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Bill Nye to Headline NECSS 2015

Bill Nye Head ShotWe are thrilled to announce that world-renowned science educator Bill Nye will headline NECSS 2015, taking place April 9-12 in New York City!

In addition to giving the conference keynote address on Saturday afternoon, he will join us as the special guest star of Friday night's SGU Skeptical Extravaganza (a special show open to both conference attendees and the general public) and sign copies of his latest book, Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation.

Bill Nye "The Science Guy" is a science educator, comedian, television host, actor, writer, and scientist, best known as the host of the Disney/PBS children's science show Bill Nye the Science Guy (1993–98) and for his many subsequent appearances in popular media as a science educator.

He will join our already-fantastic speaker lineup at NECSS 2015, including:

  • All of the Skeptics' Guide to the Universe "Rogues"
  • The Society for Science-Based Medicine's David Gorski, Harriet Hall, Mark Crislip, and Jann Bellamy
  • Co-host of the Discovery Channel’s Outrageous Acts of Science, Deborah Berebichez
  • Returning conference emcee Jamy Ian Swiss
  • Rationally Speaking co-hosts Massimo Pigliucci and Julia Galef
  • Cognitive Neuroscientist Heather Berlin
  • Host of The Weather Channel's Hacking The Planet, John Rennie 
  • And many more!
NECSS is a four-day celebration of science and critical thinking held each year in New York City. Hundreds of attendees are informed and inspired by leading scientists, educators, activists, and performers from a variety of disciplines – each bringing their own perspective and passion to the goal of fostering a more rational world. Register today!
NECSS 2015 will take place April 9-12, 2015 at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.