Expert Q & A - Genesis 2.0

Genetic manipulation, ancient beasts, melting permafrost and international intrigue - Genesis 2.0 is a marvel of documentary filmmaking touching on a plethora of important technological and ethical issues for our time. Join us on Saturday August 4 at 3:45pm for a screening and Q&A. 

After the screening of Genesis 2.0, Co-Founder Simon Weaving will be in conversation with Vicki Locke, Intellectual Property Manager at CSIRO and Professor Thomas Faunce from the ANU College of Law.

Vicki Locke is currently an Intellectual Property Manager at CSIRO. Vicki holds a PhD in Biomedical Science and a Masters in Industrial Property Law from University of Technology, Sydney. With an interest in the intersection of science and IP law, throughout her career Vicki has worked to support science collaborations, technology transfer, philanthropy and commercialisation of innovations in the health and agriculture fields.

Professor Thomas Faunce is an expert in health law and nanotechnology regulation, as well as the impact on those areas of trade and investment agreements; areas where he has been awarded five Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery grants. Professor Faunce holds a joint position in the ANU College of Law and the ANU Medical School. Amongst other roles, he also sits on the ANU central Research Ethics Committee and on the ACT Civil and Administrative Appeals Tribunal for health professional matters.