Skepticamp 2015

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Details are firming up for the 2015 SkeptiCamp! We have some great presentations lined up:

Phil Ferguson (Skeptic Money (http://www.skepticmoney.com/)) - Anti-vax
Larry Lazar - FLICC: Techniques of Misinformation on Climate (and other topics)
Dr. Stephen Hupp (http://stephenhupp.com/) - Child Development: What Every Parent Needs NOT to Know (this is a TAM2015 presentation)
Alice Sanvito - Sh*t Your Massage Therapist Says
Christina Stephens - What Disability Teaches Us About Neurology
Jon Voisey - Understanding Fukishima
Kathleen Kelly - Separating the Hype from Happenin' with Solar Energy
Scott McKellar - Why the Second Law of Thermodynamics Doesn't Prove God
Zi Teng Wang - The Psychology of Magic
Chuck Collis - Incorporating Skepticism/Critical Thinking into the Classroom
Missy Rung- Blue - Non-Profit Myths
Brian Vandenburg - Truth in Psychology
Liz Zelman - Skepticism, Science, Religion, and Human Arrogance

...and more, including Arthur C. Callow, JT Eberhard, Karl Wulff, Mike McKay, Jeanne Dee, and James Croft..

Also, we will be presenting a screening of "The Vaccination Chronicles" (http://www.skeptics.com.au/latest/news/the-vaccination-chronicles/) by Richard Saunders, former President of the Australian Skeptics.

What else do you need to know?
* A pizza (http://pointersstlouis.com/) lunch will be provided (we suggest a $5 donation/person to help cover costs)
*Surlyramics (http://www.surlyramics.com)by Amy Davis Roth will be available for sale. Surly Amy has agreed to split the proceeds with SSSL - thank you Amy!
*Super Heroines, Etc. (https://superheroinesetc.org/) (formerly STL Nerdy Girls) will have a table with information
*Post-event Skeptics in the Pub to continue schmoozing and discussing skeptical things! (event location TBD)

Last, but not least...We have a copy of Bill Nye's "Undeniable," (http://www.amazon.com/Undeniable-Evolution-Creation-Bill-Nye/dp/1250007135) signed by Mr. Nye in our silent auction!!

This event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. We ask that your RSVP at the link below so we can get a good headcount estimate for determining how much pizza, sodas, and water we need for lunch.

Hope to see you all on Saturday, August 22nd!

To RSVP: http://skepticalstl.eventbee.com/event?eid=123136944

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