The Franklin Institute is proud to host an ongoing speaker series designed to spotlight the most talked about and highly-debated scientific issues facing our world today.

The series presents conversations about the science and human impacts of emerging technologies, with topics and expert speakers curated by The Franklin Institute’s team of scientists, including Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts, Chief Bioscientist Dr. Jayatri Das, and Environmental Scientist Rachel Valletta.

Our scientists facilitate conversations between speakers and the audience to spark a thoughtful, solution-driven public discussion informed by current research and social context.