This week at the Progress Educational Trust (14 November 2017)
The Progress Educational Trust (PET) has now finalised the timetable and the the stellar lineup of speakers for its Annual Conference 'Crossing Frontiers: Moving the Boundaries of Human Reproduction', taking place in London in just over three weeks' time - on Friday 8 December 2017.
Book your tickets here. Conference sessions include:
The Building Blocks of Life and Law: What Is a Sperm? What Is an Egg? What is an Embryo?
Speakers: Professor Allan Pacey, Professor Richard Anderson, Dr Sue Avery
Chair: Sarah Norcross
Creating Life in the Lab: In Vitro Gametogenesis (IVG) and Synthetic Human Entities With Embryo-Like Features (SHEEFs)
Speakers: Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, Professor Azim Surani, Professor Robin Lovell-Badge
Chair: Dr Helen O'Neill
The Wild East and the Worried West: Pioneers or Outlaws?
Speakers: Katherine Littler, Dr Henry Malter, Dr César Palacios-González
Chair: Sally Cheshire
What Next for Genome Editing? Politics and the Public
Speakers: Dr Andy Greenfield, Dr Elizabeth Garner, Sandy Starr
Chair: Vivienne Parry
Revolutionising Reproduction: Setting a New Moral Compass
Speakers: Dr Anna Smajdor, Philippa Taylor, Professor Guido Pennings
Chair: Fiona Fox
Further details can be found here, and details of attendance fees and how to book can be found here.
If tweeting about the conference, please use the hashtag #petconf17. If you have any queries, please email