Medecine at the Digital Age 2019

Ethical & Legal Issues



Practical information

  • Time:Tuesday, 07 May 2019 08:15 - 18:00
  • Place:BI - campus Bergen
  • Contact:Ellen Heggelund (


  • Time
  • Title
  • Monday, May 6th 2019

  • Dinner

  • Tuesday, May 7th 2019

  • Registration and welcome at the BI Norwegian Business School, Campus Bergen

  • Opening speeches - BI Norwegian Business School, followed by the French Ambassador, HE. Pierre-Mathieu Duhamel

  • Keynote speakers

    • David Gruson, director of the Health Chair in SciencesPo, Artificial Intelligence and robotics in health sector : what proposals for positive regulation ?
    • Hilde Lovett, project director of Norwegian Board of Technology (Teknologirådet), Promises and ethical question on AI in healthcare?
    • Stein Olav Skrøvseth, Centre Director of Norwegian Centre for E-Health Research, The role of research in the quickly changing landscape of health digitization
  • Coffee break

  • First roundtable - Data, digitalized medical files, invasion of privacy and violation of medical secrecy

    • Heidi Beate Bentzen, UiO department of Health and Society, The legal regulation of precision medicine
    • Jan Helge Solbakk, Centre for Medical Ethics, More surveillance, more abuse
    • Florine Wettly, Adeb law firm’s Technology&Innovation department, When Hippocrates meets Big Data - the challenges of a legal frame combining protection of medical privacy with an efficient and innovative medicine
    • Waqar Ahmed, Norway Health Tech, Health Data vulnerabilities when care services move from hospital to home
  • Lunch break

  • Second roundtable - Digital detection of disease, genomics

    • Isabelle Budin Ljøsne, UiO Department of Health and Society: The use of genetic and genomic research data for personalized prevention and treatment: limits and opportunities
    • Bjørn Morten Hofmann, Centre for Medical Ethics : The tricky balance between digital detection and digital definition of disease
    • Anne Cambon-Thomsen, research director at the CNRS, Digital intensive genomic medicine: is data driven medicine changing the values and the practices of medicine?
    • Arild Kristensen, Smart Care Cluster, What does a digital disease look like, and what can the data tell us?
    • Mauro Turrini, Sociologist in Nantes University
  • Coffee break

  • Third roundtable – Responsibility in medicine of the future

    • Delphine Jaafar, chief of the Vatier law office’s health department, Welcome to the age of Big Health data ! Will it be a Cure or a Curse?
    • Loek Vredenberg, Watson IBM group: The use of health data in a Real World Evidence setting and the promise of using AI to improve diagnosis and treatment advice
    • Juan Sebastián Suarez Valencia, AI Project Director in MédecinDirect
    • Janna Rose, EIT-Health network, Reconsidering Ethics in Care Relationships as New Technologies Enter Health
  • Coffee break

  • Bilateral meetings / collaborative workshops at the BI Norwegian Business School

  • End of the seminar


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