Schedule

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Date Speaker Topic Location
Friday
August 17, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dennis Conti
Chair, AAVSO Exoplanet Section
Amateur Astronomer Participation in the TESS Exoplanet Mission

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Building 200 Auditorium (B200-E100)
Friday
August 24, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
David Priess
Author and Commentator
The President's Book of Secrets

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Parsons Auditorium
Friday
September 7, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Justin Conrad
Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte
Gambling and War: Risk, Reward, and Chance in International Conflict

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Parsons Auditorium
Friday
September 14, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Beau Backus and Scott Hoschar
NOAA NESDIS, JHU/APL, and NAWCAD
(tentative) Military RF Spectrum Authorizations

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Parsons Auditorium
Friday
September 21, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Jeff Hawkins
Numenta Inc.
Grid Cells in the Neocortex, A Location-based Framework for Intelligence and Cortical Computation

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Parsons Auditorium
Friday
September 28, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
David Winkler
Naval Historical Foundation
Incidents at Sea

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Parsons Auditorium
Friday
October 5, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Will Menner
JHU/APL
TBD

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Parsons Auditorium
Tuesday
October 16, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Stephen A. Bourque
School of Advanced Military Studies, Fort Leavenworth
Challenging Traditional Narratives: Writing Beyond the Beach

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Parsons Auditorium
Friday
October 19, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Harlan Ullman
CNIGuard Ltd. and The Killowen Group
Anatomy of Success: Why a Brains-Based Approach to Strategic Thinking Can Win Wars

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Parsons Auditorium
Friday
October 26, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Peter Wilson
RAND Corp.
U.S. Military Capabilities and Forces for a Dangerous World

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Parsons Auditorium
Friday
November 9, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dava Sobel
Author
The Glass Universe: Where Astronomy and Physics Joined Forces

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Parsons Auditorium
Friday
November 16, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
France Córdova
Director, National Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation

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Parsons Auditorium
Friday
November 30, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sauvik Das
Georgia Tech
Social Cybersecurity: Reshaping Security Through An Empirical Understanding of Human Social Behavior

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Parsons Auditorium
Friday
December 7, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dr. S. Alan Stern
Southwest Research Institute
(draft) The New Horizons Flyby of Kuiper Belt Object MU69 (Ultima Thule)

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Parsons Auditorium
Friday
May 3, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month Colloquium
Ramesh Varma
Northrup Grumman (ret.)
Coming to America: Challenges for an Asian-American

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Parsons Auditorium