Thursday, June 16, 2005

BIO holds annual internationational conference in Philadelphia June 19-22

Terrance e-mails to note "News :: Food BioDemocracy 2005 in Philadelphia This Weekend :"

From June 19 to June 22, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) -- is holding its annual international convention in downtown Philadelphia. In response:

Activists in Philadelphia and throughout the East Coast are hard at work mobilizing a diverse smorgasbord of activities to challenge the biotech industry with our own vision of peaceful, sustainable and GE-free grassroots democracy.
The group Food Not Bombs will also be gathering to celebrate their 25th anniversary. Z Magazine did a history piece on them. The official name for the gathering as a whole will be the BioDemocracy Teach-In & Conference and it's main activities will take place from

@ Friends Center
(15th & Cherry)
and will convene the next day from
at the same place.
On the third day, they'll meet from
@ Ethical Society
(19th & Locust).
The website Under The Pavement describes the events in more detail.
" href="" BioTech section that will feature more and more articles as the Teach-In gets closer. [Read More at Philadelphia IMC]

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