ANNOUNCEMENT: Global Austin's Reimagining Possibility with Yasser Bahjatt

  • 08 Dec 2016
  • 11:30 AM
  • 09 Dec 2016
  • 9:00 PM
  • The University of Texas Club - Malvern Books - Capital Factory

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

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