Challenges for responsible innovation: upcoming series of events, free participation

On the occasion of the book launch of the International Handbook on Responsible Innovation. A global Resource,

a series of international events will take place to discuss the challenges ahead of us for the further development and implementation of responsible innovation.

Below you will find the agenda’s for the first three of these events- with guest lectures and panels.

Participation to these events are free but because of limited available seating, prior registration is necessary (email: rene.vonschomberg (ad)hotmail dot com)

Another 3 events will also take place in autumn 2019, info on the events will be updated on:

12 September 2019-18:00-20:00- Leiden University
Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Pieter de la Courtgebouw , ROOM 1A01(First floor),Wassenaarseweg 52 2333 AK Leiden, The Netherlands

Introduction: Dr.dr.phil  René von Schomberg

Panel discussion on Challenges for Responsible Innovation

  1. Prof. dr. Jeroen van der Hoven,Technical University of Delft
  2. Prof. dr. Harro van Lente, Maastricht University
  3. Dr. Melanie Peters, Director Rathenau Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
  4. Prof. dr. Jacqueline Broerse, Free University of Amsterdam
  5. Prof. dr. Paul Wouters, University of Leiden
  6. Prof. dr. Sarah de Rijcke, University of Leiden
  7. Dr. Vincent Blok, Wageningen University
  8. Dr. Dirk Stemerding.


Discussion with audience and panel


19 September 2019, 18:00-20:00- University College London- (Meeting Place: to be announced soon)

Introduction: Dr. Dr.phil René von Schomberg

  1. Dr.Stevienna de Saille, Sheffield University
  2. Prof. Andrew Stirling, Sussex University
  3. Prof. Bernd Carsten Stahl, De Montfort University
  4. Dr. Jack Stilgoe, UCL London
  5. Dr. Melanie Smallman, UCL London
  6. Prof Marina Jirotka, Oxford (TBC)

Discussion with audience and panel

3 October 2019-DG Research and Innovation, RTD Library
Square Frère-Orban 8- Brussels

11.00- 11.15 Welcome Address by Director-General Jean-Eric Paquet- Value-Driven Research and Innovation

11.15- 11.45 Guest speaker: Prof. dr. Alfred Nordmann- Technical University Darmstadt
The Ties that Bind- Collective Experimentation and Participatory Design as Paradigms for Responsible Innovation

11.45- 12.15 Discussion with Prof. dr. Alfred Nordmann

12.15-12. 30 Introduction. Why responsible Innovation? Dr.Dr.phil René von Schomberg

12.30- 13.30 Panel discussion on Challenges for Responsible Innovation

  1. Robert Madelin, FIPRA- Public Affairs Consultancy, and former senior advisor on Innovation, Director-General of CONNECT/SANCO
  2. Prof. Dr. André Martinuzzi Head of the Institute for Managing Sustainability Associate Professor at WU Vienna Vienna University of Economics and Business Reponsible Innovation: The challenges for Industry
  3. Prof. Alexander Gerber-, Science Communication- Rhine-Waal University, Germany Responsible Innovation: Challenges for Science Communication
  4. Prof. Ellen-Marie Forsberg- Managing Director Østfoldforskning, Norway: Challenges for Research Practices
  5. Olga Wessels: European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) ECIU is determined to change the way of delivering education from degree-based to challenge-based: Responsible Innovation: Co-creation with industry, public organisations, society and academics
  6. Kurt Vandenberghe, Director- DG Research and Innovation

13.30-14.00- Discussion with audience& panel




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Author: gertmeyers

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