Timetable

Saturday
10:30-11:00 Introduction & Itinerary Everyone attending the conferences; VIPs include the AHS President to introduce the event. Exeter University – Forum Exploration Lab 1 A quick introduction and itinerary for everyone, to explain lunch plans, what events we have on, and the plans for the next day and a half!
11:00-12:00 ‘May I offend you?’ The Clash between religion, science, and free speech. Susan Blackmore Exeter University – Forum Exploration Lab 1
12:00-1:00 A Journey through Pseudoscience Michael Marshall Exeter University- Forum Exploration Lab 1
1:00-2:30 Lunch Imperial Pub We will be running a walking bus to the Imperial Wetherspoons, with a wide variety of eating options, to get something to eat and to chat about Michael Marshall’s and Sue Blackmore’s talk.
2:30-3:30 What’s a sceptic anyway? Using critical thinking to question yourself and others Tannice Hemming Exeter University, – Forum Exploration Lab 1 Open your mind to the possibility your brain might fall out and then stitch it all back together with Tannice’s quick guide to silliness, stupidity and scepticism.
3:30-4:30 The Skeptical Bobby Stevyn Colgan Exeter University, – Forum Exploration Lab 1 Skepticism and critical thinking isn’t just about UFOs, bad pharma and Creationism. It’s about the everyday things too.
4:30-5:30 Comms. Workshop Liam Whitton Exeter University, – Forum Exploration Lab 1 Liam Whitton, Communications Organizer for the British Humanist Association, will be hosting an interactive workshop about some of the campaigns of the BHA and how we can more effectively campaign for scepticism.
5:30-8:00 Dinner (unsupervised) Dinner (unsupervised) Dinner (unsupervised) Dinner (unsupervised). We will be having a break until eight o’clock, where we are going to the Monkey
8:00-12pm Young Humanist Exeter Launch Party Young Humanists Exeter The Monkey Suit After a long day of talks and workshops, we will go to the Young Humanist Launch Party! Everyone knows drinking makes you smarter… right? With live magic, comedy, and more!
Sunday
10:00-11:00 When Scientists go mad: canonical geniuses and their crazy ideas Luke Dabin University of Exeter TBA
11:00-12:00 Public Speaking: How to not sound as boring as Brown Steve Hawkins TBA TBA
12:00-1:30 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
1:30-2:30 Critical thinking: the how to’s and the how-not’s. James Dart TBA TBA
3:00-4:00 Diwali Everyone TBA A Diwali event is taking place starting at three o’clock on university campus – we will be going to see what is going on, learn more about Diwali, and have a great chance to celebrate!
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