Page URL: https://www.progress.org.uk/events

The Progress Educational Trust (PET) regularly organises public events on genetics, assisted conception, embryo/stem cell research and related areas. These events typically attract a diverse audience of lawyers, politicians, policymakers, ethicists, academics, scientists, sociologists, clinicians, students, patients and support groups. Details of past PET events are also available on this website.

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Modern Surrogacy Needs a Modern Law: How Should We Regulate Surrogacy in the 21st Century?
27 September 2018 6.30pm-8.30pm Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
A FREE-to-attend public event in Edinburgh about surrogacy, taking place NEXT WEEK, chaired by Sarah Norcross with speakers including Professor Nick Hopkins, Claire Kelly, Dr Kirsty Horsey, Robert Gilmour and Dr Agomoni Ganguli Mitra... [Read More]
Whose Genome Is It Anyway? Big Data and Your DNA
10 October 2018 6.30pm-8.30pm Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
A FREE-to-attend public event in Edinburgh produced as part of the Genomics Conversation, chaired by Professor John Mattick with speakers including Dr Sarah Chan, Professor Zosia Miedzybrodzka, Natalie Frankish and Phil Booth... [Read More]
Make Do or Amend: Should We Update UK Fertility and Embryo Law?
5 December 2018 9.30am-5.30pm Venue: Amnesty International, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA
The 2018 annual conference of the Progress Educational Trust, with Keynote Addresses by Sir James Munby and Sally Cheshire and other speakers including Dr Kathy Niakan, Baroness Ruth Deech, Dr Andy Greenfield, Emily Jackson, Professor Christian de Geyter, Barbara Connolly QC, Professor Ellie Lee, James Lawford Davies, Natalie Gamble, Tim Child, Satu Rautakallio-Hokkanen, Erika Tranfield, Dr Roger Highfield, Dr Kylie Baldwin, Professor Robert SpaczyƄski, Fiona Fox and Sarah Norcross... [Read More]
40 Years of IVF: Past, Present and Future
24 January 2019 6.30pm-8pm King Khalid Building (Symposium Hall), Hill Square, Edinburgh EH8 9ST
A FREE-to-attend public event in Edinburgh at which Alastair MacDonald - the second person ever to be born who was conceived via IVF (and the first male) - will speak alongside Grace MacDonald (his mother), Dr Kay Elder, Sally Cheshire and Professor Allan Pacey... [Read More]