08.30:  Arrival, registration, coffee etc.

09.15:  Welcome

Part I

09.00-10.00Presentation: The TechniqueRicarda Steinbrecher, Federation of German Scientists (FGS)

10.00-10.30:  Presentation: ApplicationsDoug Gurian-Sherman, Agroecology Consultant, Strategic Expansion and Trainings, LLC; Honorary Research Fellow at Coventry University

10.30-11.00:  Questions to speakers of Part I

11.00-11.30:  Break

11.30-12.30:  Panel with natural scientists

  • Ignacio Chapela, University of California, Berkeley
  • Kevin Esvelt, Mit Media Lab
  • Moderation: Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, Honorary President of the Club of Rome

12.30-13.00:  Discussion

13.00-14.00:  Lunch

Part II

14.00-14.30:  Presentation: Social ConsiderationsHelen Wallace, GeneWatch UK

14.30-15.00:  Presentation: Ethical ConsiderationsChristopher J. Preston, University of Montana

15.00-15.30:  Presentation: Regulatory Considerations Lim Li Ching, Third World Network

15.30-16.00:  Questions to speakers of Part II

16.00-16.30:  Break

16.30-17.30:  Ethics panel

  • Thomas Potthast, International Centre for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities (IZEW), University of Tübingen
  • Christopher J. Preston, University of Montana
  • Klaus Peter Rippe, Federal Ethics Committee on Non-Human Biotechnology (ECNH)
  • Fern Wickson, GenØk Centre for Biosafety
  • Moderation: Kristin Hagen, Agricultural Ethics

17.30-18.00:  Discussion

18.00-18.15:  Goodbye

18.15              Apéro riche