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D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER): April 25

 
D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)
Thursday, April 25, 2013, 6 p.m. (doors open at 5:30)

NAS Building, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., Lecture Room
American Sign Language interpretation is available upon request. Please email cpnas@nas.edu by April 12 to request interpretation.
Registration and Photo IDs required. Register online.

Join Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS) at the D.C. Art and 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 the discussion explores data visualization.
 
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 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)
 
Gary Berg-Cross 
Cognitive Psychologist; Executive Secretary, Spatial Ontology Community of Practice:
An Interdisciplinary Network to Support Geospatial Data Sharing, Integration, and
Interoperability, INTEROP Project, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA
 
Katy Borner
Victor H. Yngve Professor of Information Science, Indiana University, Bloomington;
Curator, Places & Spaces: Mapping Science exhibition 
 
Ward Shelley
New York-based artist featured in the exhibition Places & Spaces: Mapping Science
 
Stephen Mautner 
Executive Editor, National Academies Press, Washington, D.C.
 
7:10 to 8:10 p.m.
Discussion
 
8:10 to 9:00 p.m.
Reception 
 
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 nor of Leonardo.