Nerd Nite Victoria BC

Victoria BC

20th May 2020: Virtual Nerd Nite Victoria

Nerd Nite Victoria is back in virtual form! During these challenging times where everyone has to stay at home, we would like to brighten up your evening with an online event full of interesting talks, science news and trivia quizzes, as always accompanied by a beer and a laugh! At Nerd Nite enthusiasts talk about their passion in an informal atmosphere. Our audience is anyone interested in science, geeky subjects and other passions.

On May 20th is our second virtual Nerd Nite. Join us from the comfort of your own home through this video link. Bring your own beer!

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Our talks this month:

– Jim Tanaka – ”The neuroscience of the selfie: Own-face recognition, identity and consciousness”

– Lesley Fox – “Stories of superbeaver: an eco-hero”

– Scott McIndoe – “Four months in the finest workshop in the world”

No entrance fee is required, but we ask for a voluntary donation of $5 per person (through Eventbrite). All proceeds will go to the Rapid Relief Fund from Victoria BC.

Our broadcast will open at 7 PM PST and the show starts at 7.30 PM PST.

Everyone is welcome!

15th April 2020: Virtual Nerd Nite Victoria

Here is our Live stream

Nerd Nite Victoria is back in virtual form! During these challenging times where everyone has to stay at home, we would like to brighten up your evening with an online event full of interesting talks, science news and trivia quizzes, as always accompanied by a beer and a laugh! At Nerd Nite enthusiasts talk about their passion in an informal atmosphere. Our audience is anyone interested in science, geeky subjects and other passions.

On April 15th is our first virtual Nerd Nite. Join us from the comfort of your own home through a video link (to be posted on the 15th). Bring your own beer!

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Our talks this month:
– Mallory Thorp – “Clash of the galaxies”
– Elaine Laberge – “Social class is real. You don’t say?!”
– Kaylee Byers – “Undercover wild: tracking urban rats to understand human health risks”

No entrance fee is required, but we ask for a voluntary donation of $5 per person (through Eventbrite). All proceeds will go to the Rapid Relief Fund from Victoria BC.

Our broadcast will open at 7 PM and the show starts at 7.30.
Everyone is welcome!

18th March 2020: Nerd Nite Victoria

UPDATE: NERD NITE VICTORIA CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!

Due to the developments around the COVID19 virus, we have decided to cancel the event on March 18th. The safety of the Victoria community is our highest priority. Please practice social distancing, and we hope to see you soon.

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Our talks this month:

– Mallory Thorp – “Clash of the galaxies”
– Monica Wilkins – “Conversations about death: normalizing the human experience”
– Desiree Bulger – “Wishful sinking: do shipwrecks make a good habitat for BC groundfish?”

Entrance fee $5 (students, door only), $10 (regular), donations encouraged (*). Tickets through Eventbrite

Doors open at 7.00 PM, opening at 7.30 PM.

Everyone (19+) is welcome!

* This is a non-profit event. All income from the entrance fee goes to the rent of the venue and organizational costs.

Accessibility:

– The Victoria Event Centre currently does not have an operational elevator, and there is one long flight of stairs at the venue entrance. If you would like to attend the event but require assistance with accessing the space, please contact us at events@victoriaeventcentre.ca and VEC staff do their best to accommodate.

– More detailed venue accessibility info is available at https://victoriaeventcentre.ca/attendees/accessibility/

– Washrooms are for all genders.

Buy your ticket online at Eventbrite and check out the Facebook event

19th February 2020: Nerd Nite Victoria

Join us for the February edition of Nerd Nite Victoria of 2020, where enthusiasts talk about their passion in an informal atmosphere. Our audience is anyone interested in science, geeky subjects and other passions.

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Our talks this month:

– Ali Calladine – “Economics is the death of cinema”

– Fernando RJ – “Fifty shades of dentistry”

– James McFarlane – “Hey Siri, make me a new drug”

Entrance fee $5 (students, door only), $10 (regular), donations encouraged (*)

Doors open at 7.00 PM, opening at 7.30 PM.

