Please see below a programme outline for the conference.
Please CLICK HERE to view the list of confirmed speakers.
Monday, 22 June 2015
10:15 Keynote Professor David Nutt, Director of the Neuropsychopharmacology Unit, Imperial College London, and previously Chair of the Advisory Committee on the Misuse of Drugs.
11:45 Panel 1: Science advice
Panellists: Miles Parker (Cambridge), Louise Shaxson (ODI), Gerry Stoker (Soton), Hans von Storch (HZG)
14:00 Panel 2: Science, uncertainty and science advocacy
Panellists: Conrad Brunk (Victoria), Judith Curry (Georgia Tech), Andrew Peters (SRUC), Dan Sarewitz (Arizona)
15:45 Panel 3: Science and the media
Panellists: Leo Hickman (Carbon Brief), Victoria Murphy (Sense about Science), Mike Schaefer (Zurich)
18:00 Conference Reception
Tuesday, 23 June 2015
09:30 Keynote Professor Mike Hulme, Professor of Climate and Culture, King's College London, author of Can Science Fix Climate Change? and Why We Disagree About Climate Change.
11:15 Panel 4: Science and civil society
Panellists: Stevienna deSaille (Sheffield), Maurice Frankel (CFOI), Helen Pallett (UEA), Ben Pile (writer)
13:30 Panel 5: Responsible innovation, impact and the economy
Panellists: Sarah Hartley (Nottingham), Kathryn Oliver (UCL), Alexandra Saxon (RCUK), Jack Stilgoe (UCL)
15:15 Panel 6: Science, social science, and the changing role of the university
Panellists: Trevor Farren (Nottingham), John Holmwood (Nottingham), Richard Jones (Sheffield), Claire Marris (KCL)
18:00 Public debate "Who decides the future: science, politics or the people?"