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Jul. 16, 2014 11:19 am

Event: Innovation in the Park

Innovation in the Park, an event by Technical.ly Philly and AT&T, will bring science and technology issues to life in front of a broader and more general audience Thursday afternoon at Liberty Lands Park on North 3rd and Poplar streets. Technical.ly Philly reporter Juliana Reyes and Adam Teterus of Indy Hall will moderate a series […]

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Innovation in the Park, an event by Technical.ly Philly and AT&T, will bring science and technology issues to life in front of a broader and more general audience Thursday afternoon at Liberty Lands Park on North 3rd and Poplar streets. Technical.ly Philly reporter Juliana Reyes and Adam Teterus of Indy Hall will moderate a series of talks from:

  • Artist Sam Cusumano’s creation of music from apples and plants
  • Kimberlee Sue Moran, of the Center for Forensic Science Research & Education, who will create blood splatter and talk about how a CSI would analyze it
  • Temple University evolutionary morphology Professor Tonia Hsieh will talk about how a running lizard helps makes seniors safer and robots better
  • GauravJit (Raj) Singh, the CEO and Founder of DroneCast, Inc, will talk about drone technology and demonstrate the flying tools
  • Jayatri Das of the Franklin Institute will give an explosive demo on the impact of science on society

Bring your own blanket or lawn chair. There will also be food from Whimsicle, Calling Card Confections, Poi Dog and free drinks from Vita Coco with music by Universal Cave.

Afterwards, participants can go to the nearby Urban Geek Drinks, a monthly happy hour for a diverse group of civic do-gooders in Philadelphia from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

When: Thursday, July 17, 3:30 PM — 6:00 PM
Where: Liberty Lands Park, N.3rd St & Poplar St, Philadelphia, PA
Cost: Free
More Info: Meetup

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