LABMP 590: Technology and the Future of Medicine

CCIS 1-160, T R 2:00 - 3:20 pm

Lecture Schedule

                             Winter 2014 Schedule for LABMP 590 “Technology and the Future of Medicine”
CCIS L1-160, Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00 - 3:20 pm.

Note: Schedule subject to change

Course Schedule: (Two faculty members are responsible for each teaching session.)

January         7    Introduction/The Future of Medicine
                              Kim Solez (EW)
 
                     9    Entrepreneurship in Medicine/ Innovation
                           Shawna Pandya (KS)
 
                     14   Of Klout and Cliffs: View from the Precipice Edge
                           Kim Solez  (EW)
 
                     16    The Technological Singularity Explained and Promoted          
                           Kim Solez (EW)
 
                     21    Promise and Perils of AI Part I                
                           Osmar Zaiane (K.S)
 
                     23    Dialogue: Introduction to Ethical Considerations Around the Singularity                           
                           Earle Waugh/ Abdullah Saleh (KS)
 
                    28    Promise and Perils of AI Part II                            
                           Osmar Zaiane (KS)
 
                    30    Promise and Perils of AI Part III                               
                           Osmar Zaiane (KS)

 
February      04    There’s Still Plenty of Room At The Bottom    
                           Ross Lockwood (KS)
 
                     06    Evil As A Treatable Disease            
                             (Discusses Simon Baron-Cohen, Zero Degrees of Empathy)
                              Earle Waugh (KS)
                           
 
                     11    Promise and Perils of Nanotechnology Part I
                           Ross Lockwood (KS)
 
                     13    Promise and Perils of Nanotechnology Part II             
                           Ross Lockwood (KS)
 
                     17-23 Reading week
 
                     25  Promise and Perils of Nanotechnology Part IV
                             Patrick Pilarski (KS)

                     27 Will Humanity's Successors be Our Descendants?
                           
David Pearce (From UK via skype)  (KS)

 

March            4    Social Media and Medicine 
                            Julielynn Wong (KS)                     

6     3D Printing and Medicine 
        Julielynn Wong (KS) 

                   11   Technology and the Body   
                            Jonathan White (KS)     
             
                   13      Stem Cells, New Technology, and the Future of Transplantation
                             
Kim Solez                           

                     18      Quantum Biology : Biology at the threshold of Quantum Revolution
                               
Jack Tuszynski (KS)

                     20   The Singularity and The Have Nots 
                             (The example of Nepal)
                                Bibiana Cujec (KS)                     

                    25    AI and Games     
                            Jonathan Schaeffer (KS) 

                     27     Writing As A Technology     
                            Heather Graves (KS)
 
April             1     Basics of the Latin Language and Technological Neologisms
                             Consalato Sergi  (KS)
 
                      3     Entrepreneurship Workshop
                             Shawna Pandya (KS)
 
                      8     Promise and Perils of Biotech 
                           Robert Rennie (KS) 

The above schedule and procedures in this course are subject to change in the event of extenuating circumstances.

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For further information:
 Preeti Kuttikat          or            Kim Solez, M.D.

780-407-8385 banffap@ualberta.ca                      780-710-1644 Kim.Solez@Ualberta.ca



 

 


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