Thursday, July 9, 2015

Origins 2015 schedule

Here is the official schedule for Origins 2015.  There is still time to register if you are interested in attending.  For me, this is easily one of the highlights of the year.  Sign up below or visit http://origins2015.eventbrite.com

SCHEDULE
Wednesday, July 22
Noon – Check-in begins
6:00 pm – Dinner

Thursday, July 23
9:00 – 9:15 – Welcome
9:15 – 10:15 – Biology Session 1: Foundations
  • Wise and Spivey – AIM Teleology and a Creationist Philosophy of Science
  • Davis – A Note on the Firmament of Gen. 1:6-8: The Raqia and Biblical Theology
  • Doran and Davis – Handwriting on the Wall: Dual Interpretation in Creation
10:25 – 11:50 – Geology Session
  • Austin – Sandy Gravity Currents as the Primary Sediment Transport Mechanism during the Global Flood
  • Heerema – Density Overburden in Relation to Salt Tectonics
  • Sprague – On the Aquatic Habits of Sauropods – An Antiquated Theory in Need of Revival?
  • Wise – Lance Formation Stratigraphy (Maastrichtian, Upper Cretaceous): Research Status Report
Noon – 1:30 – Lunch
1:30 – 3:00 – Biology Session 2: Design
  • Doran and Doran – Creation as Visual Music: Repetition, Contrast, and Variation
  • Passburg – Language in DNA? Analysis of Statistical Linguistic Features in Human Chromosome 1
  • Guliuzza – A Microbe Interface System: Design Analysis Confers Better Understanding of our “Immune” System
  • Francis, Wood, Sanders, and Blaschke – Observation of Ips and Dendroctonus Pine Bark Beetle Activity in the American Southwest: Ips pini May Serve as a Model Organism for How Bark Beetles Can Provide Beneficial Activities in a High Desert Forest
3:10 – 4:40 – Biology Session 3: Baramins and Biological Change
  • Sanders – Testing for Bias in an Original Baraminic Distance Dataset
  • Wise – Paleontological Notes on the Baraminology of Frogs
  • Doran – Decoupling Genetic and Species Diversity: Post-Flood DNA Substitution Rates Decrease Exponentially
  • Brand – Epigenetics and Origins: a Kuhnian Revolution in Progress?
5:30 – 7:00 – Dinner
7:30 – CBS and CGS Executive Council meetings

Friday, July 24
8:30 – CBS and CGS membership meetings
9:00-12:00 – Workshop: The Science of the Flood, part 1
12:00 noon – lunch
1:30-4:30 – Workshop: The Science of the Flood, part 2
6:00 – Dinner

Saturday, July 25
9:00 am – Meet at the flagpoles for field trip to Smithgall Woods




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