The German Consulate General in Vancouver together with the Department of Psychiatry and ICORD are hosting a lecture with Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen, University of Cologne.
Prof. Dr. Woopen is Professor for Ethics and Theory of Medicine at the Medical Faculty of the University Cologne where she also serves as the Head of the Ethics Research Unit and Vice Dean for Academic Development and Gender.
She is the coordinator and leader of several international and national research projects concerning ethical aspects of reproductive medicine, neuroethics, quality of life, aging, genome editing as well as health and society in the digital age. She is the former chair of the German Ethics Council, President of the 11th Global Summit of National Ethics/Bioethics Committees 2016 and was, amongst others, a member of the International Bioethics Committee of UNESCO. In April 2017 she was appointed elected Chair of the European Group on Ethics of Science and New Technologies (EGE). Since September 2018 she is Co-Chair of the German Data Ethics Commission advising the German government.
Prof. Dr. Woopen will give a lecture on “Ethical and Clinical Consequences of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence”.
We are looking forward to seeing you there!
When? March 8th 2019, 3 pm
Where? Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health at UBC
2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC