GCU to host Bioethics Conference on Monday

October 06, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

GCU News Bureau

How do our convictions to respect human dignity coexist with our passions for science, biology, medicine and technological innovation? What types of conflict arise between Christian values and advancements in these fields?

Leaders from Grand Canyon University and the community will provide insights Monday in the 2017 Bioethics Conference at GCU Arena.

The conference, titled “Fearfully and Wonderfully Made: Human Dignity and Bioethics,” will ask pressing questions and provide insight on bioethics regarding disability and human dignity.


11:15 a.m. — Chapel with Alan Shlemon from Stand to Reason

12:30 p.m. — Lunch

1:15 — Performance by Critical Mass

1:30 — Welcome by Brian Mueller

1:35 — Welcome video by Joni Eareckson Tada (2018 Bioethics

Conference speaker)

1:40 — Dr. Tim Griffin prayer and panel introduction

1:45 — Dr. Antoinette Farmer-Thompson, featured speaker

2:00 — Katie Dickey, featured speaker

2:15 — Alan Shlemon, featured speaker

2:30 — Performances by students in GCU’s Worship Arts program

2:45 — Melissa Pullon, featured speaker

3:00 — Dr. Sherman Elliott, featured speaker

3:15 — Panel Discussion

3:30 — Q&A

3:45 — Reflection and evaluation

4:00 — Closing by Dr. Griffin

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