Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard

Harvard Kennedy School of Government | Harvard University

Regulatory Challenges in Technological Societies-Dialogues between the United States and Brazil

April 7, 2023, 9:30am - 5:00pm
HKS, Littauer - Malkin Penthouse, 4th Fl


9:30am – Welcome Coffee

10:00am – Opening Lecture

Comparative Studies in Risk Regulation
Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology, Harvard Kennedy School

10:30am – 12:15am – Panel One: Health Regulation

“Risk Analysis at the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa): Quantitative and Qualitative Methodologies”
Antonio Barra Torres, President, Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa)

Transformations in the Healthcare Industry and Regulatory Implications
Aaron Kesselheim, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School

12:15pm – 1:15pm – Lunch

1:15pm – 2:15pm – Panel Two: Regulatory Agencies: Control and Participation

Improving Stakeholder Engagement and Evidence-Based Policy Making
Natasha Salinas, Professor of Law, FGV Rio de Janeiro Law School

Judicial Review of Expert Agencies”
Wendy E. Wagner, Richard Dale Endowed Chair in Law, University of Texas at Austin Law

2:15pm – 3:15pm – Panel Three: Risk Analysis and Risk Management

“Challenges in Risk Analysis and Risk Management”
Jonathan B. Wiener, William R. and Thomas L. Perkins Professor of Law, Duke Law

Speaker #2

3:15pm – 3:45pm – Coffee Break

3:45pm – 5:00pm -Closing Lecture

Democracy, Social Media Regulation, and Freedom of Expression
Luís Roberto Barroso, Justice, Supreme Court (Brazil) | Senior Fellow, Harvard University CARR Center for Human Rights Policy