Alan Alda: Beyond a Blind Date with Science
Why is it so important for scientists to communicate effectively with the public, and how can they learn to do it better?

Actor, writer, science advocate and Visiting Professor at Stony Brook University's School of Journalism, Alan Alda will share his passion for science communication in a warm, engaging talk.

He will draw on his personal experiences, including his years as host of the TV series, "Scientific American Frontiers," and explain the mission of the Stony Brook School of Journalism's Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science.

  Reserve your seat for an engaging talk with Alan Alda
Where: National Academies of Sciences
2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20418
When: Wednesday, July 15, 2015
6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.: Reception in the Great Hall
6:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.: Talk by Alan Alda in the Auditorium
7:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.: Audience Q&A with Alan Alda
Free. Photo ID and reservations required. Tickets will likely go quickly!
This event is co-sponsored by The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine and the National Science Foundation.
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