Genome data privacy debates

Future Debates BSAWe have partnered with the British Science Association to run a series of debates about genome data privacy. The debates are happening all over the UK as part of their Future Debate series.

The British Science Association wants to empower many more people – not just scientists – to constructively engage in debates over science’s role in their lives, their local economy, and the UK’s future.

All the debates are free to attend – just register using the links below.


Flagship Debate

Tuesday 20 September, 6:00-8:30pm

Henry Wellcome Auditorium,  Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BE

Join our panel of experts at the final Future Debate in this series. Chairing the event will be Fiona Fox, Director of the Science Media Centre, who will be joined by a panel of speakers including:

  • Professor Sir Mark Walport, Government Chief Scientific Adviser and Head of Government Science and Engineering Profession.
  • Dr Anna Middleton, Head of Society and Ethics Research, Wellcome Genome Campus, Cambridge.
  • Dr Anders Sandberg, Research Fellow, Future of Humanity Institute, University of Oxford.

Keynote address by Prof Mark Caulfield, Director of the William Harvey Research Institute and Chief Scientist at Genomics England.

And other speakers, to be announced very soon.

Register to attend here


Event listings

15 June Oxford

21 Jun Frome

23 June Lancashire

27 June Nottingham

28 June London

30 Jun Cardiff

05 Jul Bristol

05 July Manchester

06 Jul Winchester

07 July London (Bermondsey)

07 July Edinburgh

18 July Salisbury

22 Jul Teignmouth

26 Jul Newcastle

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