CONTACT 2009 Conference: Artists, Scientists Meet to Discuss Human Future

by Eric on March 30, 2009

contact-logo.pngJoin scientists, artists, and writers for the 25th CONTACT Conference April 3-5 at Ames Research Center in Mountain View, CA. The interdisciplinary conference, featuring a number of speakers discussing the future of humanity through the lens of art and science, includes an art exhibition, receptions, and a film festival.

CONTACT is a unique interdisciplinary conference that each year brings together distinguished scientists, writers and artists to explore the possibilities for the human future. Don’t miss our 25th anniversary celebration this year! CONTACT 2009 is being held at NASA Ames, Building 943, on April 3-5. Banquet seating and lodging are limited, so don’t wait. The schedule is packed with exciting presentations and special sessions. For program, registration and lodging information, go to Join us for good work and good play…

Among the over 50 speakers participating in discussions of topics as diverse as Mars exploration, extremophiles, sexuality, digital storytelling, and space colonization are scientists Seth Shostak and Carol Stoker, writers Gerald Nordley and Kim Stanley Robinson, artists Gus Frederick and Joel Hagen.

Registration is $175, with discounts for seniors and students, and some housing will be available on-site.

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