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Events program, May 4-7

March 01, 2005

Sequence of events sponsored by coalition for science
May 4-7, 2005 in Topeka

(see for updated info)

Wednesday, May 4

6:30 p.m.

• Statement and news conference by Pedro Irigongaray in Grand Ballroom of Ramada Inn, 420 SE 6th Avenue, Topeka, KS

7:00 p.m.

• “Ending the War of Evolution and Faith” – Grand Ballroom, Ramada Inn

7:00-7:10 – Introductory remarks – Harry McDonald

7:10-7:30 – “What is Intelligent Design Really All About, and Why Should You Care?” – Jack Krebs

7:30-8:15 – “Ending the Warfare of Evolution and Faith” – Keith Miller, editor of “Perspectives on an Evolving Creation”

8:15-9:00 – Questions and Answers

Thursday, May 5

7:30 a.m.
Tickets issued for reserved seats in the hearing room. Forty seats are reserved for media.

8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Coalition volunteers staff info table on 1st floor, Memorial Hall, 120 SW 10th Ave., Topeka, KS. Media kits will be available.

8:30 a.m.
Hearings begin on 2nd floor – Memorial Hall

12:00 noon
Press and Coalition volunteers invited to lunch in room 519S in the Capitol.
This room will be staffed throughout the day.

1:30 p.m.-5:30
Hearings – 2nd Floor Memorial Hall

3:00 p.m. – Midday report for TV reporters by science coalition members – 519S in the Capitol.

6:00 p.m. - ??
News conference – 519S in the Capitol Bldg. Light supper provided for press and volunteers.

Basically the same for Friday and Saturday (except for Ramada Inn event), with adjustments as needed. See News blog for updated info.

Contact Information:

Harry McDonald
913-897-9630 – home
816-863-7580 – cell

Jack Krebs
785-840-5113 – cell
785-863-2281 – work
785-832-0739 – home

Keith Miller
785-537-5066 - home
785-532-2250 - work

The coalition for science consists of

Kansas Academy of Sciences (KAS)
Kansas Citizens for Science (KCFS)
Kansas Families United for Public Education (KFUPE)
The MAINstream Coalition
Kansas Association of Biology Teachers (KABT)
Kansas Association of Teachers of Science (KATS)

And over 200 other individuals from all over Kansas, and growing daily.