What is NECSS?
The Northeast Conference on Science & Skepticism (NECSS – pronounced “nexus”) is a science and critical thinking conference held annually in New York City. NECSS welcomes leading scientists, educators, activists, and artists who educate and engage conference attendees through individual presentations, panel discussions, and performance pieces.
When and where is NECSS?
NECSS 2013 will take place the weekend of April 5-7, 2013 in and around FIT’s Manhattan campus. Main conference programming will take place Saturday and Sunday from 10AM-6PM. Optional events include NECSS Workshops (Friday 10AM-5PM), Stimulus/Response (Friday 8PM), the NECSS Fundraising Reception (Saturday 6:30PM), and Drinking Skeptically (Saturday 8PM).
Who will be speaking at NECSS 2013?
This year’s speakers include: Leonard Mlodinow, Jon Ronson, Simon Singh, Mariette DiChristina, Michael Shermer, the Skeptics Guide to the Universe, Massimo Pigliucci, Jamy Ian Swiss, Heather Berlin, and almost two dozen more! A full line up is available here.
How do I register?
NECSS registration is open online via our registration page. Same-day, walk-up registration is available at the conference venue if seating is still available. Please be advised that NECSS has regularly sold out in the past and we encourage everyone to register in advance to ensure you are not closed out of the event. All optional events, except for Friday night’s Stimulus/Response and Saturday night’s Drinking Skeptically, also require main conference registration.