Kevin Roche (kproche) wrote,
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Just received my proposed schedule for Anticipation


Session ID: 17
Title: Real World Nanotechnology of Spintronics
Description: Kevin Roche, an advisory engineer/scientist in IBM
Almaden's Magnetoelectronics and Spintronics group, gives us a short
tour.
Language: English
Track: Science and Space
Moderator:
Location: P-512DH
When: Sat 2:00 PM
Duration: 1:30 hrs:min
All Participants: Kevin Roche

Session ID: 83
Title: From Peer Review to Wiki: How Consensus Works
Description: Peer review is the touchstone of quality results inside science but much less so outside as 'publication by press release' cases show. Why is it felt to be so good, how does it work, and why do non-scientists not seem to care? Do we need experts any more, or is the denigration of experts the reason that science is declining in the west?
Language: English
Track: Science and Space
Moderator: Yourself
Location: P-524B
When: Thu 12:30 PM
Duration: 1:30 hrs:min
All Participants: Donna L. Young, Dr. Andrew A. Adams, Joan Gordon, Kevin Roche, Richard Crownover, M.D., Ph.D.

Session ID: 150
Title: Technobabble Quiz
Description: A quiz show with strong audience participation. Join your quizmaster and three panelists as they go through science, technology and science fiction and do battle with the audience to see whose knowledge and comedy will reign supreme.
Language: English
Track: The Light Programme
Moderator: Christopher J. Garcia
Location: P-518A
When: Sun 10:00 PM
Duration: 1:00 hrs:min
All Participants: Christopher J. Garcia, Kevin Roche, Kij Johnson, Steven Silver, Frank Wu, James Bacon

Session ID: 293
Title: Make a Pig-Puppet
Description: In Neil Gaiman's story Wolves in the Walls, the protagonist's best friend is her Pig-Puppet. We'll make our own sock-puppet friends while listening to the story.
Language: English
Track: Kids Programming
Moderator: Dawn McKechnie
Location: P-510B
When: Fri 7:00 PM
Duration: 1:30 hrs:min
All Participants: Dawn McKechnie, Kevin Roche, Joel Polowin

Session ID: 300
Title: Kamikaze Costuming
Description: Build your own costume! Tonight, you can show it off in the masquerade (if you wish). We'll have sewing machines running, safety pins aplenty, and tons of cloth to spark you imagination! You get to keep your creation(s). For ages 5-12.
Language: English
Track: Kids Programming
Moderator: Dawn McKechnie
Location: P-510D
When: Sat 10:00 AM
Duration: 3:30 hrs:min
All Participants: Carole I. Parker, Cary A. Conder, Dawn McKechnie, Ellen Weingart, Kevin Roche, Stephanie Ann Johanson

Session ID: 347
Title: Small Science
Description: The science behind little things. No, really little things. No, really, smaller than that...
Language: English
Track: Kids Programming
Moderator: Kathleen Ann Goonan
Location: P-510C
When: Sun 1:00 PM
Duration: 1:00 hrs:min
All Participants: Brad Templeton, Kathleen Ann Goonan, Kevin Roche, Peter Cohen



So:
6 items
3 science, 1 late-night game show, 2 costuming (both hands-on with kids)

And I'm moderating the panel on peer-review/consensus.
Hope I'm up to this!
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