Digital Humanism: Informatics in Times of COVID-19

Date and time: May 14, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. (14:00) CEST.

Format: Each speaker talks 15 to 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes Q & A.


Hannes Werthner (TU Wien)

Digital Human

Edward A. Lee (UC Berkeley, USA): The New Urgency of Digital Humanism As We Become Digital Human

Informatics Managing the Corona Crisis

Lynda Hardman (CWI, Amsterdam): Moderation and Comment

Niki Popper (TU Wien): Real Time Simulation Based Decision Support in Health Care Systems – the COVID-19 Crisis

Andrea Ganna (FIMM – Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland): COVID19 host genetics initiative, how to enable data sharing across 120 studies and 600 researchers

Challenges: Privacy, Society

Erich Prem (eutema & TU Wien, Austria): Moderation and Comment

Walter Hötzendorfer (Research Institute – Digital Human Rights Center): Digital Humanism through Privacy by Design and Architecture: The Case of the Corona Apps

Clara Neppel (IEEE): Privacy, and the Choice Between Surveillance and Citizen Empowerment

Amy Mahn (NIST, USA): Cybersecurity Considerations for Telework

Joshua Franco (Amnesty Tech): Human Rights Online: Where are We and Where Will Pandemic Response Take Us?

ICT and Politics

George Metakides (President of Digital Enlightenment Forum, Visiting Professor, University of Southampton): New Policy Directions for European Digital Sovereignty