2018 SNF Conference/Day 2/June 22, 2018

2018 SNF ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 

June 22, 2018/ Day 2/ 09:00 - 17:45

Part 1 (09:00 - 11:45)

09:00 – 9:25 KEYNOTE SPEECH: HOW THE SECOND QUANTUM REVOLUTION WILL DISRUPT EVERYTHING

MIKE LAZARIDIS – FOUNDER & BOARD CHAIR, PERIMETER INSTITUTE FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS / MANAGING PARTNER & CO-FOUNDER, QUANTUM VALLEY INVESTMENTS (QVI)

9:25 – 10:45 PLENARY SESSION 2: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & ITS DISRUPTIVE POTENTIAL
MODERATOR: ALAN STOGA – BOARD MEMBER, TÄLLBERG FOUNDATION
KARTHIK DINAKAR – REID HOFFMAN FELLOW, SOFTWARE AGENTS & AFFECTIVE COMPUTING GROUPS, MIT MEDIA LAB
FIORENZO OMENETTO – DEAN OF RESEARCH, SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING, TUFTS UNIVERSITY
DEB ROY – DIRECTOR, LABORATORY FOR SOCIAL MACHINES, MIT

10:45 – 11:45 DISCUSSION: DISRUPTION & BIG DATA
MODERATOR: NANCY KASS - VICE PROVOST FOR GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION, JOHNS HOPKINS BERMAN INSTITUTE OF BIOETHICS
EMILY FALK - ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF COMMUNICATION, ANNENBERG SCHOOL FOR COMMUNICATION, UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
KADIJA FERRYMAN - CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGIST, DATA & SOCIETY
ALEX ROSENBLAT - TECHNOLOGY ETHNOGRAPHER, DATA & SOCIETY

Part 2 (12:15 - 14:00)

12:15 – 13:00 PLENARY SESSION 3: DISRUPTING THE BOUNDARIES BETWEEN HUMAN, ANIMALS & MACHINES: CHIMERAS, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & OTHER NEW FRONTIERS
RUTH FADEN – FOUNDER, JOHNS HOPKINS BERMAN INSTITUTE OF BIOETHICS
JOHN HARRIS – LORD DAVID ALLIANCE PROFESSOR OF BIOETHICS & DIRECTOR OF ISEI, UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER

13:00 – 14:00 PLENARY SESSION 4: DISRUPTIVE THERAPIES: THE PROSPECTS & PERILS OF GENE EDITING & HUMAN HEALTH
MODERATOR: JEFF KAHN – ANDREAS C. DRACOPOULOS DIRECTOR, JOHNS HOPKINS BERMAN INSTITUTE OF BIOETHICS
BARRY COLLER – VICE PRESIDENT FOR MEDICAL AFFAIRS & DAVID ROCKEFELLER PROFESSOR FOR MEDICAL AFFAIRS, ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY
SUSAN SOLOMON – FOUNDER & CEO, NEW YORK STEM CELL FOUNDATION

Part 3 (15:00 - 17:45)

15:00 – 15:40 DISCUSSION: DISRUPTION IN HEALTHCARE:
MODERATOR: THEOKLIS ZAOUTIS – CHIEF, DIVISION OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES,
THE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA
STEVEN G. FRIEDMAN, MD – CLINICAL PROFESSOR OF SURGERY, WEILL CORNELL MEDICAL COLLEGE
THOMAS SCULCO, MD – SURGEON-IN-CHIEF EMERITUS & ATTENDING ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON, HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY

15:40 – 16:00 PRESENTATION: DISRUPTING THE TRAINING MODEL: HOW WE CAN PRODUCE THE NEXT GENERATION OF RESEARCHERS, CRITICAL THINKERS & GLOBAL CITIZENS
NEIL TUROK – DIRECTOR, PERIMETER INSTITUTE FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS

16:00 – 17:00 DISCUSSION: HOW TO THINK ABOUT INEQUALITY
MODERATOR: RUTH FADEN – FOUNDER, JOHNS HOPKINS BERMAN INSTITUTE OF BIOETHICS
NICHOLAS CHRISTAKIS - SOL GOLDMAN FAMILY PROFESSOR OF SOCIAL & NATURAL SCIENCE, YALE UNIVERSITY
DARREN WALKER – PRESIDENT, FORD FOUNDATION

17:00 – 17:45 DISCUSSION: HOW DO WE KEEP OUR HUMANITY IN THE FACE OF TECHNOLOGY
MODERATOR: PATRICE E. MERRIN - DIRECTOR – GLENCORE PLC, ARCONIC INC., KEW MEDIA GROUP
ANDREAS C. DRACOPOULOS – CO-PRESIDENT, SNF
MIKE LAZARIDIS – FOUNDER & BOARD CHAIR, PERIMETER INSTITUTE FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS / MANAGING PARTNER & CO-FOUNDER, QUANTUM VALLEY INVESTMENTS
NEIL TUROK – DIRECTOR, PERIMETER INSTITUTE FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS