D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)
Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) is a monthly discussion forum on art science projects providing a snapshot of the cultural environment of the region fostering interdisciplinary networking. This month, DASER explores the theme of the Ideation, Translation, and Realization.
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5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Check in. Please arrive early. Latecomers may be seated in the overflow room.
6:00 to 6:15 p.m. Welcoming remarks and community sharing time. Anyone in the audience working at the intersection of art and science will have 30 seconds to share their work. Please present work as a teaser so that those who are interested can seek you out during social time following the event.
6:15 to 6:20 p.m. Opening remarks by Kimberly Suda, Senior Program Director, National Academies Keck Futures Initiative, Irvine, CA.
6:20 to 7:20 p.m. Panelists presentations (15 minutes each):
Philip Beesley, Professor, School of Architecture, University of Waterloo, Toronto; and Director, Living Architecture Systems Group, Toronto.
David A. Edwards, Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Idea Translation, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; and Founder and Director, Le Laboratoire, Cambridge, MA and Paris.
Richard N. Foster, Executive-in-Residence, Yale Entrepreneurial Institute, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
Patricia Olynyk, Artist; Director, Graduate School of Art; Florence and Frank Bush Professor of Art, School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, MO.
JD Talasek, Facilitator, Director, Cultural Programs, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.
7:20 to 8:00 p.m. Discussion
8:00 to 9:00 p.m. Reception in the Great Hall
DASER Book Exchange
DASER organizes a series of "Idea Exchange" activities to promote creative interactions and networking. Do you have a book that has inspired you that you want to share with others? Bring an extra copy to leave at the book exchange and pick up a new book left by other DASER attendees. Be inspired and share your discoveries during the networking time.
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. Generous support for the February 2016 DASER comes from the National Academies Keck Futures Initiative. 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 speakers and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the National Academy of Sciences or of Leonardo.
Visit CPNAS's website for more information www.cpnas.org
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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 and science.