English and Italian - Simultaneous translation from and to the working languages of the conference will be provided.  



The event is promoted by the LawTech Research Group of the Department of Legal Science of Trento, acting as Local Research Unit of the FIRB National Research Project “Genetic Tests and Biobanks: Bioethical Issues in Law and Society” (2008-2011), a multicentric research project carried on by the Universities of Trento, Bologna, Milano Bicocca, and Pisa and funded by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research.

Additional financial support for the conference is gratefully acknowledged from the following sponsors:

  • Fondazione Pezcoller Trento
  • Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Trento e Rovereto


The following institutions have granted their special patronage to the conference:

  • Azienda Provinciale per i Servizi Sanitari Trento
  • ISS (Istituto Superiore di Sanità) Rome
  • SIAPEC, Società Italiana di Anatomia Patologica e Citologia diagnostica
  • LILT, Lega Italiana per la Lotta contro i Tumori
  • Fondazione Trentina per la Ricerca sui Tumori


Attendance of the conference will be acknowledged as giving title to professional credits by the following professional organizations:

  • Trento Bar Association
  • Italian Notaries Association (accreditation procedure still pending)


Venue: AULA B, Faculty of Law of the University of Trento, via Verdi 53 - Trento (Italy).