2017 ASTC Annual Conference (October 21-24)

Talking about Drones: How to Start a Productive Conversation with Guests in Science Centers

Monday, October 23, 2017: 4:15 PM-5:30 PM
Convention Center
Session Leader:
Perry Roth-Johnson, California Science Center
Session Moderator:
Perry Roth-Johnson, California Science Center
Kathleen McCarthy, Museum of Science and Industry, Georgeenia Ariaratnam, Science Museum and Christian Gelzer, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center

Drones are a controversial and disruptive innovation that may transform civilian applications in science, commerce, and law enforcement. Panelists will discuss the benefits and challenges of drones, strategies for engaging guests at science centers in this discussion, and how to apply these strategies to other controversial emerging technologies.