2022 Town Talk Calendar

Telluride Science Town Talks are free public presentations by world-renowned scientists on topics of great current importance in science, technology, education, and public policy. These talks provide the Telluride community with an opportunity to hear about a stunning variety of topics related to molecular science, nanotechnology, biomedical research, energy, materials, and the environment.

In June 2022, two Tuesday night Town Talks will return to our traditional single-presenter format hosted at the Telluride Conference Center in Mountain Village, and two panel conversation talks will be hosted at the Telluride Transfer Warehouse in downtown Telluride. July will bring the Town Talks to the future home of Telluride Science at the Telluride Depot!

Program 6:30 – 7:30PM
Doors open at 6:00PM.

Admission is FREE.

June 7"Ice and Fire: Volcanoes of the Arctic Ocean"
Featured Speaker: Jonathan Snow, Louisiana State University
Location: Telluride Conference Center, Mountain Village

June 14"Harnessing the Power of Immunity"
Featured Speaker: Jayajit Das, Nationwide Children's Hospital
Location: Telluride Conference Center, Mountain Village

June 21"Tiny Gatekeepers of the Nano Universe: How Nuclear Pores in our Cells Separate Friend from Foe"
Featured Speakers:
Cees Decker, Delft University of Technology
Michael Rout, Rockefeller University
Anton Zilman, University of Toronto
Location: Telluride Transfer Warehouse, Town of Telluride

June 28"A New Spin on Electrons: How They Change Life and Power our Lives"
Featured Speakers:
Moh El-Naggar, University of Southern California
Ron Naaman, Weizmann Institute of Science
David Waldeck , University of Pittsburgh
Location: Telluride Transfer Warehouse, Town of Telluride

July 12Event Canceled.

July 19Free Speech: The case for open intellectual discourse in science
Anna Krylov, University of Southern California
Luana Maroja, Williams College
Curt Wittig, University of Southern California
Location: The Telluride Depot, 300 S Townsend Street, Town of Telluride

July 26Viewpoints Matter: How diverse perspectives bring about scientific progress
Korana Burke, University of California Davis
Peter Salamon, San Diego State University
Dontarie Stallings, University of California San Diego
Location: The Telluride Depot, 300 S Townsend Street, Town of Telluride

Check out Science Straight Up for podcast versions of these great talks.
Telluride Science Research Center
Post Office Box 2429, Telluride CO 81435
Tel: + 970.708.4426
Email: info@telluridescience.org
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