Monday, October 18, 2010
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Centre Mont Royal, 2200 Mansfield, Montreal
Ben Goldacre, MD
Columnist for The Guardian, London
Author of Bad Science
David Gorski, MD PhD FACS
"Science-based Medicine" Blog
Michael Shermer, PhD
Scientific American columnist
Editor in chief, Skeptic magazine
Drs. David Gorski, Ben Goldacre and Michael Shermer will share their wealth of experience and views on confronting pseudoscience. David Gorski is a surgical oncologist at Wayne State University whose insightful and witty contributions to the popular “Science-based Medicine” blog have a world-wide following. Ben Goldacre is a British physician whose book Bad Science and columns by the same name in The Guardian have received universal acclaim. He appears regularly on radio and television and has testified in front of Parliamentary commissions. Michael Shermer is the editor and founder of Skeptic magazine and a columnist for Scientific American. He lectures on pseudoscience around the world.
The symposium will be available via delayed webcast and taped for television on Canal Savoir.