Nobel Week Dialogue

9 December 2019, Gothenburg

INTO THE UNKNOWN

Please note that this agenda is subject to change.

9 December 2019

10:00 - 12:15 Morning sessions

10:00 - 12:15 Congress hall

WELCOME

FACING AN UNCERTAIN, BUT OPEN FUTURE
Helga Nowotny

RISK ILLITERACY
Gerd Gigerenzer

THE HISTORY OF UNCERTAINTY
Lorraine Daston, David Spiegelhalter

THE KNOWLEDGE WARS
Peter Doherty

THE LIMITS OF EVIDENCE-BASED DECISION-MAKING
Jonna Bornemark, Peter Doherty, Helga Nowotny

AI: WHY UNCERTAINTY IS OUR FRIEND
Stuart Russell

FREE SOLO!
Alex Honnold, Chai Vasarhelyi

THE SECOND WAVE OF THE ARAB SPRING
Tawakkol Karman

INTERVIEW WITH TAWAKKOL KARMAN

THE ROLE OF NOT-KNOWING
Jonna Bornemark, Steven Chu, Lorraine Daston

12:15 - 13:15 Lunch

Parallel lunch sessions : 3 Tracks

Track 1

Congress hall

12:35 - 13:15

LOST AND FOUND
Short film by Orlando von Einsiedel

Track 2

Congress foyer

12:35 - 13:15

CHANGING JOBS
Nessa Carey, John Hassler, Stuart Russell

Track 3

The Square

12:15 - 13:15

CLIMATE, ENERGY, FOOD PRODUCTION AND SUSTAINABILITY
Steven Chu

13:15 - 14:30 Parallel sessions : 4 Tracks

Track 1

13:15 - 14:30

Congress hall

TO FEAR OR NOT TO FEAR?
Armita Golkar,
Alex Honnold

THE HIV/AIDS EPIDEMIC
Françoise Barré-Sinoussi

IS THIS BAD FOR MY HEALTH?
Françoise Barré-Sinoussi,
Peter Doherty,
David Spiegelhalter

Track 2

13:15 - 14:30

The square - Stage 1

WHERE WILL AI LEAD US?
Olle Häggström,
Helga Nowotny,
Stuart Russell

WHAT CAN WE DO TO PREVENT NUCLEAR WAR?
John Polanyi

THE NUCLEAR THREAT
Lorraine Daston,
John Polanyi,
Stuart Russell

Track 3

13:15 - 14:30

The square - Stage 2

FINANCIAL MARKETS - CREATING OR MITIGATING RISK?
John Hassler

INTERVIEW WITH JOHN HASSLER

GENE EDITING – WHERE WILL IT STOP?
Nessa Carey

GENE EDITING
Nessa Carey
Christian Munthe

WHO WANTS TO LIVE IN AN ENTIRELY PREDICTABLE WORLD?
Jonna Bornemark,
Helga Nowotny

Track 4

13:15 - 14:30

The square - Stage 3

COMMUNICATING UNCERTAINTY
Peter Doherty,
Gerd Gigerenzer,
David Spiegelhalter

THE SENSITIVITY OF EARTH’S CLIMATE
Steven Chu

AVERTING THE CLIMATE CRISIS
Steven Chu,
John Hassler,
Olle Häggström

14:30 - 15:00 Break

15:00 - 16:10 Final sessions

15:00 - 16:10 Congress hall

EXPLOSIVE BEAUTY
Cai Guo-Qiang

UNDERESTIMATING UNCERTAINTY
Lorraine Daston, Gerd Gigerenzer

WHAT ARE YOU WORRIED ABOUT?
Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Steven Chu, Peter Doherty, Tawakkol Karman, John Polanyi

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