D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) is a monthly discussion forum on art and science projects in the national capital region and beyond hosted by Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS). DASERs provide a snapshot of the cultural environment and foster interdisciplinary networking. In May, the discussion explores SEAD, The Network for Science, Engineering, Art and Design, which facilitates research, dialogue, and communication within and among those working in these areas.
5:30 to 6:00 p.m.
6:00 to 6:10 p.m.
Welcoming remarks and community sharing time. Anyone in the audience 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.
Roger Malina, Distinguished Professor of Art and Technology, and Professor of Physics, University of Texas, Dallas and Executive Editor, Leonardo Publications, MIT Press
Gunalan Nadarajan, Dean, School of Art and Design, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Bill O'Brien, Senior Advisor for Program Innovation, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, D.C.
Carol Strohecker, Director, Center for Design Innovation, University of North Carolina system, Winston-Salem
7:10 to 8:10 p.m.
8:10 to 9:00 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 of Leonardo.
Register online. Advance registration is required. This event takes place at 500 Fifth Street, N.W. Photo ID is required.