Conference "Responsible Innovation: a European Agenda?"
Hosted by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), the Fourth International Conference on Responsible Innovation will bring together researchers from various academic disciplines, as well as representatives from both public and private sector to discuss the merits, practices and necessity of responsible innovation for technological development.
The theme "Responsible Innovation: a European Agenda?" addresses questions of multiple and diverging values that are at play in the development of new technologies, as well as the importance to involve stakeholders at all stages in research and innovation processes. Keynote speeches will be delivered by Ulrike Felt, Professor of Science and Technology Studies at the STS department of the University of Vienna, and Steve Rayner, Director of the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society at Oxford University. A third keynote will be invited from industry. Members of the SYNENERGENE consortium will participate in the conference with presentations related to synthetic biology.
Registration for the conference is open until 30 July 2015.
More information can be found on the conference website.