Win Passes to The GS2018 Science Communication Conference!



SPECIAL GIVEAWAY!

QED has a FIVE PASSES to attend the GS2018 Science Communications Conference at Pratt Institute School of Architecture on Saturday, November 3rd from 9am-6:30pm and we want YOU to win them!

To enter, sign up for our mailing list here and we'll select a winner at random by Friday, November 2nd at 5pm! Please indicate the amount of tickets you would like when you submit.

Please only submit if you can absolutely attend this event on Saturday, November 3rd.

This event will take place at:

Pratt Institute School of Architecture
61 St James Pl
Brooklyn, NY 11238

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ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:

Join Guerilla Science for a one-day conference that rallies experts of science, design, art, theater and activism. We’re coming together in the name of science – to explore and celebrate it as a tool for empowerment.

Presenters include William Etundi, Jr., creator of New York's most outrageous underground parties, Alison Kobayashi, director of sleeper hit Say Something Bunny, award-winning graphic designer Bonnie Siegler, author of Dear Client, Marissa Nielsen-Pincus,associate artistic director of Third Rail, and more!

This conference is for...

  • Scientists looking for new ways to communicate your research.

  • Creative professionals interested in incorporating scientific thinking into your work.

  • Science communicators exploring new ways to connect with your audience.

Ticket includes snacks and coffee, lunch, giveaways, cocktail hour, and an all-access pass to all presentations and workshops!


 

GS2018 PROGRAM LINEUP

9:00 Registration, Breakfast, and Networking

10:00 Welcome & Opening Remarks from the Pratt Institute and Guerilla Science

10:15 This Is How We Touch the World — William Etundi, Jr.

11:00 Are You Ready to be Radical? — Robyne Walker Murphy

11:20 Workshops (Choose One)

Introduction to Immersive Theater — Marissa Nielsen-Pincus, Third Rail Projects

Radical Practice: Critical Questioning through Creative Mapping — Robyne Walker Murphy, Groundswell

Branding & Identity: Science Needs a Strategy — Mike Wasilewski,Frank Collective

Funding Science Communication — Hear from program officers – present and past – about their goals and the key elements they look for in providing support for creative projects at the interface of science, art, and culture. Featuring:
Daniel – STEAMplant coordinator (Pratt Institute)
Sonia – Executive Editor, Sloan Science & Film (Museum of the Moving Image)
Greg – Program Director, Science Sandbox (Simons Foundation)

Choosing Your Medium Nadja Oertelt, Massive

1:00 Lunch

2:15 Down the Rabbit Hole: Imagination and Research Behind Say Something Bunny! — Alison Kobayashi

3:00 How to Get What You Want From Creative People — Bonnie Siegler

3:45 Workshops (Choose One)

Introduction to Immersive Theater — Marissa Nielsen-Pincus, Third Rail Projects

Crowdfunding with Kickstarter — Julio Terra, Kickstarter

Imagining Utopia — Stephen Duncombe & Steve Lambert, Center for Artistic Activism

Science Entertainment Pitch Session — Think you have the next big idea for a feature film, a comedy show about neuroscience, or a 20 minute presentation best enjoyed with a full glass of cold beer? Meet the minds behind New York’s top science-inspired entertainment, and dust off your dreams! Featuring:

Kate – Co-founder, Caveat
Matt – Big Boss, Nerd Nite
Nate Dorr – Director of Programming, Imagine Science Films

5:15 Cocktails & Celebration

Visit the GS2018 Conference Website for additional info and program updates!