Draft programme: Cancelled

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, this event has been cancelled. But we are eyeing May 2021 for the next iteration! Stay tuned for more information. 

The "Ethics, Data & Innovation in the International Research Community" summer school is organised by the Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB) at Uppsala University, and the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA) and BBMRI-ERIC. Join us in Athens, 15-19 June 2020! 

Monday, 15 June

09.00-09.15

Welcome talk
Olga Tzortzatou (BRFAA), Mats G. Hansson (CRB), BRFAA Representative, President of BRFAA Ethics Board

09.15-10.30

Origins and principles of bioethics
Mats G. Hansson (CRB)

10.30-11.30

Bioethics: A short history and different branches 
Deborah Mascalzoni (CRB)

11.30-11.45

Coffee break

11.45-13.00

The Declaration of Helsinki: Controversial issues in research with human subjects
Dean M. Harris 

13.00-14.00

Lunch break

14.00-15.15

CRISPR and GM in humans
Mats G. Hansson (CRB)

15.15-15.30

Coffee break

15.30-16.30

The research ethics appraisal process in Horizon 2020, European Commission
Dorian Karatzas (EU Commission)

16.30-18.30

Case study and hands on ethics review
Dorian Karatzas (EU Commission)

Dinner reception

Tuesday, 16 June

09.00-10.15

Ethical issues in Intellectual Property: Promoting research and development versus availability of medicines
Dean M. Harris

10.15-11.30

The Council of Europe HELP course for legal and health professionals on key human rights principles in biomedicine
Katrin Uerpmann (Council of Europe)

11.30-11.45

Coffee break

11.45-13.00

The interplay of the right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress and its applications and the right to health, and new technologies in genetics and genomics
Santa Slokenberga (CRB)

13.00-14.00

Lunch break

14.00-15.15

Research ethics and the role of RECS
Deborah Mascalzoni (CRB)

15.15-15.30

Coffee break

15.30-17.00

The use of animals in biomedical research. Balancing between Rs.
Nikos Kostomitsopoulos (BRFAA)

17.00-18.15

Round table discussion "Start-up experience: From research to business"
Michael Mitsopoulos (Hellenic Federetion of Entrprises), Antigoni Molodanof (MIT Enterprise Forum), Zoe Cournia (BRFAA)

Wednesday, 17 June

9.00-10.15

GDPR and artificial intelligence - Impact on research
Lilian Mitrou (University of the Aegean)

10.15-11.30

Artificial intelligence in healthcare - Legal challenges
Athanasios Panagiotou (EAHL)

11.30-11.45

Coffee break

11.45-13.00

Implementation of GDPR in the context of biobanks: challenges and solutions
Olga Tzortzatou (BRFAA), Santa Slokenberga (CRB)

13.00-14.00

Lunch break

14.00-15.15

Profiling on the basis of health data - challenges and pitfalls
Irene Schlünder, Melanie Goisauf (BBMRI-ERIC)

15.15-15.30

Coffee break

15.30-16.30

Child's “best interests" and direct-to-consumer genetic testing
Santa Slokenberga (CRB)

16.30-18.30

Moot Court on Return Results
Jasper Bovenberg (Legal Pathways Institute for Life Sciences Law)

Thursday, 18 June

09.00-10.15

Claim drafting in biology and chemistry
Vasiliki Kosti (Evotec International)

10.15-11.30

Open Innovation - Ethical and legal implications for research
Prodromos Tsiavos (HIPA)

11.30-11.45

Coffee break

11.45-13.00

Patent protection and ethics
Dimitris Kouzelis (Intel-Lex)

13.00-14.00

Lunch break

14.00-15.15

Bioethical issues concerning AI
Fereniki Panahopoulou (Panteion University)

15.15-15.30

Coffee break

15.30-16.30

Round table discussion: Bridging science and society
Ismini Kriari (Rector of Panteion University)

Friday, 19 June

9.00-10.15

A model for values-based ethical decision making applied in a biopharmaceutical industry context
Tatjana Poplazarova (GSK)

10.15-11.30

Social and national peculiarities and acceptance of biobanking: International experience from the last 15 years
Karine Sargsyan (Biobank Graz)

11.30-11.45

Coffee break

11.45-13.00

Grant writing in the field of biomedical research: ethical aspects
Vasiliki Mollaki (HNBC)

13.00-14.00

Lunch break

14.00-15.00

Closing ceremony

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