Programme

Thursday, 10 November 2022

Registration and lunch

Location: The atrium outside the Queen's Hall, Black Diamond, Royal Danish Library

Time
Activity
11:30-13:00 Registration and lunch, courtesy of Open World Conference

Opening ceremony

Moderator: Mogens Høgh Jensen, University of Copenhagen

Time
Speaker
Theme
13:00-13:05 His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark An open world
13:07-13:15 Rector at University of Copenhagen, Henrik C. Wegener Openness in research and research collaboration
13:15-13:45 Director of the Danish Foreign Policy Society, Charlotte Flindt Pedersen The challenges to the Open World in a time of increased geopolitical competition

Keynote sessions

Location: The Queen's Hall, Black Diamond, Royal Danish Library

Political perspectives

Moderator: Ole Wæver, University of Copenhagen

Time
Speaker
Theme
13:45-14:15 TBD

Global Challenges, what decision makers ask from Science

14:15-14:45 TBD What remains to be done to achieve open, global science

5 min break


Historical Viewpoint

Moderator: Christian Joas, University of Copenhagen

Time

Speaker

Theme

14:50-15:40

David Kaiser

Germeshausen Professor of the History of Science in MIT's Program in Science, Technology, and Society, Professor of Physics in MIT's Department of Physics, and also Associate Dean for Social and Ethical Responsibilities of Computing (SERC) in MIT's Schwarzman College of Computing.

 

Changing notions of openness and secrecy in the history of science

Nuclear arms race

Moderator: Tomas Bohr, Technical University of Denmark

Time

Speaker

Theme

15:40-16:30

Tong Zhao

Senior fellow in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, based in Beijing, and visiting research scholar at Princeton University.

 

Nuclear arms race


20 min break


Why open science

Moderator: Helle Porsdam, University of Copenhagen

Time

Speaker

Theme

16:50-17:45

Naomi Oreskes

Professor of the History of Science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University.

Why open science

Reception

Location: The atrium outside the Queen's Hall, Black Diamond, Royal Danish Library

Time Activity
17:45-21:00 Reception with light dinner, courtesy of Open World Conference
18:30-19:00 Speech by Christian Joas, Director of Niels Bohr Archive
21:00 End of day 1

Friday, 11 November 2022

Parallel sessions

Session 1: As open as possible, as closed as neccessary

This session focuses on ways of optimizing openness when other concerns places limits on it.
 
Location: The Queen's Hall, the Black Diamond, Royal Danish Library
Moderator: Anja C. Andersen, University of Copenhagen
Rapporteur: Abdul Kadir H. Mohammed, Linnaeus University
 
Time Activity Theme
09:00-09:25

Myesha Jemison

Early career researcher at University of Cambridge

Richard Staley

Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge and Professor of History of Science at Department of Science Education and the Niels Bohr Archive, University of Copenhagen.

Open or Closed: Climate, AI, and Digital Data Across National Borders

09:25-09:55 Discussion
09:55-10:00 5 min break
10:00-10:25

Simone Turchetti

Senior Lecturer at Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine and Division of Medical Education, Manchester University

Openness and the Diplomacy of Scientific Data

10:25-10:55 Discussion
10:55-11:00

5 min break

11:00-11:25

Mark Bromley

Director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute Dual-Use and Arms Trade Control Programme.

Export controls in an era of technological advancement, geo-political tension and normative change: Balancing openness and security

11:25-11:55

Discussion

11:55:12:00

Conclusions

Session 2: Openness as a strategic tool towards a safer world

This session explores the power and limitations of openness as a strategy for confronting new dangers.
 
Location: The New Conference Room, 3rd floor, the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters
Moderator: Kirsten Busch Nielsen, University of Copenhagen 
Rapporteur: TBD
 
Time Activity Theme
09:00-09:25

Ole Wæver

Professor of International Relations at the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen, founder of Centre for Advanced Security Theory, and Director of Centre for Resolution of International Conflicts.

Bohr’s theory of secrecy and insecurity applied to new challenges

09:25-09:55 Discussion
09:55-10:00 5 min break
10:00-10:25

James Fearon

Theodore and Frances Geballe Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Professor, by courtesy, of Economics, Stanford University.

Major power conflict and nuclear risk in a much-changed technological environment

10:25-10:55 Discussion
10:55-11:00

5 min break

11:00-11:25

Zia Mian

Physicist and co-director of Princeton University's Program on Science and Global Security, co-founder Physicists Coalition for Nuclear Threat Reduction, member of UN Secretary-General’s Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters.

Practicing openness as responsibility and accountability for states holding the “means of annihilating populations of large areas and even making parts of the earth temporarily uninhabitable”, and the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

11:25-11:55

Discussion

 
11:55:12:00

Conclusions

 

Session 3: How can science be open and responsible

In this session, we explore how we can secure scientific integrity, and who should shoulder the responsibility of making scientific research more transparent, accountable, and open.
 
Location: The Old Conference Room, 1st floor, the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters
Moderator: Mathias Wullum Nielsen, University of Copenhagen
Rapporteur: TBD
 
Time Activity Theme
09:00-09:25

Eric-Jan Wagenmakers

Professor at the Methodology Unit in the Department of Psychology at the University of Amsterdam.

Drivers and consequences of the replicability crisis in science

09:25-09:55 Discussion
09:55-10:00 5 min break
10:00-10:25

Inanna Hamati-Ataya

Principal Research Associate at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) at the University of Cambridge, and founding director of the Centre for Global Knowledge Studies (gloknos). 

Open science in the age of start-ups: The case of food technologies

10:25-10:55 Discussion
10:55-11:00

5 min break

11:00-11:25

Liselotte Højgaard

Clinic manager at the Clinic for Clinical Physiology, Nuclear Medicine & PET at Rigshospitalet, Professor in Medicine and Technology at University of Copenhagen, and Chair of the Danish National Research Foundation.​

What can funding agencies do to make scientific research more accountable and open (to the world)

11:25-11:55

Discussion

11:55:12:00

Conclusions

 

Lunch

Location: The atrium outside the Queen's Hall, Black Diamond, Royal Danish Library

Time Activity
12:15-13:00 Lunch, courtesy of Open World Conference

Keynote session

Location: The Queen's Hall, Black Diamond, Royal Danish Library
Moderator: John Renner Hansen, University of Copenhagen
 

Time

Speaker

Theme

13:00-14:00

Allan Dafoe

Senior Staff Research Scientist and Head of Long-term Strategy and Governance at DeepMind, President at Centre for the Governance of AI, and Trustee at Cooperative AI Foundation.

Global governance of artificial intelligence

Reports from the parallel sessions

Location: The Queen's Hall, Black Diamond, Royal Danish Library
Moderator: Helle Porsdam, University of Copenhagen
 

Time

Rapporteur

Theme

14:00-14:20

Abdul Kadir H. Mohammed

Senior Professor of Biological Psychology at Linnaeus University.

As open as possible, as closed as neccessary 

14:20-14:40

TBD

Openness as a strategic tool towards a safer world

14:40-15:00

TBD

How can science be open and responsible

 

20 min break


Next step towards 2025 and conclusions

Time

Speaker

15:20-16:00 the Organising Committee
16:00 End of Open World Conference 2022