Fri., Nov. 9, Colorado Science Conference for Professional Development. Held at the Denver Mart, 451 E. 58th Ave., Denver; for all science educators. For full information and registration website see http://coloradoscienceconference.org/ .
Nov. 10-11, 39th annual New Mexico Mineral Symposium, at New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, Socorro, NM; see https://geoinfo.nmt.edu/museum/minsymp/home.cfml .
Wed., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m., Friends of Mineralogy, Colorado Chapter bimonthly meeting; “Still Crazy (about Franklin) after all these years: The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, New Jersey”, by Carl (Bob) Carnein. Lakeview Event Center, 7864 W. Jewell Ave., Lakewood CO; all welcome.
Thurs., Nov. 15, 3:00 p.m., Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Earth Science Colloquium, Mammals Inherit the Earth: How the K/Pg Mass Extinction Killed off Dinosaurs and Opened the Way for Mammals ,by Greg Wilson, University of Washington. VIP Room, 3–4 p.m. Museum admission not required. See http://www.dmns.org/science/research/earth-sciences/ for the schedule of DMNS Colloquia for the rest of the year. Coming talks:
Mon., Dec. 3, The Improbable Fossil Record of Jellyfish and Their Kin, by Graham Young, Manitoba Museum. VIP Room, 3–4 p.m.
Thurs. Nov. 15, 7:00 p.m., Colorado Scientific Society November meeting, topic TBA. Shepherd of the Hills Church, 11500 W. 20th Ave.,Lakewood.
Nov. 16-18, Denver Area Mineral Dealers Show, Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Golden CO. Free admission, public welcome.
For more lecture series during the year see:
Colorado Beer Talks (2nd Tuesday, 6-8 p.m.), Windy Saddle Café, 1110 Washington Avenue, Golden, “Golden’s grassroots version of TED talks, Expand your mind with a beer in your hand”, http://goldenbeertalks.org/
Colorado Café Scientifique in Denver, monthly lectures on science topics held either at Blake Street Station or Brooklyn’s, Denver; open to the public, no charge other than refreshments you may choose to purchase; see http://cafescicolorado.org/ .
Colorado Scientific Society (3rd Thursday, 7 p.m.), see http://coloscisoc.org/ . Meets at Shepherd of the Hills Church, 11500 W. 20th Ave., Lakewood CO, except when noted.
CU Geological Science Colloquium (Wednesdays, 4 p.m.) see http://www.colorado.edu/geologicalsciences/colloquium
CSU Dept. of Geoscience Seminars (Fridays, 4 p.m.), see https://warnercnr.colostate.edu/geosciences/geosciences-seminar-series/
Van Tuyl Lecture Series, Colorado School of Mines, (Thursdays, 4 p.m.): https://geology.mines.edu/events-calendar/lectures/
Denver Mining Club (Mondays, 11:30), see http://www.denverminingclub.org/ .
Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Earth Science Colloquium series, 3:00-4:00 p.m., VIP Room unless noted, day of the week varies. Museum admission is not required; see http://www.dmns.org/science/research/earth-sciences/
Denver Region Exploration Geologists Society (DREGS; 1st Monday, 7 p.m.), http://www.dregs.org/index.html
Florissant Scientific Society (FSS); meets monthly in various Front Range locations for a lecture or field trip; meeting locations vary, normally on Sundays at noon; all interested persons are welcome to attend the meetings and trips; see http://www.fss-co.org/ for details and schedules.
Nerd Night Denver is a theater-style evening featuring usually 3 short (20-minute) TED-style talks on science or related topics; held more-or-less monthly at the Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave., Denver; drinks are available; for ages 18+. Admission is $6 online in advance, $10 at the door. See https://www.nerdnitedenver.com/ .
Rocky Mountain Map Society (RMMS; Denver Public Library, Gates Room, 3rd Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.), http://rmmaps.org/
Western Interior Paleontology Society (WIPS; Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2nd Monday, 7 p.m.), http://westernpaleo.org/ . Meetings are held either in the Ricketson Auditorium or the Planetarium at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, unless otherwise noted