Biohacking, or "do it yourself" biology, has been on the rise in recent years. Biohacking is all about optimizing human performance, health, and wellbeing with the help of the latest science, advanced technologies, top experts, and data-driven self-experiments. But as technology and science can do more and more, what should we expect in the future, what is its legal status, and how it is regulated today?
Moscow Legal Hackers introduce an online conference about the biohacking to answer these questions.
Lawyer, Master of Science at Geneva State University, and researcher at the Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Government of the Russian Federation. General Director of LLC "Farmilia". The author of the "Human tissues and organs as objects of civil rights", the publication that is a comprehensive study of the legal nature of separated tissues, organs and other human biomaterials, taking into account their dual nature - as objects of the material world and as carriers of genetic (genomic) and other information.
Christopher Patrick Peterka
Chief Insiparation Officer, gannaca global think tank group
Futurist and humanist with 24 years of practical experience. In 2000 he founded a company for natural language interfaces in human-machine communication. With the think tank gannaca and the NextGen cluster THE HUS.institute, he advises organizations worldwide on their innovation culture and future strategy. He is particularly interested in the new rules in economy and society in the Earth Age of the Anthropocene.
Partner, Rechtsanwalt, Legal & Compliance, SCHNEIDER GROUP
Alex Stolarsky is a German lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) and Partner of SCHNEIDER GROUP in Moscow. He has been advising German and international investors on their activities in Russia and Russian investors in Germany for almost 15 years. Mr. Stolarsky's practice covers a broad range of corporate and legal matters with a particular focus on M&A, joint ventures, commercial and corporate law, and compliance. He is a regular guest speaker at conferences in Germany and Russia on current legal issues and German-Russian economic relations.
Legal Hackers is a global movement of lawyers, policymakers, designers, technologists, and academics who explore and develop creative solutions to some of the most pressing issues at the intersection of law and technology. Through local meetups, hackathons, and workshops, Legal Hackers spot issues and opportunities where technology can improve and inform the practice of law and where law, legal practice, and policy can adapt to rapidly changing technology.
SCHNEIDER GROUP has been helping businesses to expand into Russia and the CIS since 2003. Providing expert consulting and first-class business support services, we efficiently guide our customers through the complex process of entering new markets and developing their business. With a strong focus on digitalization we help our customers design efficient business processes, mitigate risks, and cut costs.
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