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THE GREAT DEBATES

Francis Fukuyama vs. Gregory Stock
CHARLIE ROSE: The Future of Genetics and Biotechnology

Leon Kass vs. Gregory Stock
NPR - TALK OF THE NATION: How is Biotech Changing What it Means to Be Human?

Ray Kurzweil vs. Gregory Stock
FORESIGHT INSTITUTE: Our Future: Green or Grey

Daniel Callahan vs. Gregory Stock
EDMUNTON AGING SYMPOSIUM:The Ethics of Life Extension

Michael Sandel vs. Gregory Stock
NPR – THE CONNECTION: Performance Enhancing Technologies

Grorge Annas vs. Gregory Stock
UC SANTA BARBARA: Should the U.S. Ban Human Cloning and Genetic Engineering?

Nigel Cameron vs. Gregory Stock
BIOAGENDA EAST & NPR – BIOTECH NATION: Should the World Permanently Ban the Genetic Manipulation of Human Embryos?

Francis Fukuyama vs. Gregory Stock
REASON MAGAZINE (Online Debate): The Clone Wars

Bill McKibben vs. Gregory Stock
SAGE CROSSROADS: Do We Want Science to Re-design Human Aging?

Francis Fukuyama vs. Gregory Stock
CATO INSTITUTE: The Genetic Future is Now: Redesigning Humans vs. Regulating Science.

William Hurlbrut vs. Gregory Stock
NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY ROUNDTABLE: Our Genetic Future

Lauren Rottet and Gregory Stock
CONTRACT MAGAZINE: Design and Life – Online dialogue: Biotech and Architecture, New York.

Panel discussion hosted by Warren Olney
NPR – To The Point: Genetics and the Future of Medicine, Los Angeles

Daniel Callahan vs. Gregory Stock
KRONOS LONGEVITY SYMPOSIUM: Keynote - Should we try to Control Human Aging? Phoenix

George Annas vs. Gregory Stock
YALE UNIVERSITY: Transhumanism and Bioethics in the 21st Century: Keynote – Should Humanity Resist Genetic Paths Towards the Posthuman? New Haven

Francis Fukuyama vs. Gregory Stock (moderated by Matt Ridley)
CENTER FOR LIFE: The Future of Genetics, Newcastle, Britain

Leon Kass vs. Gregory Stock
STANFORD UNIVERSITY: Attack of the Clones - The Ethics of Human Cloning, San Francisco.

Jeremy Rifkins vs. Gregory Stock
RAPA (Regulatory Affairs Professional Association), Opening Keynote: Regulating Biotechnology, Baltimore

Rudi Jaenish vs. Gregory Stock
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY: Point-counterpoint on Reproductive Cloning. Princeton






THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Medco: Keynote: The Era of Personalized Medicine. Orlando
Johnson & Johnson Strategy Summit: Genomics and Healthcare, Orlando

Ernst and Young: From AI to Global Brain, Las Vegas

Royal Society of London: A Look at Our Reproductive Future, London

Economist Pharma Conference: The Future of the Pharmaceutical Environment, Athens

GlaxoSmithKline. Keynote: Our Biotech Future, Toronto

HIMS (Healthcare Information Management Society). Opening Keynote: The Coming Healthcare Revolution, Las Vegas

Lloyds: The Implications of Genomic Testing for Business and Insurance, London

Civil Liberties Research Centre: Keynote - Genomics and our Rights, Alberta, Canada

American Dietetic Association: Opening Keynote: Trends in Health and Nutrition, Honolulu

World Transhumanist Society: From Pharmacogenetics to Genetic Design, Caracas, Venezuela

BioAgenda Summit: Coming Biotech Challenges, Palm Springs

Center for Public Policy: Germline Research Policy Options, Washington, DC

Center for Strategic Studies and Research: Biotechnology and the Future of Medicine, Abu Dhabi, UAE

POPTECH: Redesigning Humans, Portland, Maine

TEDMED: Afflicted by the FDA – A Look Towards the Future of Pharmaceutical Regulation and Healthcare, Charleston

TED -Technology, Education, and Design Conference: Redesigning Humans, Monterey.

