The FINAL program of the conference is structured, during two days, in the following sessions:

Thursday, September 6th

9.00 – 9.30 Registration

9.30 – 10.00 Welcome addresses

10.00 – 11.00
Ethics and Law in the EU Policy: An Innovative Network for Emerging Technologies
Keynote Speaker: Mariachiara Tallacchini (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Piacenza)
Chair: Fabio Grigenti (University of Padua)

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00
Ethical Advice and Human Enhancement Technologies: What Role for Ethical Advice?
Speakers: Søren Holm (Nuffield Council on Bioethics), Patrick Gaudray (French National Ethics Advisory Committee for Life Sciences and Health), Ruud ter Meulen (University of Bristol)
Chair: Gabriele De Anna (University of Udine)

13.00 – 14.30 Lunch

14.30 – 16.00
Governing Human Enhancement: EPOCH’s Version
Speakers: Benedetta Bisol (Technische Universität Berlin), Christopher Coenen (KIT’s Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis – ITAS), Mike McNamee (Swansea University), Corinna Porteri (IRCCS – Centro San Giovanni di Dio
Fatebenefratelli di Brescia)
Chair: Simone Arnaldi (University of Padua)

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee Break

16.30 – 18.00
Round Table
The Coming Epoch of Enhanced Societies?
Panellists: Panellists Marcello Buiatti (University of Florence)*, Ruud ter Meulen (University
of Bristol), Fabio Polidori (University of Trieste), Libero Vitiello (University of Padua)
Chair: Federico Pedrocchi (journalist and science communicator, Radio 24 – Il Sole 24 Ore)

Friday, September 7th 

9.00 – 10.30
Regulating Human Enhancement: Prospects for a EU Regulatory Framework
Speakers: Simone Arnaldi (University of Padua), Stéphanie Lacour (Research Center for International Legal Studies Co-operation – CECOJI), Ana Nordberg (University of Copenhagen), Elena Pariotti (University of Padua), Luigi Pellizzoni (University of Trieste)
Chair: Daniela Marrani (University of Salerno)

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break

11.00 – 12.00
Technology, Law and the Human Body
Keynote Speaker: Amedeo Santosuosso (European Centre for Law, Science and New Technologies, University of Pavia)
Chair: Elena Pariotti (University of Padua)

12.00 – 13.00 Open discussion and closing
Evaluation of the project’s results by EPOCH partners and invited experts and stakeholders

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

* to be confirmed



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