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Stanford LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous)

Code:
EVT 564
Day:
Thursday
Date(s):
Sep 25—Oct 11
Time:
7:00 pm
Location:
Please see below
Cost:
FREE
Status: No Registration Required
LASER is a national program, founded in 2008 by cultural historian Piero Scaruffi under the aegis of Leonardo ISAST, which brings artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversation with an audience. Each evening event, free of charge and open to the public, presents artists, scientists, thinkers, inventors, and scholars who are working on paradigm shifts. People in the audience are also encouraged to briefly introduce their own work.

Speakers for the September 25 LASER event include:
Hank Greely (Director of the Center for Law and the Biosciences/Stanford) on "The End of Sex"
Irina Raicu (Director of the Internet Ethics Program/Santa Clara Univ.) on "The Issues of Internet Ethics"
Margaret Levi (Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences/Stanford) on "The Future of Work in the Age of Intelligent Automation"
Rosanna Guadagno (Peace Innovation Lab/Stanford) on "Peace Data Standard: A Practical and Theoretical Framework for Using Technology to Examine Intergroup Interactions"
Location: Stanford Law School, Room TBA

Speakers for the October 11 LASER event include:
David McConville (Buckminster Fuller Institute) on "Beyond the "Whole Earth"
David Bates (UC Berkeley) on "The History and Theory of Artificial Intelligence"
Carrie Partch (Stanford Biochemistry) on "Circadian Rhythms"
Hughen Starkweather (Visual Artists) on "Consumerism and cellular transformation"
Location: Li Ka Shing Center for Learning, Room TBA

This program series is co-sponsored by the Office of Science Outreach, The Art Institute, the Deans of Engineering, Humanities & Sciences, Medicine, and Research at Stanford, and Stanford Continuing Studies. This program series is co-sponsored by the Office of Science Outreach, The Art Institute, the Deans of Engineering, Humanities & Sciences, Medicine, and Research at Stanford, and Stanford Continuing Studies.
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