2017 Skepticamp will be held Saturday, February 4.
The doors open at 12:30, and talks begin at 1 pm. Mulligan's has good food, and attendees eat and drink throughout the day. We meet at our regular Saturday evening meeting place, which is at Mulligan's Pub (in the original back room on the south side of Mulligan's).
The 'Camp usually lasts until about 6:30 pm or so, and then we have an after party, sometimes playing board or card games! Invite your friends.
RSVP or Sign-up to Present by Editing this Wiki
ALL SPEAKER SLOTS ARE NOW FULL. BELOW IS THE SCHEDULE. :-)
n the upper left is a blue link with the label "Edit" and a drop down menu. If you want to RSVP or to volunteer to do a presentation to Skepticamp, you can click edit and add your name to the list at the bottom of this wiki page. If you are signing up to give a presentation, please put length if your presentation - 15 or 30 min.
A good Skepticamp talk encourages discussion, which means a good 'Camp needs comments, questions and, often, a fair bit of humor slathered on. There isn't a list of assigned topics, and there are very loose guidelines. After all, we consider ourselves free thinkers, right? You might think the topics should somehow be at least bound by some relation to skepticism as a philosophy, or world view. You might... you might just think something like that, but I'm not so sure.
Here are some links to previous Skepticamps to give you
some idea of the kind of talks we have had in the past.
Each presentation has extra time allowed for discussion, questions and comments, plus breaks and an after party for all the socializing and carrying on of said DQC. We know how we are.
12:30 Setup and Welcome
1:00 "Fort Collin's Superstition Trial" (Linda Rosa)
1:40 "Gravity and Time" or "The Origin Of Life: Progress, Problems, Prospect (Howard Landman)
2:20 "Relational Religion" (Wendell Bradley)
3:10 "Trouble in Trump Country:: A Case Study" (Kate Eleanor)
3:50 "Predicting Pseudoscience: The Developing Defense of American Football" (Craig Foster)
4:10 "Placebrew" Homeopathic Beer (Doug Holland)
4:40 "Challenging Creationism in a Ft Collins Charter School" (Larry Sarner)
5:20 "Media Myths" (Caleb Hendrich)
5:40 Jenn Roche's excellent philosophy presentation
RSVP to Come !
To RSVP, click the blue "Edit" button up above, and on the edit page, please put the next number at the bottom of this list with your name. There are 35 seats available.
- Brian Cottle
- Howard A. Landman: "Gravity and Time" or "The Origin Of Life: Progress, Problems, Prospect (30 min)
- Jenn Roche "something about philosophy, tbd"
- Linda Rosa - presenting 30 min
- Emily Rosa
- Larry Sarner (Challenging Creationism in a Ft Collins Charter School) 30 min
- Hans Masanetz
- Wendell Bradley - presenting 15 min
- Dianne Heath
- Al Heath
- Dave Tuttle
- Brenda Roybal-Tuttle
- Caleb Hendrich: "Media Myths (15 min)"
- Doug Holland: "Placebrew Homeopathic Beer" (15 min)
- Craig Foster "Predicting Pseudoscience: The Developing Defense of American Football" (15 Minutes)
- Kate Eleanor "Christian Hegemony in Small Town America: A Case Study" 30 minutes
- Rachael Drennan
- Jay Dubya
- Lori Way
- Cameron Way
- Samantha Donelan
- Jordan N.