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Agenda for Bucharest Conference in Applied Ethics 2011: Ethical Aspects in New and Emerging Technologies

We have managed to publish the final agenda for the 4th edition of the Bucharest Conference in Applied Ethics. Here is a day-to-day version. This year, we decided to keep the participation free for anyone interested in New and Emerging Technologies or/and Applied Ethics.

OCTOBER 28, 2011 – FRIDAY
09.30.-10.00. | Registration

Opening Session
Titu Maiorescu Amphitheater, 1st Floor
Chairman: Cristian Ducu (CARMAE, Smart Solutions & Support; CCEA, University of Bucharest)

10.00.-10.30. | Some Thoughts on an International Framework for Responsible Research and Innovation in New Technologies
David COLES (Newcastle University; Wageningen University)
10.30.-10.45. | Questions & Answers
10.45.-11.15. | Ethical Frameworks Relativity and the Virtual Pluralist Delphi Groups
Valentin MURESAN (University of Bucharest)
11.15.-11.30. | Questions & Answers
11.30.-12.00. | Epistemological Values vs. Ethical Values in Scientific Developments
Ion VEZEANU (University of Grenoble 2)
12.00.-12.15. | Questions & Answers

 12.15.-14.00. | Lunch Break

Roundtable 1
Privacy and Democracy
What kind of policies should we have for new and emerging technologies in the ICT sector?
14.00.-15.45.
Titu Maiorescu Amphitheatre

Chairman: [to be announced]

15.45.-16.00. | Coffee Break

Roundtable 2
Building an Ethics Infrastructure for Health Care Organisations
16.00.-17.45.
Titu Maiorescu Amphitheatre

Chairman: [to be announced]

OCTOBER 29, 2011 – SATURDAY

Panel 1
ICT & Games I
Mircea Florian Amphitheater, 1st Floor
Chairman:
Cristian Ducu (CARMAE, Smart Solutions & Support; CCEA, University of Bucharest)

09.30.-09.50. | Incompatibility between Biometric Health Cards and International Legal Norms regarding Protection of Human Rights
Mădălina Virginia ANTONESCU (Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest)
09.50.-10.00. | Questions & Answers
10.00.-10.20. | Emerging Norms in Online Interactions
Emanuel SOCACIU (Research Centre in Applied Ethics, University of Bucharest)
10.20.-10.30. | Questions & Answers
10.30.-10.50. | Can principlism Exist in Computer and Information Ethics?
Toni GIBEA (Research Centre in Applied Ethics, University of Bucharest)
10.50.-11.00. | Questions & Answers

11.00.-11.20. | Coffee Break

Panel 2
ICT & Games II
Mircea Florian Amphitheater, 1st Floor
Chairman:
Paul Troop (Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford)

11.20.-11.40. | The Ethical and Political Premises of A Future Knowledge Society
Monica ŞTEFĂNESCU (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest)
11.40.-11.50. | Questions & Answers
11.50.-12.10. | Ethical Evaluation of New Techonologies in the ICT Sector. Challenges and Practical Approaches
Cristian DUCU (Smart Solutions & Support; Research Centre in Applied Ethics University of Bucharest) & Monica Matei (Smart Solutions & Support; University of Bucharest) & Isabella TRIFAN (Smart Solutions & Support; University of Bucharest) & Teodora RAICU (Smart Solutions & Support; University of Bucharest)
12.10.-12.20. | Questions & Answers
12.20.-12.40. | The Moral Aspects Embedded in Technology: The Ethical Designer
Robert ARNĂUTU (Babeș-Bolyai University)
12.40.-12.50. | Questions & Answers

12.50.-14.00. | Lunch Break

Panel 3
ICT & Games III
Mircea Florian Amphitheater, 1st Floor
Chairman:
Laura Cabrera (Institute of Biomedical Ethics, University of Basel)

14.00.-14.20. | Privacy versus Sharing in Online Mentoring: A case study
Diana CONSTANTINESCU (University College London; WYGU.com)
14.20.-14.30. | Questions & Answers
14.30.-14.50. | On-line Pornography, Censorship and Charity: New Ethical Challenges in The Age of Information
Marco ANNONI (European School of Molecular Medecine, University of Milan)
14.50.-15.00. | Questions & Answers
15.00.-15.20. | A Network Centric Approach of The Impact of Information and Communications Technologies on Knowledge Based Society Development
Victor GREU (Military Technical Academy)
15.20.-15.30. | Questions & Answers
15.30.-15.50. | Ethical Aspects of Geo-spatial Information Systems. Negotiated Work in Local Policing in Romania
Vlad NICULESCU-DINCĂ (Zuyd University; Maastricht University)
15.50.-16.00. | Questions & Answers

16.00.-16.20. | Coffee Break

Panel 4
Varia
Mircea Florian Amphitheater, 1st Floor
Chairman:
Marco Annoni (European School of Molecular Medecine, University of Milan)

