Cpl, in conjunction with the Alchemist Cafe Dublin and Irish Science & Technology Journalists Association (ISTJA), are holding three evenings of discussions with scientists who are taking part in the Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF). These free events will be held on the 11th, 12th and 13th of July in the Kudos Bar at The Clarion Hotel IFSC from 6.45pm. They aim to bring the formal scientific discourse of the ESOF conference to an informal, conversational and casual debate level.
Details of the events are as follows:
Wednesday 11th July 6.45pm- Kudos Bar at The Clarion Hotel IFSC
The first event will be chaired by Sabine Louet (Editor, Writer) with speakers such as Lone Frank (Danish science writer and author) speaking on the changes in human identity due to developments in genetic science, Alaa Ibrahim (Physicist at American University Cairo) on how scientists know what that they know and finally Michele Garfinkel Director, (Science Policy Programme, European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO)) speaking on policy issues in performance enhancement with drugs.
Thursday 12th July 6.45pm-Kudos Bar at The Clarion Hotel IFSC
Thursdays event will be chaired by Brian Trench (Science Communication Lecturer), with speakers such as Melissa Anderson (University of Minnesota) speaking on codes of conduct for scientists, Ellen Hazelkorn DIT on the relevance of university rankings and finally Pam Ronald (University of California Davis Scientist, Author/Blogger (Tomorrow’s Table) speaking on the challenge of feeding the world’s population.
Friday 13th July 6.45pm-Kudos Bar at The Clarion Hotel IFSC
This is the final day of the Alchemist Aperitif event which will be chaired by Claire O’Connell (Science Journalist), we speakers such as Frank Close (University of Oxford) on the search for the Higgs Boson, Sara Tegami (Max Planck Institute of Nuclear Physics) on applying physics in the battle against cancer and finally Jean-Patrick Connerade (Imperial College London), on poetry and science.
This is a free event. There is no registration needed, so why not attend these events? This is an event that will be in high demand so arrive early to avoid disappointment. To view the flyer for the events click the image below.