Super Science Slam – A Happy Hour Event
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 19:00
Science Slam Canada in partnership with Museum of Vancouver present this city’s most epic science showdown! Join us for the culmination of a year of Vancouver Science Slam events. Past competitors will face off for the grand champion title. Who will emerge as Van City’s best science communicator?
Hosted by Nikki Berreth and Alan Shapiro, this championship event will feature Carson Kivari, the defending Science Slam winner, and competitors hand-picked from all walks of science. Based on the format of a poetry slam, competitors will have five minutes to present any science topic with creativity and ingenuity. The use of a projector or slides are not allowed. Presentations will be judged for communication skills, audience engagement, and scientific accuracy.
Our star-studded panel of judges includes a mashup of Vancouver’s top science and communication institutions, including Dan Dumsha, Carson Kivari, and others.
Date: Thursday, May 18
Time: 7:00pm (Bar opens at 6:00)
Tickets: *Adults: $15; Seniors, Students: $13; MOV Members: Free!
* Online Tickets Sales will end ONE HOUR before the event begins. Remaining tickets on sale at the door / Visitor Services at the time of event.
Gallery admission included with event ticket. Come early to explore the exhibitions and have a drink.
Carson Kivari MA RCC is a published researcher and practitioner of neuroscience informed traumatic stress psychotherapy. He uses music and film to destigmatize mental health issues.
Dan Dumsha is a Vancouver based Improviser, Teacher, and Corporate Trainer. Dan has been performing improv for over two decades from coast to coast. Dan is a Main Stage player at VTSL, the President of the Vancouver Queer Improv Society, and a producer of three Tuesday night improv shows at XYYVR on Davie Street. Dan is a Corporate Consultant with the Humphrey Group and on the Faculty for Executive Education at UBC Sauder.