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D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)

Thursday, April 25, 2013, 6 p.m. (doors open at 5:30)

NAS Building, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., Lecture Room

Registration and Photo IDs required


Join Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS) at the D.C. Art and 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 data visualization. Click here to access the live Webcast. The Webcast begins streaming at 5:30 p.m.

Program

5:30 to 6:00 p.m.
Check in

6:00 to 6:10 p.m.
Welcoming remarks and community sharing time. Anyone in the audience working within the intersections 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.
Panelists' presentations (15 minutes each)

Gary Berg-Cross 
Cognitive Psychologist; Executive Secretary, Spatial Ontology Community of Practice:
An Interdisciplinary Network to Support Geospatial Data Sharing, Integration, and
Interoperability, INTEROP Project, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA

Katy Borner
Victor H. Yngve Professor of Information Science, Indiana University, Bloomington;
Curator, Places & Spaces: Mapping Science exhibition 

Ward Shelley
New York-based artist featured in the exhibition Places & Spaces: Mapping Science

Stephen Mautner 
Executive Editor, National Academies Press, Washington, D.C.

7:10 to 8:10 p.m.
Discussion

8:10 to 9:00 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 nor of Leonardo.

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