Reason's own science correspondent, Ronald Bailey, will be taking on the precautionary principle and other misguided notions at the following DC event on February 14:
Panic Attack: The New Precautionary Culture, the Politics of Fear, and the Risks to Innovation
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 9:00 AM–4:30 PM
American Enterprise Institute
Wohlstetter Conference Center, Twelfth Floor
1150 Seventeenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036
Ron will be talking specifically on a panel about how media and science interact. He'll be joined by Reason contributor James K. Glassman and friend of Reason, the Institute of Ideas' Tony Gilland.
Bonus points: Reason contributing editor Charles Paul Freund will be moderatin' a panel earlier in the day.
More details–including how to RSVP for a free lunch–here.
More about the Institute of Ideas, who cosponsored a transhumanism conference with Reason back in 2001 amid the smoldering ruins of the World Trade Center, here.