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Programme

Thursday 29 April 2010, The King's Road Centre Newcastle University

09.30-10.00

Registration & Coffee

 
10.00-10.15

Welcome & Introduction
Justine Brian, Debating Matters

10.15-11.30

In Conversation with Prof. Tom Kirkwood, Director, Institute for Ageing & Health
Respondents: Dr Iain Brassington, The University of Manchester; Dr Kevin Yuill, The University of Sunderland

 
11.40-12.50

Debates: "It is iresponsible for women over 50 to have babies"

 
12.50-13:50

Lunch

 
13:50-15.00

Debates: "Attempts to expand radically the human lifespan should be welcomed not feared"

 
15.00-15.30

Tea

 
15.30-17.00

Debating Matters Question Time
Panellists: Prof Jim Edwardson, Institute for Ageing and Health; Anne Johnnstone, The Herald; Sean O'Connor, Writer; Jack Watters, Pfizer

17.00-17.15

FInal Remarks and End

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