Jerusalem Ethics Forum is the rendez-vous for high-level exchange and reflection on the ethical and philosophical issues facing society today.

OPENING SESSION

SCIENCE, INTELLIGENCE, ETHICS: A MULTI-FACETED RESPONSE TO THE CHALLENGES OF COVID-19

Wednesday, November 11th
9:00 am – 10:00 am (ET)

Panel IntroWatch

Chair

Philippe Douste-Blazy

United Nations Official

France

Moderator

Brigitte Fanny Cohen

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Panelists

René Frydman

Head of the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Antoine Beclere Hospital, France

Jean Leonetti

President

Sophia Antipolis Urban Community

Arnold Munnich

Professor of Genetics

University Paris-Descartes, France

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PANEL 1

UP-TO-DATE REFLECTION ON SOCIETY, MEDICINE & REPRODUCTION

Wednesday, November 11th
10:30 am – 11:30 am (ET)

Panel IntroWatch

Chair

René Frydman

Head of the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Antoine Beclere Hospital, France

Panelists

Paul Atlan

Director of Teaching of Transcultural Biomedical Ethics

University Paris-Descartes, France

Monique Canto-Sperber

Director of Research

CNRS, France

Jean-Daniel Rainhorn

Honorary Professor in International Health and Humanitarian Action

Geneva University/IHEID, Switzerland

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PANEL 2

TRACKING BIOETHICS: TRANSPARENCY, TRUST AND THE INDUSTRY’S SOCIAL IMPERATIVES

Thursday, November 12th
11:30 am – 12:45 pm (ET)

Panel IntroWatch

Moderator

Jeremy Abbate

VP & Publisher

Scientific American

Panelists

Fred Guterl

Author

The Fate of the Species

Jennifer Miller, PhD

Assistant Professor

Yale School of Medicine

Briggs Morrison, MD

Chief Executive Officer

Syndax

Joseph Ross, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine and Public Health

Yale School of Medicine

Jessica S. Scott, MD, JD

Head of R&D Patient Engagement Office

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Rob Scott, MD

Retired CMO

Abbvie

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PANEL 3

SOCIETAL, LEGAL AND ETHICAL CHALLENGES AROUND ACCESS TO COVID-19 VACCINES

Thursday, November 12th
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm (ET)

Panel IntroWatch

Chair

Kenneth I. Moch

Senior Advisor to the Chairman

The Center for Global Health Innovation and Global Health Crisis Coordination Center

Panelists

Rev. Fr. Nicanor Pier Giorgio Austriaco, OP, PhD, SThD

Professor of Biology and of Theology

Providence College

Richard Hatchett, MD

Chief Executive Officer

CEPI – Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations

Kenneth I. Kaitin, PhD

Professor & Director

Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, Tufts University School of Medicine

Dr. Soumya Swaminathan

Chief Scientist

World Health Organization

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