Invitation for a networking event at Swissnex San Francisco

 Are you an alumna or alumnus of Université de Lausanne and living in the Bay Area?

Then we have the pleasure to invite you to swissnex for an evening to reconnect with your alma mater, make new connections and help us shape future alumni events.

The evening program includes short introductions from representatives of local alumni chapters, a great presentation from Bradley Voytek, a very passionate neuroscientist from UC Berkeley and Zombie expert, and last but not least we will also put your brain to work with a fun « ideation » workshop.

Date: Friday, June 1st, 2012

Time: 6:30pm to 10pm

Venue: swissnex San Francisco

Direction: 730 Montgomery street – San Francisco, CA 94111

Food and drinks will be provided.

RSVP by Wednesday May 28th, 2012 using our online formular.

Questions? Please contact Vanessa Drigo at vanessa@swissnexSF.org or (415) 912-5901 ext 102.

Bradley Voytek bio:
Brad is an NIH-funded neuroscience researcher making use of big data, mapping, and mathematics to figure out cognition. His research has appeared in peer-reviewed scientific publications such as PNAS, Neuron, the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, and others.

His research in cognition, brain-computer interfaces, and data analysis has been featured in The Washington Post, Wired, and The New YorkTimes. In addition, his public science writing has been featured in Forbes, The New Yorker, The Guardian, The Atlantic, and ScientificAmerican. His non-academic… uh… interests, include explaining the zombie brain with the Zombie Research Society. Really.

He has been interviewed by National Geographic, Wired, New York Magazine, and the American Academy of Neurology because of this “research”.He’s an avid science teacher and outreach advocate and he’s spoken at events ranging from elementary schools to venues such as TEDxBerkeley, @GoogleTalks, and SciFoo. He runs the blog Oscillatory Thoughts (http://blog.ketyov.com) and occasionally writes for the ScientificAmerican blog.