ASA COMING EVENTS

Feb. 4. “Student Conference 2012: Questions of Science and Faith,” London, England. Sponsor: Christians in Science, at London Institute for Contemporary Christianity, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Details.

 

Feb. 4. “In The Days of Noah: A Deeper Look at the Genesis Flood,” Wheaton, IL. DVD of Hugh Ross sharing his perspectives on Genesis 6–9, including the scientific credibility of the biblical account, followed by discussion. Reasons to Believe Chicago chapter, 504 Morse St, Wheaton, 2:30–4:00 p.m. Location map and Information.

 

Feb. 5. “Extraterrestrials, Science & Religion: Life & Meaning in an Evolving Universe,” Omaha, NE. Speaker: Grace Wolf-Chase, Adler Planetarium astronomer, lecture and Q&A. 1 p.m. Details.

 

Feb. 6. What the Universe Declares about Humanity’s Purpose,” Redding, CA. Speaker: Hugh Ross. 6:30 p.m. Details.

 

Feb. 7. “The Physics of Heaven,” Redding, CA. Speaker: Hugh Ross. 6:30 p.m. Details.

 

Feb. 8. “Science-and-Religion: Place, Politics, Poetics,” Vancouver, BC. UBC. Speaker: David Livingstone. 4 p.m. Details.

 

Feb. 9. “Adam’s Bloodline,” Langley, BC. Trinity Western University. Speaker: David Livingstone. 1 p.m. Details.

 

Feb. 9. “Science-and-Religion: Place, Politics, Poetics,” Langley, BC. Trinity Western University. Speaker: David Livingstone. 7:30 p.m. Details.

 

Feb. 10–12. Evolution Weekend, at more than 500 venues. Details, Press release, and Information.

 

Feb. 10–12. Real Life/Real Impact for veterinary students, Pomona, CA. For Western University and UC-Davis. Details.

 

Feb. 14. Creation Science Society of Milwaukee, Mequon, WI. Speaker: Gary Locklair. Concordia U. Wisconsin, Lake Shore Room, 7:15 p.m. Details.

 

Feb. 15. “False Dilemmas: Scientific Explanations and Divine Action in the Origins and Evolution of Life,” Wheaton, IL. Wheaton ASA chapter meeting. Speaker: Loren Haarsma. Wheaton College Lecture Hall, 7 p.m. Optional pre-meeting dinner in Anderson Commons Dining Room, 6:05 p.m. RSVP.

 

Feb. 16. “Big Bang: Start Up! Set Up?,Fort Collins, CA. Speaker: Holmes Rolston III, University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, Colorado State U. and Templeton Prize winner. CSU Behavioral Sciences Lecture Hall, Rm 131, 7:30–9:30 p.m. Contact or Contact.

 

Feb. 24–26. Real Life/Real Impact for veterinary students, Stillwater, OK. Oklahoma State U. Details.

 

Feb. 26. “Ten Myths about Science and Faith,” Marietta, GA. Reasons to Believe Atlanta chapter. Speaker: Jefrey Breshears, Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, 7 p.m. Details.

 

Mar. 1. “Science and Faith: Friends or Foes?”, Edinburgh, Scotland. Speaker: Revd Dr Rodney Holder, Course Director at The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, Cambridge, 7:30 p.m. Details.

 

Mar. 22. Jeff Zweerink speaks, Bloomington, MN. Includes Q&A. 7 p.m. Details.

 

Mar. 22. “Life: Full House! Lonely Planet?” Fort Collins, CO. Speaker: Holmes Rolston III, University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, Colorado State U. and Templeton Prize winner. CSU Behavioral Sciences Lecture Hall, Rm 131, 7:30–9:30 p.m. Contact or Contact.

 

Mar. 26. Deadline for offers of papers for International Society for Science and Religion (ISSR) conference Sept. 20–23, Loccum, Germany. Inquiries.

 

Mar. 27. “The de Chardin Project,” Grove City, PA. An original stage play based on the life and ideas of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, including his thoughts on the relationship between science and Christianity. Produced by the Quickening Theatre Company of Toronto. Grove City College. Information or Phone.

