Arts & technology: The role of the arts in democratic policy making

Tuesday 14th October 2008

1400     Welcome & introductory remarks

1410    Art in an age of uncertainty

Dr. Andy Miah Reader in New Media & Bioethics at the University of the West of Scotland

1435    Begotten not made

Mr Paul Meade Director and joint artistic director of Gúna Nua Theatre Company, Dublin and winner of the Irish Council on Bioethics arts competition

1500    Tea & coffee

You are encouraged to use this time to view the ‘Art of Bioethics II’ art exhibition.

Bioethics policy making- Is there a role for the Arts? Dr. Chamu Kuppuswamy School of Law, University of Sheffield

Intellecual property, equity, Warnock report, human fertilization and embryology


1540    The Good, The Bad and The Indifferent: ethical explorations in Science Fiction

Justina Robson UK science fiction writer

1605    Panel Q&A session

Chair: Dr. Rob La Frenais, Curator, Arts Catalyst – the science art agency

1635    Close

Drinks Reception