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New and Upcoming Events - September 5, 2012 Edition

From: Marc M.
Sent on: Wednesday, September 5, 2012 8:47 AM

Five great authors and over 1,100 attendees - thanks for making our Science Track at the Decatur Book Festival such a smashing success this past weekend! There’s lots happening on our calendar. Take a look-see. You can follow us @sciencetavern on Twitter and on our Facebook page and that you can catch up with podcasts of select past meetups on iTunes.

See you at the Tavern,
Marc


New
Sat, Sep 22, 7p
Global Climate Change Policy - the Tragedy of the Commons Strikes Back
Paul Baer, Assistant Professor of Public Policy at Georgia Tech and an internationally recognized expert on issues of equity and climate change, will help us understand the challenges we face in developing political approaches to address global climate change.

Sat, Oct 6, 10a-6p
SpaceUp Atlanta - a Space Unconference Where You Create the Agenda
SpaceUp Atlanta is a space unconference, where participants decide the topics, schedule and structure of the event. If you have an idea or question about space that you are dying to talk to people about or want to learn what other people are thinking about space in our community, this is the event for you.


Next week
Wed, Sep 12, 7p
Religion and the Atlanta Science Tavern - a Discussion
This meetup will be an opportunity for me to present my thinking on what will become our official position on the relationship between the Atlanta Science Tavern and people of faith (and non-faith). Be warned: this is going to be a policy talk not a religion versus science debate.


Thu, Sep 20, 7p
2012 Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony Webcast-Watching Party
It's time again for that marvelous annual celebration of improbable research known as the Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony. Please join us for this webcast-watching party at Manuel's as we stream this year's gala over the objections and guffaws of our usual crowd of science and humor enthusiasts.


Shout-outs
The Open Source Bio Meetup is the new science kid in town; speaking of kids, The Fun Scientists, just launched by Science Tavern member Reginald Finley, offers a new kind of edutainment for growing and curious minds; Science Tavern supporter and speaker Stephen Fleming writes to share this Enterprise Innovation Institute newsletter article about the wildly successful Mars Landing Party we had there last month.

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