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DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)

Thursday, September 19, 2013, 6 p.m. (doors open at 5:30)

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

Free and open to the public. Registration and photo ID required.

American Sign Language interpretation will be provided

D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) is a monthly discussion forum on art and science projects in the national capital region and beyond. DASERs provide a snapshot of the cultural environment and foster interdisciplinary networking. Click here to access the live webcast. It begins streaming at 5:30p.m. EST.

This month, DASER will explore the theme of disasters.


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 currently 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 6:20 p.m. Opening remarks by Lauren Alexander Augustine, Director, Office of Special Projects and Program on Risk, Resilience, and Extreme Events; Associate Executive Director, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Academies

6:20 to 7:20 p.m. Panelists' presentations (15 minutes each)

James Brey, director, Education Program, American Meteorological Society, Washington, D.C.
James Giordano, neuroscientist and neuroethicist; Chief, Neuroethics Studies Program, Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; and Clark Fellow in Neurotechnology and Neuroethics, Human Science Center, Ludwigs Maxiolians University, Munich, Germany
David Hughes, assistant professor of entomology and biology, Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Pennsylvania State University, State College
Judith Waller, artist and professor of art, University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley, Menasha

7:20 to 8:20 p.m. Discussion

8:20 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 arounf 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 Science nor of Leonardo.

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