Program

Program

 Moderator: Adam Ruterford, geneticist, science author and broadcaster on BBC Inside Science

The program is preliminary and subject to change

Session 1: FROM DATA TO INSIGHTS

  • Cecilia Magnusson – Group leader for Prevention, Intervention and Mechanisms in Public Health at Karolinska Institutet
  • Mathias Uhlén – Professor of Microbiology at KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Adam Ruterford  geneticist, science author and broadcaster on BBC Inside Science

Session 2: HOW IS DATA USED IN LIFE SCIENCE, HEALTHCARE AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH TODAY

  • Eran Segal – Professor at the Weizmann Institute of Science
  • Tom Britton – Professor in Mathematical Statistics, Stockholm University
  • Anna Sandström – Head of Science Policy and Relations Europe, AstraZeneca
  • Albrecht Stenzinger – Professor of Molecular Tumor Pathology, Head Center for Molecular Pathology, University Hospital Heidelberg
Session 3: THE IMPACT OF HEALTH DATA
  • James Wilson – Professor of Philosophy, University College London
  • Philip Maurer – Head of Customer Engineering, Public Sector & Life Sciences, EMEA at Google
  • Sarah Neville  Global health editor, Financial Times
  • Clara Hellner  Director of Research and Innovation at Region Stockholm
Session 4: OPPORTUNITIES, RISKS, ETHICS 
  • Åsa M Wikforss  – Professor in theoretical philosophy, Stockholm University 
  • Arne Jarrick – Professor in History at Stockholm University
  • Mats G. Hansson – Professor of Biomedical Ethics at the Centre for Research Ethics and Bioethics at Uppsala University

SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS

  • Stefan Nordlund – Professor in Biochemistry at Stockholm University and Member of the Board at Stockholm Science City Foundation