These atheists are finding the “Darwinian tower” less to their liking, and are laying down their bow and arrow.
I have heard ID dismissed as “apologetics,” with the implication of proponents in search of evidence to support a conclusion to which they’re pre-committed.
New religions, including one centered on Artificial Intelligence, follow a stereotyped pattern.
The purpose of the conference is to explore the evidence of cosmology and biology, weighing the strength of what Stephen Meyer calls the God Hypothesis.
May I add a further observation? If you don’t mind, ID is not an “apologetic tool,” as BioLogos puts it.