This list includes events sponsored by BioLogos, events featuring BioLogos scholars, and other events that are of interest to the BioLogos community. A listing of past events is also available.
A Catholic-Evangelical Dialogue
Paul Allen, ECF Recipient
“Creatures of God: Theological Anthropology in the Context of Evolution” will be the subject of discussion at a symposium in Toronto. This Catholic-Evangelical dialogue will take place on Friday, January 23, 2015 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Speakers at this symposium include Gerald McKenny (Notre Dame) and Oliver Crisp (Fuller Theological Seminary). Panelists at this event will be coming from Wycliffe College (where the event is being held), Emmanuel College, Knox College, and Regis College.
13th Annual Missions Conference
Jeff Schloss, BioLogos Senior Scholar
Santa Barbara, CA
Interdisciplinary Studies Conference
Thomas Jay Oord (BioLogos Advisory Council) and Tim O'Connor (BioLogos Advisory Council)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
“Being Human: God, Evolution and the Moral Imperative” will be the subject of discussion at a symposium in Edmonton, Alberta, CAN. This symposium will take place on Thursday and Friday, January 28-29, 2015 and is being coordinated by ECF recipient Paul Allen for his project on Creatures of God: An Evangelical-Catholic Dialogue on Sin, Evolution, and Human Nature. Speakers at this symposium include Thomas Jay Oord (professor of theology and philosophy at Northwest Nazarene University in Idaho) and Tim O’Connor (professor of philosophy and chair of the department of philosophy at Indiana University). This conference will be held at The King’s University and will feature local faculty from Edmonton who are experts in the science-religion dialogue.
Science, Faith and Culture Seminar Series
Kathryn Applegate, Program Director
Kathryn Applegate will be presenting “Light of the World: Uncovering the Unexpected Through Science and Scripture” at Azusa Pacific University (APU) in February. This talk is part of the Science, Faith and Culture Seminar series at APU’s Center for Research in Science (CRIS). The theme of this seminar is “Science and the Character of God”.
AAAS 2015 Annual Meeting
San Jose, CA
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) will be hosting its annual meeting in San Jose, CA, on February 12-16, 2015. “Innovations, Information, and Imaging” is the theme for the meeting located at the San Jose Convention Center. Science and technology are being transformed by new ways to collect and use information. Progress in all fields is increasingly driven by the ability to organize, visualize, and analyze data. Registration is required.
Perceptions: Science & Religious Communities
Jennifer Wiseman, BioLogos Board Member
BioLogos board member and DoSER director Jennifer Wiseman along with William D. Phillips (Nobel Prize laureate), Katharine Hayhoe (climate scientist), and Leith Anderson (National Association of Evangelicals president) will be speaking at “Perceptions: Science & Religious Communities”. The topical discussion tracks include: environment, origins, biological determinism, global health, facilitation of science/religion dialogue, and role of the media in science/religion. This event will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. on March 13, 2015. This event is sponsored by the AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion.
Click here for more information or to register for this event. Registration discounted through Dec. 31; lunch and evening reception included.
Click here for more information about the Perceptions Project.
Conference and Call for Papers on Re-Imagining the Intersection of Evolution and the Fall
Darrel Falk, Senior Advisor for Dialogue
The Colossian Forum will be hosting a conference on “Re-Imagining the Intersection of Evolution and the Fall” on March 26-28, 2015. This conference will be held at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary near Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. This conference will feature multiple speakers including BioLogos Senior Advisor for Dialogue, Darrel Falk. His lecture will be on “Human Origins: A Summary of the Scientific Backdrop for Theological Discussion.”
ECF 2015 Public Conference
Ted Davis, Ard Louis, Jeff Schloss, Mary Schweitzer, John Walton
Grand Rapids, MI
BioLogos will be hosting its first ever public conference. This Evolution and Christian Faith conference is geared for scholars, pastors, and teachers and will consist of learning, fellowship and worship. This event will be held at the Eberhard Center in Grand Rapids, MI, on June 30-July 2, 2015. We are pleased to announce an exciting lineup of plenary speakers including Ted Davis (Historian of Science at Messiah College), Ard Louis (Biophysicist at Oxford University), Jeff Schloss (BioLogos Senior Scholar and Biologist at Westmont College), Mary Schweitzer (Paleontologist at North Carolina State University), and John Walton (Old Testament Scholar at Wheaton College).
Registration for this conference will begin on February 20, 2015. Please sign up for our newsletter to stay informed about the conference. Click here for more information on the conference including a CALL FOR PAPERS. Submissions need to be sent in by January 23, 2015.
James Gregory Public Lectures on Science and Christianity
Jennifer Wiseman, Board of Directors
University of St. Andrew's in Scotland
Jennifer Wiseman will be presenting “Universe of Wonder, Universe of Life” for the Scientists in Congregations in Scotland who has a series of James Gregory Public Lectures on Science and Christianity. These lectures will bring in world-class scholars to the University of St. Andrews to present cutting edge perspectives on the relationship of faith and science. They will take place over a three year period from September 2013 - May 2016. The aim of these lectures is to encourage a constructive and open conversation about questions of science and faith.