Immediate Past President
Patrick Boyer, QC
F.W. Orde Morton
Vice-President, Finance and Fund Raising
Vice-President, Marketing and Membership
Chair, Youth Affairs
Chair, Western Canada
Catherine Aczél Boivie
Chair, 1999 Conference
Chair, Year Round Programming
Thursday, August 5,1999, 7:25 p.m.
TREVOR BARTRAM, President, CIPA
Contemporary Astronomy: Where are we in time and space?
Thursday, August 5,1999, 7:30 p.m.
JOHN PERCY, Department of Astronomy, University of Toronto
Moderator: ROBERT SLATER, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Environment Canada
Science and Technology: To what will they lead us?
Friday, August 6,1999, 9:30 a.m.
SIR JOHN MADDOX, Former Editor, Nature
ART McDONALD, Director, Sudbury Neutrino Observatory
DR. RONALD WORTON, CEO and Scientific Director, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa
BARTHA MARIA KNOPPERS, Centre de Recherches en Droit Public, Université de Montreal
Moderator: ELIZABETH DICKSON, former advisor to the Secretary-General of the OECD
Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto
A Personal Perspective, Friday, August 6,1999, 12:30 p.m.
Moderator: MEGAN HARRIS, Director, CIPA
When Science Meets Culture: What do we do with scientific knowledge?
Friday, August 6,1999, 2:00 p.m.
MARGARET SCHABAS, Department of Philosophy, York University
MARK KINGWELL, Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto
EVE SAVORY, Documentary Reporter, The National, CBC
Moderator: ERIC KOCH, Board of Directors, CIPA
Keynote Address: Are we alone? The search for life beyond Earth
Friday, August 6,1999, 7:30 p.m.
PAUL DAVIES, Visiting Professor at Imperial College, London;
Honorary Professor, University of Queensland, South Australia
Moderator: ORDE MORTON, Vice-President, Program, CIPA
Governance and Vision: Will global interdependence be our destiny?
Saturday, August 7,1999, 9:30 a.m.
ISMAIL SERAGELDIN, Vice-President, The World Bank
Respondent: MAURICE STRONG, Chairman of the Earth Council
Moderator: ELIZABETH DOWDESWELL, Chair, 1999 Conference, CIPA
The Sacred Earth
Saturday, August 7,1999, 8:00 p.m.
COURTNEY MILNE, Photographer and Author, Earth Vision Productions
SHERRILL MILLER, Researcher and Writer, Earth Vision Productions
Moderator: BILL ROBERTS, Director, CIPA
Ethics and a Sense of Meaning: What is it that we must do?
Sunday, August 8,1999, 9:30 a.m.
MARGARET SOMERVILLE, McGill Centre for Medicine, Ethics and Law
BERNARD MURCHLAND, Trumball Duval Professor of Philosophy, Ohio Wesleyan University
Moderator: DONALD WIEBE, Dean of Divinity, Trinity College, University of Toronto
Science, Ethics and Human Destiny: A Synthesis
Sunday, August 8,1999, 12:00 p.m.
JOHN GRAY, Playwright
Moderator: TREVOR BARTRAM, President, CIPA