D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)
Thursday, October 20, 2011 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) is a monthly discussion forum on art and science projects in the national capital region. DASERs provide the public with a snapshot of the cultural environment of the region and foster interdisciplinary networking. Reservations and a Photo ID are required for admittance. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the event begins at 6 p.m.
October 20 Program
5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Check in
6:00 to 6:10 p.m. Welcoming remarks and community sharing time.
6:10 to 7:10 p.m. Panelists' presentations (15 minutes each)
Koan Jeff Baysa, Medical Editor and Curator, New York and Los Angeles
David Cantor, Deputy Director, Office of History,
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda
Mike Maizels, PhD Candidate, History of Art, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Richard G. Weiss, Professor of Chemistry, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
7:10 to 7:45 p.m. Discussion
7:45 to 8:30 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 neither of the National Academy of Sciences nor of Leonardo.
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Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences
Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS) organizes exhibitions and special events exploring relationships among art, science, and culture.