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St Columba's by the Castle Scottish Episcopal Church

14 Johnston Terrace

Edinburgh

EH1 2EL

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SCIENCE IN AN AGE OF CHANGE

An afternoon exploring cutting-edge issues in science in our fast-changing world. Leading academics will provide input on climate change and our response to it, and on the opportunities and challenges of artificial intelligence. The afternoon will conclude with a chance to consider the implications of these for all of us - no matter what faith or philosophy we may live by.

There will be a book stall and refreshments.

Tickets are free but a donation of between £5-10 is invited towards the cost of the event.

The Speakers:

Mike Berners-Lee writes, researches and consults on sustainability and responses to 21st-century challenges. He is a professor at Lancaster University’s Institute for Social Futures, where he develops practical tools for thinking about the future and researches the global food system.

Ron Petrick researches into artifical intelligence, including issues of human-robot interaction and social robotics. He also speaks on the social and ethical implications of artificial intelligence. He is Assistant-Professor in the Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences at Heriot-Watt University.

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

No - though it is aimed at an adult and teenage audience

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking on Johnston Terrace is almost entirely residents only (Zone 4) although you can drop off outside the church. Please note - there is a second St Columba's (Free Church of Scotland) 100 yards up the street on the corner of the Royal Mile with the same post code. They have a red door - we have a blue door.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email: rector@stcs.org.uk

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Please - as we have a strictly limited number of seats

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes

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