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Wonderfest: Ask a Science Envoy | SF

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and donations are highly encouraged.

SoMa StrEat Food Park | 428 11th Street, San Francisco, CA

Bay Area Science Events

This event is curated by the Bay Area Science Festival as part of their year-round calendar of science events.

The festival takes place each fall with 10 days of science and technology lectures, games, exhibits, workshops and hands-on activities all over the Bay Area. 

> Find tons more Bay Area science events at bayareascience.org

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Bay Area Science Events

Wonderfest Science Envoys are early-career researchers with special communication skills and aspirations. Following short talks on provocative modern science topics, these three Science Envoys will answer your questions with insight and enthusiasm:

  • UC Berkeley’s Dylan Hadfield-Menell on “What AI Researchers Can Learn from King Midas” – How do we build artificially intelligent systems that reliably do what we intend?
  • Stanford’s Therese LaRue on “The Plant’s Ability to Survive” – How are plants so resilient to changes in their environments?
  • UC Berkeley’s Thomas Mittiga on “Magnetic Micro Mysteries” – How do we use artificial atoms to achieve technological breakthroughs and to understand exotic materials?

Event Details

Cost: FREE*
*Free and donations are highly encouraged.


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Address: 428 11th Street, San Francisco, CA
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