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. DASER's theme in February is Regional Forum: Conceptual Collisions in the D.C. Area.
ASL interpretation provided.
Live webcast provided. It begins streaming at 5:30 p.m. EST.
5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Check in
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 7:15 p.m. Panelists presentations (15 minutes each)
Changwoo Ahn, Professor of Wetland Ecosystem Ecology and Ecological Engineering and Founding Director of the EcoScience + Art Initiative, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Guru Madhavan, Biomedical Engineer; Senior Program Officer, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Washington, D.C.
Kasha Patel, Science Writer, NASA Goddard; President, DC Science Writers Association; Stand-Up Comic and Producer, DC Science Comedy, Washington, D.C.
W.C. Richardson, Professor and Chair, Department of Art, University of Maryland, College Park
JD Talasek, Facilitator, Director, Cultural Programs, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.
7:15 to 8:00 p.m. Discussion
8:00 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. Generous support for this 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