ASSAf Embassy Lecture: A case study of mistrust: Official policy, legislation, regulations and benefit sharing

DRAFT PROGRAMME

A Case Study of Mistrust: Official Policy, Legislation, Regulations and Benefit Sharing
Senate Chambers, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Westville Campus
Date: 13 March 2019

14:00 – 14:30  Registration and Refreshments 

Facilitator:
Prof Himla Soodyall, MASSAf*, Executive Officer, ASSAf

14:30 – 14:40 Welcoming Remarks
Ms Renate Venier, National Liaison Officer, ASSAf
Ms Victoria Bungane, UK Newton Fund Officer

14:40 – 15:10 Overcoming Mistrust: Benefit Sharing, Inclusion and the San Code of Research Ethics
Prof Doris Schroeder, Director of Centre for Professional Ethics, UCLAN College of Health, England

15:10 – 16:10 Panel Discussion: A Case Study of Mistrust: Official Policy, Legislation, Regulations and Benefit Sharing

Moderator:
Prof Himla Soodyall, MASSAf*, Executive Officer, ASSAf

Panelists:
Prof Doris Schroeder, Director of Centre for Professional Ethics, UCLAN College of Health, UK
Prof Shenuka Singh, School of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Westville Campus
Ms Natasha Joseph, Editor, Science and Technology, The Conversation Africa
Dr Hester du Plessis, Chief Research Specialist and Head of Science Engagement and Gender, HSRC

16:10 – 16:40  Q&A

16:40 – 16:45  Closing Remarks
Prof Nana Poku, Vice-Chancellor and Principal (Acting), UKZN

16:45  Networking