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National and Transnational Security Implications of Big Data in the Life Sciences

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The American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute are pleased to announce a new report on National and Transnational Security Implications of Big Data in the Life Sciences. The report, executive summary, qualitative risk assessment framework for technologies, benefit assessment framework for technologies, and three risk, benefit, and solution scenarios are available online. The news article about the report is available online. 

AAAS invite you to the report release and program discussion on "National and Transnational Security Implications of Big Data in the Life Sciences"

Program Agenda

  • 9:00 - 9:10am EDT – WELCOME - Alan Leshner, AAAS CEO 

  • 9:10 - 9:40am EDT – Big Data: A Panacea and Security Vulnerability? - Edward You, FBI

  • 9:40 - 10:10am EDT – International Perspectives on Security Implications of Big Data in the Life sciences Francesco Marelli, UNICRI

  • 10:10 - 11:00am EDT – Panel discussion on report findings - Panelists: Susan Collar-Monarez, National Security Council; Margaret Kosal, Georgia Institute of Technology; Morgan Crafts, Northrup Grumman; Roger Brent, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Moderator: Kavita Berger, AAAS