Institute for Science, Engineering and Public Policy
About The Institute
Stephen Hawking

Past Seasons



Format for 2009-10 Program
Contacting Us

Institute for Science, Engineering
& Public Policy
3941 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214
Phone: 503.232.2300
Fax: 503.232.4894

Video Backup
All lectures are videotaped. If you are a Season Ticket Holders and miss an event you can request a DVD of the lecture for free!
Ticket Policy

1. There are no refunds or returns. Speakers are subject to change.

2. Tickets will be mailed starting September 1, 2009. For Orders taken after September 1, you should expect to see your tickets 10 days after your order has been placed.

3. Delivery method by US Postal.

In order to accentuate the "people dynamics" – networking and conversation – of our intellectual gatherings, the Institute for Science has adopted a new format for the Thursday evening events.

Booksigning: At 6:15 PM in the lobby of the Schnitzer Concert Hall. Meet your friends – or perhaps someone new.

The Presentation: Starts at 7 PM, lasts about one hour. Q&A will be about 30 minutes. This portion of the evening ending by 8:30 PM.

The Dinner: VIP dinner at either the Heathman or the Hilton, where the speaker will answer questions for an additional 30 minutes. The cost of the dinner is separate from the lecture tickets.

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