Schedule

  • 10:00am 11:15am
    Workshop 1A /Kyle Marian / How to Reach Wider Audiences Using Tools from Stand-Up Comedy /
  • 10:00am 11:15am
    Workshop 1B /Brian Wecht / Ask a Physicist! /
  • 11:30am 12:45pm
    Workshop 2A /Russ Dobler / Beyond the Echo Chamber: Skeptical Outreach Through Pop Culture /
  • 11:30am 12:45pm
    Workshop 2B /Steve Novella / How to Read Scientific Articles and Science Reporting´╗┐ /
  • 12:45pm 2:15pm
    Lunch (on your own)
  • 2:15pm 3:30pm
    Workshop 3A /Jay Novella, Brian Wecht, Steve Novella, George Hrab / Whaddaya Got? /
  • 2:15pm 3:30pm
    Workshop 3B /Latasha Wright / Monitoring Behavior Using Model Organisms /
  • 3:45pm 5:00pm
    Workshop 4A /Jay Novella, Brian Wecht, Steve Novella, Cortney Novella / Epic Movie Characters /
  • 3:45pm 5:00pm
    Workshop 4B /Hai-Ting Chinn, Matthew Schickele, and Tony Saunders / Opera SciComm: Excerpts from "Science Fair" /
  • 7:00pm 9:00pm
    SGU Private Show
  • 9:50am 10:35am
    Steve Novella /TBD / Haft Auditorium
  • 10:40am 11:25am
    Harriet Hall / Manufactroversies About Vaccines That Prevent Cancer / Haft Auditorium
  • 11:40am 12:30pm
    Clay Jones and Grant Ritchey / Taking a Bite out of Quackery: The Science and Pseudoscience of Tourette Syndrome / Haft Auditorium
  • 2:00pm 2:45pm
    David Gorski /TBD / Haft Auditorium
  • 2:50pm 3:35pm
    Michael Marshall / Fighting Pseudoscience in the Heart of the UK Establishment / Haft Auditorium
  • 03:45pm 04:45pm
    Panel / Into the Weeds of Medical Marijuana: The Good, The Bad, and the Downright Silly / Steve Novella, David Gorski, Emma Jones, Grant Ritchey / Haft Auditorium
  • 04:55pm 05:55pm
    Panel / Science-Based Medicine Audience Q&A / Harriet Hall, Michael Marshall, Clay Jones, Steve Novella, David Gorski, Grant Ritchey / Haft Auditorium
  • 07:00pm 09:00pm
    NECSS Presents: Real/Fake Science /The Pine Box
  • 09:00am 09:10am
    Leighann Lord /Opening / Haft Auditorium
  • 09:10am 09:55am
    TBD /Haft Auditorium
  • 10:00am 10:45am
    Olivia Koski /Vacationing in Space, Feasting on Brains, and Smelling Strangers with Guerilla Science / Haft Auditorium
  • 11:00am 12:00pm
    Panel: SciComm Meets “Me Too” /Cara Santa Maria, Olivia Koski, Virginia Hughes / Haft Auditorium
  • 12:00am 01:30pm
    Lunch (on your own)
  • 01:30pm 03:00pm
    The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe Live /Steve Novella, Jay Novella, Bob Novella, Evan Bernstein, Cara Santa Maria, + Guest / Haft Auditorium
  • 03:15pm 04:00pm
    Katie Mack /Death of a Universe / Haft Auditorium
  • 04:05pm 04:50pm
    Raychelle Burks /It was the Professor, in the Library, with Poison / Haft Auditorium
  • 05:00pm 06:00pm
    Jennifer Ouellette /Keynote address / Haft Auditorium
  • 8:00pm 10:00pm
    NECSS Social
  • 09:00am 09:05am
    Leighann Lord /Opening / Haft Auditorium
  • 09:05am 09:50am
    Jay Novella /Topic TBD / Haft Auditorium
  • 09:55am 10:40am
    Natalia Reagan /Time Has Always Been Up / Haft Auditorium
  • 10:50am 11:35pm
    Mike Miscione /New York City's Greatest Myths, Hoaxes, and Urban Legends / Haft Auditorium
  • 11:40pm 12:40pm
    Panel: Researching Gun Violence: Past, Present and Future /Steve Novella, Judith Danovitch, Amanda Marcotte, Shaughnessy Naughton / Haft Auditorium
  • 12:40pm 02:05pm
    Lunch (on your own)
  • 02:05pm 03:05pm
    Panel: Science, Skepticism, and Social Media /Brian Wecht, Katie Mack, Raychelle Burks / Haft Auditorium
  • 03:20pm 04:20pm
    Panel: Scientists Take Action /Heather Berlin, Shaughnessy Naughton, Elaine DiMasi, Valerie Horsley / Haft Auditorium
  • 04:30pm 5:15pm
    Hai-Ting Chinn and Matthew Schickele /Opera SciComm: Excerpts from "Science Fair" / Haft Auditorium
  • 05:15pm 05:30pm
    Leighann Lord /Closing / Haft Auditorium