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March for Science Los Angeles and Science Expo

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

UCLA Professor Stephanie Pincetl is one of the official speakers at this march focused on support for research.

Science Expo

9:00am-4:00pm
Pershing Square Park

The Science Expo will include:

  • Interactive demonstrations by Lombardi Labs, Mars Academy USA, and the Independent Investigations Group‘s “Psychic Ability Test”
  • ‍2 Parody Science Songs: “Thermodynamics (The Macro World)” and “Chemists Know” by Shredded Science
  • Talks on the Misconceptions about dinosaurs by Nerd Nite LA, the importance of science education by LA Makerspace, and how science makes America great, by Michael Shermer

Organizations with booths:
American Lung Association in California · California State University, Los Angeles, Anthropology Department · Caltech Atwater Photovoltaics Group · Caltech Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences · Center for Biological Diversity · Center for Inquiry · Climatepedia · Drive Around the World · Experience Media Consulting · Free Radicals · Independent Investigations Group · Mars Academy USA / Mars Without Borders · Nerd Nite Los Angeles · NextGen Climate · Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles · Safecast · Sierra Club Los Angeles Chapter · Space Geek Productions, LLC · Students For Science · TheLab Inc · The Planetary Society · The Skeptic Society · UCLA Department of Mathematics · 314 Action

  • Free Radicals
  • Independent Investigations Group
  • Skeptics Society
  • 314 Action
  • Science Kids
  • Lombardi Labs
  • GriffinEd
  • Mars Academy USA
  • LA Makerspace
  • Nerd Nite Los Angeles
  • Shredded Science
  • Safecast

Meet and Greet

9:00am-9:30am
5th and Hill, ZERO SOUTH Electric Hummer Stage
9:00am
9:30am
Legislative Meet and Greet
11:00am
ZERO SOUTH Electric Hummers lead the March

Rally Speeches

10:00am-11:00am
Pershing Square Main Stage
Moderator: Amy Hee Kim, MFSLA Organizer
10:00am
10:05am
Welcome MFSLA Organizers, Jen and Phillip Wheeler
10:07am
10:12am
Farisa Morales
Space Exploration and The American Dream
10:14am
10:19am
Lucy Jones
Reality Matters
10:21am
10:24am
Representatitve Brad Sherman
Fighting for Science in Congress
10:26am
10:30am
Joanne Boadi
Why Science Is Important
10:32am
10:37am
<TBD>
10:39am
10:44am
Tom Steyer
Protecting the Truth
10:46am
10:51am
Allison Schroeder
Hidden Figures: The Power of Science in Films
10:53am
10:58am
MariaElena Zavala
The People’s Science: Working for the Betterment of All
11:00am
Philip Wheeler, MFSLA Organizer
Start March

March to City Hall

11:00am-12:00pm (Noon)

“Call To Action” Speeches

12:00 pm-1:00 pm
City Hall, Zeusvision Mobile Bus Stage
Moderator: Heidy Contreras
12:00am
12:10am

WLA Children’s Choir

12:12pm
12:15pm
Alex Bradley, MFSLA Organizer

Welcome

12:17pm
12:22pm
Sean Carroll

Democracy and Why the Truth Still Matters

12:24pm
12:29pm
Nitin Apte

Making Dollars and Sense of Science

12:31pm
12:36pm
Martha Dina Arguello

How Science Protects our Health and Environment in Southern California

12:38pm
12:43pm
Stephanie Pincelt

Why Science for Cities Matters

12:45pm
12:50pm
Michael Batie

The challenge in engaging communities of color in science

12:52pm
12:57pm
Tepring Piquado

Legislate through Scientific Glasses

1:00pm
Alex Bradley, MFSLA Organizer

Moving Forward

Details

Date:
April 22
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Website:
http://marchforsciencela.com/speakers