Upcoming Events


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September 23, 2019, Monday. BEworks Summit—Toronto, Ontario, Canada—Marc Abrahams will talk about improbable research and the Ig Nobel Prizes.
October 9, 2019, Wednesday Red Hat—Boston, MA, USA. [private event]
October 17, 2019, Thursday. Tanween, the Creativity Season—Ithra, Dhahran, Saudia Arabia—Details TBA.
October 25, 2019, Friday Texas Section American Physical Society meeting—Lubbock, Texas, USA—Marc Abrahams will be the banquet speaker, speaking about things other than the banquet.
November 7, 2019, Thursday Vienna, Austria— Details TBA.
November 13, 2019, Wednesday Copenhagen, Denmark— Details TBA.
November 14, 2019, Thursday Gothenberg, Sweden— Details TBA.
November 29, 2019, Friday Science Friday“—Public radio— Broadcast of specially edited version of this year’s Ig Nobel Prize ceremony. Check your local station for the time, or listen online at the SciFri web site.
January, 2020 (exact date TBA) Arisia—Boston, Massachusetts, USA—Details TBA.
January 20, 2020 Tencent Youth Science Festival—Beijing, China—Details TBA.
February, 2020 AAAS Annual Meeting—Seattle, Washington, USA—Details TBA.
March/April, 2020 Ig Nobel EuroTour—Details TBA.

  • March 11—Manchester University, UK
  • March 12—Lake Maggiore, Italy
  • March 21—Imperial College London, UK
  • March 24—Vienna, Austria—StadtsaalTICKETS are now on sale
  • March 25—Graz, Austria—University of Graz
  • Denmark
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Germany
  • …and many more events TBA
September, 2020 (exact date TBA) 30th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony—Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA— Details TBA. Tickets will go on sale in July.
September, 2020 (exact date TBA) Ig Informal Lectures—MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA— Details TBA.
Date TBA, 2020 Ig Nobel Exhibition—Osaka, Japan—…and related events in Japan. Details TBA.

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