It was the third over five training seminars for members of the Spanish Research Ethics Committees. It was held Antequera (Malaga, 6-7 May 2002. Dr. Josep-E. Baños Dr. Josep-E. Baños (Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona) and Dr. Maria Isabel Lucena (Department of Pharmacology, University of Malaga) were the teachers and coordinators of the seminar.

The main objective of this kind of seminars was to improve the knowledge and skills of the attendees to develope their job inside the Ethics Research Committee.