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Program

The program is subject of change based on lecturers' availability. For more information about the lecturers visit the Lecturers page! You can download the program in black and white and in color version in PDF format as well.

PROGRAM
Friday Saturday Sunday
09:00 Amardeo Sarma
Should we change the rules of science
for Parapsychology and CAM?
Tim Trachet
Miracles and canonisations
09:15
09:30 Joe Nickell
Undercover!
Clandestine Paranormal Investigations
09:45 SimonSingh
Trickor Treatment?
Alternative Medicine on Trial
10:00 REGISTRATION
10:15 Questions and answers
10:30 Discussion
„CAM Workshop”
Christopher C. French
Anomalistic psychology
10:45
11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:15 István Vágó
Pseudoscience in the Media
Questions and answers
11:30 COFFEE BREAK
11:45 Iván Almár
The panic reaction of the press to news
on celestial or extraterrestrial phenomena
Gergely Röst
Why useless treatments are so widespread?
Insights from a simple mathematical model
12:00
12:15 Atila Nyerges
Mysticism in Nowadays Romania
Maciej D. Zatonski
Medicine – art, science or craft?
12:30
12:45 Questions and answers Questions and answers
13:00 Congress Opening LUNCH J. Beth Ciesielski
Education in Romania
13:15 Gábor Szabó
Phototherapy with the eye of the Physicist;
who holds the burden of proof?
13:30 Beatrice Mautino, Stefano Bagnasco
Solving mysteries by learning science
(and vice versa)
13:45
14:00 Willem Betz
European Union and Alternative Medicine
George Kampis
Evolution, creationism
Questions and answers
14:15 Congress Closing
14:30
14:45 Michael Heap
The Politics of the Complementary
and Alternative Medicine in the UK
Gerald de Jong
A Multi-Player Online Game
to Raise Evolutionary Awareness
15:00
15:15
15:30 Questions and answers Discussion
„Evolution workshop”
15:45 COFFEE BREAK
16:00 Andy Wilson
How to take an "overdose"
The story of the 10:23 campaign
COFFEE BREAK
16:15 Tomasz Witkowski
Fashionable nonsense still in fashion.
Psychological Sokal-style hoax
16:30
16:45 Massimo Polidoro
Houdini: A Magician among the spirits
Klára Sándor
Languages, families, and genes:
the power of a metaphor
17:00
17:15 Klaus Schmeh
The Voynich Manuscript
17:30 Luigi Garlaschelli
The making of the Shroud
17:45 Questions and answers
18:00
18:15 Questions and answers
 

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