c. Workshops

04. Human disease genetics and emerging infectious diseases

Location: Wellcome Trust

Monday June 29 2009, 09:00 - 14:00

05. Pitfalls of Reporting about Clinical Trials

Location: Wellcome Trust

Monday June 29 2009, 14:00 - 18:00

08. Informing attitudes and beliefs about cancer

Location: Central Hall, Westminster

Tuesday June 30 2009, 09:30 - 13:30

b. Parallel sessions

02. Balance not needed? Science journalism and the reporting of creationism

Location: Central Hall, Westminster

Robert Perks Room

Tuesday June 30 2009, 15:45 - 17:15

05. The challenges of regional reporting

Location: Central Hall, Westminster

George Thomas Room

Tuesday June 30 2009 15:45 - 17:15

06. Four Journalists who changed the world

Location: Central Hall, Westminster

George Thomas Room

Wednesday July 1 2009, 11:30 - 13:00

12. Strife at the top: Lord May of Oxford in conversation with Tim Radford

Location: Central Hall, Westminster

Donald English Room

Wednesday July 1 2009, 14:30 - 16:00

13. Is the growing influence of PR on science journalism in the public interest?

Location: Central Hall, Westminster

John Tudor Room

Wednesday July 1 2009, 14:30 - 16:00

15.1a. Swine flu or Whine Flu? Pigging out on scare stories

Location: Central Hall, Westminster

George Thomas Room

Wednesday July 1 2009, 14:30 - 16:00

18. Investigative science reporting: Does it exist?

Location: Central Hall, Westminster

Great Hall

Wednesday July 1 2009, 16:30 - 18:00

20. Food: the good, the bad and the misreported

Central Hall, Westminster

Donald English Room

Wednesday July 1 2009, 16:30 - 18:00

23. Genetics in the news information in the daily press: a comparison between daily papers in Belgium, Canada and France

Central Hall, Westminster

Maurice Barnett Room

Thursday July 2 2009, 11:30 - 13:00

24. A picture of health? Who shapes public opinion on pharma?

Central Hall, Westminster

Robert Perks Room

Thursday July 2 2009, 11:30 - 13:00

26. Embargoes in science reporting: Friend or foe?

Central Hall, Westminster

Robert Perks Room

Thursday July 2 2009, 14:30 - 16:00

27. Reporting cancer breakthroughs: Striking the right note

Central Hall, Westminster

Donald English Room

Thursday July 2 2009, 14:30 16:00

e. Breakfasts/Lunches/Receptions

Lunch Session 1. Building research capacity and healthcare solutions in Africa to fight TB, river blindness and malaria

Central Hall, Westminster

Donald English Room

Wednesday July 1 2009, 13:15 - 14:15

Lunch Session 6. An AIDS vaccine: Mission impossible?

Central Hall, Westminster

Thursday July 2 2009, 13:15 - 14:15

Lunch Session 8. The $1,000 genome is coming: Are we ready?

Central Hall, Westminster

Thursday July 2 2009, 13:15 - 14:15

d. Press Briefings and Fringe Events

Press Briefings and Fringe Events 3. Confronting the killers: European health research leads the fight

Central Hall, Westminster

Media Room

Wednesday July 1 2009, 14:30 - 15:30

Press Briefings and Fringe Events 4. The Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research 2009 Winner Announcement Press Briefing

Central Hall, Westminster

Media Room

Wednesday July 1 2009, 16:00 - 16:30

Press Briefings and Fringe Events 7. Meet the European CDC – a source of data, comment and analysis for science journalists

Central Hall, Westminster

Thursday July 2 2009, 13:30 - 14:30

Press Briefings and Fringe Events 8. Nanotechnology: Addressing the risks, fulfilling the promise

Central Hall, Westminster

Thursday July 2 2009, 14:30 - 15:30