Ethical and social challenges of agricultural technologies - Issues for decision-makers

 
25-01-2017 14:30 - 16:45
European Parliament Brussels - Paul Henri Spaak (PHS) 7C050
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    Programme

  

Chair: Marijana Petir, MEP, STOA Panel

Moderator: Julian Kinderlerer, University of Cape Town, South Africa, former President (2010-2016) of the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE)  

  • 14.30-14.40          Opening

Marijana Petir, MEP, STOA Panel               

  • 14.40-15.00         Setting the scene: Innovation and (bio)ethics

Julian Kinderlerer, University of Cape Town, South Africa, former President (2010-2016) of the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE)               

  • 15.00-15.20         Synthetic biology in agriculture and challenges for risk governance

Helge Torgersen, Institute of Technology Assessment, Austrian Academy of Sciences               

  • 15.20-15.40         Genetic modification in agriculture and challenges for risk governance

Anne Ingeborg Myhr, GenØk-Centre for Biosafety, Tromsø, Norway   

  • 15.40-16.00         The precautionary principle – between European bioethical tradition and American pragmatism

Amir Muzur, School of Medicine, University of Rijeka, Croatia      

  • 16.00-16.30         Debate                 
  • 16.30-16.40         Conclusions

Julian Kinderlerer, University of Cape Town, South Africa, former President (2010-2016) of the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE)               

  • 16.40-16.45          Closing

Marijana Petir, MEP, STOA Panel