Annual Fall Conference on Life and Science Moves to UD
Wendy Gerstner and Dr. Michael Manhart will be the keynote presenters at the 12th annual LifeTech Conference on science, medicine, ethics, and life issues next month.
This year’s conference will be hosted at the University of Dayton for the first time, and will have a new format: two tracks of presenters will give talks on either science-focused or culture-focused issues, while the keynote speakers will address all participants.
Wendy Gerstner of Wapakoneta, OH, teaches sexual risk avoidance in schools in two Ohio counties, as well as working with at-risk youth and families on numerous issues. Dr. Manhart is the Executive Director of Couple to Couple League, the Cincinnati-based Natural Family Planning organization.
An organization of pro-life engineers and software developers, LifeTech began holding an annual conference (formerly the Pro-Life Science & Technology Conference and the Pro-Life Science & Technology Symposium) as a forum for scientists doing pro-life work to share their expertise with pro-life Catholics and others working for the pro-life movement, either professionally or as volunteers.
The proceeds from all previous conferences are available at the LifeTech website.
The 2015 conference schedule is still being confirmed, but conference topics generally include fetal development, birth control and other medical issues, end-of-life issues, ethics, and more. Presenters generally include faculty from local universities, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, and other ministry and medical professionals.
The conference will be held Sept. 12th, from 9 am – 3:30 pm at UD’s Kennedy Union building. Tickets are $50, which includes lunch, or $15 for students. Students who bring a lunch may attend at no charge.
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