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.
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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21aug7:00 pm9:00 pmAirborne Lasers: Making Sci-Fi a RealityCome listen to Don Clapp, retired Airborne Laser Chief Engineer, and Rich Flanders, Airborne Laser Program Manager, on what it takes to successfully develop and operate a massive laser to shoot down ballistic missiles.7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11sep7:00 pm9:00 pmControlling the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Where Are We Today?The Global Health and Development lecture series presents Emilio Emini, Director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation HIV Program as he discusses efforts essential to achieving the goal of fully controlling the resurgent epidemic in the coming decades. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Science in the City is made possible with generous support from: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Intellectual Ventures, and the Southern Imagination Foundation. Additional support comes from more than 1,500 donors to the Science Center’s 2016/17 Annual Fund. Click here to learn more about ways you can support Science in the City and Pacific Science Center.
Speakers and topics subject to change without notice.
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