DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)

Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6 p.m. (doors open at 5:30)
Keck Center, 500 Fifth St., N.W., Room 100
No charge. Photo ID and registration required.
American Sign Language interpretation is available upon request.
Please email cpnas@nas.edu by Friday, May 3 to request interpretation.

D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) is a monthly discussion
forum on art and science projects in the national capital region and
beyond. DASERs provide a snapshot of the cultural environment and
foster interdisciplinary networking. Reservations and a photo ID are
required for admittance. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the event begins
at 6 p.m. This month, the discussion explores SEAD, The Network for
Science, Engineering, Art and Design, which facilitates research,
dialogue, and communication within and among those working in these


5:30 to 6:00 p.m.
Check in

6:00 to 6:10 p.m.
Welcoming remarks and community sharing time. Anyone in the audience
working within the intersections of art and science will have 30
seconds to share their work. Please present your work as a teaser so
that those who are interested can seek you out during social time
following the event.

6:10 to 7:10 p.m.
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 system, Winston-Salem

7:10 to 8:10 p.m.

8:10 to 9:00 p.m.

DASER is co-sponsored by Cultural Programs of the National Academy of
Sciences (CPNAS) and Leonardo, the International Society for the Arts,
Sciences, and Technology. DASER fosters community and discussion
around the intersection of art and science. The thoughts and opinions
expressed in the DASER events are those of the panelists and speakers
and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the National Academy
of Sciences or of Leonardo.