Intergenerational Challenges
Tuesday 27 July 2010, 6:00pm - 6:45pm

How do different generations experience and engage new human biotechnologies?

The several generations alive today have had and will continue to have divergent experiences regarding human genetic and reproductive technologies. What are the key generational differences regarding encounters with and perspectives on these technologies - and technology in general? How do these differences inform ideas about families, identities, privacy and regulation? How do other issues, including environmental protection, economic well-being, global peace, reproductive rights and human rights, intersect with various generations' concerns about human biotechnologies? And what values and concerns are held in common regardless of generational differences?