Conference: Origins

Apr 2123, 2017
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel
163 East Walton Place, Chicago, IL


Our first conference—“Origins”—ran April 21–23, 2017 in Chicago at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel.

The conference brought together researchers on all aspects of origins, from cosmos to consciousness.  Specific topics included current cosmological ideas on the beginning and fate of the universe, fine-tuning and multiverse ideas, habitable planets and astrobiology, the origin of life, the evolution of species, and the origin of intelligence and consciousness.

Conference Program
Take a look at our conference schedule.

Welcoming Remarks of SCS President

Welcoming Remarks

Speakers' biographies

Media Coverage of Conference
Faith And Science Come Together At Conference For Society Of Catholic Scientists, Forbes
Catholic Scientists Converge in Chicago to Ask Big Questions, Catholic News Agency
Catholic Scientists Discuss Faith’s Role in Work, Our Sunday Visitor