STIR Workshop 4: International Network for Responsible Innovation

February 16-17, 2011
Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, DC

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

  • 8:30am: Breakfast
  • 9:00am: Welcome - Erik Fisher and David Rejeski
  • 9:10am: STIR project overview - Erik Fisher
  • 9:30am: Plenary I 
    • Political Science and Genetics in Vancouver - Shannon Conley and Courtney Hanna
    • Political Science and Nanotechnology in Tempe - Bastien Miorin and Troy Benn
    • Questions (Moderator: Pierre Meulien, Genome Canada)
  • 10:30am: Break
  • 10:45am: Plenary II
    • Anthropology and Synthetic Biology in Basel - Anthony Stavrianakis and Sonja Billerbeck
    • Philosophy, STS and Nanotechnology in Tempe - Christine Luk and Stuart Lindsay 
    • Questions (Moderator: Anders Hanssen, Norwegian Research Council)
  • 11:45am: Break
  • 12:00pm: Lunch & Keynote
    • Seamless Integrations of Science and Society - Roop Mahajan
  • 1:00pm: Envisioning an International Network - Erik Fisher
  • 1:30pm: Parallel Breakout Sessions (Imagining the Integrated Laboratory)
    • Group A: Lab directors and researchers
    • Group B: Program officers
    • Group C: Integration scholars
  • 4:00pm: Report back [filmed interviews begin, white paper committee meets]
  • 6:00pm: Group Dinner

Day 2: Thursday, February 17

  • 8:30am: Breakfast
  • 9:00am: Welcome
  • 9:10am: Plenary III
    • Philosophy and Molecular Biology in Tempe - Daan Schuurbiers and Wim Vermaas
    • Philosophy and Nanotechnology in Tempe - Antonio Calleja-Lopez and Shreya Bhattacharyya
    • Questions (Moderator: Rene von Schomberg, European Commission)
  • 10:10am: Break
  • 10:25am: Plenary IV
    • Public Affairs and Nanotechnology in Belfast - Robin Phelps and Robert Bowman
    • Management and Nanotechnology in Leeds - Paul Ellwood and Terry Wilkins
    • Questions (Moderator: Mike Gorman, National Science Foundation)
  • 11:25am: Break
  • 11:40am: Lunch & Keynote
    • Embedding Natural and Social Sciences for Responsible Innovation: A Framework and Case Study - Mike Gorman
  • 12:30pm: What is Responsible Research and Innovation? - Rene von Schomberg
  • 12:40pm: Planning Session: Building the Network
    • White paper outline
    • Strategies for dissemination
  • 2:00pm: Conclude [Filmed interviews continue, white paper committee meets]