Date: Monday September 7th
When: 10.00 AM – 3.30 PM (CET time)
Please note that the program is subject to change.
10.00-10.15: Opening and practical info
Part 1 (10.15-11.30): The challenges of anticipation – Predicting, Preparing, Prioritising
The future is full of opportunities, risks and uncertainties. How can we critically and responsibly decide what to prioritise and where to concentrate our efforts?
Chairs: Giovanni de Grandis (NTNU) and Erik Thorstensen (OsloMet)
Arthur Petersen (University College London): The trouble with uncertainty – Pitfalls for scientists, advisors and policy makers.
10.15-10.30: Intro by Giovanni De Grandis
10.30-10.45: Joyce Tait (Innogen institute, University of Edinburgh): Proportionate governance of innovation
10.45-11.00: Jeroen van der Sluijs (SVT, University of Bergen): Science for policy under deep uncertainty
11.00-11.30: Panel discussion with questions from the audience
11.30-12.00: Coffee break
Part 2 (12.00-13.15): Development, Inclusion and Resilience
Crises expose society’s cracks and often hit harder on vulnerable and marginal groups. How can we agree on shared goals, values and commitments?
Siri G. Carson (NTNU) and Kristian Alm (BI, Norwegian Business School)
Lars Klüver (Director of The Danish Board of Technology): Participatory policy-making when the crisis roars
12.00-12-15: Intro by Siri G. Carson
12.15-1230: Atle Midttun (BI, Norwegian Business School): Fairness, resilience and productivity – How can they be combined?
12.30-12.45: Tatiana Iakovleva (University of Stavanger): Entrepreneurs’ resilience and well-being in the COVID-19 pandemic – Preliminary results from survey
12.45-13.15: Panel discussion with questions from the audience
13.15-14.15: Lunch break
Part 3 (14.15-15.30): Adaptation, Openness and Vulnerability
As we adapt technologies to new uses and emerging needs, new vulnerabilities emerge and challenge existing practices and regulations. How can we reconcile agility and flexibility in innovation with reflexivity and critical scrutiny?
Matthias Kaiser (UiB) and Anne Bremer (UiB)
Hanne Anderson (University of Copenhagen): Learning from the past in developing algorithms for the future
Irina Brass (University College London): Innovation and new systemic and infrastructural risks and vulnerabilities – The case of cybersecurity
14.15-14.30: Intro by Matthias Kaiser
14.30-14.45: Jack Stilgoe (University College London): Responsible innovation and social learning
14.45-15.00: Giovanni De Grandis (NTNU): Adaptation as unusual – Some challenges of being adaptive
15.00-15.30: Panel discussion & closing comments