CTXWFS will not host a meeting in December, but we have been asked to announce two promising events on behalf of for Global Austin. We wish all our members a peaceful holiday season and look forward to coming back stronger in the new year!
Reimagining possibility: one man’s crusade to bring scifi and inspire scientific and technological innovation in the Arab World
Global Austin is delighted to welcome Yasser Bahjatt to Austin on December 8 and 9. He will explore the social and creative role of science fiction in the Arab World and its potential to transform at three events.
“Legend of the Imaginary: Science Fiction as the Starting Point for Reality”
Thursday, December 8, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – The University of Texas Club,
2108 Robert Dedman Drive – REGISTRATION REQUESTED - This event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be served. Parking is available at the Manor Garage, across the street from the UT Club, $3 per hour. For additional information and to register, go to scifi-innovation-ut.eventbrite.com –
Book Reading from Yasser Bahjatt's 2015 Sci-Fi novel Yaqteenya: The Old World
Thursday, December 8, 7 – 9 p.m. – Malvern Books, 613 W. 29th Street
Registration requested but not required -This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. Parking is available in the Malvern Books parking lot or in Breed’s parking lot after 7 p.m. For additional information and to register, go to the-old-world-TX.eventbrite.com
A Conversation with Entrepreneurs/Innovators
Friday, December 9, 10 a.m. – noon – Capital Factory, 701 Brazos Street, Suite 1600
Registration is requested but not required – The event is free and open to the public. Coffee and pastries will be served. For additional information and to register, go to scifi-innovation-cf.eventbrite.com