Chinese Academy of Sciences Symposium on Genomics & Biotech: Plenary address. Genomics Meets Reproductive Biology: A Look Ahead. Hangzhou, China

Harvard Business School: The Economic Impacts of Biotechnology, Cambridge

Reason Foundation: Keynote: Future Challenges in Biotech, San Diego

International Association of Biomedical Gerontology: Preparing Society for a Possible Second Epidemiological Transition, Queens’ College, Cambridge

ASRM Annual Meeting: Reproductive Biology: A Look Ahead, Steamboat Springs

World Future Society: Keynote - New Approaches to Healthcare, Minneapolis.

Wired Radio: Growth Hormones and Human Enhancement

NPR - To the Point with Warren Olney: Doomsday Scenarios: What to Believe, Los Angeles

NPR – To The Point with Warren Olney: The Future of Medicine, Los Angeles

NPR: To The Point with Warren Olney: Human Error and Technology, Los Angeles

FTI Annual Convention: Biotech and the Human Future, Steamboat, Colorado

SAGE Broadcasts with Kyle Jensen: Economics of Longevity Science - Why Living Longer Can Only Be Beneficial to Society

Women’s Technology Council: The Ethics of Human Enhancement, New York

Forrest Technology Group: Regenerative Medicine: A Look Ahead, Pittsburgh

BioAgenda Institute: Chimeras and Synthetic Life, Palm Springs

Foundation for the Future: Challenges of the Next Millennium, Seattle

UC Irvine: Schneiderman Distinguished Lecture, From Regenerative Medicine to Genetic Design, Irvine

University of Texas: LBJ Distinguished Lecture, Genetics, Biomedicine, and Healthcare, Austin

UCLA Center for Society and Genetics: Nurturing our Nature: Genetics, Nutrition and Health, Los Angeles

Environmental Protection Agency: The Challenge of Nanotechnology, Washington, DC

World Future Society: 21st Century Opportunities and Challenges, San Francisco

Center for Life: The Future of Genetics, Debate between Gregory Stock and Francis Fukuyama moderated by Matt Ridley, Newcastle, Britain

Department of the Army Biotechnology Conference, Visions of the Future World, Washington, DC

San Diego Science & Technology Council, Challenges of Biotech, San Diego

Houston Women’s Forum: Keynote: The Human Future, Houston

UCLA Center for Society, the Individual and Genetics: The Storefront Genome, Los Angeles

NPR Talk of the Nation: Biotechnology and the Future, A debate with Leon Kass

Herbert Quant Foundation, Transatlantic Forum, The Challenge of Innovation in the Life Sciences, Los Angeles






PUBLIC POLICY

Environmental Protection Agency: Genomics and Risk Assessment, Washington, DC

TEDMED: Afflicted by the FDA – A Look Towards the Future of Pharmaceutical Regulation and Healthcare, Charleston

International Association of Biomedical Gerontology: Preparing

Society for a Possible Second Epidemiological Transition, Queens’ College, Cambridge

Scribemedia: Signum Biosciences: A Path to Novel Therapeutics, New York

Aging 2008: The Disease, The Cure, The Implications. Keynote: Should There Be a Manhattan Project to Extend Human Healthspan? Los Angeles

France 2: Regulatory Questions: Stem Cells, Clones, and Designer Children, Paris.

BioAgenda East: Debate on Germline Policy with Nigel Cameron. Washington, DC

Princeton Democratic Club: The Politics of Stem Cell Research, Princeton

Fashion Group International: Beauty, Health & Biotech - Keynote and Panel Moderator, New York

Edmunton Aging Symposium: Debate on Life Extension with Dan Callahan, Edmunton

Regulatory Affairs Professional Association, Opening Keynote: Debate with Jeremy Rifkin: Regulating Biotechnology? Baltimore

Civil Liberties Research Centre: Opening Keynote: Genomics and our Rights, Alberta, Canada

World Future Society: Opening Keynote: New Approaches to Healthcare, Minneapolis

SAGE Broadcasts with Kyle Jensen: Economics of Longevity Science - Why Living Longer Can Only Be Beneficial to Society.

