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SkeptiCal 2013 (Berkeley)

SkeptiCal is the Northern California conference of science and skepticism, a day-long event with speakers, panels, and discussions on a wide array of subjects.

SkeptiCal will be held Saturday, June 15, 2013, at the Berkeley Doubletree Hotel.

Speakers

Speakers for 2013 will include Dr. Eugenie Scott from the National Center for Science Education, Dr. Anthony Pratkanis from UC Santa Cruz, and a special virtual appearance by the father of modern skepticism, The Amazing James Randi himself! Other speakers include DJ Grothe, also of the JREF, Dr. Jill Tarter of the SETI Institute, and more!

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Topics

We have speakers covering a wide variety of speakers this year, including legends, hoaxes, and frauds of science, the search for extra-terrestrial intelligence, medical ethics, grassroots skepticism, and more.

Tickets

Tickets are available now. Regular tickets are available at a discounted rate of $50 until June 1, when the price goes up to $60. Students with an active student ID can attend for $35 until June 1. We are also offering a t-shirt for $15.

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  • Shelli L. E.

    I had a great time! I learned a few things, met some awesome people, and my conference buddy was awesome!! Thanks, Michelle!! Also, seeing the directors for Randi's film was great! Get well soon, Amazing Randi!!!!

    June 17, 2013

  • David D.

    Great conference! Better than last year's.

    June 17, 2013

  • Shelli L. E.

    Are cameras allowed at SeptiCal?

    June 14, 2013

    • David D.

      Pretty sure they are.

      June 14, 2013

    • Shelli L. E.

      Yay!!! See you tomorrow! I'm so excited!

      1 · June 14, 2013

  • Shelli L. E.

    Hey, David!!

    1 · June 14, 2013

  • Shelli L. E.

    I'm sooo excited I'm able to go!! See you guys on Saturday morning!

    June 13, 2013

  • Freedom

    Looked at budget, no money to go this time. :-(

    June 10, 2013

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