Geoscience Research Institute

2017 FIELD CONFERENCE ON FAITH & SCIENCE FOR GC ADMINISTRATORS

Sponsored by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and organized by the Geoscience Research Institute

Dates and Place: June 26 – July 6, 2017, Northwestern Alps (Italy, France, Switzerland)

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Purpose: Experience firsthand how the biblical worldview impacts our understanding of nature. Learn about the strengths and limitations of historical sciences. Acquire a firm grasp of the key concepts that are considered controversial in the faith and science debate. Leave with an energizing appreciation of how nature and Scripture testify of a powerful and good Creator.

Format: The Field Conference will consist of a balance of lecture presentations and fieldtrips to locations of particular geological significance. Typically, half of each day will be spent with lectures and half in a trip to a fieldsite. All nights will be spent at hotels.

 

Topics:

◊       Theological Implications of Models on Origins

◊       Time, the Flood, and the Geologic Column

◊       Intelligent Design

◊       Plate Tectonics

◊       Scientific Revolutions

◊       Dinosaurs and Fossils

◊       Glaciations and the Ice Age

◊       Teaching, Sharing, and Leading as Biblical Creationists

Speakers: Presenters will be scientists from the Geoscience Research Institute, with PhDs earned in Biology, Geology, Paleontology and Physics. The official language of the field conference will be English. However, informal conversations with the presenters will also be possible in Spanish.


 

Dates and Place: June 26 – July 6, 2017, Northwestern Alps (Italy, France, Switzerland)

Itinerary:

June 26 PM: Opening of the conference in Milan (Malpensa)

June 27: Mt. San Giorgio museum of fossils (Switzerland)

June 28-30: Mt. Cervino, Monte Bianco (NW Italy)

July 1-2: Combloux, Chaine des Aravis, Plagne (France)

July 3 – 4 : Les Diableret s , Interlaken , Oeschineensee (Switzerland)

July 5: Sustenpass (Switzerland), closing of the conference in Milan (Malpensa)

July 6 AM: Depart


 

 

Contact Information: E-mail: fieldconference@llu.edu

Tel.: (001) 909 558 4548

Fax: (001) 909 5584314

 

Address: Geoscience Research Institute

11060 Campus Street

Loma Linda, CA 92350

USA