UCLA Sloan Colloquium

UCLA SLOAN COLLOQUIUM
SUNDAY NOV 5, 2017
Design Room, 2534 Melnitz Hall

10:30 - 10:45: Sign in. Handout. Opening remarks, Etana Jacobson, Program Director | Directing Fellow

10:45 - 11:10: Sloan Program discussion, Q+A, Sloan sites review.
scienceandfilm.org
http://legacy.tft.ucla.edu/sloan
https://www.sloanfilmsummit.org/

11:10 - 11:50: Sloan film screenings, discussion: 2017 Sloan Summit / Grantee clips ‘Zero,’ ‘Zoya’ TFT Sloan case study, Sensitivity Training https://www.sloanfilmsummit.org/blog/case-study-sensitivity-training/ +Operator, Experimenter, To Dust, Radium Girls, Birder’s Guide, Valley of Saints

New Film Tech - (Unity, Unreal, VFX, AE, Photogrammetry, Mo-cap, Projection Mapping, Mixed Media, XR) - TFT resources such as Re:Map, Future Storytellers Institute
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Jd_L-z_XWTo

11:50 - 12:00: Bathroom Break, Speaker A/V Set-up

12:00 - 12:45: Dr. Jessica Lynch Alfaro, UCLA Center for Society, Genetics and Culture - her latest
genetic research based on Central and South American Field Primatology

1:00 - 1:30: Sculpture Garden Lunch, bathroom break

1:30 - 2:10: Walk / Court of Sciences, S. Campus. Tour ‘Exploring Your Universe’ UCLA STEM Festival

2:10 - 3:00: Math Sciences Bldg 5200. Dr. Matt Malkan, Professor, UCLA Astrophysics Dept. What PopCulture Gets Right and Wrong in Science. Crafting engaging, accurate STEM films

3:00 - 3:30: Dr. Jean-Luc Margot, MS 5200, Chair, UCLA Earth, Planetary and Space Science. The Search for Extraterrestrial Life

3:35 - 4:30: EYU tour surveying UCLA STEM breakthroughs, resources (Engineering, Optics, Neurobiology, Earth Science, Nanotechnology, Microbiology, Planetarium)

5:00 - 6:00: (Optional / weather dependent) Stargazing and tour from Astrophysics large console / instruments

 

 

UCLA SLOAN COLLOQUIUM
SUNDAY NOV 6, 2016
Design Room, 2534, 2nd floor Melnitz Hall

11 AM: Sign in. Opening remarks, Etana Jacobson, Program Director
11:10 - 11:45: Sloan Program discussion, Q+A, Sloan films review
11:45 - 12:00: Walk to UCLA Botanic Gardens
12:00 - 1:00: UCLA Life Sciences Dept organized tour of Botanic Gardens. Topic: 'LA Biodiversity'
1:00 - 2:00: Lunch in Botanics (all speakers welcome to attend and meet students)
2:00 - 2:15: Meet Dr. Imke Schroeder in Botanics, walk to Microbiology Building
2:15 - 3:15: Tour of Microbiology lab, presentation on Microbiology / Epidemiology by Dr. Imke Schroeder
3:15 - 3:45: Short break, walk to Astrophysics Building. Tour: UCLA "Explore Your Universe" event
4:00 - 5:00: Dr. Matt Malkan, UCLA Astrophysics Dept., presentation: "Weird Science" crafting engaging science and tech driven films
5:00 - 6:00: (Optional) Stargazing and tour from Astrophysics large console / instruments on Astrophysics Roof.

Dress warm.

 

 

UCLA SLOAN COLLOQUIUM
SUNDAY NOV 8, 2015

11 AM - Sign in. Opening remarks, Etana Jacobson, Program Director
11: 10 - 12:10 Dr. Jessica Lynch Alfaro, UCLA Institute of Society, Culture and Genetics, 'Field Primatology'
12:15 - 12:30 - Walk to UCLA Botanic Gardens
12:30 - 1:15 - UCLA Life Sciences Dept organized tour of Botanic Gardens. Topic: 'LA Biodiversity'
1:15 - 2 - Lunch in Botanics (all speakers welcome to attend and meet students)
2 - 2:15 - Meet Dr. Imke Schroeder in Botanics, walk to Microbiology Building
2:15 - 3:15 - Tour of Microbiology lab, presentation on Microbiology and Epidemiology by Dr. Imke Schroeder
3:15 - 3:45 - 5-min break, walk to Astrophysics Building
4 - 5 - Dr. Matt Malkan, UCLA Astrophysics Dept., presentation: 'Weird Science'; crafting engaging science and tech driven films
5-6 - Tour / Stargazing from large instruments on Astrophysics Roof. Dress warm.viewing Neptune, Uranus and twin binary systems.