Are you curious about life in the universe? What would happen if a virus from another planet was somehow introduced here on earth? Just when will you be able to purchase a ticket to the moon? These questions, and many others, will be debated, deliberated, and discussed at SETIcon II. Check out our Program of Events to see what we’ve got in store!
Sheldon Reynolds, a star of the band Earth, Wind and Fire, will perform his hit, “Shining Star,” for Jill Tarter’s Gala on Saturday, June 23rd.
Fireside chats will provide an intimate setting for an in-depth conversation with our speakers and participants. Each chat will last 30 minutes, and provide about 15 minutes for questions from the audience with the speakers. The interviews include Jill Tarter, Kevin Grazier, Alex Filippenko, Mae Jemison, Andre Bormanis, Robert Picardo and many many more.
SETIcon Auction to Benefit Science Research and STEM Education. The auction features science adventure travel, vacation stays, wine tasting tours, fine art, signed science and science fiction books, and space collectibles. All items generously donated by Panelists, SETI Institute employees, and other SETI supporters. There is some GREAT stuff so check it out..
Charles Lindsay - He photographs at the interface between nature and culture. It is his fascination with our relationship to the earth which connects all of his work – living with a rain forest tribe, traveling with turtle hunters, looking at his own experience of fly fishing or the culture of golf and it’ s relationship [...]
Frank Summers – Dr. Frank Summers is an astrophysicist at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, MD. He received his undergraduate degree in Physics from Virginia Tech, and his Masters and Ph.D in Astronomy from the University of California at Berkeley. After achieving his degrees, he did research on cosmology and galaxy formation at Princeton [...]
Richard Rhodes – the author or editor of twenty-four books including The Making of the Atomic Bomb, which won a Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction, a National Book Award and a National Book Critics Circle Award; Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb, which was shortlisted for a Pulitzer Prize in History; and four novels. He [...]
Chris Ford – Chris Ford is currently RenderMan Business Director at Pixar Animation Studios with over 20 years experience in computer graphics software development and media production technology. Formerly at Autodesk, Alias, Silicon Graphics, and Wavefront Technologies, Chris has been the Product Manager for most of the modeling, animation, and rendering software tools used in professional [...]
Online registration is now closed. Please purchase your ticket at the SETIcon registration desk starting at 3:30pm on Friday, 6/22 at the Hyatt Santa Clara
SETIcon II happens June 22-24th, 2012 at Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara, California
Start the SETIcon weekend with a blast! Join us on Friday, June 22 @ 7:00pm to kick off SETIcon with Alan Stern and Mae Jemison, SETI Institute scientist lightning talks, live music by The Kepler Mission, and more!