Everyone (19+) is welcome!

* This is a non-profit event. All income from the entrance fee goes to the rent of the venue and organizational costs.

Accessibility:

– The Victoria Event Centre currently does not have an operational elevator, and there is one long flight of stairs at the venue entrance. If you would like to attend the event but require assistance with accessing the space, please contact us at events@victoriaeventcentre.ca and VEC staff do their best to accommodate.

– More detailed venue accessibility info is available at https://victoriaeventcentre.ca/attendees/accessibility/

– Washrooms are for all genders.

Buy your ticket online at Eventbrite and check out the Facebook event

15th January 2020: Nerd Nite Victoria

Join us for the first edition of Nerd Nite Victoria of 2020, where enthusiasts talk about their passion in an informal atmosphere. Our audience is anyone interested in science, geeky subjects and other passions.

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Our talks this month:

– Christine Todd – “From Hierarchical Relationality to Non-hierarchical Inter-Relationality: Playing with Power”

– Spencer Bialek – “Compelled to Propel: Escaping to the Stars”

– Victoria Arbour – “There is no Dino, only Zuul”

Entrance fee $5 (students, door only), $10 (regular), donations encouraged (*)

Doors open at 7.00 PM, opening at 7.30 PM.

Everyone (19+) is welcome!

* This is a non-profit event. All income from the entrance fee goes to the rent of the venue and organizational costs.

Accessibility:

– The Victoria Event Centre currently does not have an operational elevator, and there is one long flight of stairs at the venue entrance. If you would like to attend the event but require assistance with accessing the space, please contact us at events@victoriaeventcentre.ca and VEC staff do their best to accommodate.

– More detailed venue accessibility info is available at https://victoriaeventcentre.ca/attendees/accessibility/

– Washrooms are for all genders.

20th November 2019: Nerd Nite Victoria

Join us for the third edition of Nerd Nite Victoria of the Fall, where enthusiasts talk about their passion in an informal atmosphere. Our audience is anyone interested in science, geeky subjects and other passions.

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Our talks this month:

– Michael Kuzyk – ‘The Science behind Beer, as told by a recovering scientist turned mad fermentationist’

– Julia Baum – ‘It’s getting hot in here: coral reefs and the climate emergency’

– Bill Halliday – ‘Listening to the North: studying how underwater noise impacts marine life’

Entrance fee $5 (students, door only), $10 (regular), donations encouraged (*)

Doors open at 7.00 PM, opening at 7.30 PM.

Everyone (19+) is welcome!

* This is a non-profit event. All income from the entrance fee goes to the rent of the venue and organizational costs. Tickets through Eventbrite

Accessibility:

– The Victoria Event Centre currently does not have an operational elevator, and there is one long flight of stairs at the venue entrance. If you would like to attend the event but require assistance with accessing the space, please contact us at events@victoriaeventcentre.ca and VEC staff do their best to accommodate.

– More detailed venue accessibility info is available at https://victoriaeventcentre.ca/attendees/accessibility/

– Washrooms are for all genders.

Social media:
Facebook
Eventbrite

16th October 2019: Nerd Nite Victoria

Join us for the second edition of Nerd Nite Victoria of the semester, where enthusiasts talk about their passion in an informal atmosphere. Our audience is anyone interested in science, geeky subjects and other passions.

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Our talks this month:
– Alex Zachernuk – “Yes, We Know You’re Irrational: In defense of economists and those who love them.”
– Logan Francis – ‘Juggling by the Numbers’
– Gwen Eadie – ‘Spinning Stars and Spinning Sequins: Physics in Figure Skating’

Entrance fee $5 (students, door only), $10 (regular), donations encouraged (*)
Tickets sold through Eventbrite.
Doors open at 7.00 PM, opening at 7.30 PM.

Everyone (19+) is welcome!

* This is a non-profit event. All income from the entrance fee goes to the rent of the venue and organizational costs.

