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70th Anniversary Conference of the American Humanist Association

THIS IS NOT A GWH SPONSORED EVENT.  VISIT THIS LINK FOR MORE INFORMATION

American Humanist Association conference in Cambridge from April 7 to 10. Richard Dawkins, Steven Pinker, Rebecca Goldstein, Steve Wozniak, and many, many others will be there. It will be a great time, and the AHA conference doesn't stop in Boston very often, so please plan on being part of this big event!

Friday, April 8th

Registration (Main Lobby)

8:00am-8:00pm Meet and greet for new members 8:00am-9:00am Exhibitors and EvolveFish Humanist Bookstore (Main Lobby) 9:00am-10:00pm

Morning Breakout Sessions

  • The Psychology of the Born Again Syndrome - John Compere
  • Evolutionary Leadership for a Just and Sustainable World - Manuel Manga
  • LGBT Issues and Discussion - Jason Frye

9:00am-10:15am

Morning Breakout Sessions

  • Abortion and Birth Control:  Past Present and No Future? - Bill Baird
  • Finding your Aha! Moment - Margaret Downey
  • International Humanism – Mel Lipman, Roar Johnsen, Matt Cherry

10:30am-11:45am Lunch (on your own)
12:00pm-1:30pm

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

  • Does Humanist Meditation Exist? - Rick Heller, Sara Lazar, D. T. Strain
  • New Territory: Why The Skeptic/Atheist Movement Must Expand Beyond College - J. T. Eberhard
  • Religion in the Brain: Privileged Player or Fellow-traveler? Lessons for Non-believers - Jane Holmes Bernstein

1:30pm-2:45pm Humanist Society Business Meeting
1:30pm-2:45pm

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

  • Film Showing: The Lord was Not on Trial - Dannel McCollum
  • Humanism in Hospice - Susan Rose, Katrina Scott
  • How America Got Fat, and What We Can Do About it - Ann Childers

3:00pm-4:15pm

Afternoon Plenary
Richard Dawkins

4:30pm-6:00pm Welcome Reception
sponsored by the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard University
6:00pm-7:00pm

Humanist Awards Banquet

  • Bart Ehrman, Religious Liberty Award
  • Rebecca Goldstein, Humanist of the Year

7:00pm-10:00pm

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  • Kara

    Amazing! Very well-organized and well-executed! Lots of food for thought...

    April 9, 2011

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