Cafe Scientifique Orlando is a gathering of scientifically-inclined people in Central Florida, who meet at a cafe, coffee house, pub, or nonacademic location to discuss events and ideas in the world of science. We enjoy beer and wine, and we use plain language to talk about extraordinary ideas.

Café Scientifique Orlando events

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Title Whensort icon Presenter Venue
Phoenix on the Red Planet 2 July, 2008 - 19:00 - 20:30 Demeter, Derek Stardust
Evolutionary Antecedents of Obesity 6 August, 2008 - 19:00 - 20:30 Lieberman, Leslie Sue Stardust
On Water Pollution 3 September, 2008 - 19:00 - 20:30 Geiger, Cherie Stardust
The War on Weeds 1 October, 2008 - 19:00 - 20:30 Von Holle, Betsy Stardust
Tidal Modeling in the 21st Century 5 November, 2008 - 19:00 - 20:30 Hagan, Scott Stardust
The Neandertal Enigma 3 December, 2008 - 19:00 - 21:30 Cowgill, Libby Stardust
The Nature of Science 7 January, 2009 - 19:00 - 20:30 Demeter, Derek Stardust
Evolution in School 4 February, 2009 - 19:00 - 20:30 Savage, Kathy Stardust
Physics of Saturn's Ring System 4 March, 2009 - 19:00 - 20:30 Colwell, Josh Taste
Ethical Quandaries in Genetics 1 April, 2009 - 19:00 - 20:30 Wheeler, Patricia Taste
Measuring Exoplanets from Space 6 May, 2009 - 19:00 - 20:30 Harrington, Joseph Taste
Surface Water Improvement 3 June, 2009 - 19:00 - 20:30 Brabham, Mary Taste
Climate Change 5 August, 2009 - 19:00 - 21:30 Snow, Richard & Mary Taste
Evolution, Biodiversity and Conservation 2 September, 2009 - 19:00 - 21:30 Parkinson, Chris Taste
Building the Amazon 7 October, 2009 - 19:00 - 20:30 Walker, John Taste
Energy Issues 4 November, 2009 - 19:00 - 20:30 Hampton, Michael Taste
High-Fructose Corn Syrup 2 December, 2009 - 19:00 - 20:30 Angelopoulos, Theodore Taste
The National Children's-Health Study 6 January, 2010 - 19:00 - 20:30 Wan, Thomas Taste
Rehabilitating Raptors 3 February, 2010 - 19:00 - 20:30 McCorkle, Carol Taste
Fast Food and Nutritional Perceptions 3 March, 2010 - 19:00 - 20:30 Matejowsky, Ty Taste
Search for Extraterrestrial Life 7 April, 2010 - 19:00 - 20:30 Demeter, Derek Taste
Using Light to Make Materials 5 May, 2010 - 19:00 - 20:30 Kuebler, Stephen M. Taste
Sewage Contamination of Florida's Coral Reefs 2 June, 2010 - 19:00 - 20:30 Sutherland, Kathryn Patterson Taste
Inorganic Biochemical Lessons from Nature 7 July, 2010 - 19:00 - 20:30 Igarashi, Robert Y. Taste
International Opportunities 4 August, 2010 - 19:00 - 20:30 Okoniewski, Rusty Taste
Building Planets on Suborbital Rockets 1 September, 2010 - 19:00 - 20:30 Colwell, Josh Taste
Sharpening the focus of laser beams 6 October, 2010 - 19:00 - 20:30 Kuebler, Stephen M. Taste
Eat The Weeds 3 November, 2010 - 19:00 - 20:30 Jordan, Deane Taste
The Early Universe 1 December, 2010 - 19:00 - 20:30 Oluseyi, Hakeem M. Taste
Genetics of Autism 5 January, 2011 - 19:00 - 20:30 Wheeler, Patricia Taste
Deep Time and Shallow Thermodynamics 2 February, 2011 - 19:00 - 20:30 Britt, Dan Taste
Cleaning Up the Mess 2 March, 2011 - 19:00 - 20:30 Geiger, Cherie Taste
synthesis talk: Physics, Climate and You 6 April, 2011 - 19:00 - 20:30 Dunkelberg, Pete Taste
Islam and the Rise of Modern Science 4 May, 2011 - 19:00 - 20:30 Demeter, Derek Taste
Common Misconceptions of Evolution 1 June, 2011 - 19:00 - 20:30 Smith, Jonathan Taste
Meteorite Stories 6 July, 2011 - 19:00 - 20:30 Britt, Dan Taste
The Cambrian Explosion 3 August, 2011 - 19:00 - 20:30 Werner, John Taste
Therapeutic Hypothermia 7 September, 2011 - 19:00 - 20:30 Hunley, Charles Taste
Cryptography 5 October, 2011 - 19:00 - 20:45 Wang, Qian; Guha, Arup Taste
The Periodic Table of the Elements 2 November, 2011 - 19:00 - 20:30 Blair, Richard Taste
Practical Starship Engineering 7 December, 2011 - 19:00 - 20:30 Handberg, Roger Taste
Bioarcheology 4 January, 2012 - 19:00 - 20:30 Wentz, Rachel Taste
Computer Mediated Dialogues 1 February, 2012 - 19:00 - 20:30 Hughes, Charles Taste
Parasites 7 March, 2012 - 19:00 - 20:30 Busowski, Mary Taste
The Skeleton as Evidence 4 April, 2012 - 19:00 - 20:30 Schultz, John Taste
Why Are We Fat? 2 May, 2012 - 19:00 - 21:00 Leiberman, Leslie Taste
Mastodons in Daytona 6 June, 2012 - 19:00 - 20:20 Zacharias, Zach Taste
Digital Ethnography 1 August, 2012 - 19:00 - 20:30 Underberg, Natalie Taste
A Theory of Everything 5 September, 2012 - 19:00 - 20:30 Efthimiou, Costas Taste
Marine Ecosystems In Peril 3 October, 2012 - 19:00 - 20:30 Walters, Linda Taste
Seeing cancer before it's too late 7 November, 2012 - 19:00 - 20:30 Belfield, Kevin Taste
Poor and Homeless in Florida 5 December, 2012 - 19:00 - 20:00 Wright, Jim Taste
Asteroids, Water, and Life on Earth 9 January, 2013 - 19:00 - 20:30 Campins, Humberto Taste
Teamwork 6 February, 2013 - 19:00 - 20:30 Salas, Eduardo Taste
New National Wildlife Refuge 6 March, 2013 - 19:00 - 21:00 Ehrhart, Llewellyn Taste
Nanotechnology Is Already Here 3 April, 2013 - 19:00 - 20:30 Rahman, Talat Taste
After the Maya Apocalypse 1 May, 2013 - 19:00 - 20:30 Chase, Arlen; Chase, Diane Taste
Space-Faring Civilization 5 June, 2013 - 19:00 - 20:30 Metzger, Philip T. Taste
Organ Transplantation 3 July, 2013 - 19:00 - 20:30 Vedula, Giridhar Taste
More on Nanotechnology 7 August, 2013 - 19:00 - 20:30 Rahman, Talat Taste
Math in Modern Medicine 4 September, 2013 - 19:00 - 20:30 Kirschner, Denise Taste
Brain on a Chip 2 October, 2013 - 19:00 - 20:30 Jackson, Max Taste
Medical Geography 6 November, 2013 - 19:00 - 20:30 Butler, Russ Taste
Global Elemental Cycles 4 December, 2013 - 19:00 - 21:30 Bohlen, Patrick J. Downtown Credo
Food Preservation 5 March, 2014 - 19:00 - 20:30 Geis, Phil Eden Bar at Enzian
Cloud Computing 13 May, 2014 - 18:30 - 20:00 downtown library
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Title Whensort icon Presenter Venue
Skulls of Our Ancestors 14 May, 2013 - 18:00 - 19:30 Lieberman, Leslie Sue downtown library
Science Experiments in Microgravity 11 June, 2013 - 18:00 - 19:30 Roberson, Luke downtown library
The Light on Other Planets 9 July, 2013 - 18:00 - 19:30 Dove, Addie; Becker, Tracy downtown library
Underwater Caves 13 August, 2013 - 18:00 - 19:30 Giannotti, Amy downtown library
Search for Extraterrestrial Life 10 September, 2013 - 18:00 - 19:30 Demeter, Derek downtown library
3D Printing 8 October, 2013 - 18:00 - 19:30 Vengersammy, Ormilla downtown library
Weather 12 November, 2013 - 18:00 - 19:30 Ulrich, William downtown library
Frankenfood 10 December, 2013 - 18:30 - 19:20 Unruh, Lynn downtown library
Bees 14 January, 2014 - 18:30 - 20:00 Perkins, Hannah downtown library
Marine Mammals 11 February, 2014 - 18:30 - 19:30 Worthy, Graham A.J. downtown library
Fire Ants 11 March, 2014 - 18:30 - 20:00 King, Joshua downtown library
Nanoscience 8 April, 2014 - 18:30 - 20:00 Kumar, Amit downtown library

