This week at the Progress Educational Trust (11 March 2019)
The Progress Educational Trust (PET) has also got a packed programme of public events coming up coming up, beginning with two events in Edinburgh next week.
See below for details, and email firstname.lastname@example.org to book places or make enquiries.
Tuesday 19 March: 'Revolutionising Reproduction: The Future of Fertility Treatment'
An afternoon symposium in Edinburgh about the rapidly moving boundaries of reproductive medicine and embryo research, supported by the Scottish Government.
Confirmed speakers and chairs include Professor Evelyn Telfer, Dr Rod Mitchell, J Richard Smith, Dr Norah Fogarty, Professor Richard Anderson, Professor Bruce Whitelaw and Professor Scott Nelson.
The symposium is in two parts, 'Creating Eggs and Sperm Outside the Body' and 'From Genome Editing to Womb Transplants'. If tweeting about it, please use the hashtag #FutureFertility
Tuesday 19 March: 'Germline in the Sand: Where Should We Draw the Boundaries for Genome Editing?'
A free-to-attend evening event in Edinburgh about the ethical and scientific boundaries of genome editing, supported by the Scottish Government.
The event will be chaired by chaired by Sandy Starr, with speakers including Professor Bruce Whitelaw, Dr Gillian Wright, Professor Neva Haites, Dr Calum MacKellar and Dr Sarah Chan.
If tweeting about the event, please use the hashtag #FutureFertility
Wednesday 3 April: 'How Can We Make Surrogacy Law Deliver?'
A free-to-attend evening event in London about surrogacy, produced in partnership with the British Fertility Society, with sponsors including JMW Solicitors.
The event will be chaired by Dr Jane Stewart, with speakers including Professor Nick Hopkins, Dr Kirsty Horsey, Elizabeth Isaacs QC, Dr Imogen Goold and Sarah Jones.
If tweeting about this event, please use the hashtag #PETsurrogacy
Thursday 16 May: 'Testing Times: How Should We Use Genomic Data in Assisted Reproduction?'
A free-to-attend evening event in London about genomics and reproduction, supported by Igenomix.
The event will be chaired by Jane Fisher, with speakers including César Díaz García, Karen Sage, Dr Véronique Berman and Dr Jess Buxton.