scientific Committee), Prof Alexander Capron (University Professor and Co-Director of the Pacific Center for Health Policy and Ethics at the University of Southern California, USA), Dr Neema Sofaer (Winner of the Mark S. Ehrenreich Prize in Healthcare Ethics Research), and Dr Avram Denburg (Runner-up for the Mark S. Ehrenreich Prize)