How should we think about these radical technologies? Too often oursocial reactions to new technologies occur only in hindsight, after atechnology has penetrated the marketplace. However, recent experienceteaches that much may be gained by practising forethought andforesight. Emerging Technologies addresses the ethical, legal,and social dimensions of emerging technologies and assesses theirsocial and policy implications. Contributors examine the development,impact, and governance of new technologies emerging from a variety offields, including biotechnology, genetics, stem cell research,pharmacology, and nanotechnology.close this panel
Edna F. Einsiedel is a professor of CommunicationStudies at the University of Calgary.
Contributors: Benjamin R. Bates, Tania Bubela,Michael Burgess, Timothy Caulfield, Edna F. Einsiedel, Rose Geransar,William Hallman, Susanna Hornig Priest, Holly Longstaff, Ed Levy, EmilyMarden, Chika B. Onwuekwe, Vural Ozdemir, Peter W.B. Phillips, LorraineSheremeta, Patrick A. Stewart, Stuart Smyth, James Tansey, Paul B.Thompson, Jacopo Torriti, Michele Veeman, and Bryn Williams-Jonesclose this panel