Attn, DC Reasonoids: Ronald Bailey on the Precautionary Principle and the Politics of Fear, Feb. 14
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.