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October 17-18, 2002
Meeting Agenda

Hotel Monaco
700 F Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20002

THURSDAY, October 17

9:00 am

Session 1: Choosing the Sex of Children: Current Technology and Practice.

Arthur F. Haney, M.D., Department of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Duke University Medical Center.

10:30 am Break

10:45 am     Session 2: Choosing the Sex of Children: Demographics.

Nicholas Eberstadt, Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy, American Enterprise Institute.

12:15 pm Lunch

1:45 pm

Session 3: Remembering and Forgetting: Physiological and Pharmacological Aspects.

James L. McGaugh, Ph.D., Director, Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, University of California-Irvine.

3:15 pm Break

3:30 pm

Session 4: Remembering and Forgetting: Psychological Aspects.

Daniel L. Schacter, Ph.D., Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychology, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Harvard University.

5:15 pm   Public Comments

6:00 pm Adjournment

FRIDAY, october 18

8:30 am

Session 5: Regulation 8: International Models (United Kingdom).

Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, Chair, Human Genetics Commission (HGC).

10:00 am Break

10:20 am

Session 6: Regulation 9: International Models (United Kingdom).

Suzi Leather, Chair, Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA).

11:50 am Break

Noon Session 7: Regulation 10: General Discussion.

1:00 pm Adjournment

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