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Venue: Faculty of ICT at the University of Malta


15/07/16

Friday

8:30 AM

Registration

9:00 AM

Introduction to STS 2016

A. Vella (Univ. Malta Rector)

9:10 AM

Star Trek’s Federation: a Keynesian Post-Scarcity Utopia

V. Grech & P. Grech

9:35 AM

Zombies, Star Trek and International Relations

G. Gonzalez

10:00 AM

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

M. Scerri & V. Grech

10:25 AM

Star Trek and global space exploration efforts

D. Ayers

10:50 AM

Coffee

11:20 AM

Gardens in space: Green Enemies & the Liminality of Otherness

V. Alexander

11:45 AM

Charting Star Trek’s British mare incognitum

S. Rabitsch

12:10 PM

Make it so: Kant, Confucius and the Prime Directive

S. Bein

12:35 PM

Shakespeare & Star Trek –a bifold anniversary

I. Callus & V. Grech

1:00 PM

Kirk’s Conservative Western Industrial Anti Communist Agenda

D. K. Johnson

1:25 PM

Lunch

2:10 PM

Doctors in Star Trek: Kantian Zampolit

J. Eberl, V. Grech  & E. Grech

2:35 PM

Disability in Intergalactic Environments

A. M. Callus & G.K. Abercrombie Winstanley

3:00 PM

Round table discussion

 

 

 

16/07/16

Saturday

8:30 AM

Registration

9:00 AM

Introduction to the meeting

J. Cacciottolo (Univ. Malta Pro-Rector)

9:10 AM

Star Trek: From respirators to lung transplantation

C. Jones

9:35 AM

Supportive Interchange Rituals in Star Trek

P.J. Boyer

10:00 AM

Beyond Death

B. Ellul

10:25 AM

Are humans, cyborgs and cylons persons or humans?

P. Mallia

10:50 AM

Coffee

11:20 AM

Medical Attitudes to the end of life in Star Trek

M. Zammit

11:45 AM

Star Trek and Immortality

D. Zammit, D. Zammit & S. Vella

12:10 PM

Mythology in Star Trek

D. Zammit & S. Vella

12:35 PM

Cardassian Justice in Star Trek & the Concept of a Fair Trial

S. Vella

1:00 PM

Diplomacy in Star Trek

V. Grech & G.K. Abercrombie Winstanley

1:25 PM

Lunch

2:10 PM

Command Styles in Star Trek

D. Zammit

2:35 PM

The Inner Light as a Model for future VR technology

C. Meli

3:00 PM

Closing address

V. Grech

3:05 PM

Round table discussion

 

7:00 PM

Star Trek in Medical Ethics Education (Venue as below)

A. Weber Plenary (7:00 for 7:30 PM)

Followed by course Dinner at L-Ghonnella Restaurant, St. Julians

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Last Updated: 24 June 2016

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