Bednets: Designing for Humans, Not Mosquitoes at Tacoma Science Café

Tuesday, 10 July 2012 - 6:30pm
Format: 
Discussion
Admission: 
Free
Region: 
KCTS/Seattle
Location: 
The Swiss Pub Click here for Map

Speaker: Laura Schlenke, Anthro-Tech Inc.

Whether fighting boredom with an iPhone app or malaria with a bednet, a product is most successful when it incorporates the needs of the people who will be ultimately using it into the design. At the July Tacoma Science Café, join Anthro-Tech’s Laura Schlenke to explore how researchers and engineers build the needs of real people into technology, especially those designed to keep people around the world safer and healthier. Download the flyer (PDF)


Tacoma Science Café is your opportunity to talk with researchers about science and technology research—all in the comfortable atmosphere of a local pub.

Tacoma Science Café is held on the second Tuesday of each month. Did you miss a café and want to hear the discussion? Most Science Cafés are recorded by KCTS 9 and are available for online viewing Tacoma Science Cafés take place at The Swiss Pub and are presented in partnership with Pacific Science Center and KCTS 9.