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== Now planning meetings for the 2022 Season  ==
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== Next meeting: Tuesday, 7th May, [[Dmitry Kaminskiy]], ''Live longer and prosper: how to extend the human lifespan''. ==
  
Please get in touch if you know of a suitable speaker or would like a specific topic addressed.
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= 2019 Programme =
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Dates for our meetings in 2019 are as follows (future dates are always provisional)
  
To keep informed, please sign up to our mailchimp list:
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! Month !! Day of Month !! Speaker !! Title
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| February || 12th || [[Alan Costley]] || ''Small-scale Nuclear Fusion''.
= 2022 Programme =
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| March || 12th || [[Kevlin Henney]] || ''When Software Fails and What It Means for the Rest of Us''
 
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| April || 2nd ||  [[Robert Plomin]] || [[''Blueprint'': How DNA makes us who we are]]
 
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Dates for our meetings in 2020 are as follows (future dates are always provisional):
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| May || 7th || [[Dmitry Kaminskiy]] || ''Longevity''
We will put this back when it has some shape.
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| June || 4th || [[Emrah Düzel]] || ''Memories are made of this''
 
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| September || 11th || [[Nessa Carey]] || ''Hacking the Genetic Code - How Gene Editing Will Rewrite Our Futures''
 
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I am currently working on the 2022 programme. I hope to have talks on the following subjects:
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| October || 1st || [[Sheena Cruickshank]]  ||  ''Immunology''
 
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- Dark Matter,
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| November || 5th || Joint meeting with Economics Group [TBC] || ''Big Data - the rise of the the Tech Giants and the consequences of their ownership of our personal data''
 
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- Quantum computing,
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- Cyptocurrencies,
 
 
 
- Applied Artificial Intelligence (speaker from DeepMind),
 
 
 
- Exploring Space (Nicole Stott),
 
 
 
- Autonomous vehicle liability,
 
 
 
- Use of psychedelic drugs in treatment of mental illness,
 
 
 
- The Chinese social credit system (or related).
 
 
 
If you have a comment, please get in touch, especially if you can refer me to a suitable speaker on any of the topics above.
 
  
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We hope to have meetings on a range of topics including Immunology, the Dark Net, Big Data (including the Chinese Social Credit system), and Dark Matter but final speakers and dates have yet to be confirmed.
  
 
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