Future Café Scientifique Events

Our next scheduled topic is…

Cloud Computing

When: 
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: 
downtown library
Where: 
Orlando Public Library
Street:
101 E Central Blvd
City:
Orlando
,
Province:
Florida
Postal Code:
32801
Country:
United States

Join post-graduate researcher Amit Kumar for an exciting discussion on cloud computing and supercomputing based on his research experience. Dr. Kumar is currently a Research Associate in Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center, Materials Science and Engineering Department at the University of Central Florida.

Past Café Scientifique Events

Nanoscience 8 April, 2014 - 18:30 downtown library
Fire Ants 11 March, 2014 - 18:30 downtown library
Food Preservation 5 March, 2014 - 19:00 Eden Bar at...
Marine Mammals 11 February, 2014 - 18:30 downtown library
Bees 14 January, 2014 - 18:30 downtown library
Frankenfood 10 December, 2013 - 18:30 downtown library
Global Elemental Cycles 4 December, 2013 - 19:00 Downtown Credo
Weather 12 November, 2013 - 18:00 downtown library
Medical Geography 6 November, 2013 - 19:00 Taste
3D Printing 8 October, 2013 - 18:00 downtown library
Brain on a Chip 2 October, 2013 - 19:00 Taste
Search for Extraterrestrial Life 10 September, 2013 - 18:00 downtown library

Topics We'd Love to See

What are some topics you’d like to have? Tell us in your comments below. See our full schedule to know what we’ve had and plan to have, before adding something new.

Additionally, if you are a scientific expert interested in presenting a topic, please email us.

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