Program

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THURSDAY, 6 MAY

  TIMES TITLE  
 8:30 - 9:00 Breakfast  
 9:00 - 9:30 Welcome and Introduction  
 9:30 - 11:00 Plenary #1: The Social and Political Meaning of the New Genetic and Reproductive Technologies  
 11:00 - 11:15 Break  
 11:15 - 12:45 Plenary #2: Feminist Approaches to Reproductive and Genetic Technologies: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives  
 12:45 - 13:45 Lunch  
 13:45 - 15:15 Concurrent workshops: Technical Basics, Policy Basics, Privacy Basics  
 15:15 - 15:30 Break  
 15:30 - 17:00 Plenary #3: The Geneticization and Commercialization of Women’s Health and Assisted Reproduction  
 18:00 - 19:30 Reception, Madison Towers, Madison Avenue at 38th Street  

FRIDAY, 7 MAY

  TIMES TITLE  
 8:30 - 9:00 Breakfast  
 9:00 - 10:30 Plenary #4: Screening Technologies: Sex Selection, Disability Deselection  
 10:30 - 10:45 Break  
 10:45 - 12:15 Plenary #5: Challenges of Emerging Technologies: Reproductive Cloning and Inheritable Genetic Modification  
 12:15 - 13:15 Lunch  
 13:15 - 14:45 Plenary #6: Gender and Justice in the Gene Age: Charting a path towards protection of women’s rights and responsible governance of reproductive and genetic technologies  
 14:15 - 14:30 Break  
 15:00 - 16:00 Breakout discussions: Reflections and next steps  
 16:00 - 17:00 Closing Discussion