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Groundbreaking Events

The activities of the Institute for Practical Ethics center on increasing the amount of ethical research and deliberation on campus. To this end, activities include high visibility international speakers and conferences on issues of global concern, as well as focused working-group meetings and presentations for our multiple research groups.

 

Forthcoming events*

Thursday, April 21 | 12 p.m.
Special Guest Lecture by Dr. Benjamin Franta: "Fossil Fuel Funding on Campus: What to Do?"
In person: Malamud Room, Institute of the Americas | Register here >>
Remote (no registration required): Zoom link (meeting ID: 967 2434 0979)

Friday, April 29 | 12 – 2 p.m.
Davide Carpano and Bolun Zhang, UC San Diego Dept of Sociology, presenting on open-source software as a model for standards
Organized by the Working Group on Data Analytic Governance and Accountability

Friday, May 13 | 9 – 11 a.m.
Julie Cohen, Georgetown University School of Law, author of "Between Truth and Power" and "Configuring the Network Self"
Organized by the Working Group on Data Analytic Governance and Accountability

Friday, May 27 | 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Kadija Ferryman, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, author of "Fairness in Precision Medicine" and "Ethical Machine Learning in Health Care"
Organized by the Working Group on Data Analytic Governance and Accountability

 

*All event locations to be determined unless indicated. For more information regarding the Data Analytic Geovernance and Accountability events, contact Stuart Geiger.

Biomedical Ethics Seminars

The Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series sponsors one speaker a month and is held at the UC San Diego School of Medicine for faculty, staff and students.

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