MAKING_LIFE 2014 - 2015

Seminar

In the seminar, Making_Life participants will give an introduction to synthetic biology and why and how they are interested in engaging with it. Discussed will be key technologies, promises, the hype which surrounds synthetic biology and the resulting cultural perception. A key dialogue followed by 5 brief presentations will discuss issues and questions addressing synthetic biology in relation to society at large.

Saturday 23rd of May 2015, 13-17h
Lasipalatsi, Kaupunkiverstas, Mannerheimintie 22-24, Helsinki

Program: 13:00 - 13:15 Welcome and introduction to Making_Life by Erich Berger
13:15 - 14:15 Key dialogue: Markus Schmidt / Andy Gracie
14:15 - 14:35 Living Ashes session
14:35 - 14:45 Break
14:45 - 15:05 Bio-mineralisation session
15:05 - 15:25 The Ironic Biomantic Machine session
15:25 - 15:35 Break
15:35 - 15:55 Star Beasts session
15:55 - 16:15 Genohype session
16:15              Discussion