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.

Portrait of an Epidemic

Aug 14 – Discuss with scientists from the Institute for Disease Modeling how modeling can assist the global efforts to eradicate and control infectious diseases. Learn More

Airborne Lasers

Aug 21 – Join us as Don Clapp, retired Airborne Laser Cheif Engineer, discusses what it took to successfully create an airborne laser back in the late 2000’s. Learn More

Saving the World with Biomolecule Detection

Aug 28 – Discover how new classes of cutting-edge diagnostic detection and molecular identification technologies are changing access to healthcare and ecosystem conservation tools around the world. 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

august 2018

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

28aug7:00 pm9:00 pmSaving the World with Biomolecule DetectionLearn how the development of new classes of cutting-edge diagnostic detection and molecular identification technologies are changing access to healthcare and ecosystem conservation tools around the world.7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

september 2018

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

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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Sponsored by The Seattle Times and KUOW

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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