SMPTE 2019 Awards gala and after party

Thursday, 24 October at 5:00PM
San Francisco Ballroom of the Westin Bonaventure
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Kasha Patel will host this year's awards gala. 

Kasha Patel is a digital storyteller at NASA Earth Observatory by day and a science comedian by night. In addition to being listed on Thrillist magazine’s “Best Undiscovered Comedians in the U.S.” list, she has been featured in The Washington Post, BBC World News, the Travel Channel’s “Mysteries at the Museum,” and will be appearing in a series on The Science Channel in 2020. Patel hosted an award-winning miniseries for NASA TV highlighting Earth science fieldwork, founded the live science-themed variety show “Science Comedy Night,” hosted the Undark magazine podcast, and united her love for science and comedy with her TEDx Talk, “Sneaking Science Into Stand-Up,” where she shares a series of surprising revelations pulled from her analysis of more than 500 of her stand-up jokes. Stand-up comic and science writer Kasha Patel will be hosting the SMPTE Awards Gala at SMPTE 2019! Join us on Thursday, Oct. 24, for a night of laughs and celebration of the industry.
Black-tie is optional, but encouraged!
Join us as we honor industry luminaries! The Annual SMPTE Awards Gala will feature a red carpet, reception, and dinner. Red carpet arrivals and cocktail reception will begin at 5:00 pm, followed by the Awards Ceremony and Dinner at 6:00 pm. The Awards Gala Afterparty follows from approximately 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm.
Remember to purchase your ticket with your conference registration - tickets are very limited and are required for entry!


 2019 honorees