NPR–Connections: Debate with Michael Sandel on Human Enhancement, Los Angeles

Medco: Keynote - The Era of Personalized Medicine, Orlando

UCLA School of Medicine: Genetic Engineering in Medicine, Agriculture and Law, Los Angeles

Center for Public Policy: Germline Research Policy Options, Washington, DC

Arthur Rupp Great Debate Series: Should we Ban Cloning and Other Advanced Reproductive Technologies? Santa Barbara

Alliance on Aging SAGE Crossroads: Debate with Bill Mckibben– Should We Unravel the Biology of Aging? Washington ,DC
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KPCC – NPR: Genomics and our Health: Gregory Stock, Ed McCabe, Larry Mantle

NPR Talk of the Nation: Biotechnology and the Future: A Debate with Leon Kass

CNN-Talkback Live: Debate with Jeremy Rifkin on Cloning.






SCIENCE

Vancouver Biopartnering Conference: A New Class of Therapeutic for Neurodegeneration, Vancouver, BC

Royal Society of London: A Look at Our Reproductive Future, London

Scribemedia: Signum Biosciences: A Path to Novel Therapeutics, New York

Medco: Keynote - The Era of Personalized Medicine, Orlando

Forrest Technology Group: Regenerative Medicine: A Look Ahead, Pittsburgh

Harvard Medical School: Genetics and Society: The Challenges Ahead, Cambridge,

UCLA Center for Society and Genetics: Nurturing our Nature: Genetics , Nutrition and Health, Los Angeles

Environmental Protection Agency: SAB Panel - Genomics and Risk Assessment, Washington, DC

Alcor Foundation: Cryogenics, Prelude to Non-destructive or Destructive Information Retrieval, Asilomar

ASRM Annual Meeting: Genetics and Reproductive Biology: A Look Ahead, Steamboat Springs, Colorado

UCLA Center for Society, the Individual and Genetics: The Storefront Genome, Los Angeles

Center for Strategic Studies and Research: Biotechnology and the Future of Medicine, Abu Dhabi, UAE






ENTERTAINMENT & POP CULTURE

Surrogates: Cameo Appearance as Myself, Touchstone Pictures.

Gattacca Special Edition DVD: Special Commentary for film re-release

Talk Radio Network with Michio: Enhancement and the Human Future, New York

Estado de S. Paulo: Of Humans and Machines, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Henry Less Productions: Exploring the Future, Toronto

Discovery Science Channel: Future Life, Los Angeles

Applied Brilliance: Biotech and The Human Future, Bolton Landing, New York

ESPN: It Runs In the Family – Sports Dynasties: Genetics or Environment, Los Angeles

The History Channel: Eugenics and the Nazi Lebensborn Program, Los Angeles

Fashion Group International: Beauty, Health & Biotech - Keynote and Panel Moderator, New York

CBS Radio: Our Biotech Future, Los Angeles.

Umbrella Films Production: Fallen Angels, (Biographical Segment on Reproductive Technology), Los Angeles

Contract Magazine: Design and Life – Online Dialogue Between Biovisionary Gregory Stock and Architect Lauren Rottet, New York

ARTE Television – Host: Brave New Man. Filmed in China, Iceland, US.