16.20.-16.40. | Information Sans Frontières? Rethinking Ethics in Digital Journalism Era
Laurenţiu UNGUREANU (University of Bucharest)
16.40.-16.50. | Questions & Answers
16.50.-17.10. | Social Enhancement: what should the role of emerging technologies be?
Laura CABRERA (Institute of Biomedical Ethics, University of Basel)
17.10.-17.20. | Questions & Answers
17.20.-17.40. | Mass Customization and Ethics of Control
Ina LEONTE (“Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Planning )
17.40.-17.50. | Questions & Answers

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Panel 5
Medicine & Pharmaceutics I
Constantin Rădulescu Motru Amphitheater, 1st Floor
Chairman:
David Coles (Newcastle University; Wageningen University)

09.30.-09.50. | Christianity and Bioethics. Seeking Arguments for Cell Stem Research in Genesis
Mircea LEABU (“Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy; “Victor Babeș” National Institute of Pathology)
09.50.-10.00. | Questions & Answers
10.00.-10.20. | Life Insurance? Ethical and Juridical Issues in Romanian Advertisements for Private Cord Blood Banks
Mihaela FRUNZĂ (Centre for Ethics in Healthcare Policies, “Gr. T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy; “Babeș-Bolyai” University) & Sandu FRUNZĂ (“Babeș-Bolyai” University) & Andrada PÂRVU (Center for Ethics in Healthcare Policies, “Gr. T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy; “Iuliu Hațieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj-Napoca)
10.20.-10.30. | Questions & Answers
10.30.-10.50. | Prison or Freedom. Ethical Aspects of Medical Intervention for Patient with Substance Abuse
Tudor CIUHODARU (Center for Health Policy and ethics, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iași) & Magdalena IORGA (Center for Health Policy and ethics, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iași) & Sandy-Narcis ROMEDEA(University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iași)
10.50.-11.00. | Questions & Answers

11.00.-11.20. | Coffee Break

Panel 6
Medicine & Pharmaceutics II
Constantin Rădulescu Motru Amphitheater, 1st Floor
Chairman:
Mircea Leabu (“Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy; “Victor Babeș” National Institute of Pathology)

11.20.-11.40. | Research Integrity in Clinical Research: Old and New Challenges
Imre SZEBIK (Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Semmelweis University)
11.40.-11.50. | Questions & Answers
11.50.-12.10. | Internet against Internet. Why is Internet Ally and Enemy for People who Abuse Substances
Daniela AGHEORGHIESEI (Center for Health Policy and Ethics, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iași) & Ion COPOERU (Center for Health Policy and Ethics, Univerisy of Medicine and Pharmacy Iași; “Babeș-Bolyai” University) &Sebastian MOLDOVAN (Center for Health Policy and Ethics, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iași) & Magdalena IORGA (Center for Health Policy and Ethics, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iași) & Tudor CIUHODARU (Center for Health Policy and Ethics, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iași)
12.10.-12.20. | Questions & Answers
12.20.-12.40. | The Health Impact Fund and the Right to Participate in the Advancement of Science
Cristian TIMMERMANN (Wageningen University)
12.40.-12.50. | Questions & Answers

12.50.-14.00. | Lunch Break

Panel 7
Robotics & Artificial Intelligence
Constantin Rădulescu Motru Amphitheater, 1st Floor
Chairman:
Emanuel Socaciu (Research Centre in Applied Ethics, University of Bucharest)

14.00.-14.20. | The Roboturn in Ethics
Constantin VICA (University of Bucharest) & Radu USZKAI(University of Bucharest)
14.20.-14.30. | Questions & Answers
14.30.-14.50. | Human Nature and Robotic Warfare
Paul TROOP (Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford)
14.50.-15.00. | Questions & Answers
15.00.-15.20. | Are There Any Moral Duties towards Robots? A Kantian Solution
Emilian MIHAILOV (University of Bucharest)
15.20.-15.30. | Questions & Answers
15.30.-15.50. | Human Mind and Artifical Intelligence: The Case for Robotic Ethics
Cristinel UNGUREANU (“Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi)
15.50.-16.00. | Questions & Answers

16.00.-16.20. | Coffee Break

Panel 8
Biotechnologies & Artificial Life
Constantin Rădulescu Motru Amphitheater, 1st Floor
Chairman:
Constantin Vică (Research Centre in Applied Ethics, University of Bucharest)

16.20.-16.40. | Functional Food, Nutrigenetics, and Health Inequalities
Lorenzo DEL SAVIO (European School of Molecular Medicine, University of Milan)
16.40.-16.50. | Questions & Answers
16.50.-17.10. | Molecular Cloning, Transgenic Plants and Allergy
Florin-Dan POPESCU (“Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy)
17.10.-17.20. | Questions & Answers
17.20.-17.40. | Informed Consumption of Genetics: the role of professional expertise
Luca CHIAPPERINO & G. SCHIAVONE (European School of Molecular Medicine, University of Milan)
17.40.-17.50. | Questions & Answers

17.50.-18.00. | Closing Word

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