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Second Saturday Conversation: Science Outlook 2017

March 11, 2017, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Second Saturday Conversations feature interesting sci-tech and engineering topics in an informal setting. The programs are held in the Linda Hall Library Main Reading Room from 11:00 a.m. to Noon.

The exhibition galleries and the William N. Deramus III Cosmology Theater are open 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month. Free admission and parking. Reference, research, and circulation services are not available on Second Saturdays.

The program

Any change in administration means changes in policies, priorities, and personnel. What does it mean for science and engineering fields and their future? Join our panel of experts for a roundtable discussion on the hopes, concerns, and possibilities for research funding, infrastructure projects, and energy development under the current administration.

The panel

Lisa Browar (moderator), President, Linda Hall Library
Luke Hagedorn, JD, Energy Attorney, Polsinelli PC
Gretchen Ivy, PE, ‎Planning Group Director and Associate Vice President, HNTB Corporation
Sarah Zanders, PhD, Assistant Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Admission tickets

The event is free and open to the public; however, e-tickets are required. Doors open at 10:00 a.m.


Parking is free in Library parking lots and along the west side of Holmes Street between 51st and 52nd streets. The main entrance to the Library grounds is on Cherry Street. The Linda Hall Library is not affiliated with UMKC. Parking in all UMKC lots is by permit or meter. Doors open at 10:00 a.m.

About the image: Department of the Interior renovation drawings for the White House from 1950.


March 11, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Eric Ward


Linda Hall Library
5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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Questions? Contact Eric Ward at 816.926.8753 for more information about these events.