Symposium: Innovation Governance and Security Controversies
Datum: 12.11.2019, 09:00 -17:00
"(...) This symposium brings together different perspectives on security controversies related to the governance of innovation and discusses the underlying conflicts of values they make visible. What are the dilemmas surrounding controversial innovations symptomatic of? How desirable is the change these innovations seek to bring, who will benefit from it - and who might not? And finally, what can democratic societies do better to prevent and mitigate controversies in research and innovation? Drawing on examples from nuclear science, life sciences, information systems and other areas, it will shed light on how security controversies in science and technology emerge and how they have been dealt with in diverse fields. Based on this, it will discuss how the governance of science, technology, and innovation can be brought closer to the society and made more inclusive. The symposium aims at addressing academic audience, policy experts, journalists, policy makers, students, as well as interested public. (...)"