Local Event! Entering the OASIS: A Look Into 2044

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Check out this cool (and free) event just down the street at the Oak Lawn Public Library! This is part of their programming on the novel Ready Player One.

Entering the OASIS: A Look Into 2044
Sunday, September 18, 2016, 1:30pm at the Oak Lawn Public Library

Event Description: Ready Player One is set in the year 2044, and the world is an ugly place. People seek refuge in a virtual utopia world known as OASIS. What can we expect in 2044 regarding weather, technology and natural resources? Director Jim Deiters will lead a panel of experts in a discussion of what our future world might possibly look like.

Our special guests include:
Christopher W. Appelt
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at Saint Xavier University

Dr. Molly Sturdevant
Associate Professor at Saint Xavier University in the Department of Philosophy – Environmental and Sustainability Studies

Dave LePoire
Environmental Systems Analyst and Software Engineer in Argonne National Laboratory’s Ecological Science & Environmental Risk Department

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