FOR TUESDAY APRIL 7 1998
-- LAWIS Lunch-Time Talk Series: Los Alamos Women in Science, Northern Chapter of the New Mexico Network for Women in Science and Engineering, will host a "Lunch-Time Talk and get-together" in the LANL Otowi Cafeteria Side Room C. At 12:00 noon,   Jan Frigo, NIS-1, LANL, will speak on ``Biologically Motivationed Autonomous Vehicle Control" (Bugs and Robots). Side Room C is reserved from 11:30 to 1:30 for people who wish to eat earlier or later, and informal discussion. Non-members are welcome. Contact Tinka Gammel for more information.
========================================================================= LOS ALAMOS WOMEN IN SCIENCE Northern Chapter of the New Mexico Network for Women in Science and Engineering LUNCH-TIME TALK SERIES ========================================================================= DATE: Tuesday, 4/7/98 START: 11:30 am END: 1:30 pm WHAT: LAWIS Lunch-Time Talk and get-together Otowi cafeteria sideroom C, LANL TALK AT 12:00: "Biologically Motivationed Autonomous Vehicle Control" by Jan Frigo, NIS-1, LANL ---- ABSTRACT ---- "Robot Bugs Conquer Earth" might be the science fiction writer's title for this talk: Jan will tell us the science fact. This should be a very fun talk -- I hope to see you there! --> Non-members Welcome! <-- Sideroom C is reserved from 11:30 to 1:30 for people who wish to eat earlier or later, and informal discussion. You are welcome to come for just the talk at 12:00. ------------ UPCOMING LAWIS EVENTS ------------ A complete list of upcoming LAWIS events can be found on the LAWIS home page at http://ladmac.lanl.gov/nmnwse/LAWIS/LAWIShome.html 1) Thu, Apr. 16: All-Day Field Trip AM: Jemez Geology Field Trip; PM: Milagro Gamma Ray Burst Observatory Signup sheet attached below!! 2) Next Lunch-Time talk: Thursday May 14 11:30-1:30 Siderm C Otowi LANL; Report from the 25th anniversary conference sponsored by the New York Academy of Sciences on Women in Science and Engineering: Choices and Successes, by Wendee Brunish, EES-DO, LANL. (Wendee's talk on "Dogs and Scent Detection" has been moved to later this summer.) -- Tinka Gammel LAWIS Newsletter Editor 667-9149, firstname.lastname@example.org ========================================================================= Attachment 1: Sign-Up Sheet for All-Day Field Trip; Thu, Apr. 16 -------------------------------------------------- AM: Jemez Geology Field Trip; PM: Milagro Gamma Ray Burst Observatory Carol Hogsett, GRA Representative at LANL and geologist by training (you may remember the excellent talk she gave to LAWIS last fall), will be conducting a tour to the Jemez and the Milagro Gamma Ray Burst Observatory on April 16th for several SERS/URS students here at LANL. She has graciously volunteered to make this a LAWIS event as well. You do not need to be a LAWIS member to come. The field trip will last all day, but it is possible to join for only the morning or afternoon 1/2. We will need to carpool since parking a bunch of cars along the road at the various stops can be tricky. Please send me (Tinka Gammel, email@example.com, 7-9149) the following info by April 7 if you would like to join this field trip: Apr. 16 LAWIS Field Trip Sign-Up Name:__________________________ Telephone:_____________________ Email:_________________________ ___ both ___ AM/Jemez only ___ PM/Milagro only There is no limit to the number of people. All full-day participants should bring a lunch, and everyone should bring water. The trip departs at 8AM from Study Center. If you are joining for the second half only, I will contact you to let you know where to meet us. If you can't make it this time, but might like to go on either or both 1/2's of this trip at a later date, let me know: Carol is willing to lead another trip later this summer if there is interest. ========================================================================= Attachment 2: Announcement for Congress on Women, Science and Technology ---------------------------------------------------------- II INTERNATIONAL MULTIDISCIPLINARY CONGRESS WOMEN, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 17-19 1998 ORGANIZED BY: Red Argentina de G\351nero, Ciencia y Tecnolog\355a - RAGCYT - (Argentinean Net on Gender, Science and Technology) COORDINATION BY: Diana Maff\355a, Ana Franchi, Silvia Kochen LOCATION Museo Roca - Vicente L\363pez 2220, Buenos Aires, Argentina INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION: RED ARGENTINA DE G\311NERO, CIENCIA Y TECNOLOG\315A - RAGCYT - Instituto Interdisciplinario de Estudios de G\351nero Facultad de Filosof\355a y Letras - Universidad de Buenos Aires Pu\341n 470, 4to. Piso Oficina 460 1406 Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina Fax: + 54 1 432 0121 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: http://www.filo.uba.ar =========================================================================