AI, Biotechnology and Human Rights - Round table and book launch


Event details

Date 30.10.2023
Hour 12:1514:00
Speaker Prof. Marcello Ienca, EPFL, College of Humanities. Prof. Roberto Andorno, University of Zurich, Faculty of Law. Dr. Elisa Stefanini, Portolano Cavallo (Law Firm). Laura Liguori, Portolano Cavallo (Law Firm). Dr. Milena Costas Trascasas, Chair of the UN Human Rights Council Advisory Committee (UNHRC). Dr. Gerard Escher, Senior Advisor to the Board, GESDA. Prof. Frederic Kaplan, Director of the College of Humanities. Nicolas Mathieu, Secretary General of the Swiss Commission for UNESCO
Location Online
Category Conferences - Seminars
Event Language English

The College of Humanities cordially invites you to follow the official launch of the book: « Cambridge handbook of IT, life sciences and human rights » under the patronage of the Swiss Commission for UNESCO.

Emerging technologies are transforming humans and thereby human rights. New ethical and legal issues are raised in various scientific fields, from biotechnology and neurotechnology to information technology. What ethical and legal frameworks are needed to protect people from possible technology misuses while preserving the benefits that science and technology can bring to society? The Cambridge Handbook of Information Technology, Life sciences and human Rights addresses precisely this question and stand out as a crucial reference in the field.

Watch the discussion on YouTube:

With co-editors of the Handbook:

They share their expertise with: With the participation of: Moderation: CDH journalist Anne Laure Gannac.

In English / Open to all
Lunch offered to registered people

Follow in streaming on the EPFL College of Humanities Youtube Channel

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