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June 2018

CRISPRcon 2018

June 4 - June 5
Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center Boston, 1 Seaport Ln
Boston, MA 02210 United States
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This year's CRISPRcon: Conversations on Science, Society and the Future of Gene Editing is being developed by pgEd in partnership with Keystone Policy Center and the CRISPRcon Steering Committee. CRISPRcon 2018 will be held at the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center in Boston, and will be hosted by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT.

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2018 BIO International Convention

June 7, 9:00 am - 10:15 am

pgEd has organized a panel, titled "Engaging Our Nation and Our World in the Era of Gene Editing," at this year's convention of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization. This will be a panel discussion that highlights pgEd’s experiences in engaging diverse communities, including those where mistrust of outsiders is high, and explores our successes through two-way dialogue. The panel will be moderated by Marnie, and panelists include Fabienne, Shaykh Khalil Abdur-Rashid (Muslim Chaplin, Harvard University), Rev. Dr. Nathan Barczi (Associate Pastor, Christ…

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August 2018

Preventing Overdiagnosis 2018

August 20 - August 22
University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3B
Copenhagen, 2200 Copenhagen N Denmark
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Johnny will be giving a keynote presentation at the 6th International Conference on Preventing Overdiagnosis. His talk, "Engaging diverse communities on the benefits and implications of of genetic diagnosis," is scheduled during the session "Overdiagnosis 2.0 (Technolnogy)" on Aug. 21st, from 4-5:30 pm.

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October 2018

American Society of Human Genetics 2018 annual meeting

October 16 - October 20
San Diego Convention Center, 111 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Ting will be presenting at the workshop "Science Communication and Engagement with Religious Publics," an ancillary event at this year's ASHG annual meeting that is organized by the Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) program and the Center for Public Engagement on Science and Technology, both situated within the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 9 am - 12 pm. And then, Marnie will be giving a talk about the…

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