African and European experiences in responsible research & open science: Towards a common vision?

17-18 March 2020 • Cape Town, South Africa

Welcome to our Cape Town workshop!

The African and European Experience in Responsible Research and Open Science in Health and Biosciences: Towards a Common Vision?

When?

17th to 18th of March 2020

Where?

Protea Breakwater Lodge, Portswood Road,
V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa


Limited space available, apply before 31 January 2020.
Organisers will inform participants after the closing date.

 

Apply now!

Speakers

Key speakers already confirmed include:

  • Lawrence Banks, Director-General, ICGEB
  • Daan du Toit, Deputy Director-General, South African Department of Science and Innovation
  • Mmboneni Muofhe, Deputy Director-General, South African Department of Science and Innovation
  • Sue Harrison, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Cape Town
  • Wiebe Bijker, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Isabella Annesi-Maesano, INSERM Research Director, France
  • Carla Montesano, University of Rome Tor Vergata
  • Andrea Declich, University of Rome Tor Vergata
  • Vittorio Colizzi, University of Rome Tor Vergata
  • Tracey Naledi, Tekano and Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation
  • Maria Salvato, University of Maryland, USA
  • Nhlanhla Msomi, South African Biotechnology Specialist
  • Natasa Skoko, ICGEB

More speakers will be announced!


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Preliminary programme


17 March

Welcoming address

Session 1: The RRI experiences, models and guidelines in Biosciences by the STARBIOS2 EU-Horizon 2020 Project

Chair: Luiz Zerbini, ICGEB

STARBIOS2: Models and Guidelines in Biosciences
    • Wiebe Bijker, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture, Norwegian University of Science and Technology – STARBIOS2 advisor
    • Carla Montesano, University of Tor Vergata, STARBIOS2 coordinator
    • Andrea Declich, University of Tor Vergata
STARBIOS2: Responsible Research and Innovation Experience
    • Speakers to be announced

Session 2: African experiences of responsible research in Health & Biosciences, within the international context

Chair: Clive Gray, Department of Pathology, University of Cape Town

    • Tracey Naledi, Public Health Specialist, Chairperson, Tekano Board
    • Sue Harrison,UCT Deputy Vice-Chanellor (Research and Internationalization) on inclusive science in Africa (or in particular South Africa)
    • Interventions from STARBIOS2 partners in South Africa, Brazil and the US
    • Mariet Wium, ICGEB Cape Town
    • Maria Salvato,University of Maryland

18 March

Session 3: Responsible research: A common vision between Africa and Europe?

Chair: Carla Montesano, University of Tor Vergata

    • Vittorio Colizzi, University of Tor Vergata
    • Isabella Annesi-Maesano, The Exposome Project

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Special event open to the Public

Biosimilars: The benefit for Africa

18th of March 2020, 18.00 to 21.00

Centre of the Book, 62 Queen Victoria St, Cape Town City Centre,
Cape Town, 8001

Click here for more information (on ICGEB's website).