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Thursday, March 7 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Hippocratic Innovation - What’s the ‘next Next’? FILLING

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The physician’s oath brings a sense of the values of honesty and integrity to the medical profession’s relationship with the public. In the basic motto ‘first do no harm’ articulated as a set of first principles for medical intervention, the Hippocratic Oath as currently practiced sets a fine precedent for the kind of ‘oath’ needed for the rest of the research and professional practice community as it reaches out to engage directly with the public.

In discussion and iteration workshop with a world-leading team at a recent Ideas Salon in the Silicon Valley (led by the vision of Professor Alex jaded in his larger project on the Future of Medicine), Lizbeth Goodman put forward the idea of ‘Hippocratic Innovation’ as a framing mechanism to engage top Researchers in Technology Innovation and Education in a joint effort to demonstrate the principles of ‘first do no harm’ and to frame an explicit and fundamental set of values in the global research sector.
This workshop offers attendees at the European Challenges event an opportunity to engage with a few of the ‘first founders’ of Hippocratic Innovation, and then to offer their own models for socially committed research. It builds on the Steve Jobs/Apple prototyping idea of the ‘Next Next’: the suggestion that in planning carefully for the third generation of prototype before signing up to a current offer, we may find the most effective ways to ensure sustainability and scalability of our first principles as they become embedded in global social consciousness.


Speakers
avatar for Prof. Karl Aspelund

Prof. Karl Aspelund

Assistant Professor at the Department of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design; University of Rhode Island
Karl Aspelund, PhD, is Assistant Professor at the Department of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design at the University of Rhode Island. His interests lie in examining the role textiles and design play in the creation of identity, the impact of the textile life-cycle on the Earth’s environment, and how the design community can contribute to the goal of environmental sustainability. He worked as an artist and designer for 20 years after... Read More →
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Rex Bothwell

Learning & Change, Apple
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Dr. Martin Curley

Head of Research, Intel Labs Europe
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Dr. Mick Donegan

Associate Senior Research Fellow, University College, Dublin; CEO & Founder ‘SpecialEffect’
Dr. Mick Donegan, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Design, OCAD University, Toronto. Associate Senior Research Fellow, University College, Dublin, CEO & Founder ‘SpecialEffect’, a UK-based Assistive Technology Charity www.specialeffect.org.uk which uses specialised technology to enhance access to videogames and creative self-expression for people with a wide range of disabilities.  Mick’s research draws on his many years... Read More →
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Prof. Lizbeth Goodman

Director, SMARTlab and Chair of Creative Technology Innovation, University College Dublin
Lizbeth Goodman is Chair of Creative Technology Innovation and Professor of Inclusive Design for Education at University College Dublin, and an Executive Board member of the Innovation Academy (TCD, UCD, QUB), for which she runs the Social Entrepreneurship module and part of the core introductory interdisciplinary session on creative identities in innovation. She is Chair of the Social Sciences Committee of the Royal Irish Academy. When she... Read More →
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Prof. Alex Jadad

University of Toronto and the University Health Network
Dr. Alex Jadad has been called a «human Internet», as his research and innovation work seeks to identify and connect the best minds, the best knowledge and the best tools across traditional boundaries to eliminate unnecessary suffering and promote maximum levels of joy. Such work focuses on a radical 'glocal' innovation model designed to improve the capacity of humans to imagine, create and promote new and better approaches to living... Read More →
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Dr. Joshua Bamberger M.D.

San Franciso Department of Public Health, University of Califonria Berkeley School of Public Health
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Ricardo Semler

Lumiar Schools
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Jutta Treviranus

Director, Inclusive Design Research Centre, OCAD University
Jutta Treviranus is the Director of the Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC), professor and director of an innovative graduate program in inclusive design at OCAD University Toronto.(http://idrc.ocadu.ca, http://www.ocadu.ca/programs/graduate_studies/inclusive_design.htm). The IDRC is an international center of expertise in digital inclusion. Jutta also heads the Inclusive Design Institute a multi-university regional research centre on... Read More →
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Dr. Jeb Weisman

Chief Information Officer, Children’s Health Fund (CHF)
Jeb Weisman is Chief Information Officer for the Children’s Health Fund (CHF) and Director of CHF’s Center for Community Health Technology.  He serves as the consulting Director of Information Systems and Technology for Community Pediatric Programs at Montefiore Medical Center, as well.  In addition to more than 25 years of professional work and invention in health information systems and education, Dr. Weisman is a social... Read More →


Thursday March 7, 2013 5:00pm - 6:30pm
European Parliament A3H1

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