Events & Programs

Science in the City

Join us for an evening program that celebrates the latest in scientific research and technological innovation.

Science in the City invites experts from local organizations to discuss timely topics in science and technology and how they affect our community. Each event features a presentation designed for general audiences followed by a discussion. Some events include exciting extras such as IMAX® documentary showings, planetarium demonstrations, or even hands-on activities to further explore the evening’s topic.

Colonizing Mars

June 21 – Join us as we discuss the possibility of life on Mars and learn why we need to assess whether colonizing Mars is a good idea. Learn More

New Approaches, New Hope: Tackling Neglected Tropical Diseases

July 10 – Billions of dollars and countless lives are claimed by neglected tropical diseases. Join us for drinks and appetizers as we discuss this pressing issue. Learn More


Here’s a taste of what you’ll discover at Science In The City:

Science in the City presents the Global Health and Development lecture series: On the second Tuesday of every month, the Global Health and Development lecture features a presentation by a scientist or researcher who is working on scalable solutions to address global health problems. All Global Health and Development lectures are free and have drinks available for purchase. Our key partners in the series are the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Washington Global Health Alliance.

Currently scheduled events are listed below. Make sure to check back frequently for newly listed events. Subscribe to our email list at the bottom of this page to receive monthly event announcements and updates.

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Upcoming Events

june 2018

21jun7:00 pm9:00 pmColonizing MarsWith manned missions to Mars' orbit planned within the next six years, we have a responsibility to consider the impact of humanity on the planet—and whether we have the right to invite ourselves in.7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

july 2018

10jul7:00 pm9:00 pmNew Approaches, New Hope: Tackling Neglected Tropical DiseasesThe Global Health and Development series presents Julie Jacobson, Senior Program Officer of Global Health with the Gates Foundation as she discusses controlling neglected tropical diseases.7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

september 2018

11sep7:00 pm9:00 pmReducing HIV InfectionThe Global Health and Development lecture series presents Emilio Emini, Director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation HIV Program as she discusses reducing HIV infection in Africa.7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

october 2018

09oct7:00 pm9:00 pmTuberculosis TreatmentThe Global Health and Development lecture series presents Peter Small, Founding Director of Stony Brook University's Global Health Institute as he discusses tuberculosis.7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

november 2018

13nov7:00 pm9:00 pmInnovative Problem SolvingThe Global Health and Development lecture series presents Gabrielle Fitzgerald, Founder & CEO of Panorama as she discusses innovative approaches needed to solve global issues.7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

december 2018

11dec7:00 pm9:00 pmThe Global Nature of NursingThe Global Health and Development lecture series presents Azita Emami, Dean of the UW's College of Nursing as she discusses the importance of educating nurses in a wide variety of cultures.7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Speakers and topics subject to change without notice. 

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