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D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 6 p.m. (doors open at 5:30)

Keck Center, 500 Fifth St., N.W., Room 100

Registration and Photo IDs required


Join CPNAS at the D.C. Art Science Evening rendezvous (DASER), a monthly discussion forum on art and science projects in the national capital region and beyond. DASERs provide a snapshot of the cultural environment of the region and foster interdisciplinary networking. This month, the discussion explores the theme of waterClick here to access the live webcast. The webcast will begin streaming at 5:30 p.m. 

Program:

5:30 to 6 p.m.
Check in 

6 to 6:10 p.m.
Welcoming remarks and community sharing time. Anyone in the audience currently working at the intersection of art and science will have 30 seconds to share their work. Please present your work as a teaser so that those who are interested can seek you out during social time following the event.

6:10 to 7:10 p.m.
Panelist's presentations (15 minutes each)

Hali Felt, Author of Soundings: The Story of the Remarkable Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor and visiting lecturer, University of Pittsburgh

Kevin Finneran, Director, Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (COSEPUP), and Editor-in-Chief, Issues in Science and Technology, The National Academies, Washington, D.C. 

Connie Imboden, Photographer and Photography Professor, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

Heather Spence, Marine Biologist

7:10 to 8:10 p.m.
Discussion 

8:10 to 9 p.m.
Reception

DASER is co-sponsored by Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS) and Leonardo, the International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology. DASER fosters community and discussion around the intersection of art and science. The thoughts and opinions expressed in the DASER events are those of the panelists and speakers and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the National Academy of Sciences or Leonardo.

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