Frontiers Forum 2019 - Science Unlimited

Thursday 9 May

Lausanne

19:00 – 22:00         Welcome dinner for early arrivers


Friday 10 May

Frontiers office, Lausanne

10:00 – 15:00         Showcasing Frontiers – rotational sessions

12:00 – 14:00         Networking lunch

15:30 – 17:30         Organized transfer to Montreux

 

fairmont montreux palace

19:00 – 19:30         Welcome cocktail

19:30 – 21:30         Gala dinner

21:30 – 22:15         Musical performance

22:15 – 24:00        Drinks


Saturday 11 May

fairmont montreux palace

08:30         Conference room opens


 

Science Unlimited

09:00 – 09:05         Welcome
Laurent Wehrli | Mayor of Montreux

Session 1: Frontiers leading Open Science

09:05 – 09:35         Science Unlimited
Kamila Markram

09:35 – 09:45         From launch to leader
Mirjam Curno

09:45 – 09:55         Benchmarking peer review
Marie Soulière

09:55 – 10:05         Powered by technology
Daniel Petrariu

10:05 – 10:15         Communication for innovation
Chantelle Rijs

10:15 – 10:25         Calling for transparency
Ronald Buitenhuis

10:25 – 10:45         The emerging Open Science ecosystem
Fred Fenter

10:45 – 11:15         Coffee Break

Session 2: Global trends I

11:15 – 11:35         For a fact-based worldview
Anna Rosling Rönnlund | Gapminder Foundation

Session 3: Healthy lives

11:35 – 11:50         Bringing healthcare to all people
Jayasree K. Iyer | Access to Medicine Foundation

11:50 – 12:05         From wheelchair to walking after spinal cord injury
Grégoire Courtine | Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL)

12:05 – 12:20         Transforming lives with virtual reality
Mavi Sánchez-Vives | Institute of Biomedical Research Augusto Pi y Suñer

12:20 – 12:35         Getting to the guts of health and disease
Karen Nelson | J. Craig Venter Institute

12:35 – 13:45         Lunch

Session 4: Global trends II

13:45 – 14:00         Who owns the city?
Saskia Sassen | Columbia University

Session 5: Healthy planet

14:00 – 14:15         Designing landscapes that work for people and nature
Claire Kremen | University of British Columbia

14:15 – 14:30         Eyes in the sky for precision food and water security
Matthew McCabe | King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

14:30 – 14:45         Using citizen science to modernize the environmental movement
Anne Bowser | The Wilson Center

14:45 – 15:00         Artistic performance

Session 6: Panel discussion

15:00 – 15:20         Amplifying the impact of scientific innovations
Bracken Darrell | Logitech
Mehmood Khan | Life Biosciences
Stefan von Holtzbrinck | Holtzbrinck Publishing Group
Moderated by Henry Markram | Frontiers

15:20 – 16:05          Coffee break

16:05 – 16:20          Musical interlude

Session 7: Global trends III

16:20 – 16:35         Our world maps need a system reboot
Stephan Mergenthaler | World Economic Forum

Session 8: Future humans

16:35 – 16:50         The past, present and future of personal genomics
Spencer Wells | Insitome

16:50 – 17:05         Cracking – and reversing – the aging clock
David Sinclair | Harvard Medical School

17:05 – 17:20         Homo galaxias: Preparing our species for space
Christopher Mason | Weill Cornell Medicine

17:30 – 18:30          Networking cocktail


 

20:00 – 22:00         Dinner

22:00 – 02:00         Party

Sunday 12 May 

fairmont montreux palace

09:30 – 12:00         Roundtable discussions

12:00 – 13:00         Farewell lunch

13:00 – 16:00         Wine tasting in Lavaux, UNESCO World Heritage Site

16:00 Individual departures from Montreux

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