Keynote Speakers

George Church, Harvard University Novel Governance & Technology Strategies for BioSafety & Sharing Genomic/Brain Data
Andrew Maynard, University of Michigan Technology Innovation and the New Social Responsibility
George Poste, Arizona State University The Acceleration and Globalization of New Technologies: Creativity, Competition, Control and Complex Societal Challenges


(in alphabetical order by presenter surname)


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Josh Abbott, Arizona State University Securing the Internet of Things
Brad Allenby, Arizona State University Emerging Military and Security Technologies and the Laws of War
Keren Asante, University of Exeter Business School Governance of Financial Innovation and Perceptions of Responsibility:  Insights from an Ethnographic Case Study
Gaia Bernstein, Seton Hall University Patent Law’s Neglect of the Extraordinary Role of the Ordinary User in Disseminating Technologies
Elizabeth Beryt, UCLA Leveraging the New Predictive Toxicology Paradigm in Evaluating Emerging Technology
David Bjornstad, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Examining the Influence of Key Choices on Context, Structure, and Scientific Processes in a Large DOE User Facility: A Study of the Oak Ridge Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences
Christopher Bosso, Northeastern University Governance of Emerging Technologies: Lessons from the Decade of Nano
Diana Bowman University of Michigan Evidence-based Regulation of Food Nanotechnologies: A Perspective from the European Union and United States
Rebecca Boxhorn, University of Minnesota International Governance Approaches to Whole Genome Sequencing
Michael Burnham-Fink, Arizona State University Guerrilla Science and Blitzkrieg Technology: Military Theories for Governing Emerging Technologies
Laura Cabrera, University of British Columbia Public (mis)understanding of Transcranial direct current stimulation as a cognitive enhancer
Joseph Carvalko, Quinnipiac University Implications of the Proliferation of in-the-body Technologies
Maria Fernanda Campa, Oak Ridge National Laboratory From Lab Bench to Fuel Pump: Policy Implications in the Development of Lignocellulosic Biofuels
Mailyn Fidler, Stanford University Ubiquity, Interrupted? A Comparison of European, Chinese and U.S. Governance of the Internet of Things as an Emerging Technology
Adam Finkel, University of Pennsylvania Designing a “Solution-Focused” Governance Paradigm for Synthetic Biology
Rider Foley, Arizona State University Ground Control: Linking Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approaches for International Nanotechnology Governance
Dorothy Glancy, Santa Clara University Assuring Privacy and Security in Vehicle-to-Vehicle Safety Communications
Mark Gubrud, Princeton University Compliance Measures for an Autonomous Weapons Convention
David J. Gunkel, Northern Illinois University The Machine Question: Can Machines Have Rights?
Donna Hanrahan, Columbia University The Role of Informal Data Aggregated from Social Media Platforms in Disease Surveillance and Epidemiological Research
Yaniv Heled, Georgia State University College of Law Regulatory Competitive Shelters—An Emerging Mechanism for Encouraging Technological Innovation
Kiril Hristovski, Arizona State University Towards Regulating Engineered Nanomaterials: A Framework as a Tool for Overcoming the Existing Limitations
James Hughes, Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies Policy Opportunities in the Global Crisis Being Created by AI, Robots, Desktop Manufacturing and BioMedicine
Peter Jutro, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Potential EPA Implications for Environmental Release of Synthetic Organisms
Gregory Kaebnick, The Hastings Center Challenges for Public Engagement about the Ethics of Synthetic Biology
Jonathan Kahn, Hamline University School of Law Privatizing Biomedical Citizenship
Youngjae Kim, Arizona State University The Role of Social Responsibility in Leading Nano-scientists’
Perceptions about Nanotech Research and Regulation
Adam Kolber, Brooklyn Law School The Neurolaw Revolution
Todd Kuiken, Woodrow Wilson Center Beyond the Lab and Far Away: Immediate and Future Challenges in Governing the Bio-economy
Jennifer Kuzma, University of Minnesota Exploring Genome Editing:  Actors, Arenas, and Attitudes towards Governance
Kevin LaGrandeur, NYIT & IEET The Ethical and Social Ramifications of Rossler’s Blueprint for Making Benevolent Robots
Molly Land, New York Law School Coding International Law
Aaron Levine, Georgia Institute of Technology Policy Uncertainty, Ethical Controversy and Emerging Technologies: Lessons from the Funding of Stem Cell Science
Rachel Lindor, Arizona State University Liability Drivers and Impediments to Individualized Medicine
Phil Macnaghten, University of Campinas and Durham University Living the Global Social Experiment: An analysis of Public Discourse on Solar Radiation Management and Its Implications for Governance
Gary Marchant, Arizona State University Governing the Governance of Emerging Technologies
Max Mehlman, Case Western Reserve University Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in Military Genomics
Brian Orend, University of Waterloo Clearing Up the Fog in the Fifth Dimension: Regulating Cyber-warfare
Megan Palmer, University of California Berkeley Synthetic Biology Practices at SynBERC
Jordan Paradise, Seton Hall University Different Risk, Different Name?: The Debate over Assignment of Nonproprietary Names for Biosimilar Biologics
Phillip Rubin, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy The White House Neuroscience Initiative: Policy as Embodied Action
Marc Saner, University of Ottawa The Case for Adaptation in the Governance of Emerging Technologies
Dietram A. Scheufele, University of Wisconsin Public Engagement in Science (Policy): Opportunities and Dead Ends
Jesse Shedd, Arizona State University Anticipatory Gaming: Governing Emerging Technologies through Digital Media
Clare Shelley-Egan, Universiteit Twente The Collision of Incentive Structures of Actors and Proposed Mechanisms for Responsible Research and Innovation
Francis Shen, University of Minnesota Law School The Future of Brain-Based Lie Detection: Beyond the Courtroom
Alan Singer, Appalachian State University Convergent Governance Principles & Stakeholder Capitalism
Lauren Solberg, University of Florida Facebook Consent Requirements
Han Somsen, Tilburg Law School In Pursuit of Third Generation Human Rights with Fourth Generation Technologies
Jack  Stilgoe, University College London Governing Intent: Responsible Innovation and the Politics of Geoengineering
Victoria Sutton, Texas Tech University Methodologies in Regulating Emerging Technologies and a Proposal for the Future
Timothy Takahashi, Arizona State University Federal Regulation of Robotic Aircraft
Tsion Tesfaye, Young Invincibles The Emerging Enterprise of Mobile Health Technology: Ethical Considerations in the Age of the Smartphone
Sally Tinkle, Science and Technology Policy Institute Risk Governance for Emerging Technologies: Examining 21st Century Expectations
Wendell Wallach, Yale University Engineering for Responsibility
Mark Waser, Digital Wisdom Institute The “Bright Green Line” of Responsibility
Robin Fretwell Wilson, Washington & Lee University School of Law Beefing Up FDA Oversight of Nano-Sunscreens and Nano-Cosmetics
Neal Woodbury, Arizona State University Immunosignaturing: Towards Comprehensive, Consumer-based, Health Monitoring
Edward Woodhouse, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Democratic Theory and Epochal Technologies: The Case of 3D Printing
Ting Wu, Harvard University Engaging the Public Through Personal Genetics


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