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MEET: Mars City Design, Yuri's Night founder, JPL & Virgin Galactic visionaries

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Join us for a pre-TEDxLA project with workshops, presentations, and cocktail reception.    **up to 50% off for first RSVPS** 


  //  This unique event encourages imagining a Martian future through the lens of solutions that can solve problems on Earth now.   //


Put on by a friend and Mars Enthusiast tour de force, Vera Mulyani of Mars City Design, as well as others from Framestore and Virgin Galactic, this event reinforces that we can be thankful that we are truly in a great spot for anyone interested in Mars and pushing the boundaries of human involvement in space!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/los-angeles-mars-a-pre-tedxla-event-for-our-martian-future-tickets-29536986923?aff=es2

Some background:


LA, Mars: a program to discuss great initiatives that connect Los Angeles to Mars. This is their launch event!


Framestore: the creative studio worked on The Martian movie, Nat Geo's MARS mini-series, and the Field Trip to Mars experience.


Mars City Design: a think tank & annual competition that connects architects to scientists to spur the design groundwork needed to build a city on Mars.

http://www.mars.la/

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  • Gabriela L.

    NEW START TIME = 6pm
    NEW VENUE = Cross Campus DTLA

    To accomodate a larger audience

    NEW SPEAKER:
    Dr. Laura Kerber is a research scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory with interests in Martian climate and ancient volcanoes, and extraterrestrial caves and deserts.

    Yesterday

  • Gabriela L.

    UPDATED SCHEDULE!

    6:00
    The Experience Sessions with:
    - Mars City Design Workshop
    - Framestore VR Workshop
    - Jedi Training Workshop

    7:00
    Intro "What if LA moved to Mars"
    by Alexandre Cadain, Founder XTOPIA, head "LA, Mars" mission

    7:10
    Gravity, The Martian, Mars, the studio behind our space and martian imagination
    by James Razzall, Managing Director at Framestore

    7:35
    Dynamic Mars: Getting to Know the Planet Next Door
    by Dr. Laura Kerber, research scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Martian climate and volcanoes specialist

    8pm
    Los Angeles Jedi training
    by Loretta Hidalgo Whitesides, Co-creator of Yuri's Night (World Space Party) & lead Jedi Training at Virgin Galactic

    8:30
    - Mars City Design projects
    - Lava tubes and Water
    - Challenges on Mars found in Los Angeles
    Water issue and imagined solution
    by Vera Mulyani, JR Skok, Gabriela Lindberg, & Bill Janczewski

    9:00
    Cocktail & Appetizer

    Yesterday

  • Gabriela L.

    LA, MARS has offered a special promotion for LA Mars Enthusiasts! That means You:

    * First 2 Meetup RSVPs get 50% off! (tickets picked up at door)

    * First 10 meetup RSVPs get 25% off! (I will send you the code before you purchase tickets online)

    4 days ago

  • Gabriela L.

    Come when you you can!
    Schedule of Events THURS, DEC 1st:

    5-6pm
    The Experience Sessions with:
    - Mars City Design Workshop
    - Framestore VR Workshop
    - Jedi Training Workshop

    6:30-7pm
    Exhibition, presentation

    7:00pm
    Intro "What if LA moved to Mars"
    by Alexandre Cadain, Founder XTOPIA, head "LA, Mars" mission


    7:10pm
    Gravity, The Martian, Mars, the studio behind our space and martian imagination
    by James Razzall, Managing Director at Framestore
    +Q&A

    7:40pm
    Los Angeles Jedi training
    by Loretta Hidalgo Whitesides, Co-creator of Yuri's Night, The World Space Party and lead Jedi Training at Virgin Galactic
    + Q&A

    8:15pm
    Mars City Design projects
    by Vera Mulyani, by ThomasSériès, and by Alain Roberts


    8:35pm
    Mars facts that are applicable for Los Angeles
    From Mars to Earth: Water issue and imagined solution
    by Vera Mulyani
    + Q&A

    9-9:30pm
    Cocktail & Finger Food

    4 days ago

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  • The Mars Initiative

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