Agenda for Meeting Ten: August 1-2, 2012 in Washington, DC

Renaissance Hotel, Renaissance Washington, DC, Downtown Hotel - 999 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001


Wednesday, August 1


9:00 – 9:15 a.m. - Welcome and Opening Remarks

Amy Gutmann, Ph.D.

Commission Chair

James Wagner, Ph.D.

Commission Vice-Chair


9:15 – 10:00 a.m. - Session 1: How Technology is Changing Views of Privacy

Latanya Sweeney, Ph.D.

Visiting Professor and Scholar, Computer Science Director, Data Privacy Lab, Harvard University

Sonia Suter, M.S., J.D.

Professor of Law, George Washington University


10:00 – 10:45 a.m. - Session 2: Protection of Private and Public Genomic Databases

Ken Chahine, Ph.D., J.D.

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Ancestry DNA, LLC

Laura Lyman Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Director, Office of Policy, Communications, and Education, National Human Genome Research Institute


10:45 – 11:00 a.m. - Break


11:00 – 11:30 a.m. - Session 3: Consent and Return of Findings

Bartha Knoppers, Ph.D.

Director, Centre of Genomics and Policy, Canada Research Chair in Law and Medicine, McGill University


11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. - Session 4: Roundtable Discussion


12:30 – 1:15 p.m. - Lunch Break      


1:15 – 2:00 p.m. - Session 5: Member Discussion of Recommendations


2:00 – 2:45 p.m. - Session 6: Member Discussion of Recommendations


2:45 – 3:00 p.m. - Closing Remarks

Amy Gutmann, Ph.D.

James Wagner, Ph.D.


Thursday, August 2


9:00 – 9:15 a.m. - Opening Remarks

Amy Gutmann, Ph.D.

James Wagner, Ph.D.


9:15 – 10:45 a.m. - Session 7: Member Discussion of Recommendations


10:45 – 11:00 a.m. - Break


11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - Session 8: Assessing Pediatric Research: Considering Individual Risk and Societal Benefit

David Resnik, J.D., Ph.D.

Bioethicist and IRB Chair, National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health

Neal Halsey, M.D.

Professor of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Professor and Pediatric Infectious Disease Physician, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Ruth Berkelman, M.D.

Rollins Professor and Director, Center for Public Health Preparedness and Research, Emory University


12:00 – 1:00 p.m. - Lunch Break


1:00 – 1:30 p.m. - Session 9: National-level Review of Pediatric Research

David Wendler, M.A., Ph.D.

Head, Unit on Vulnerable Populations, Department of Bioethics, NIH Clinical Center


1:30 – 2:30 p.m. - Session 10: Scientific, Medical, and Public Health Information to Facilitate Decision-Making for Pediatric Research on Medical Countermeasures

Paul B. Thompson, Ph.D.

W.K. Kellogg Professor of Agricultural, Food and Community Ethics, Professor of Philosophy, Professor of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics, Professor of Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies, Michigan State University

Richard Gorman, M.D.

Head, Pediatric and Obstetrics Integrated Program Team, HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Associate Director for Clinical Research, Division of Microbiology and Infectious Disease, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Thomas A. Moore, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Chairman, Department of Infectious Diseases, Ochsner Health System, (Serves as Chair, FDA Anti-Infective Drug Advisory Committee)


2:30 – 2:45 p.m. - Break


2:45 – 3:45 p.m. - Session 11: Roundtable Discussion


3:45 – 4:00 p.m. - Concluding Remarks

Amy Gutmann, Ph.D.

James Wagner, Ph.D.