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.

The Foundations of Discovery

Jan 22 – Embark on a journey of discovery with a special screening of the documentary The Most Unknown. Learn More

Science and a Movie: Real Genius

Jan 30 – Let’s talk lasers with scientist Maria Viitaniemi! Then we watch one of the finest comedies from the 80s, Real Genius. Learn More

Women in STEM: Breaking Down Barriers

Feb 5 – Join us for a conversation with female professionals, across STEM disciplines, about the barriers they have overcome during their careers, and what the future of women in STEM could and should look like. Learn more

 

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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january 2019

22jan6:30 pm9:00 pmThe Foundations of DiscoveryEmbark on a journey of discovery with a special screening of the documentary The Most Unknown.6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

30jan7:00 pm9:00 pmScience and a Movie: Real Genius7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

february 2019

05feb7:00 pm9:00 pmWomen in STEM: Breaking Down BarriersJoin us as Dr. Sarah Myhre, Founder of Rowan Institute and Founding Board Member of 500 Women Scientists, leads a conversation with female professionals, across STEM disciplines, about the barriers they have overcome during their careers, what they have seen change, and what the future of women in STEM could and should look like.7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

12feb7:00 pm9:00 pmThe Good, The Bad, & The Ugly: Global Access to Cancer TreatmentIn recognition of World Cancer Day, join guest speaker Pat Garcia-Gonzalez, co-founder and CEO of The Max Foundation, as she discusses lessons learned from 15 years of facilitating access to cancer treatment in low- and middle-income countries.7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

march 2019

07mar7:00 pm9:00 pmThe Art of HealingJoin Pacific Science Center and Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason for an evening reception featuring a reading of The Body Lives its Undoing, a poetry and visual art reflection on autoimmune diseases and the impact it has on those living with them.7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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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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