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DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)

February 14, 2013 - February 14, 2013, 6 p.m. (doors open at 5:30)

Keck Center, 500 Fifth St., N.W., Room 100

American Sign Language interpretation will be provided.

Registration and Photo IDs required

Join Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS) at the D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER), a monthly discussion forum on art and science projects in the national capital region and beyond. DASERs provide a snapshot of the cultural environment of the region and foster interdisciplinary networking. This month, DASER will occur on Valentine's Day and the discussion's theme is Love in the time of DASER.

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5:30 to 6 p.m.
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6 to 6:10 p.m.
Welcoming remarks and community sharing time. Anyone in the audience currently working at the intersection 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)

Bianca Acevedo, Social Neuroscientist, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, New York City

Helen Fisher, Biological Anthropologist, Research Professor and member of the Center for Human Evolution Studies in the Department of Anthropology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey; and Chief Scientific Advisor to the Internet dating site Match.com

Claudia Hart, Artist and Associate Professor, Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago 

Michael Salcman, Poet, Art Historian and Neurosurgeon, Baltimore

7:10 to 8:10 p.m.

8:10 to 9 p.m.

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 panelists and speakers and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the National Academy of Sciences or Leonardo.

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