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
kind features speakers, panels, and workshops on the genetic
of plants, animals, and humans; and entertainment.
June 24: Public Rally for Biojustice. Gather and march for
an equitable food system, sustainability and biodiversity.
June 25-27: Biotechnology Industry Organization convention.
direct action: Mutant vegetable party-crashers! Guerrilla organic
gardening! GE food labeling brigades! Street Theater! Poetry!
2. Beyond Cloning Conference, Boston,
"Beyond Cloning: Protecting Humanity from Species-Altering
will focus on the sorts of policies, legislation, international
and political work that will be needed, domestically and internationally,
to prevent the new human genetic technologies from being used
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
Sponsored by Health Law Dept, Boston University School of Public
Confirmed Speakers (partial list): Lori Andrews, Chicago-Kent
of Law; George Annas, Chair, Health Law Department, Boston University
School of Public Health; Patricia Baird, University of British
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
Genetic Technologies; Rosario Isasi, Global Lawyers and Physicians
(Peru); Eric Juengst, Cleveland-Case Western Reserve University;
Mark, FXB Center, Harvard School of Public Health; Stuart Newman,
Biology and Anatomy, New York Medical College; Alex Capron,
of Southern California.
For further information, contact Evelyne Shuster, Conference
at <[email protected]>.