November 17, 2022
Europe/Zurich timezone
There is a live webcast for this event.

Sparks! Talks | 17 November 2022 | 

The Sparks! Talks event will consist of a series of short talks about future technology for health and how it will impact our society as we know it. The talks will be given by experts from various fields participating in the Sparks! forum.  

Three ways of taking part:

  • Streaming the event from home (full live stream will be available on the CERN Youtube Channel)
  • Hosting your own streaming party in your community, at your institution or with a group of like-minded interested individuals more information here
  • Due to limited seats, attending the event in-person is by invitation only (You need to REGISTER and receive an CONFIRMATION in order to be added to our list of guests) 


Sparks! Talks lineup

Hosted by Bruno Giussani (TED), the Talks event will feature talks by:

Rolf Apweiler, Director of EMBL-EBI

Olaf Blanke, Founding Director of Center for Neuroprosthetics, EPFL

Juan Enriquez, author RIGHT/WRONG: How Technology Transforms Our Ethics 

Muzlifah Haniffa, Senior Group Leader at the Wellcome Sanger Institute 

Mark Kendall, Founder and CEO of WearOptimo

Magdalena Kowalska, Senior Researcher at CERN

Bruce Levine, Professor in Cancer Gene Therapy at University of Pennsylvania

Jane Metcalfe, co-founder of Wired Magazine and CEO of NEO.LIFE 

Ariel Ganz, Research Scientist at Stanford University School of Medicine

Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist at World Health Organization

Els Torreele, Researcher and advocate promoting social justice

Ankur Vora, Public Affair and Policy Manager at DeepMind

Charlotte Warakaulle, Director for International Relations at CERN 


80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor
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