Spring Fling Thing

Winter (or not so much) blues got you down?

Join us in 2016 for an all-new thirst spring event!

ring in the new, the old way

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Cru (formerly Hierarchy)

Booze, nerdery, dancing*, learning, fun to be had by all.

Doors @ 7, Talks @ 8:30

Speaker Lineup:

  • thirst for culture: Julie Fooshee (@ocaptmycapt), MIT Museum/Science Festival Alliance - Choose your electives carefully and other stories of cultural careers.
  • thirst for aquarius:  Michael “Mike” Heithaus (@mikeheithaus), Florida International University - Marine scientists work best under pressure.
  • thirst for scidentity 2: Raquell Holmes (@raquellholmes), Improvscience - What's your scicomm sign?
  • thirst for storied science: Ben Lillie (@benlillie), StoryCollider - Think science is hard? Try telling a story about it.
  • thirst for what's out there: Lauren Worley (@spacelauren) - Let’s all go where no one has gone before. But also where we have gone before. 

*bring-your-own-dancing clause in effect


ThirstDC aims to create and foster thought leaders both on and off stage by crafting an informal environment where world renowned experts socialize, interact with, and inspire attendees in a lounge atmosphere.

Seems like people dig what we're doing. Nerding! Learning! Flirting!

The Washington Post
Networking forum for nerds is ‘thirsty’ for conversation
 — The Washington Post
The Pink Line Project
Learning and nightlife with a side of wine drive top progressives at Thirst DC
 — The Pink Line Project
DC Event Junkie
ThirstDC Ain’t Your Average Networking Event
 — DCeventjunkie
a deep breath of fresh, nerdy air
 — Brightest Young Things
Thirst, What's Yours?
 — Tittsworth
I Spy Things DC
ThirstDC: a sexy lecture
 — I Spy Things DC