World Science Festival 2009 - New York (NYC)

World Science Festival:

The World Science Festival is a science festival held in New York City, and is planned as a yearly event. The first festival (May 28–June 1, 2008) consisted primarily of panel discussions and on-stage conversations, accompanied by multimedia presentations. A youth and family program presented topics such as sports from a scientific point of view and added an extensive street fair. A cultural program led by actor and writer Alan Alda paying attention on art motivated by science. The festival also integrated a World Science Summit, a conference of top participants from the worlds of science, politics, organization, and business