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Call For Papers for 2nd Annual SCCS Winter Day Conference

Posted By Katherine Hine, Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Call for Papers

"Pursuing Science-Faith Dialogue with Unity & Grace”

Southern California Christians in Science

2014 Winter Day Conference

9:30 AM – 5 PM on Saturday, January 25th, 2013

Segerstrom Science Center, Perry Lecture Hall

Azusa Pacific University,Azusa, CA

Featured Speakers:

Joel Martin, Curator of Crustacea, Chief of the Division of Invertebrate Studies, LA County Museum of Natural History

Richard Gunasekera, Director of Graduate Programs in Biomedical/Biological/Forensic

Sciences and Professor of Biology, University of Houston-Victoria

The Southern California Christians in Science local chapter of the American Scientific Affiliation invites submissions for 20-minutes talks, posters, or panel discussions for consideration for its 2nd annual winter day conference. Submissions may be for a talk, panel discussion, or book review on any topic related to the general area of science, technology, and Christianity, although students and postdoctoral scholars are also welcome to contribute scientific research posters based on their laboratory research. There will be a special session for undergraduates and beginning graduate students; instructors teaching courses that incorporate science and religion topics are encouraged to invite their students to submit presentations.

Submissions should be sent to Stephen Contakes at Please include:

1) Presenting author or panelist’s full names, contact information (mail, phone, and email), and, if appropriate, organization, academic rank, and job title

2) Full names of all co-authors, and if appropriate, their ranks or titles, and institutions/organizations

3) Preference for a poster, panel discussion, book review, or 20-minute oral presentation

4) Title and 200-350 word abstract

Abstracts must be received by Monday, December 9th. Authors will be notified of the acceptance status of their papers by Friday, December 20th. Again, submissions should be sent to Stephen Contakes at

A conference invitation and registration page is available at:

Please contact any member of the conference planning committee for more information:

Leslie Wickman (, Director of the Center for Research in Science, Azusa Pacific University

Stephen Contakes (, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Westmont College

Katherine Hine (, Webmaster, Southern California Christians in Science

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