The Washington Academy of Sciences and our Affiliate Societies announce a Call for papers for Capital Science 2014 – Arlington, Virginia (Metro access) – March 29th and 30th, 2014. Visit the Capital Science 2014 webpage for Registration, Presentation submission and more information.
Capital Science 2014 Featured Speakers
Climatologist Claire Parkinson(NASA) will speak on “Changes in Arctic and Antarctic Sea Ice as a Microcosm of Global Climate Change”.
Oceanographer Captain Philip Renaud’s (Living Oceans Foundation) will speak on “Can coral reefs survive the onslaught of man and climate?”
Paleontologist Ray Stanford will speak on “Tracking Dinosaurs in the Smithsonian’s Backyard”.
Computer Scientist and WAS Awardee Mary Theofanos (NIST) will speak on usability for biometric systems including research on idiot passwords requirements and computer security.
Author and Astronomer Sethanne Howard (Retired from USNO) is returning to CapSci and will speak on “Impacting the Earth: asteroid meets Earth”; this following her great talk entitled “Black Holes Can Dance” presented at CapSci 12.
Fulbright Scholar and Professor of Biological Sciences Eugene Williams (Salisbury University) will speak on “The Fish of Iceland and Climate Change.”.