NEED TO KNOW: March for Science 2018 Information, Including Schedule and March Route


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Saturday April 14 Waterfront Park ● Rally/Speakers 10:00 am ● March 11:00 am ● Speakers 12:00 p.m. ● Science Expo & Resizters Band Throughout Event


The March for Science champions publicly funded and publicly communicated science as a pillar of human freedom and prosperity. We unite as a diverse, nonpartisan group to call for science that upholds the common good, and for political leaders and policymakers to enact evidence-based policies in the public interest. Read more about our goals and concerns.


10:00 am  Opening Rally, Speakers, Science Expo, The Resizters Band
Waterfront Park, 1600 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, Ca 92101
Mary Canady & March team (Welcome) San Diego for Science/March for Science San Diego
Melissa Slawson  (national anthem) Co-Founder, March for Science San Diego
Barbara Bry Council President Pro Tem, San Diego’s First City Council District
Rob Knight Director of the Center for Microbiome Innovation, Professor of Pediatrics and Computer Science & Engineering, UCSD
Alyssa Griffin Graduate Student, Scripps Institution Of Oceanography, UCSD
Micah Jasey Savin Student, California State University San Marcos, Patient Advocate
Isabella Catanzaro Greater San Diego Science Fair Winner
Ronak Roy Greater San Diego Science Fair Winner
Savannah Orth (March Sendoff) Patient Advocate/March for Science San Diego
11:00 March: Loop South of Waterfront Park, see route below
12:00-2:00   Waterfront Park Speakers and Science Expo, Band
Chelsea Pfau & Jaime Falcon (MCs) San Diego for Science/March for Science San Diego
Navid Zohoury (Welcome Back) San Diego for Science/March for Science San Diego
Steve Snyder President & CEO, Fleet Science Center
Omayra Ortega Visiting Assistant Professor, Pomona College
Jeffrey Severinghaus Professor Of Geosciences, Scripps Institution Of Oceanography, UCSD
Alberto Vasquez Center for Research on Educational Equity, Assessment & Teaching Excellence, UCSD
Francisco Fernandez Student, California State University San Marcos
Natasha Salgado Student, University of San Diego, Organizer March For Our Lives
Samantha Payne Landgrave Student, California State University San Marcos
Jeane Wong Founder & Ceo, The League Of Extraordinary Scientists & Engineers
Robert Cooper (Next Steps) San Diego for Science/March for Science San Diego


Recommended pick-up for buses and taxis: Kettner Blvd. and Pacific Highway.  MTS/bikes/ walking/carpool/rideshare encouraged. Parking will be scarce.


This is a family-friendly, peaceful event.  Be respectful of others. We tolerate no hate speech, bigotry, or harassment targeting individuals.  Do not engage counter protestors. Stay positive and pro-science. If you choose to speak to the media, emphasize your opinions are your own and you do not speak for the March.


No sales of goods or services allowed.  Service animals only please.


It may be hot, bring water, sunscreen, and wear a hat. Shade umbrellas can double as a sign, be creative! No food will be for sale at Waterfront Park, feel free to patronize downtown businesses.


Please help us remove all refuse created by the March. Volunteers will be performing thorough trash pick-up.  Help us out by doing the same. We will have bags and gloves. If you bring a sign, please take it with you at the end.


Designated ADA services located near stage at each site, including dedicated space, ASL interpretation and assistance from volunteers. ADA compliant bathroom facilities are available at each site. Ramps and walkways will be kept clear along route.


If you witness an emergency, 1. Dial 911 providing cross-streets/description of emergency/ injury/injury count. 2. Enlist another person to stay with injured while you deal with communications. 3. Find a volunteer –look for someone in a bright yellow shirt. They will also be able to help enlist emergency services.

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