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Greening Humanity: Science, innovation, ethics and the green economy

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Final Programme

 

PUBLIC LECTURE

Thursday 14 October (evening)

Keynote public lecture - "The University's Essential Role in Greening Humanity"

Professor John Sulston
Chair, Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation, The University of Manchester

With introduction by Professor Elias D Kouvelas, Emeritus Professor of Physiology, University of Patras, Greece.

CONFERENCE SESSIONS

Friday 15 October

Session 1. Changing Humanity – biomedical ethics and sustainability

Chair: Professor John Harris
Lord Alliance Professor of Bioethics, Director, Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation, The University of Manchester

Professor Dan Brock
Frances Glessner Lee Professor of Medical Ethics, Department of Global health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University

Professor Sir Peter Lachmann
Emeritus Professor of Immunology, Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge

Professor Inez de Beaufort
Professor of Health Care Ethics, Erasmus Medical Center, Department of Medical Ethics and Philosophy, Rotterdam

Dr Maria Kokozidou
Laboratory Director, European Vascular Center Aachen-Maastricht, Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Aachen

Professor Elpidophoros Lambriniadis
Chief Secretary of Holy and Sacred Synod and Professor of Ecumenical Theology and Inter-Orthodox Relations, School of Theology, University of Thessaloniki

Session 2. Global Economic Governance – science, innovation and green economy

Chair: Professor Emilios Avgouleas
Professor of International Financial Markets & Institutions, Director of International Financial Law LLM, School of Law, The University of Manchester

Professor Herakles Polemarchakis
Department of Economics, University of Warwick

Professor Yiannis Varoufakis
Professor of Economic Theory, Department of Economic Sciences, University of Athens

Professor Nicholas Ashford
Professor of Technology and Policy, Director, MIT Technology & Law Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Professor Spyros Flogaitis
Professor of Administrative Law, Athens Law School

Dr Christos Pitelis
Director of the Centre for International Business and Management, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

Saturday 16 October 2010

Session 3. Environmental Justice

Chair: Stephen Hockman QC
Chambers Barrister, Six Pump Court, London

Professor Linda Nielsen
Professor of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Professor George Christie
Professor of Law, School of Law, Duke University, USA

Dr Vassiliki Karageorgou
Lawyer, Senior Investigator, The Greek Ombudsman Office, Athens, Greece

Dr Teresa Hitchcock
Partner and UK Head of Safety Health and Environment, Regulatory and Government Affairs Group, DLA Piper

Ms Lisbeth Nielsen
Centre for Biomedical Ethics, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Session 4. Ethical Science and Innovation – towards sustainable development

Chair: Professor John Sulston
Chair, Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation, The University of Manchester

Dr David Hall-Matthews
Senior Lecturer in International Development, School of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds

Dr Catherine Rhodes
Research Fellow, Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation, The University of Manchester

Professor John Harris
Lord Alliance Professor of Bioethics, Director, Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation, The University of Manchester

Dr Annabelle Lever
Research Fellow, Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation, The University of Manchester

Dr Mihail Kritikos
Ethics Review Sector, Directorate for Science, Economy and Society, Directorate General for Research, European Commission

Session 5. Greening Humanity

Final panel discussion and closing remarks