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CSPO 20th Anniversary Conference: Rightful Place of Science-2

This spring, two hundred people will come together in what used to be a desert to help chart the future of society and technology.  

Second Decadal Rightful Place of Science Conference on May 9 and 10, 2019, in Tempe, Arizona.

If you enjoy jargon-filled talks and illegible PowerPoint slides, this is not the conference for you. But if you want to participate in a festival of brave ideas, challenging performances, weird technology, mesmerizing music and more, then JOIN US!

Register today


Conference Location

Tempe Mission Palms
60 E. 5th Street
Tempe, AZ 85281




Early Bird Registration

Early Bird Registration Rate is $250 ($120 for students) and closes on April 9, 2019;
after that date registration rates will be $325 ($150 for students) through May 5 and $400 ($180 for students) until the conference.  

Register today


Tempe Mission Palms
60 E. 5th Street
Tempe, AZ 85281

We have a special room rate of $174/ night plus taxes.  

Book your room

Please book your room before April 8, 2019.  


  • Adam Briggle
  • Michael M. Crow
  • Susan M. Fitzpatrick
  • Lewis Gilbert
  • John Harlow
  • Merlyna Lim
  • Charlie Oliver
  • Katina Michael
  • Gwen Ottinger
  • Ramona Pringle
  • Beth Raps
  • DJ Spooky
  • Jack Stilgoe

Full listing of speakers and Schedule coming soon.