Festival dei due Mondi: Spoletoscienza: The Human Future, Spoleto, Italy

UCLA Department of Design and Architecture. Streaming Culture Series. Genomics Meets Design. Westwood

NPR: To The Point with Warren Olney: Human Error and Technology, Los Angeles

NPR – Connections: Point Counterpoint on Human Enhancement with Michael Sandel, Los Angeles

PBS – David Gergen “Are We Playing God?” A discussion with Michael West and Thomas Murray. World at Large. New York

Channel 4, Richard & Judy Show, The Truth about Cloning, London

Applied Brilliance: Genomics and its Impacts on Society and Medicine, Sedona

PBS: Beyond Human: The Body Electric. Thomas Lucas Productions, Los Angeles

MediaOne: The Human Race into The Body, Los Angeles

German National Radio: Genetics and the Future, Munich

PBS – Closer to the Truth: Does Sex Have a Future? Irvine

PBS – Closer to the Truth: Can We Imagine The Far Future? Irvine

PBS – Closer to the Truth: How Does Technology Transform Society? Irvine

PBS-Closer to Truth: Will Gene Therapy Change the Human Race? Irvine

PBS-Closer to Truth: Can You Really Extend Your Life? Irvine

CBS Network Special: Mysteries of the Millennium. Hollywood






ACADEMIC, CIVIC, COMMUNITY

Auburn University: Genomics: Medical Possibilities, Ethical Constraints, Atlanta

Harvard Medical School: Genetics and Society: The Challenges Ahead, Cambridge

Princeton University: Stem Cell Research: Science and Ethics, Princeton

University of Texas: LBJ Distinguished Lecture: Genetics, Biomedicine, and Healthcare, Austin

University of Richmond: Questions and Risk Taking, Richmond

University of Delaware: Biotech and Bioethics, Wilmington

UCLA School of Medicine: Genetic Engineering in Medicine, Agriculture, and Law, Los Angeles

Harvard Business School: The Economic Impacts of Biotechnology, Cambridge

UC Irvine: From Regenerative Medicine to Genetic Design, Irvine

Wheaton College: Genomics, Science Fiction and Ethics Collide, Boston

Stanford University: Attack of the Clones, A debate between Leon Kass and Gregory Stock, Palo Alto

University of Spokane: Biotech Hopes and Fears, Spokane

University of Pennsylvania: New Aging: Gerontology, Aging and Architecture. Keynote. Philadelphia

UC Santa Barbara: Should we Ban Cloning and Other Advanced Reproductive Technologies? Santa Barbara

Rice University. Genomics and the Future of Medicine, Presidential Lecture, Houston

Presbyterian College: The Effects of Media on Medical R&D, Clinton, South Carolina

UCLA Special Lecture: Where are the Wonder Drugs? Los Angeles

Carnegie Museum of Science. Keynote: Science, Medicine, and Technology, Pittsburgh

University of Louisville. Bio-technology, Bio-innovation, Bio-ethics, Louisville

Princeton Entrepreneurs Network: Pharma and Supplements, Boston

Rutgers Skin Deep Symposium: Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics: the Current Landscape, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Women’s Technology Council: The Ethics of Human Enhancement, New York

UCLA: Genomics and the Human Future, Los Angeles

Foundation for the Future: Challenges of the Next Millennium, Seattle

Festival dei due Mondi : Spoletoscienza: The Human Future, Spoleto, Italy,

UCLA Center for Society and Genetics: Nurturing our Nature: Genetics, Nutrition and Health, Los Angeles

Sarasota Town Hall: Genomics and The Human Future, Sarasota

Dallas Woman’s Club: The Human Genome Project, Dallas

Fort Worth Lecture Foundation The Human Genome and our Future. Fort Worth

University of Texas: Brave New World: The Challenges to Come, Brownsville

Center for Life: 50th Anniversary of DNA structure. The Future of Genetics: Debate Between Gregory Stock & Francis Fukuyama Moderated by Matt Ridley, Newcastle, Britain

Christ Hospital Health Alliance: Research on Aging in America, Cincinnati

Houston Women’s Forum: Keynote: The Human Future., Houston

UCLA Center for Society, the Individual and Genetics: The Storefront Genome, Los Angeles

University of Memphis, Hard Cases in Genethics. Memphis