Facilitated by Alex Havasy
11 a.m., July 18, 2021
At this Sunday’s Humanist Forum, Alex Havasy will show a 51 minute, 57 second video of a panel discussion about “Food Biotechnology for a Sustainable Future” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uA8xKi2VCU). Alex will then lead a discussion of the video.
The panelists in that video are:
Mahaletchumy Arujanan, Chair (Malaysia) – Global Coordinator, International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA); Executive Director, Malaysian Biotechnology Information Centre (MABIC)
Angela Bearth (Switzerland) – Research Scientist, Consumer Behavior, Department of Health Sciences and Technology, ETH Zürich
Jon Entine (USA) – Founder and Executive Director, Genetic Literacy Project
Sarah Davidson Evanega (USA) – Director, Cornell Alliance for Science, Cornell University
Margaret Karembu (Kenya) – Director, AfriCenter, International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA)
That video shows one of 6 panel discussions of the Aspen Global Science Congress on Scientific Thinking & Action, a four-day gathering of 100 science communicators and advocates from over 50 countries, March 17–20, 2021, co-organized by the Aspen Institute Science & Society Program (USA) and the Question of Science Institute (Brazil) in collaboration with the Aspen Institute Italia (Rome, Italy) and EquiTech Futures.
All 6 panel discussions are listed at https://www.aspeninstitute.org/events/global-congress-on-scientific-thinking-and-action/#Panel4 . On that site you can also check out the other talks on scientific thinking and action.
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