From: Secretariat: Dr Bert Gordijn Nijmegen, 10 March 2005 Dear colleague, We are looking forward to the XIX th European Conference on Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care, scheduled to take place in Barcelona, Spain, August 24-27, 2005. The focus of the conference is on philosophical and ethical issues in relation to emerging medical technologies. Moreover, we have also initiated the preparations for the 2006 conference, which will take place in Helsinki, Finland, August 23-26, 2006. Enclosed please find a draft program and a registration form for the Barcelona conference as well as a call for abstracts for the ESPMH conference in Helsinki in August 2006. In order to register for the Barcelona conference, please return the enclosed registration sheet to our secretariat. Dr. Nuria Terribas, who is the local organizer of the forthcoming Barcelona conference, has opened a special website for this conference: http://www.marsans.es/eacme-espmh-2005/. This site contains information concerning the accommodation, which you need to arrange yourself. Information regarding the forthcoming conference can also be obtained through the ESPMH website: http://www.espmh.cm-uj.krakow.pl/. I hope to see you in Barcelona ! Best regards, Bert Gordijn, Ph.D. Secretary of the ESPMH