Leonardo Art Science Evening (DASER) of May 19

May 19, 2011, 6 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.)
Keck Center, 500 Fifth St., N.W., Room 100, Washington, D.C.
Email cpnas[at]nas[dot]edu or call 202-334-2415 to make a reservation
Photo IDs required

Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS) is partnering with Leonardo, the International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology, to present D.C. Art and Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER), 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.
May 19 Program

5:30 to 6:00 p.m.    Check in

6:00 to 6:10 p.m.    Welcoming remarks and community sharing time. 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.

6:10 to 7:10 p.m.    Panelists’ presentations (15 minutes each)
Harry Abramson, Director of Art Services, Direct Dimensions Inc,
Owings Mills, MD
Michael Chorost, science writer, author of Rebuilt: How Becoming Part Computer Made Me More Human and World Wide Mind: The Coming Integration of Humanity, Machines, and the Internet.
Randall Packer, multimedia artist, composer, and artistic director, Zakros InterArts
Zeev Rosenweig, program director and lead of the SCIART program, Division of Chemistry, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA

7:10 to 7:45 p.m.     Discussion

7:45 to 8:30 p.m.    Reception

Posted by:  Ozden Sahin (LEA Co-editor and Curator)