Reminder: NECSS in April!

Reminder: NECSS in April!

Reminder: NECSS in April!

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March 10 2011 7:00 AM

Reminder: NECSS in April!

The critical thinking meeting season is about to kick off, and the first big one in the US is NECSS: The Northeast Conference for Science and Skepticism. It's from April 9 - 10 in New York City, and has a pretty cool list of speakers. I'm honored to be giving the keynote address, and there are lots of fun extracurricular activities planned as well.

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Still not convinced? Then listen to the smooth basso of my pal George Hrab in this promo he put together for NECSS. He'll be there too, and I bet we can convince him to do a song or two from his latest album.

Registration is now open, and there's an event page on Facebook if you're into that sort of thing too.

UPDATE: George just let the cat out of the bag on this, too: we'll be doing a live performance of his song "Death from the Skies!" Saturday night at the reception. Here's a taste of what you'll get: