Symposium

Lisbon

09:00
Opening Session
Duration: 15 minutes

(Progress of) Science and (Policies for) Development

09:15
Conference on “Science, Society and Ethics”
Duration: 45 minutes

10:00
Roundtable on “New Horizons: progress in science”
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Johannes Klumpers
Johannes Klumpers (Chair)
Head of the Science Advice Mechanism Unit in the European Commission
Sílvia Curado
Sílvia Curado
Genetics
Professor New York University, School of Medicine
João Rocha
João Rocha
Nanotechnologies
Professor University of Aveiro
António Brandão Moniz
António Brandão Moniz
Robotics
Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University Nova of Lisbon
Arlindo Oliveira
Arlindo Oliveira
Artificial Intelligence
President of Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon
Elvira Fortunato
Elvira Fortunato
Material Sciences
Chief Scientific Advisor, European Commission

11:45
Pause
Duration: 30 minutes

12:15
Roundtable on “New Horizons: policies for development”
Duration: 45 minutes

13:00
Pause
Duration: 2 hours

(Participation of) Society and (contribution of) Ethics

15:00
Roundtable on “Requirements: participation of society”
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Rosalia Vargas
Rosalia Vargas
President of Ciência Viva – Pavilion of Knowledge in Lisbon
Maria Mota
Maria Mota
Executive Director at iMM and founder of the Living Science Association
António Granado
António Granado
Professor New University of Lisbon
Carlos Fiolhais
Carlos Fiolhais
Professor University of Coimbra

16:30
Pause
Duration: 30 minutes

17:00
Conference on “Requirements: contribution of ethics”
Duration: 1 hour

18:00
Launch of the book Applied Ethics: Scientific Research
Duration: 1 hour

From (bio)ethics to (bio)Politics

09:30
Conference on “Social Responsibility of Science and Technology”
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Maria da Graça Carvalho
Maria da Graça Carvalho (Chair)
Member of the Unit “Scientific Advice Mechanism” of the Directorate-General Research and Innovation of the European Commission
Pearl Dykstra
Pearl Dykstra
Deputy Chair of the High Level Group of scientists advising the Cabinet of European Commissioners

12:00
Talk on Scientific Research and social responsibility
Duration: 30 minutes

Manuel Heitor
Manuel Heitor
Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education
Interviewed by Virgílio Azevedo, Journal Expresso

12:30
Closing Session
Duration: 1 hour

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Speakers

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Johannes Klumpers
Sílvia Curado
João Rocha
António Brandão Moniz
Arlindo Oliveira
Elvira Fortunato
Rosalia Vargas
Maria Mota
António Granado
Carlos Fiolhais

Honorary Commitee

To be anounced.

Scientific Commitee

To be anounced.

 

Organizing Committee

To be anounced.

Coordinator

M. Patrão Neves

Maria do Céu Patrão Neves is Full Professor of Ethics (with Tenure in Philosophical Anthropology), at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the University of the Azores (Portugal), where she is also responsible for teaching and research on applied ethics (mainly bioethics).

She authored about 170 papers, 10 books, and edited 8 others, and is currently leading the publication of a 12 volume collection on Applied Ethics.

She was a member of the European Parliament, from 2009 to 2014.

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