Draft program of the LifeTime Ethics Stakeholder Workshop

10:20-10:30 Welcome address

Karin Jongsma

Maria-Elena Torres-Padilla

10:30-11:00 Introduction and overview of LifeTime

Genevieve Almouzni

Nikolaus Rajewsky

11:00-13:00 First session: “Ethical implications of LifeTime and Societal impact”


Andrea Bandelli

  • CEO and Founder, Science Gallery International. MA in Economics, Science and Communication. Ph.D in Social Sciences. Board of the Deutsches Museum. He has 25 years of experience on public engagement with science and technology worldwide.

Hervé Chneiweiss

  • Member of the International Bioethics Committee of the UNESCO.
  • Chair, Ethics Committee of the INSERM. Member, Parlamentary Office of Scientific and Technological choices to the National Assembly, France

    Amedeo Santuosuosso

    • Professor of Law, Science and New Technologies of the University of Pavia. Founder and Scientific Director of the European Centre for Law, Science and new Technologies. Member of the World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology of the UNESCO.

    Arnold Sauter

    • Deputy head of the Office of Technology Assessment at the German Bundestag. Member of the Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. Expert on technology assessment and biotechnology governance. Focuses on interactions between science, society, and politics in the field of medical, agricultural, and environmental technologies.

      Ibo Van de Poel

      • Professor in Ethics and Technology at Delf University. Focuses on responsible innovation, design for values, technological risks and moral responsibility in research networks. Author of several books on moral responsibility and philosophy and engineering.

      13:00-14:30 Lunch

      14:30-16:30 Second session: “Legal implications and responsible research: reaching a true societal benefit”


      Sarion Bowers

      • Head of Policy, Wellcome Sanger Institute. Member of the GDPR taskforce of the Human Cell Atlas project.

      Costica Dumbrava

      • European Commission. Communication Networks, Content & Technology. E-health sector. His has a broad expertise in ethics and health issues, in particular in AI for health.

      Angelika Eggert

      • Pediatrician, Head of the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Oncology and Hematology, Charité, Berlin. Expert in health care management.

      Dominique Guellec

      • Head of the Science & Technology Policy Division of the OECD. Former Chief Economist of the European Patent Office. Focuses on innovation policy and economic growth. Expert on Digital Innovation and Economic impact.

        Daniel Lahne

        • Head of Legal Department, Helmholtz Centre Munich, Managing Director of INFRAFRONTIER. Member of the Ethics Committee of the Faculty of Medicine of the Technical University of Munich. Expert in legal affairs of international research infrastructure and multinational networks.

          Dory Reiling

          • Retired senior judge in the Court of Amsterdam and in the Hague Court of Appeal, independent senior justice and IT expert.

            16:30-17:00 Coffee Break

            17:00-18:00 Plenum with Panelists: Discussion & Main Strategies for the preparation of a white paper

            Organizing committee:

            Annelien Bredenoord

            Karin Jongsma

            Astrid Lunkes

            Maria-Elena Torres-Padilla