Exploring the ELSI Universe: 2011 ELSI Congress

This Congress, hosted by the Center for Genomics and Society at UNC-Chapel Hill and sponsored by the Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) Research Program of the National Human Genome Research Institute, will showcase empirical research, conceptual and normative scholarship, and policy contributions from ELSI projects relating to all aspects of the Human Genome Project. DON'T FORGET TO REGISTER! http://elsi2011.eventbrite.com

When Apr 12, 2011
from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Where The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-843-2883
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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

8:00am  Registration/ Refreshments

8:30am  Welcome/ Announcements

8:45am  Plenary: The Landscape of Genomics, Eric Green

9:30am  Plenary: New Perspectives on Genomics & Health Equity, Wylie Burke; David Williams

10:30am  Break

10:45am  Concurrent Sessions

12:15pm  Lunch

1:15pm  Concurrent Sessions

2:45pm  Break

3:15pm  Invited ELSI Workshops:

    • Ancestry Testing
      Charmaine Royal, Jennifer Wagner
    • Behavioral Genetics
      Paul Appelbaum, Mildred Cho
    • Human Microbiome
      Rich Sharp, Pilar Ossario
    • Is ELSI Invisible to Translational Research Networks?
      Gail Henderson, Giselle Corbie-Smith, Nicholas Steneck

5:00pm  Poster reception

7:00pm  Adjourn


Wednesday, April 13, 2011

8:00am  Registration/ Refreshments

8:30am  Welcome/ Announcements

8:45am  Plenary: New Developments in Governance and Oversight, Jane Kaye, Malia Fullerton, Susan Wolf

10:15am  Break

10:30am  Concurrent Sessions

12:00pm  Lunch

1:15pm  Concurrent Sessions

2:45pm  Break

3:15pm  Invited ELSI Workshops:

    • Community Engagement
      Barbara Koenig, Rose James
    • Data Sharing
      Amy McGuire
    • Return of Results
      Ellen Clayton, Wylie Burke, Susan Wolf
    • Whole Genome Sequencing
      Bob Cook-Deegan, Jeff Schloss

5:00pm  Carolina Heritage Reception

7:00pm  Adjourn


Thursday, April 14, 2011

8:00am  Registration/ Refreshments

8:30am  Welcome/ Announcements

8:45am  Plenary: Implementing ELSI: Policy Directions, Pearl O’Rourke, Kathy Hudson, Mark Rothstein

10:15am  Break

10:30am  Concurrent Sessions

         Invited ELSI Workshops

    • Epigenetics
      Nancy Press, Jo Phelan, Mark Rothstein, Mitch Turker
    • Intellectual Property
      John Conley, Jim Evans

12:00pm  Lunch and Plenary: The Future of ELSI (the ‘I’), Eric Juengst

1:30pm   ELSI Capstone Session: Workshops

    • “E” in ELSI
      Rebecca Walker, Clair Morrissey
    • “L” in ELSI
      Jonathan Kahn, Nancy King
    • “S” in ELSI
      Gail Henderson, Colleen McBride 

2:15pm   ELSI Capstone Session: Panel

3:00pm  Adjourn

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