Kentucky Academy of Science

Keynote and Symposium Speakers

Saturday November 4

Keynote presentation, Jeffrey Bennett

Following his successful 2015 Relativity Tour, astrophysicist and educator Dr. Jeffrey Bennett has decided to turn his attention next to helping the cause of public understanding of global warming. Jeffrey Bennett will inspire us to be the most effective communicators and advocates that we can be at a time when it matters more than ever. Dr. Bennett is the author of Global Warming Primer.


We’ll continue the conversation about Public Engagement & Understanding of Science with presentations from other inspiring colleagues who have successful stories to share & tips about how you can get advance scientific understanding in your own community. One presentation will be from our 2016 recipient of the Excellence in Science Education & Outreach award, Dr. Richard Gelderman.