Leonardo Calendar of Upcoming Events

(see also the list of past events)

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LASER: UC Los Angeles
February 4, 2016
California Nanosystems Institute Presentation Space, 5th Floor,
570 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

SPEAKERS

Anna Dumitriu (bio-artist)

Alex May (digital artist)

Pratik Shah (biomedical engineer)


LASER: UC Berkeley
February 10, 2016
Soda Hall (corner of Hearst and LeRoy), Room 310
NOTE: Use the WEST-entrance of SODA Hall entering from Etcheverry Plaza.
Chaired by Piero Scaruffi

7:00-7:25: Laura Maguire (Stanford & Philosophy Talk) on "A New Theory of Bullshit"
Abstract forthcoming..

7:25-7:50: Ken Goldberg (UC Berkeley) on "People and Robots"
Abstract forthcoming..

7:50-8:10: BREAK. Before or after the break, 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.

8:10-8:35: Leah Krubitzer (UC Davis/ Neurobiology) on "How does Evolution build a Complex Brain"
Abstract forthcoming..

8:35-9:00: David Anderson (UC Berkeley/ SETI@home) on "An introduction to SETI@home"
Abstract forthcoming..

9:00pm-9:30pm: Discussions, networking
You can mingle with the speakers and the audience


LASER: Stanford
February 11, 2016
c/o Stanford University
Li Ka Shing Center, Room LK120
Chaired by Piero Scaruffi

7:00-7:25: Birgitta Whaley (Berkeley Quantum Information and Computation Center) on "What role does Quantum Mechanics play in Biology?

7:25-7:50: Rieko Yajima (Stanford/ Design and AAAS) on "Applying Design Thinking to Scientific Research"

7:50-8:10: BREAK. Before or after the break, 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.

8:10-8:35: Christine Lee (Visual Artist and Designer) on "Latent Potential - Using art, design and engineering to help divert materials from going to the landfill"

8:35-9:00: Jennifer Widom
(Stanford/Computer Science) on "Big Data, Big Discoveries, Big Fallacies"

9:00pm-9:30pm: Discussions, networking


LASER: Augusta
February 16, 2016
Department of Art and the Pamplin College
Augusta University’s Harrison Education Commons Building
1301 R. A. Dent Blvd., Augusta, GA

6-9:30pm

We are pleased to announce an upcoming Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) in Augusta, Georgia! On Tuesday evening, 16 February 2016, from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m..

JD Talasek, Director of Cultural Programming of the National Academy of Sciences, will moderate a discussion among esteemed Augusta University faculty: Professor Cheryl Goldsleger (Artist), Dr. Michael Schwartz (Art History), Dr. Amanda Behr (Anaplastology) and Dr. Paul Weinberger (Otolaryngology).


Updated 8 February 2016