(August 13-15, Santa Clara, Calif.)

SETIcon is a fun and educational weekend public conference August 13-15 in Santa Clara, California hosted by the SETI Institute. SETIcon will be a family friendly event that will appeal to everyone from the hard-core scientist or enthusiast who wants to know the nitty-gritty of how science really works, to the 5th grader interested in the wonders of space.

SETIcon features:
–Noted scientists explaining new developments in everyday language;
–Stars of science fiction TV series and movies, plus the advisors who helped with the science;
–Panels to air controversial issues and share perspectives;
–Special sessions where you can ask questions of your favorite guests in a smaller setting;
–Family room with hands-on activities (for kids 12 and older)

The conference fee is $35 for Saturday and Sunday only (banquet and Friday events extra.) Educators who attend may obtain 1 semester credit (upper division) via San Jose State University’s Bay Area Earth Science Institute (separate tuition fee). There are great hotel rates at the Hyatt, and Great American theme park is next door for more fun on your trip. More information and registration: Questions? Contact


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