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EDITOR: Andrea Kirk
COMMUNICATING TECHNOLOGY EFFECTIVELY IN TODAY'S WORLD
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Time(s): 6 PM - 9 PM
Address: 425 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095
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Communicating science is hard, especially in today’s world. Science communicators face multiple challenges, including the war on facts, questionable
beliefs, political ideologies, and social influences. But the ability to communicate science can have a profound impact on policy choices that affect important societal concerns, including public health and public safety.
The UCLA Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences and the Division of Physical Sciences have assembled a panel of renowned science communicators for a discussion and Q&A. These experts will discuss current challenges to the communication and acceptance of research findings, strategies for effective science communication, and approaches for increasing public engagement and interest in science.
Please join us for a reception at 6 pm, followed by the panel discussion and Q&A starting at 7 pm. Seating is limited –reserve a seat at our website.
Lawrence Bender is a producer and political activist based in Los Angeles. His film “An Inconvenient Truth” raised unprecedented awareness about climate change and won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.
Nadia Drake is a science journalist and contributing writer at National Geographic. She received an A.B. in biology, psychology, and dance at Cornell University, where she also earned a Ph.D. in genetics and development.
Jacob Margolis is a science Reporter at KPCC – Southern California Public Radio. He is the host of the carefully researched and influential podcast “The Big One: Your Survival Guide“
Deborah Netburn is a science reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Here she has written engaging science stories such as “Ancient eclipse records show that days on Earth are getting just a little longer”, “After discovering more than 2,600 planets, NASA’s Kepler space telescope is headed for retirement”, and “Here it is, the first-ever image of a black hole”.
David Saltzberg is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at UCLA. He has been the science consultant for The Big Bang Theory since its pilot episode.
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POTTERY CLASSES FOR KIDS & ADULTS
3795 Boise Avenue, Mar Vista, Ca 90066 (3 Blocks West Of Centinela, Off Venice) 310-567-2708. - - Peach Tree Pottery Classes, Studio And Gallery. If You've Ever Thought You'd Like To Try Throwing A Pot, This Is A Fun And Relaxed Place To Try It Out. Unleash Your Creativity, Learn To Throw A Pot I ....
THE GETTY CENTER
1200 Getty Center Drive Los Angeles, Ca 90049 Use The Getty Center Exit From I405 (310) 440-7300 - - A Tram Takes Visitors From The Parking At Street Level Up To The Museum. In Addition To The Art Housed Here, The Architecture, Gardens And Setting, Perched Above West Los Angeles, Are Spectacular. If ....
UCLA HAMMER MUSEUM
10899 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, Ca 90024 310.443.7000 - - The Museum Is Located At The Northeast Corner Of Westwood And Wilshire Boulevards In Westwood Village, 3 Blocks East Of The 405 Freeway's Wilshire Boulevard Exit. The Ucla Grunwald Center For The Gra ....
SKIRBALL CULTURAL CENTER
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca 90049 Skirball Cultural Center - (Located Off The 405 Freeway; Exit Skirball Center Drive) (310) 440-4500 - - Its Mission Is To Explore The Connections Between Four Thousand Years Of Jewish Heritage And The Vitality Of American Democratic Ideals. It Seeks To Welcome And Inspire People Of Every Ethnic And Cul ....
UCLA FOWLER MUSEUM OF CULTURAL HISTORY
W Sunset Blvd & Westwood Plz, Los Angeles, Ca 90077 Ucla North Campus-- Parking On Lot 4; Enter At Sunset And Westwood. 310/825-4361 - The Ucla Fowler Museum Of Cultural History Explores Art And Material Culture Primarily From Africa, Asia And The Pacific, And The Americas, Past And Present. The Fowler Seeks To Enhance Understanding More ....
MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE
9786 West Pico Blvd Los Angeles, Ca 90035 Simon Wiesenthal Plaza (Southeast Corner Of Pico Boulevard And Roxbury Drive). Entrance On Pico - F 310-553-8403 - The Museum Of Tolerance Provides A Unique And Provocative Experience That Challenges Visitors To Become Witnesses To History, Confront The Dynamic Of Intolerance That Is Still Embedded In Society Tod
NOAH’S ARK AT THE SKIRBALL
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13650 Mindanao Way, Marina Del Rey Ca 310-822-8530 - - Burton W. Chace Park Offers Multi-Purpose Rooms, Picnic Tables, Barbecues, Pergolas, Picnic Shelters, Outdoor Programs, Great Harbor Viewing Areas, Guest Docks, And Is Host To Numerous Year-Round Eve ....
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KENNETH HAHN STATE RECREATION AREA
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