SEAD (Network for Science, Engineering, Art, and Design) Event: May 16th DASAR at CPNAS

On May 16th the CPNAS DASER program explores the topic of SEAD: The Network for Science, Engineering, Art, and Design.

Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences announces the D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER), a monthly discussion forum on art and science projects in the national capital region and beyond. This month, DASER explores the topic of SEAD: The Network for Science, Engineering, Art, and Design. The event is on Thursday, May 16 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. EST (doors open at 5:30) in Room 100 of the Keck Center, 500 Fifth St., N.W. American Sign Language Interpretation will be provided. Reservations and photo IDs are required. To make a reservation, visit http://may16daser.eventbrite.com/.

For those unable to attend, the event will be viewable via live webcast beginning at 5:30p.m. EST. To access the live webcast, visit http://www.cpnas.org/events/051613.html

Join the live Twitter discussion by following @CPNAS and the hash tag #DASER.

Join the DASER Facebook Group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/218532914912236/

Speakers:

Roger Malina, Distinguished Professor of Art and Technology, and Professor of Physics, University of Texas, Dallas; and Executive Editor, Leonardo Publications, MIT Press

Gunalan Nadarajan, Dean, School of Art and Design, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Bill O’Brien, Senior Advisor for Program Innovation, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, D.C.

Carol Strohecker, Director, Center for Design Innovation, University of North Carolina, Winston-Salem

Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS) partners with Leonardo, the International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology<http://www.leonardo.info/>, to present the D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER), a monthly discussion forum on art and science projects in the national capital region and beyond. DASERs provide the public with a snapshot of the cultural environment of the region and will foster interdisciplinary networking.