Details for the Annual Meeting April 7-8

The annual meeting this year will in Pittsburgh, April 7-8, 2016. It’s coming up soon, so you may already want to start making plans. Some space is available to stay in local homes. The location is the Twentieth Century Club in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, near the University of Pittsburgh.

The theme is “human exceptionalism” and the speakers include

  • Jack Collins, Ph.D., professor of Old Testament at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, and author of several books, including Science and Faith, speaking on what the Bible means by the Image of God in humanity.
  • Jeffrey Schwartz, M.D., research psychiatrist at UCLA, and author of several books including You Are Not Your Brain, speaking on the rising movement of Mindfulness.
  • Michael Egnor, M.D., neurosurgeon and professor of pediatrics at Stony Brook University, speaking on unique aspects of the human brain.
  • Kevin Birdwell, Ph.D., professor of meteorology at Lee University, speaking on human impact on the environment.
  • Jerry Bergman, Ph.D., Northwest State College. Jerry is well remembered for his humorous talk at last year’s meeting on claims of bad design in the human body, and this year will address the controversial question, “Is the connection between Nazism and Darwinism intrinsic, or a misuse of Darwinism?”
  • Nik Melchior, Ph.D., senior roboticist, SEEGRID. Nik will give a tutorial on artificial intelligence and the claims made for its future. Will there be a superhuman artificial intelligence that does not share our morality?

The meeting will go from 7:00-9:00 PM on Friday night and from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Saturday.

To register, go to this page.