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FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The North Texas LASER (Leonardo Art/Science Evening Rendezvous) is hosted at UNT by xREZ Art + Science Lab.  LASER is an international program of evening gatherings that bring artists and scientists together with the public for informal presentations and lively conversations!  LASER @ UNT events have powerful themes addressing issues of importance on both local and global scales and include presenters from the sciences, technology, industry, and the arts.
Interested in previous LASER events and speakers? CLICK HERE to WATCH LASER Speaker videos, see image galleries and learn more about prior LASER events on the LASER @ UNT BLOG page!

LASER EVENT CALENDAR

FALL 2016 LASER

Bonding with Bots | The Art + Science of Human-Robot Interaction
Thursday, October 6, 2016 @ 5:30P – 7:30P
Willis Library, Rm. 140 – The Forum

 

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FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Light refreshments
Limited seating
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Join us for an exciting evening with experts from the arts, sciences and industry to explore the art + science of human – robot interaction! Mix and Mingle with attendees and presenters while enjoying light refreshments at the LASER ROUNDTABLES starting at 5:30 PM. LASER SPEAKER presentations start at 6:00 PM and are followed by a lively conversation with the audience!

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Julienne Greer is an Assistant Professor of Theatre, Social Robotics and Performance at the University of Texas at Arlington and a multi-disciplinary scholar artist who produces, directs, performs and writes in the theatre, robotics, cinema, humanities, and game studies disciplines. In 2014, Greer presented her paper, “Building emotional authenticity between humans and robots” at the International Conference for Social Robotics in Sydney, Australia.

Learn more about Julienne: https://www.uta.edu/profiles/julienne-greer

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Ray Baughman is a Robert A. Welch Professor of Chemistry and current director of the NanoTech Institute at the University of Texas at Dallas. In 2008, Baughman was ranked one of the top 100 high-impact materials scientist by Thomson Reuters and continues to grow with 76 U.S. patents and over 400 publications.

Learn more about Ray: https://www.utdallas.edu/chairs/profiles/baughman.html

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Justin Holder is the Director of Content at RoboKind, a company designing advanced social robots with life-like facial expressions and social interactions to supplement autism therapy, special education and STEM instruction. Holder was previously the production manager at Robokind, and he is an alumnus of the University of Texas at Dallas school of Arts, Technology, Engineering and Communication.

Learn more about Justin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/justin-holder-15770ba3

THANK YOU to our SPONSORS & PARTNERS!

SPONSORS

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS

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Blaffer Art Museum

FACULTY PARTNERS

Kate Colin, Lecturer, Core Drawing, UNT
Deanna Ooley, Lecturer, Core Design, UNT
Spencer Keralis, Research Associate Professor, UNT Libraries
Laura Evans, Assistant Professor, Art Education & Art History UNT
Jennifer Way, Professor, Art History, UNT
Mickey Abel, Professor, Art History, UNT
Marcus Young, Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, UNT
Liss LaFleur, Assistant Professor, New Media Art, UNT

STUDENT PARTNERS

Lucero Cantu, Political Science (Undergraduate Student)
Amelia Jaycen, Journalism (Graduate Student)
Kathryn Hays, Psychology (Undergraduate Student)
Nick Ligon, Philosophy and Psychology (Undergraduate Student)
Dalton Green, Interdisciplinary Arts & Design (Undergraduate Student)

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