WorldCon 76: World Science Fiction Convention


Tags: Outreach

Time: 16 - 20 August 2018 -

Location: San Jose, CA

WorldCon is the annual convention of the World Science Fiction Society (WSFS). It was first held in 1939 and, after a hiatus during WWII, has been held continuously since 1946. Events will include panel discussions, writing workshops, lectures, games, music, and more.

Michael Busch, SETI Institute scientist, and Andrew Fraknoi, member of the SETI institute Board of Trustees, will participate in a panel discussion, The Danger of Near-Earth Asteroids: Are We Doing Enough? What More Should We Do?

Michael Busch will also present What's New from SETI (Institute)?

Andrew Fraknoi will present Where Bill Gates' Great-Grandaughter Might Go for Her Honeymoon: The Top Ten Future Tourist Sights in the Solar System and Why Pluto Was Kicked Out of the Planet Club and What We Are Learning About it Today, and participate in a panel discussion, SETI, What Do We Do When We Find Them?

Guy Consolmagno, member of the SETI Institute's Science Advisory Board will participate in a panel discussion, Ethical Responsibilities to Alien Life

NOTE: Registration and ticket purchase are required.

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