Materialists argue that dualism of mind and brain is not possible because of causal closure — by which they mean that all physical effects have physical causes.
The meeting exposed the reality, hidden from the public, that leading evolutionary theorists recognize that natural selection has no real creative power.
Combined with the evidence of information periodically infused into biology, the observation of a start to the universe goes beyond generic intelligent design.
Some atheists, like Neil deGrasse Tyson, have miscast Newton as a mechanist and a materialist, in their own image.
Eric Metaxas talked with Stephen Meyer in a (what else did you expect?) highly entertaining interview. Watch it now.