 

Mar. 28–29. “Evolutionary Theory: Implications for Science and Christian Belief,” Wheaton, IL. Confirmed speakers: Alvin Plantinga, Michael Behe, Stephen C. Meyer, Jack Collins, Fazale Rana, and Darrell Falk. Wheaton College Barrows Auditorium, 4:00–6:00 and 7:30–9:30 each day.

 

Mar. 30–Apr. 1. Real Life/Real Impact for veterinary students, Columbus, OH. Ohio State U. Details.

 

Mar. 31. Call for Papers deadline for Engineering and Metaphysics 2012 Conference, Tulsa, OK, June 15–16. Details.

 

Apr. 11. “Methodological Naturalism,” Wheaton, IL. Speaker: Alan Love, U. of Minnesota philosopher of science. Website. Wheaton College, 7 p.m.

 

Apr. 11–13. Second Cambridge Consortium for Bioethics Education, Paris, France. Details.

 

Apr. 12–13. Bonhoeffer, Christ and Culture,” Wheaton Theology Conference, Wheaton, IL. Details.

 

Apr. 14. “Science, Human Origins & Human Dignity,” Philadelphia, PA. Westminster Conference on Science and Faith, Aced Conference Center. Information.

 

Apr. 23–24. “Genomics in Society: Facts, Fictions & Cultures,” London, England. Details.

 

Apr. 25–27. Conference: Church & Society Commission, Conference of European Churches, Brussels, Belgium. Project in the field of ethics, science and technology, with special emphasis on bioethics and biotechnology. Details.

 

Apr. 26. “The Human Singularity! Mind and Spirit,” Fort Collins, CO. Speaker: Holmes Rolston III, University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, Colorado State U. and Templeton Prize winner. CSU Behavioral Sciences Lecture Hall, Rm 131, 7:30–9:30 p.m. Contact or Contact.

 

Apr. 28. Reasons to Believe Orange County chapter, Fullerton, CA. Speaker: Hugh Ross. 10:30–12:30. Details.

 

Apr. 26–29. Christian Medical & Dental Society convention, Ridgecrest, NC. Details.

 

May 1–3. Conference: Ethics in Education in a Global Perspective, Pittsburgh, PA. Sponsor: Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity. Details.

 

May 18–19. Conference, “The Future of Human Subjects Research Regulation,” Cambridge, MA. Harvard Law School. Details.

 

May 25–27. Real Life/Real Impact for veterinary students, St. Kitts. Ross University. Information.

 

June 1. Deadline for abstracts for “Brave New World? Genetic Engineering & Human Dignity” conference, Aug. 2–5 at Pasadena, CA, Hilton. Information.

 

June 15–16. Engineering and Metaphysics 2012 Conference, Oral Roberts U., Tulsa, OK. Plenary speaker: Walter Bradley. Details.

 

June 26–29. 11th World Congress of Bioethics, International Association of Bioethics, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Information.

 

July 13–16. “Science and Christian Faith: An Enduring Partnership,” Queens College, Cambridge, England. Sponsored by Christians in Science. Plenary sessions on History of Science and Religion, Cosmology, The Neurosciences, Biology, Ethical Challenges, Creation Care, Using Science for the Benefit of Others and Computers and Artificial Intelligence. Details.

 

July 20–23. ASA Annual Meeting, Point Loma Nazarene U., San Diego, CA. Theme: “Science, Faith & the Media: Communicating beyond Books.” Information.

 

Aug. 2–5. “Brave New World? Genetic Engineering and Human Dignity,” Pasadena, CA. Sponsor: Institute for Interdisciplinary Research. Information.

 

Sept. 20–23. “Embodiment and Embodied Cognition: Scientific and Theological Perspectives,” Loccum, Germany. Conference of the International Society for Science and Religion (ISSR) in association with the Akademie Loccum. Information and inquiries.

 

Updated Feb 2, 2012