Program

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SUNDAY, 12 OCTOBER: DAY OF ARRIVAL

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 19:00 - 21:00Reception 

MONDAY, 13 OCTOBER: SETTING THE CONTEXT

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 9:00 - 9:10Welcome 
 9:10 - 9:30Opening remarks 
 9:30 - 10:45Panel 1 & Discussion: Globalization of Biomedical Research 
 10:45 - 11:00Break 
 11:00 - 12:15Panel 2 & Discussion: The New Human Genetic and Reproductive Technologies 
 12:15 - 13:20Lunch 
 13:20 - 14:50Panel 3 & Discussion: The Policy and Political Landscape: Regulation and Non-Regulation 
 15:00 - 16:30Working Groups 1: Constituencies and Perspectives 
 16:30 - 17:30Reports from the Working Groups 
 17:30 - 18:00Break 
 18:00 - 19:30Dinner 
 19:30 - 21:00Open Time for Ad Hoc Working Groups and Discussions 

TUESDAY, 14 OCTOBER: ENGAGING DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES

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 9:00 - 10:00Panel 4 & Discussion: Policy, Politics and Action: Where to From Here? 
 10:05 - 11:05Panel 5 & Discussion: "Pro-life" & "Pro-choice": How to Overcome the Misleading Controversy 
 11:05 - 11:15Break 
 11:30 - 12:45Panel 6 & Discussion: Who Profits? Who Benefits? Who Loses? 
 12:45 - 14:00Lunch 
 14:00 - 15:45Informal Discussions around Topics of Interest 
  - parallel with - 
 14:00 - 15:45Green Academy Public Symposium: Visions of Life and Human Nature Around the World 
 15:45 - 16:15Break 
 16:00 - 17:45Informal Discussions around Topics of Interest 
  - parallel with - 
 16:00 - 17:45Green Academy Public Symposium: Visions of Life and Human Nature Around the World 
 18:00 - 19:00Dinner 
 19:00 - 21:00Green Academy Public Symposium: Is There a Common Vision of Human Nature and a Common Vision of Life? 

WEDNESDAY, 15 OCTOBER: POLICY, POLITICS AND ACTION - WHERE TO FROM HERE?

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 9:00 - 10:20Panel 7 & Discussion: Policy, Politics, and Action: Where to from Here? 
 10:30 - 12:00Working Groups 2: Critical Issues 
 12:00 - 13:15Lunch 
 13:15 - 14:15Reports from the Working Groups; Discussion 
 14:15 - 15:20Summing Up / Discussion: What Have We Learned? 
 15:20 - 15:30Acknowledgements, Thanks; Adjourn