This multi-disciplinary conference will address legal and ethical issues arising within the context of medical genetics. This conference engages faculty and graduate students from across Canada as well as internationally. The conference is hosted by the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre and The Department of Medical Genetics.
Academic panels (3 plenary sessions & 9 concurrent sessions)- For details see: www.aclrc.com/OneOrigin/programme.htm
This unique event also includes:
Keynote Discussion Panel: Human Evolution and the Changing Boundaries of Death- with Dr. Greg Stock and Dr. Grant Gillett- Thu Nov 15, 6pm, ( MacEwan Hall). Tickets included with registration or available separately through TicketMaster.
The Rosalind Franklin Art Exhibit- Open for public viewing Thu Nov 15, 4pm, and every week day, 9:00- 4:30 between Nov 16- Nov 30 ( The Space, Room 100, Craigie Hall D, U of C ).
Two FREE public panel discussions on DNA Biobanks and Prenatal Genetic Testing, respectively- Friday Nov 16, 7pm ( The Rozsa Centre ).
An Evening With Margaret Atwood- Saturday Nov 17, 7pm (MacEwan Hall). Banquet tickets included with registration or available separately via TicketMaster; advance purchase is necessary as seating is limited.
Full and One day registrations/ Student registration rates are available: www.aclrc.com/OneOrigin/one_origin_reg_form.PDF
More information about the conference may be found at: www.aclrc.com/OneOrigin/ or call the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre at: 220-6650.