Friday, March 18, 2011

San Diego Science Festival

Eight Days of Festival Coming Your Way in One Day.
But Who is Counting?

We are! With the San Diego Science Festival kicking off this Saturday, March 19, it is hard to contain our excitement. So we will keep sharing it with you this week and next!

Do you find that you love learning about science and engineering, but there aren't enough hours in the day? Join us for Science Speed Round, presented by Life Technologies, on March 23.

Take in a series of 8 short, sharp, expertly refereed talks by some of San Diego's finest -- 5 minutes per talk, plus 5 minutes for questions -- presenting a kaleidoscope of eye-popping, mind-boggling scienitific ideas!

For more information and to register, go to:

Speakers include:
  • Kevin Carroll from Tech America
  • Francisco Villarreal from UC San Diego
  • Larry Goldstein from UC San Diego
  • John Long from General Dynamics
  • Michael Farrell from ResMed
  • Antonio DeMaio from UC San Diego
  • Scott Sigler, bestselling science fiction author
  • Mike Lafferty from Life Technologies
  • Moderated by Peggy Pico from KPBS
Don't miss a special opportunity to learn more about scholarly publishing and the peer review process from Elsevier on March 23.

Executive Publisher Dan Morgan will examine multiple aspects of the publishing process and the benefits to a researcher's career of participating in the process.

The Science Festival is pleased to have our sponsor and collaborator Elsevier present this special panel discussion to our Festival audience for an indepth look at the peer review process.

For more information about the event and to register, please go to

Tomorrow is the kick-off of the Science Festival. Stay tuned!
For more information, please visit our website at

San Diego Science Festival

San Diego Science Festival is organized by UC San Diego, with the support of community collaborators, to educate students across the region.

Educational support is provided by ScienceBridge, a UC San Diego science education outreach program.


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