Keynote Speaker

Jay Keasling Dep. of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley & Joint BioEnergy Institute, Emeryville, USA Biography

Scientific Convenors

Steven Benner Foundation For Applied Molecular Evolution (FFAME), USA Biography
François Képès Epigenomics Project/Institute of Systems and Synthetic Biology (iSSB) Genopole®, University of Evry, CNRS, France Biography

Public Officials

Hélène Duchêne Director of Mobility and Attractiveness, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, France Biography
Geneviève Fioraso Member of Parliament, National Assembly, France Biography
Ronan Stephan General-Director for Research and Innovation, Minister for Higher Education and Research, France

Scientific Speakers

Faisal Aldaye Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA Biography
Steven Benner Foundation For Applied Molecular Evolution (FFAME), Gainesville, Florida, USA Biography
Peter Leslie Dutton Johnson Research Foundation & Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, University of Pennsylvania, USA Biography
Jean-Loup Faulon Director, Institute of Systems and Synthetic Biology (iSSB), Genopole, Evry, France Biography
Piet Herdewijn Laboratory of Medicinal Chemistry, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, & iSSB, Université d'Evry, France Biography
Farren Isaacs Department of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology, Systems Biology Institute, Yale University, USA Biography
Alfonso Jaramillo iSSB, Genopole®, University of Evry, CNRS, France Biography
François Képès Epigenomics Project/iSSB Genopole®, University of Evry, CNRS, France Biography
Carole Lartigue Ex-J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), USA & University of Bordeaux - INRA, Villenave D'Ornon, France Biography
Norman Packard European Center for Living Technology, University of Venice, Italy & ProtoLife Inc, San Francisco, USA Biography
Denis Pompon Molecular Genetic Center (CGM), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Gif-sur-Yvette, France Biography
Nadrian Seeman Department of Chemistry, New York University, USA Biography
Michael Sismour Department of Genetics & Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA Biography
Eric Westhof IBMC - CNRS, Strasbourg, France Biography

Roundtable Panelists

Jean-Michel Besnier Professor, University of Paris IV - Sorbonne, France
Marc Delcourt Cofounder and CEO, Global Bioenergies, Evry, France Biography
Alexei Grinbaum Researcher & Philosopher, CEA-LARSIM, Sarclay, France Biography
Brice Laurent Engineer from Ecole des Mines, PhD student at the Center for the Sociology of Innovation, France
Vincent Schächter Vice-President, Research & Development, Total Gas & Power, Paris - La Défense, France Biography
Philippe Soucaille Chief Scientific Officer, METabolic EXplorer, Clermont-Ferrand, France Biography

Roundtable Moderators

Jonathan Burbaum Program Director, Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy, US Department of Energy, Washington, USA Biography
Daniel Raoul Senator, Vice-President of the Parliamentary Office for Evaluation of Scientific and Technological Options, France
Françoise Roure Chairman of the "Technologies and Society" committee, French High Council for Energy, Industry and Technologies, Paris, France Biography