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Biodigital Convergence Workshops

Policy Horizons is launching a winter workshop series that builds on its Exploring Biodigital Convergence report and biodigital convergence webinars. We are looking for forward-thinking public servants to help explore major biodigital changes, and how these could affect policies and programs.

If you would like to participate in any of these workshops, please email us.


Upcoming Workshops


Previous Workshops

Introduction to strategic foresight and biodigital convergence

January 20, 2021, 1:00pm – 2:00pm EST


Sector: Food and agriculture

January 26 & 29, 2021

Drivers

  • Cellular agriculture (lab grown food / 3D printed food)
  • Smart farming (automation + CRISPR)
  • DNA-based nutrition

Activities

  • Cascade diagram – January 26, 2021, 9:00am – 10:50am EST
  • Assumptions analysis – January 29, 2021, 10:00am – 11:50am EST

Resources


Sector: Environmental protection & climate change

February 2 & 5, 2021

Drivers

  • Gene Drives
  • Smart bioreactors for carbon capture
  • Bioremediation and biosensors
  • Internet of Living Things

Activities

  • Cascade diagram – February 2, 2021, 9:00am – 10:50am EST
  • Assumptions analysis – February 5, 2021, 10:00am – 11:50am EST

Resources


Sector: Manufacturing and energy

February 9 & 12, 2021

Drivers

  • Biofoundry
  • Biomaterials
  • BioEnergy

Activities

  • Cascade diagram – February 9, 2021, 9:00am – 10:50am EST
  • Assumptions analysis – February 12, 2021, 10:00am – 11:50am EST

Resources


Sector: Health and human augmentation

February 16 & 19, 2021

Drivers

  • Brain implant – update your body
  • DIY bio
  • AI for diagnostic and discoveries
  • Human design with CRISPR
  • Multiomics devices for Big Biodata

Activities

  • Cascade diagram – February 16, 2021, 9:00am – 10:50am EST
  • Assumptions analysis – February 19, 2021, 10:00am – 11:50am EST

Resources


Sector: Surveillance and security

February 23 & 26, 2021

Drivers

  • Biodatabase
  • Biosensors
  • Genomic surveillance
  • Biothreats
  • DIY Bio bioterrorism and biothreats

Activities

  • Cascade diagram – February 23, 2021, 9:00am – 10:50am EST
  • Assumptions analysis – February 26, 2021, 10:00am – 11:50am EST

Resources


Sector: POST COVID WORLD & Society

March 9 & 12, 2021

Drivers

  • DNA Privacy
  • Fragmented world
  • Public Health based Governance
  • Humans more connected to Nature

Activities

  • Cascade diagram – March 9, 2021, 9:00am – 10:50am EST
  • Assumptions analysis – March 12, 2021, 10:00am – 11:50am EST

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