THE TRUTH IS IN THE STARS, Film and Panel Discussion
Mike Lazaridis Theatre of IdeasWed, Jun 14, 2017 7:00 PM SOLD OUT

Perimeter Public Lecture Series:

Presenting Sponsor:

 Film and Panel Discussion

Abstract: Join the original Captain Kirk, William Shatner, as he interviews renowned scientists and celebrities about the enduring influence of Star Trek on popular culture, innovation, and creativity.

THE TRUTH IS IN THE STARS chronicles Shatner’s journey around the world to discover how Star Trek’s optimistic vision for the future has inspired leading minds including Perimeter Institute Director Neil Turok, Perimeter Founder Mike Lazaridis, Prof. Stephen Hawking, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chris Hadfield, David Suzuki, and many more.

A panel discussion with the filmmakers and some of the stars will follow the screening (this portion of the evening will be live webcast)!  Details

In-house movie screening (limited tickets): 7:00 pm

Panel discussion: 8:30 pm

Can't Get A Ticket?

If you’re unable to get a ticket or join us in person in the Bistro or Time Room, you can check out THE TRUTH IS IN THE STARS on the Movie Network On Demand and HBO. Then be sure to join us for the webcast of the panel discussion on June 14 at 8:30pm.

Doors open at 5:30 PM

Pre-Lecture Activities (tickets not required):

Black Hole Bistro - dinner and/or drinks:

RESERVATIONS ARE required to be seated in the Black Hole Bistro and can be made at Dinner reservations will be scheduled between 5 pm - 6 pm for those with tickets and later for those watching the lecture in the Bistro.

Ask a Scientist?

Perimeter scientists will be on hand to answer physics questions from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

There will be a waiting line for last minute cancelled (or ‘no show’) seats on the night of the lecture. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Come to Perimeter and pick-up a waiting line chit at the Waiting Line sign and then participate in pre-lecture activities - no need to wait in line. An announcement will be made in the Bistro at 6:45pm if theatre seats are available. Note: you must arrive in person to be part of the waiting line and be in the Bistro when the waiting line announcement is made.

Everyone who comes to Perimeter will be able to participate in the lecture. The public lecture will be shown simultaneously on closed circuit television in the Time Room or the licensed comfort of the Black Hole Bistro for any members of the waiting line who are not able to get a theatre seat.

For most lectures the on-demand playback will be online within 24 hours after the live event. Check our YouTube page for the playbacks.