Came upon this post at future tense on Slate and had to share:

Newitz will be in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, May 15, to discuss her book at a Future Tense happy hour. Slate, the New America Foundation, and Arizona State University invite you to join us for this event at 6 p.m. at the Science Club (1136 19th St NW). While you enjoy drinks and snacks, Newitz and Atlantic staff writer Megan Garber will discuss the prospects of mass extinction and how humans are equipped to survive it.

Go to Slate for details and RSVP if you plan to go. It's not in the cards for me.