Speakers will include Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, Alan Dershowitz, Peter Singer, and Michelle Goldberg.
From the event's website:
The 2007 Conference of the Center for Inquiry-New York City will take place at the New York Academy of Sciences at 7 World Trade Center in downtown Manhattan, overlooking the World Trade Center site and construction site of the Freedom Tower, on November 9 - 11. Renowned speakers, scholars, and media personalities will meet to discuss the future of reason and secularism in an America and a world increasingly divided by religion.
Themes will include:
- The Age of American Unreason
- The Next Islamic Enlightenment
- Science and the Public
- Student Freethinkers Speak Out
- Secularism through History: from Spinoza to JFK
- VIP Reception and Awards Presentation (with the International Academy of Humanism)
Student registration is 99$. The event will take place at the New York Academy of Sciences, 250 Greenwich St, 40th Floor, Manhattan.