The first STEPS Centre Symposium is being held alongside the Development Studies Association Annual Conference to tie in with this year’s theme of Connecting Science, Society and Development. The event is being held at the Institute of Development Studies from 18-20 September.

STEPS Centre programme at DSA 2007
Join us
for the STEPS drinks reception on the first evening of the DSA conference, 18 September at 6.00pm.

Hear from David King, UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser and Pedro Sanchez, Scientific Director of UN Millennium project as well as members of the STEPS Centre and advisory committee at the main DSA plenary sessions, including: Prof. Judi Wakhungu, Prof. Sheila Jasanoff, Sunita Narain, Prof. Erik Millstone and David Dickson

STEPS Symposium panels, running throughout DSA 2007:
Pathways to sustainability: Linking technology, poverty reduction and social justice. Tues 18 Sept, 4pm-5.30pm

Peri-urban dynamics and sustainability challenges. Wed 19 Sept, 11.15am-12.45pm

Technologies spiralling out of control? Politics and ethics of risk and regulation of agro-biotechnology. Wed 19 Sept, 4pm-5.30pm

Examining the ‘pro-poor consensus’ on agricultural biotechnology: a moveable boundary between public and private? Thurs 20 Sept, 11.15am-12.45pm

Find out more about the STEPS Symposium at DSA 2007