SCIENCE – NOT DELUSIONS

Preliminary Conference Program

Friday, March 31, 2023

  • 8.30 Registration
  • 9.30 Welcome – Marek Łukaszewicz, Nina Sankari (FKŁ), Dorota Wójcik (WOR)
  • 9.40 Introduction – Nina Sankari
  • 10.00 Opening lecture – Prof. Paweł Golik
  • 10.40 Discussion
  • 11.00 Coffee break
  • 11.30 Panel I: Science as a source of knowledge vs. non-scientific, pseudoscientific, parascientific, religious beliefs and views – Prof. Ewa Bartnik, dr.Tomasz Witkowski, Sanal Edamaruku, Sami Abdalla
  • 12.30 Discussion
  • 13.00 Dan Barker’s concert
  • 13.30 Richard Dawkins signs books
  • 14.00 Lunch break
  • 15.30 Panel II: Ethics, bioethics vs. religious Do’s and Dont’s – Prof. Jan Hartman, dr Joanna Różyńska, Dan Barker, Stanisław Obirek
  • 16.30 Discussion
  • 17.00 Panel III: Education – not indoctrination! – Rafał Betlejewski, Maciej Podgórski, (+2). To be confirmed.
  • 18.00 Discussion
  • 18.30 End of program

Saturday, April 1, 2023

  • 8.30 Registration
  • 9.00 Session: Emancipatory role of science vs. ideologies and institutions limiting human rights and freedoms
    • Panel I: LGBT rights – Anna Zawadzka, Kuba Gawron, Jimmi Bangash
    • Panel II: Women’s rights – Annie Laurie Gaylor, Maryam Namazie (Online), Marta Lempart, Nada Peratovic
    • Panel III: Atheists’ rights: Dr hab. Paweł Borecki,Tonoy Emroz, Mohamed Hisham, Anna Dryjańska
  • 10.30 Discussion
  • 11.00 Coffee break
  • 11.30 Speech/performance: Fighting for freedom of conscience and art: To be confirmed
  • 11.45 Panel IV: Authors and publishers promoting a worldview based on scientific knowledge – Prof. Krzysztof Dołowy, David Rand, Stanisław Pisarek, dr Anjuli Pandavar, Piotr Szwajcer.
  • 13.00 Lunch break
  • 14.30 10th Anniversary of the Kazimierz Łyszczyński Foundation
  • 15.00 Announcement of the results of the Atheist of the Year Contest and the Special Prize 2023
  • 15.10 Interview with Richard Dawkins
  • 16.00 Discussion
  • 16.30 Panel V: Leaving religion. Humanists, atheists for an open society and a worldview based on scientific knowledge – Hugo Estrella, Urte Žukauskaitė, Piotr Szumlewicz.
  • 17.30 Discussion
  • 17.50 Closing of the Conference

* The organizers reserve the right to make changes to the preliminary program.

Due to the high costs of the event, a conference fee applies. Please find the link to the registration form below:

dniateizmu.conrego.com

CONFERENCE FEE:

Conference Participant Price: 45 euro

We invite you to register, the number of places is limited.