CONTACT VIII · March 7-10, 1991 · Phoenix, AZ


Welcome & Introductions - 10:00am-10:30am

Jim Funaro and all the gang

SYMPOSIUM 1 - "Education For The Future: I" - 10:30am-12:00pm

Bob Tyzzer: "Science Fiction in the Anthropology Classroom"

Arthur Niehoff: "Teaching With Good Medicine: From Science Fiction to Science"

Larry Victor: "Beyond Teaching"

SYMPOSIUM 2 - "Machines and Us: Partners in Time" - 2:00pm-3:30pm

Jim Funaro - "Robotics and Humanics: Do Machines Make Us More Human or R Tools Us?

Al Harrison - "Cyborginization: Combining Humans, Automation and Telecommunications for the Exploration of Space"

Babara Joans - "Four Cultures of the Contemporary Imagination"

COTI Presentation - The Divergent Twins - 4:00

SolSys Presentation - 5:00

Entertainment - 8:00pm-10:00pm

Party - "Meet the Sophants"

"CarboNation" - A play by Dennis Rohatyn, performed by the Cabrillo Players



SYMPOSIUM 3 - "Education For The Future: II" - 9:30am-11:00am

Tom Zane - "A NASA-Funded Grant for Pre-Service and In-Service Elementary School Teachers"

Greg Barr - "COTI Jr: A Report on CONTACT's Educational Curriculum for Middle Schools"

Ken Koenig: - "On the Resistance to Learning an Intersubjective Perspective"

Mars Colony "Show and Tell" - 9:30-11:00

COTI Presentation - The Divergent Twins - 11:00-12:00

SolSys Presentation - 12:00-12:30

Mars Team Presentation - 12:30-1:00

SYMPOSIUM 4 - "Education For The Future: III" - 2:00pm-3:30pm

Mel Neville & Reed Riner - "Mars Simulation: A Collegiate Honors Program"

Cherilynn Morrow - "The Space Grant Consortium for Education" *

Don Scott: - "One Planet from Two Perspectives: An Education Model for the Millennium"

SYMPOSIUM 5 - "Art and Science" - 8:00pm

Wayne Barlowe



Team Meetings: SolSys, Mars and COTI - 10:00-12:00

SolSys Wrap-up - 1:00

Mars Wrap-up - 2:00

COTI Wrap-up - The Divergent Twins - Contact! - 3:00


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