COMET 2022


20th International and Interdisciplinary Conference

Communication, Medicine and Ethics

13-15 July 2022

Hosted by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China


The COMET conference aims to bring together scholars from different disciplinary backgrounds, involving various healthcare specialities and the human and social sciences. A special emphasis will be on the dissemination of ongoing research in language/discourse/communication studies in relation to healthcare education, patient participation and professional ethics.

COMET 2022 will feature the following plenary speakers:

  • Professor Raanan Gillon, Imperial College, London
  • Professor Richard Street, A&M University, Texas, USA
  • Professor Robyn Woodward-Kron, Melbourne Medical School

The Pre-COMET Masterclass is scheduled for 12 July 2022


The Call for Proposals can be found here. The submission for proposals opens on 25 November 2021. All proposals must be submitted by Monday 31 January 2022 Monday 28 February 2022. (Extended!)


Local Organising Committee: Sal Consoli, Catherine Law, Margo Turnbull, Bernadette Watson and Amos Yung

COMET Founding Advisor: Srikant Sarangi
Contact: [email protected]