Anyways, here's the Burke's announcement:
Short Takes on Plastic
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The Neptune Theatre
$5 at the door or online at stgpresents.org (additional fees apply)
Join the Burke Museum at the newly remodeled Neptune Theatre for an evening of fast-paced talks on Plastic; how it changed our lives and challenges our environment. Ten engineers, historians, archaeologists, chemists, activists, and oceanographers each have six minutes and 20 slides to present their view on the benefits, and unwanted side effects, of this omnipresent component of our modern world.
Short Takes speakers & topics:
What We Leave Behind: Plastics and the Archaeological Record
Julie Stein, Director, Burke Museum
What is Plastic?
AJ Boydston, Assistant Professor, UW Department of Chemistry
Plastic in the Global Ocean
Giora Proskurowki, Research Scientist, UW Oceanography
An Inconvenient Shift: My Month Without Plastic
Samantha Porter, Operations Assistant, Burke Museum
The UW Garbology Project: Campus Waste and the Challenges Posed by Plastics
Jack Johnson, UW Archaeologist, PhD Student, Founder of UW Garbology Project
Big Red: The 3D Printer that Turns Scrap Plastic into Composting Latrines
Matt Rogge, Postbaccalaureate Student, UW Mechanical Engineering
The Pre-Plastic Kitchen: Preserving Food in the Victorian Home
Lauren Palmor, PhD Student, UW Art History
The Cutting Edge: The Promise of Plastics
Jim Griffing, President, Society of Plastics Engineers
Garbage to Fuel: Turning Landfill Bound Plastic Into Crude Oil
Todd Pendexter, Business Development Manager, Agilyx Corporation
Plastic Recycling: End of Life Management and Resurrection
Kim Holmes, Principal Consultant, 4R Sustainability, Inc.
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