IGI Executive Director Jennifer Doudna – in attendance this week at the 2016 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland – will be a featured panelist in a live webcast discussion session entitled Staying Human on Saturday, January 23, at 5:45-6:45 AM Pacific.
The panel will discuss how we can ensure that our humanity and humanness are not lost as emerging technologies open up new prospects for enhancing health and productivity.
This special session will be moderated by Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum. Dr. Doudna will be joined by these panel speakers: Justine Cassel, Associate Dean of the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University; Angela Hobbs, Professor of the Public Understanding of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield; Hank Greely, Professor of Law at Stanford University; and Amira Yahyaoui, Founder and Chair of Al Bawsala.
Cancer Moonshot: A Call to Action — Webcast from WEF/Davos
Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Scheduled Time: 7:15-8:30 AM Pacific
Life in 2030: Humankind and the Machine — Webcast from WEF/Davos
Date: Friday, January 22, 2016
Time: 9:30-10:30 AM Pacific
We strive to make our events accessible and inclusive. The Innovative Genomics Institute Building is ADA accessible, and has a lactation room that visitors can use. For disability accommodation information and requests and/or access to the lactation room, please contact Kristy Nordahl at firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-664-7110.