Calendar

  • 19
    19.May.Friday

    6:00 PM-10:00 PM
    05-19-17
    Arizona Science Center
    600 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA

    Our Founders, Rebekah Brubaker and Brian Johnson, are featured speakers at Arizona Science Center’s Science With A Twist: Super Villains. Part of the Center’s series of events for Adults Night Out, you will “be amazed by DNA mutations and hear how close we are to creating super villains.”

    Tickets are $12 and may be purchased at the door or online. There is an additional cost for specialty cocktails inspired by Lex Luther, Magneto and the Joker. Dinner can also be purchased at the Center’s Beansprouts Café. Additional shows are Planet Shark: Predator or Prey, $11.95 per person (open all night); Great White Shark, $7.95 per person (showtime 8:30 PM); and Led Zeppelin Laser Show, $9 per person (showtime: 9:15 PM).

  • 25
    25.May.Thursday

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    05-25-17
    Phoenix Convention Center North Building
    Phoenix Convention Center North Building, 100 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA

    North 132BC

    On June 2nd in 2016, a meteoroid the size of a car hurtled through the atmosphere and landed somewhere in Arizona. In this panel, experts will discuss how they tracked it down! Panelists: Daniel Dunlap, Laurence Garvie, Emilie Dunham, John Christoph

  • 25
    25.May.Thursday

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    05-25-17
    Phoenix Convention Center North Building
    Phoenix Convention Center North Building, 100 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA

    North 131C

    Virtual classrooms are becoming increasingly popular, with some students never speaking with their teacher in person. Let’s discuss how to get the most out of these technologies while mitigating their disadvantages.

    Teagan Wall,Rebekah Brubaker,Caolan Head

  • 25
    25.May.Thursday

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    05-25-17
    Phoenix Convention Center North Building
    Phoenix Convention Center North Building, 100 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA

    North 132A

    In the world of Warehouse 13, historical artifacts become imbued with supernatural powers. In this panel, experts will discuss the theories and technologies explored in the show. Panelists: Karen Knierman,  Sierra Ferguson, Luke Johnson

  • 25
    25.May.Thursday

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    05-25-17
    Phoenix Convention Center North Building
    Phoenix Convention Center North Building, 100 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA

    Room 132A

    Cyber attacks have become increasingly sophisticated in recent years, with many major companies breached. In light of this, what precautions can you take to protect yourself and your data? Come to this panel to find out! Panelists: Richard Larkins, Ryan Ang, Alexander Nunn, Peter Hefley

  • 25
    25.May.Thursday

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    05-25-17
    Phoenix Convention Center North Building
    Phoenix Convention Center North Building, 100 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA

    North 132BC

    The Justice League’s membership includes aliens, cyborgs, mythological royalty, and billionaire playboy philanthropists. By their powers combined, they are something even greater! In this panel, experts will discuss the JL and their powers. Panelists: Joe Fortunato, Jeffrey Tinius, Romeo Farinacci.

  • 25
    25.May.Thursday

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    05-25-17
    Phoenix Convention Center North Building
    Phoenix Convention Center North Building, 100 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA

    North 131C

    K-12 educators are responsible for teaching far more than specific disciplines. Through them, students can also learn to value community engagement and to fight against bullying. Let’s discuss ways to make your classroom Super!

    Robert Birdsall,Nicole Bowers,Dani Kachorsky,Katherine Burdick

  • 25
    25.May.Thursday

    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    05-25-17
    Phoenix Convention Center North Building
    Phoenix Convention Center North Building, 100 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA

    Room 132BC

    Information used to have to be painted on to cave walls. Then we were able to store it in magnetic tape. Now a chip the size of a fingernail can store decades worth of photographs. In this panel, experts will discuss the technology that made these advancements possible and what the future of information storage might be. Panelists: Peter Hefley, Ryan Ang, Robert Birdsall.

  • 25
    25.May.Thursday

    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    05-25-17
    Phoenix Convention Center North Building
    Phoenix Convention Center North Building, 100 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA

    Room 132A

    Upgraded from Fan Fest this panel returns. We learned that thrusters are the best tool in combat; now let’s find out just which spaceship would win the ultimate battle royal. Join our scientist as they talk about the issues each ship would face in our universe. Panelists: Benjamin Koval, Parker Castleberry, Andrew Thoesen.

     

  • 25
    25.May.Thursday

    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    05-25-17
    Phoenix Convention Center North Building
    Phoenix Convention Center North Building, 100 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA

    North 131C

    There is an increasing push within the STEM community to perform outreach and education. We discuss some of these projects and how you can connect with them to bring experts into your classroom.

    Deborah Haralson,Al Pajak,Nicole Bowers