Home Overview Press Room Blog Publications For Students about us
Search

UPCOMING EVENTS

Genetic Crossroads
June 21st, 2001


1. Beyond Biodevastation / Biojustice,
San Diego, June 22-27


June 22 & 23: "Beyond Biodevastation" Teach-in
To Celebrate Biodiversity

and Question Genetic Engineering. The fifth grassroots gathering
of its

kind features speakers, panels, and workshops on the genetic
engineering

of plants, animals, and humans; and entertainment.


June 24: Public Rally for Biojustice. Gather and march for
health care,

an equitable food system, sustainability and biodiversity.


June 25-27: Biotechnology Industry Organization convention.
Nonviolent

direct action: Mutant vegetable party-crashers! Guerrilla organic


gardening! GE food labeling brigades! Street Theater! Poetry!


Information <www.biodev.org>.



2. Beyond Cloning Conference, Boston,
September 21-22


"Beyond Cloning: Protecting Humanity from Species-Altering
Experiments"

will focus on the sorts of policies, legislation, international
accords,

and political work that will be needed, domestically and internationally,

to prevent the new human genetic technologies from being used
in ways

that would alter the human species. We encourage everyone concerned

about the new "techno-eugenics" to consider attending.


At Boston University Conference Auditorium, George Sherman
Union.

Sponsored by Health Law Dept, Boston University School of Public
Health.


Confirmed Speakers (partial list): Lori Andrews, Chicago-Kent
School

of Law; George Annas, Chair, Health Law Department, Boston University

School of Public Health; Patricia Baird, University of British
Columbia

and former Chair, Canadian Royal Commission on New Reproductive

Technologies; Michael Grodin, Boston University and Global Lawyers

and Physicians; Richard Hayes, Exploratory Initiative on the
New Human

Genetic Technologies; Rosario Isasi, Global Lawyers and Physicians

(Peru); Eric Juengst, Cleveland-Case Western Reserve University;
Steven

Mark, FXB Center, Harvard School of Public Health; Stuart Newman,
Cell

Biology and Anatomy, New York Medical College; Alex Capron,
University

of Southern California.


For further information, contact Evelyne Shuster, Conference
Director,

at <[email protected]>.

ESPAÑOL | PORTUGUÊS | Русский

home | overview | blog | publications| about us | donate | newsletter | press room | privacy policy

CGS • 1122 University Ave, Suite 100, Berkeley, CA 94702 • • (p) 1.510.665.7760 • (F) 1.510.665.8760