Passion Talks 2016 at Google and Convergence – Registration Opened

Passion Talks have been hosted at Stanford University, Berkeley, and now Google and Convergence House of Prayer. We have a record breaking number of talks and had to turn away more than ever before. This is the fourth annual Passion Talks Conference that spans two days with close to 40 different talks. Speakers are flying…

Passion Talks 2016: August 12 & 13

For the conference site go to: http://pt16.passiontalks.org We are in the midst of reviewing talks. We will post as talks are accepted. Below is a selected tentative list of accepted talks and will be updated regularly. Medical Talk: Finding Order Amongst the Chaos of Cancer to Design Better Therapies Next generation sequencing of cancer cells has…

Recap of Stanford Passion Talks 2015

This is our third year hosting Passion Talks, and through the service and time of many people, we’ve grown this conference quite a bit. This year we were able to fill three tracks of concurrent talks, totalling to 23 presentations. We had 130 pre-registered attendees not to mention even more who registered on-site. Last year,…

Stanford Passion Talks Schedule Posted

We are one day before the Stanford Passion Talks Conference. The schedule is listed below. Click here for the official website. Registration is still open: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/passion-talks-2015-tickets-17532489147 Time Track A Room 114 Track B Room 112 Track C Room 106 10:40am How to be a Servant to the Poor Is it a Thing? Scientific Knowledge as Ectypal…

Stanford Passion Talks: August 22nd 2015

The Passion Talks Conference is a worldwide forum for topics involving works, faith, and passions. For the specific vision of Stanford Passion Talks 2015, see the official website. We are excited to present a selection of abstracts for this year’s conference, and are in the process of finalizing the schedule for the event. You can also join our…

Passion Talks 2014: A Report Sent to the Emerging Scholar Network

Passion Talks 2014 “What does our part of the body contribute to the wider body of Christ?” This is a question I suspect many Christians in academia ask themselves. Out of place in the University by virtue of our faith, and out of place in the Church by virtue of our professions, Christian academics and…

PassionTalks 2014 Berkeley Recap

This is Sherol. While I’m sure there are many perspectives on PT2014, I wanted to give my personal recap. First of all, it went beyond what I could’ve imagined. I think I like how Kassa put it best, but it only makes sense when he says it. You can see for yourself the quality of…

Register for Passion Talks 2014 at Berkeley

We are excited to announce a tentative schedule for all our talks. See the listing below. Register to attend the Passion Talks Conference on August 23rd. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/passion-talks-14-tickets-12464169667 Travel information can be found here: https://passiontalks.wordpress.com/travel/ There will be a $10 suggested donation for food and other expenses. More detailed schedule: https://passiontalks.wordpress.com/upcoming/schedule/ Session I Talks Track 1 – Natural…

Passion Talks 2014 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Lara Buchak

Keynote Speaker for the Passion Talks Conference on August 23rd is confirmed. Lara Buchak Assistant Professor of Philosophy (Ph.D., Princeton University). Her primary research interests are in decision, game, and rational choice theory. Her book Risk and Rationality (OUP, 2013) concerns how an individual ought to take risk into account when making decisions. It vindicates the ordinary…

Passion Talks 2014 Berkeley, Call for Participation

  Connecting work and faith Conference Date:   August, 23rd 2014 Submissions for talks close:    July 31st, 2014 Acceptances will be notified on a rolling basis Passion Talks are short talks from Christian academics and professionals integrating vocation, faith, and passion. The Passion Talks Conference is a forum for grad students, academics and professionals to…