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EGN International Conference - Genomics and Society: Today's Answers, Tomorrow's Questions

October 25 – October 26 2007


One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA

Organised by: ESRC Genomics Forum

Today’s Answers, Tomorrow’s Questions brings policy makers, researchers and natural scientists together with social scientists for a landmark event. Featuring lectures, debates, workshops and exhibitions, we hope you will take part in this cross-fertilisation of ideas and healthy disagreement on the past, present and future roles of genomics in society.

Marking the transition to a new 5 year phase of EGN funding and research programmes, this event profiles important Network research findings and takes a forward look to new key questions at the intersection of science and society. The EGN comprises three research centres , , and the .

Who should attend?

Social scientists, policy makers, advisors to government, scientists with an interest in how science and society influence each other, voluntary and not-for-profit organisations, media, health practitioners, businesses involved in new technologies.


Associated documents for download:

Genomics and Society - Research summaries
Genomics and Society - Programme
Genomics and Society - Poster
Genomics and Society - Save the date card

Synthesis briefs:

Audio files:

Welcome by Steve Yearley
Key note speech by Jon Marks
Headline presentation - Ruth Chadwick
Headline presentation - Dave Wield
Headline presentation - John Dupré,2782,en.t4.html