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Andrew Snelling at Origins 2013

The Creation Biology and Creation Geology Societies are pleased to announce their annual conference, Origins 2013.  The conference will be held on Sunday, August 4, 2013 from noon to 6:00 pm.  The conference will be held at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center in Pittsburgh, just next door to the International Conference on Creationism at the Doubletree.  Member rate is only $45 (nonmembers: $80), and new members can join on the Creation Biology Society website.

The conference will feature contributed presentations from our members, and a special presentation from Andrew Snelling, director of research at Answers in Genesis.  Dr. Snelling will speak on "Radiohalos: Fingerprints of creation or of the Flood?"  The conference will also feature a catered lunch.

Full Conference Schedule

12:00 - 1:00 : Lunch (included with registration)

1:00 - 2:00 : Plenary Address by Andrew Snelling, "Radiohalos: Fingerprints of creation or of the Flood?"

2:00 - 2:05 : Break

2:05 - 3:25 : Biology session

     Dykeman and Wise - Telomeres and Telomere Degradation in God's Design
     Francis - A Creationist View of the Mammalian Immune System from the Red Queen to Social Interface
     Gollmer - Categorizing Complexity in Biological Systems
     Ingle - Population Genetics of Raccoons and Raccoon Roundworm

3:25 - 3:30 : Break

3:30 - 4:30 : Geology session

     Anderson et al. - Muscovite Survival in Simulated (Turbulent) Eolian and Subaqueous Conditions
     Olson - A Comparison of the Petrology of Flat-Bedded and Cross-Bedded Coconino Sandstone (Permian), Arizona
     Whitmore - The Coconino Sandstone: Old Myths and New Discoveries

4:30 - 4:35 : Break

4:35 - 5:35 : Biology session

     Sanders - Were Species Necessary for Post-Flood Diversification?
     Wise - The Illustration of God's Nature as an Explanation of Biological Phenomena
     Wood - The Value of Dental Characters for Resolving the Baraminic Status of Australopithecus sediba

5:35 - 6:00 : Society Business Meetings