OMSI and Portland Monthly present the fourth and final part of the OMSI Science Pub talk series Brain Storm: Exploring the Genesis of Innovation this Monday, October 24, 2011 at the Bagdad Theater (3702 SE Hawthorne).
The talks are part of “Brain Storm,” a unique collaboration between OMSI and Portland Monthly to explore creative thinking in science, business, health, technology, and the arts. From a field of 130 nominees, a jury of peers selected 12 leading innovators whose work, creative processes, and personal stories are being presented through an interactive display at OMSI, a series of profiles in Portland Monthly, and onstage in conversation with Portland Monthly editor in chief Randy Gragg.
This week‘s guests are Mia Burk, cofounder of Alta Planning + Design and innovator of bicycling policies;
Jean Auel, novelist, author of Clan of the Cave Bear and the “Earth’s Children” series; and
Larry Sherman, head of the Sherman Lab at the Oregon National Primate Research Center at OHSU, and a pioneering researcher in MS and the aging process.
The doors of the Bagdad open at 5pm, program begins at 7pm. $5 is the suggested admission. Minors are permitted if accompanied by parent or guardian.