Schedule

  • 10:00am 11:15am
    Workshop 1A /Niki Athanasiadou / Thinking Like a (Data) Scientist / Room TBA
  • 10:00am 11:15am
    Workshop 1B /Steve Lundquist / If You Look Outside the Right Side of the Aircraft: Still Not a UFO / Room TBA
  • 11:15am 12:30pm
    Workshop 2A /Steve Novella / How to Survive in an Alternative Fact, Fake News World / Room TBA
  • 11:30am 12:15pm
    Workshop 2B /Brian Wecht/Jay Novella / The Art of Conversation / Room TBA
  • 2:15pm 4:00pm
    Workshop 3A /Spyrodon Condos/Yelena Bernadskaya / How to Argue with Yourself / Room TBA
  • 2:15pm 4:00pm
    Workshop 3B /Steve Novella / How to Survive in an Alternative Fact, Fake News World / Room TBA
  • 3:45pm 5:00pm
    Workshop 4A /Brian Wecht/Jay Novella/Steve Novella / The Best Moments in Sci-Fi Movie History / Room TBA
  • 3:45pm 5:00pm
    Workshop 4B /Robyn Stein DeLuca / Men Make War and Women Take Care? A Skeptical Look at Who Does the Fighting and Who Does the Helping / Room TBA
  • 7:00pm 8:30pm
    SGU Private Show /Steve Novella, Jay Novella, Cara Santa Maria, Evan Bernstein, Bob Novella, & Special Guest / Room TBA
  • 09:30am 09:50am
    Opening /Leighann Lord / Haft Auditorium
  • 09:50am 10:30am
    David Gorski /Whither the Antivaccine Movement in the Age of Trump / Haft Auditorium
  • 10:40am 11:20am
    Steve Novella /Neuroscience: Hype & Hope / Haft Auditorium
  • 11:40am 12:20pm
    Brit Marie Hermes /The Naturopaths are Coming! The Naturopaths are Coming! / Haft Auditorium
  • 12:25pm 01:55pm
    Lunch
  • 02:00pm 02:40pm
    Harriet Hall /Denialism in Medicine: Statin Denialists and Others / Haft Auditorium
  • 02:50pm 03:30pm
    Clay Jones /Folklore in Modern Pediatric Medicine / Haft Auditorium
  • 03:45pm 04:45pm
    Panel / Is Science-Based Medicine Successful? /David Gorski, Britt Marie Hermes, Clay Jones, Harriet Hall, & Steve Novella / Haft Auditorium
  • 04:55pm 05:55pm
    Panel / Science-Based Medicine Audience Q&A /David Gorski, Britt Marie Hermes, Clay Jones, Harriet Hall, & Steve Novella / Haft Auditorium
  • 08:00pm 10:00pm
    An Evening with James Randi /Magic, Illusion, and the Paranormal / Haft Auditorium
  • 09:30am 09:40am
    Opening /Leighann Lord / Haft Auditorium
  • 09:45am 10:25am
    Massimo Pigliucci /Skepticism and Epistemic Virtue / Haft Auditorium
  • 10:35am 11:15am
    Gavin Schmidt /Simulating Climate; Stimulating Thought / Haft Auditorium
  • 11:35am 12:15pm
    Summer Ash /The Invisible Universe: See What Our Eyes Can’t / Haft Auditorium
  • 12:20pm 01:50pm
    Lunch
  • 01:55pm 03:25pm
    The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe Live /Steve Novella, Jay Novella, Bob Novella, Evan Bernstein, Cara Santa Maria, + Guest / Haft Auditorium
  • 03:35pm 04:35pm
    Panel TBD /Haft Auditorium
  • 05:00pm 06:00pm
    Mike Massimino (keynote) /Lessons from Space / Haft Auditorium
  • 8:00pm 11:00pm
    NECSS Social /All NECSS Attendees (please register in advance) / Location TBA
  • 09:30am 09:40am
    OpeningOpening / Haft Auditorium
  • 09:40am 10:20am
    Speaker TBD /Haft Auditorium
  • 10:30am 11:15am
    Rationally Speaking Live /Julia Galef + Guest / Haft Auditorium
  • 11:30am 12:10pm
    Jay Novella /A Guide to Skeptical Parenting / Haft Auditorium
  • 12:15pm 01:45pm
    Lunch
  • 01:50pm 02:50pm
    Panel / Journalism in the Age of Alternative Facts and Fake News /Nina Burleigh, Brooke Binkowski, Helaine Olen, John Rennie / Haft Auditorium
  • 03:00pm 04:00pm
    Panel TBD /Haft Auditorium
  • 04:25pm 05:05pm
    George Hrab /Secret Skeptics: Critical Thinkers Hidden in Popular Culture / Haft Auditorium
  • 05:15pm 05:55pm
    Speaker TBD /Haft Auditorium