Accessibility:
– The Victoria Event Centre currently does not have an operational elevator, and there is one long flight of stairs at the venue entrance. If you would like to attend the event but require assistance with accessing the space, please contact us at events@victoriaeventcentre.ca and VEC staff do their best to accommodate.
– More detailed venue accessibility info is available at https://victoriaeventcentre.ca/attendees/accessibility/
– Washrooms are for all genders.

Social media:
Facebook
Eventbrite

18th September 2019: Nerd Nite Victoria

Nerd Nite Victoria is back after the summer break! Join us for another exciting evening where enthusiasts talk about their passion in the company of beer in an informal atmosphere. Our audience consists of anyone who is interested in science, geeky subjects and other passions.

Our talks this month:
– Ed Douglas – “The Why, What and How of movie-making”
– Erin McGuire – “Games night in Valhalla: the archaeology of Viking games”
– Glen Herriot – “Taking the twinkle out of starlight”

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Entrance fee $5 (students, door only), $10 (regular), donations encouraged (*). Tickets through Eventbrite.
Doors open at 7.00 PM, opening at 7.30 PM.

Everyone (19+) is welcome!

* This is a non-profit event. All income from the entrance fee goes to the rent of the venue and organizational costs.

Accessibility:
– The Victoria Event Centre currently does not have an operational elevator, and there is one long flight of stairs at the venue entrance. If you would like to attend the event but require assistance with accessing the space, please contact us at events@victoriaeventcentre.ca and VEC staff do their best to accommodate.
– More detailed venue accessibility info is available at https://victoriaeventcentre.ca/attendees/accessibility/
– Washrooms are for all genders.

15th May 2019: Nerd Nite Victoria

Nerd Nite Victoria is back in May! Join us for another exciting evening where enthusiasts talk about their passion in the company of beer in an informal atmosphere. Our audience consists of anyone who is interested in science, geeky subjects and other passions.

Our talks this month:
– Brett McGuire – “Mirror Asymmetry in Life and in Space”
– Chelsea Dunning – “Multi-coloured X-ray imaging”
– Aidan Pine – “Language Revitalization and the Role of Technology”

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Entrance fee $5 (students, door only), $10 (regular), donations encouraged (*). Tickets through Eventbrite.
Doors open at 7.00 PM, opening at 7.30 PM.

Everyone (19+) is welcome!

* This is a non-profit event. All income from the entrance fee goes to the rent of the venue and organizational costs.

Accessibility:
– The Victoria Event Centre currently does not have an operational elevator, and there is one long flight of stairs at the venue entrance. If you would like to attend the event but require assistance with accessing the space, please contact us at events@victoriaeventcentre.ca and VEC staff do their best to accommodate.
– More detailed venue accessibility info is available at https://victoriaeventcentre.ca/attendees/accessibility/
– Washrooms are for all genders.

17th April 2019: Nerd Nite Victoria April 2019

Nerd Nite Victoria is back in April! Join us for another exciting evening where enthusiasts talk about their passion in the company of beer in an informal atmosphere. Our audience consists of anyone who is interested in science, geeky subjects and other passions.

Our talks this month:
– Olav Krigolson – “Using your iPhone to get to Mars”
– Venera Tunnicliffe – “Delights of the Deep: Life in the Abyss”
– Aaron Bannister – “A ‘dot of gold’ for cancer care”

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Entrance fee $5 (students, door only), $10 (regular), donations encouraged (*). Tickets through Eventbrite.
Doors open at 7.00 PM, opening at 7.30 PM.

Everyone (19+) is welcome!

* This is a non-profit event. All income from the entrance fee goes to the rent of the venue and organizational costs.

Accessibility:
– The Victoria Event Centre currently does not have an operational elevator, and there is one long flight of stairs at the venue entrance. If you would like to attend the event but require assistance with accessing the space, please contact us at events@victoriaeventcentre.ca and VEC staff do their best to accommodate.
– More detailed venue accessibility info is available at https://victoriaeventcentre.ca/attendees/accessibility/
– Washrooms are for all genders.