SkeptiCamp NYC 2016: Share the apple of knowledge

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An Open Conference on Science and Skepticism, where you can be a presenter!

Registration for SkeptiCamp NYC 2017 will open soon! We are polishing up a fresh, new web site. It's taking place on December 2nd, in a NEW location in Brooklyn! Stay tuned for more, in the coming days!

December 3rd, 2016
From 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Eastern Time
Doors open around 9:00 AM. Arrive early to mingle!

Baruch College
Skylight Room
17 Lexington Avenue (at 23rd St), New York, NY 10010

SkeptiCamp through the years

What is this event?!
SkeptiCamp is like a science conference, except that its content is provided by the attendees themselves! Anyone can be a presenter, as long as your topic has something to do with science and/or skepticism.

It is based on the successful "unconference" model that originated with "BarCamp". (No, it has nothing to do with bars. The name has its own rich history, which you can read about on our Etymology page.) While BarCamp has primarily focused on software and technology, SkeptiCamp will focus on topics related to science, critical thinking, and other notions that appeal to a skeptical crowd.

Conventional conferences tend to follow a standard pattern of linear presentation, followed by Q&A. We hope the sessions and presentations given at SkeptiCamp NYC are more like lively discussions, than straight seminars. Perhaps even a few workshops will be sprinkled in. Presenters should try to welcome the bombardment of questions, after their initial introduction to the topic is made. Though, some may still choose to err on the side of convention.

SkeptiCamp is intended for adults and college students. Youth can also join us, if they'd like, as long as they have their parents' or guardians' permission.

Anyone who can be in the New York City area, at the given date and time is invited to join and... perhaps even lead a session of your own!

  Our Past Events
2012 · 2011 · 2010 · 2009

(We are working on archives for 2013, 2014, and 2015)

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Other SkeptiCamp Locations and Events

We are primarily sponsered by New York City Skeptics, an all-volunteer, 501(c)3 educational nonprofit that promotes critical thinking, skeptical inquiry, and science education among the general public.
(Other sponsors may be joining us, this year. Stay tuned.)

  New York City Skeptics

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Lead organizer: Mitchell Scott Lampert,
Assistance Also From: Yelena Bernadskaya, Michael Feldman,
Spyridon Condos, and Ari Condos
Other folks to mention coming soon!

Contact us with questions or comments: