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EthicSchool Summerschool Ethics of Emerging Technologies

EthicSchool Summerschool Ethics of Emerging Technologies

 

Dates: 9-13 September 2013:  14.00-17.00 CEST (Central European Summer Time)

Location: Internet – webinar system (for registered participants)

Participants: max. 20 per session

Contact Ineke Malsch: postbus@malsch.demon.nl

Info: www.ethicschool.nl/survey

 

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Programme:

Monday 9 September 2013 – Introductions

14.00-17.00 CEST: lectures, Q&A

Dr. Ineke Malsch: Introduction to EthicSchool, welcome to participants

Lecture 1: Introduction in Applied Ethics – Ethics and Law – prof Guido Gorgoni University of Padua – school of law - (guido.gorgoni@unipd.it).

Lecture 2: Engagement, Communication and Dialogue on Emerging Technologies (Lotte Krabbenborg, Radboud University Nijmegen, NL)

Tuesday 10 September 2013 – Nanotechnologies in multicultural perspective

14.00-17.00 CEST: lectures, exercise

Lecture 3: Nanotechnology from a non-Western perspective – Dr Paulo Martins, RENANOSOMA, Brazil, http://www.nanotecnologiadoavesso.org/

Exercise 1: Dr Brigitte Biermann leads a Case study of Responsible Nano-innovation with the Nanometer self-assessment tool.

Brigitte Biermann is managing Director of Triple Innova: http://www.triple-innova.de/ueber-uns

Wednesday 11 September 2013 – Conflicting nano-interests

14.00-17.00 CEST: lecture, exercise, master class

Lecture 4: Nanotechnology, Peace and Security - Dr Jürgen Altmann, Uni-Dortmund, Germany http://e3.physik.tu-dortmund.de/P&D/Altmann.html   

Exercise 2: Dr Alexei Grinbaum (provisionally) leads the dialogue on nanoethics using the Ethics Toolkit: http://iramis.cea.fr/en/Phocea/Pisp/visu.php?id=35

Alexei Grinbaum is researcher at CEA LARSIM, France.

Masterclass 1: Participants present their research in 20 minutes and receive feedback from lecturers

Thursday 12 September 2013: The bio-techno convergence revisited

14.00-17.00 CEST: exercise, master class

Exercise 3: Dr Donald Bruce leads DEMOCS Card game on Human Enhancement: http://www.edinethics.co.uk/

Donald Bruce is director of EdinEthics, Scotland, UK

Master class 2: Participants present their research in 20 minutes and receive feedback from lecturers

Friday 13 September 2013: Sustainability

14.00-17.00 CEST: lectures, master class

Lecture 5:  Sustainable Emerging Technologies – Dr Astrid Schwarz, TU Darmstadt: http://www.philosophie.tu-darmstadt.de/institut/mitarbeiterinnen_1/mitarbeiter_1/schwarz/aktuelleforschungsschwerpunkte_10.de.jsp

Master class 3: Participants present their research in 20 minutes and receive feedback from lecturers

Lecture 6: Responsible Governance of Emerging Technologies at Global level - Dr Ineke Malsch, c.f. chapter 7 in Ethics and Nanotechnology: www.nanoarchive.org/11110

Wrap-up

 

Scientific Committee

Prof. Dr. Bärbel Dorbeck-Jung, University of Twente, Netherlands, http://www.utwente.nl/mb/legs/staff/dorbeck_jung/

Prof. Dr. Alfred Nordmann, TU Darmstadt, Germanyhttp://www.philosophie.tu-darmstadt.de/institut/mitarbeiterinnen_1/professoren/a_nordmann/index.en.jsp

Prof. Dr Arie Rip, University of Twente, Netherlands http://www.utwente.nl/mb/steps/people/adjoined/rip/

Dr Donald Bruce, EdinEthics, Scotland, UK, http://www.edinethics.co.uk/

Dr Alexei Grinbaum, CEA Saclay SPEC/LARSIM, France, http://iramis.cea.fr/en/Phocea/Pisp/visu.php?id=35