Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASERs)

Topic: 
Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous June 2019
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
LKSC 130
Speaker: 
various
Abstract / Description: 

The Stanford LASERs are part of a national program of gatherings that brings artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversation with the audience. Each evening event, free of charge and open to the public, will present four artists, scientists, thinkers, inventors, and scholars who are working on paradigm shifts. Each evening also allows the audience to socialize and encourages people in the audience to briefly introduce their own work. Chaired by Piero Scaruffi.


 

Location: Li Ka Shing Building, Room LK 130
Admission: Free
Parking: There should be ample parking in the structure on corner of Campus Drive West and Roth Way.
The Stanford LASERs are sponsored by the Stanford Deans of Research; Engineering; Humanities & Sciences; Medicine; and Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences; Continuing Studies; and the Office of Science Outreach.

Speakers include:

  • Kimford Meador (Professor, Stanford Neurology) on "How does brain damage affect how we think?'
  • Vivek Bagaria (PhD Candidate, Stanford Electrical Engineering) on "Prism-Deconstructing the Blockchain to Approach Physical Limits".
  • Dasha Ortenberg (Designer/Artist) on "Transformative Potentials of Specualtive Mapping."
  • Piero Scaruffi (Cultural Historian and LASER founder) on "The Two Cultures in the Age of A.I."