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Anonymous No More? Donor Conception and Direct-to-Consumer DNA Testing


University of Liverpool (London Campus), 33 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1AG
19 June 2019 6pm (registration), 6.30pm-8.15pm (discussion)

A free-to-attend public event produced by the Progress Educational Trust (PET) in partnership with the University of Liverpool, with additional sponsorship from the European Sperm Bank and the London Women's Clinic.

The event will be co-chaired by Sarah Norcross (Director of the Progress Educational Trust) and Dr Lucy Frith (Reader in Bioethics and Social Science at the University of Liverpool), with speakers including:

  • Debbie Kennett (Genetic Genealogist and Honorary Research Associate at University College London)

  • Andy Waters (was a sperm donor in the UK before the law was changed to end anonymity)

  • Becky Gardiner (donor-conceived person)

  • Louise Johnson (Chief Executive of the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority)

Find out more about the speakers here, and register for the event for free here.