DASER: D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) | Leonardo/ISAST

DASER: D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER)

LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous) is Leonardo/ISAST's international program of evening gatherings that brings artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversations.


CHAIRS: J.D. Talasek and Alana Quinn

DESCRIPTION

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 and fostering interdisciplinary networking. In February, the discussion will focus on Botany.

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To request American Sign Language interpretation, email cpnas@nas.edu by January 21, 2019.

PROGRAM

6:00 to 6:30 p.m. Check-in

6:30 p.m. Welcoming remarks and community share.

6:50 to 7:50 p.m. Speakers' Presentations (order subject to change)

Elizabeth Demaray, Sculptor and Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey

Dornith Doherty, Photographer and Distinguished Research Professor, University of North Texas, Denton. Featured CPNAS Exhibiting Artist in "Archiving Eden."

Edward Eisenstein, Associate Professor, Fischell Department of Bioengineering, University Of Maryland, College Park

Peggy Olwell, Plant Conservation Program Manager, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.

7:50 to 8:30 p.m. Discussion moderated by JD Talasek, Director, Cultural Programs, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.

8:30 to 9 p.m. Networking reception

About DASER

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 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

 

SPONSORS:

CPNASD.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (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 speakers and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the National Academy of Sciences or of Leonardo.

More about LASER Talks:

LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous) Talks is Leonardo's international program of evening gatherings that bring artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversations. LASER Talks were founded in 2008 by Bay Area LASER Chair Piero Scaruffi and are in over 30 cities around the world. To learn more about how our LASER Hosts and to visit a LASER near you please visit our website

The mission of the LASERs is to provide the general public with a snapshot of the cultural environment of a region and to foster interdisciplinary networking.

When
February 21st, 2019 6:30 PM   through   9:00 PM
Location
National Academy of Sciences
500 Fifth St NW Keck 100
Washington D.C., DC 20001
United States

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