D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Free Event
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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 fostering interdisciplinary networking.

DASER's theme in February is Regional Forum: Conceptual Collisions in the D.C. Area.

FREE! RSVP here.

Access the Facebook Livestream. It begins streaming at 5:30 p.m. EST.


5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Check in

6:00 to 6:15 p.m. Welcoming remarks and community sharing time. Anyone in the audience working at the intersection of art and science will have 30 seconds to share their work. Please present work as a teaser so that those who are interested can seek you out during social time following the event.

6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Panelists presentations (15 minutes each)

The Rain Project: Changwoo Ahn, Professor of Wetland Ecosystem Ecology and Ecological Engineering and Founding Director of the EcoScience + Art Initiative, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Nano-Portraiture (DNA and Protein): Michal Gavish, Multimedia Artist with a PhD in physical chemistry, Washington, D.C.

Truths, Lies, and Impressions: Models of Engineering and Art:Guru Madhavan, Biomedical Engineer; Senior Program Officer, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Washington, D.C.

Constructive Collisions: W.C. "Chip" Richardson, Professor and Chair, Department of Art, University of Maryland, College Park

JD Talasek, Facilitator, Director, Cultural Programs, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.

7:15 to 8:00 p.m. Discussion

8:00 to 9:00 p.m. Reception