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May 16: Is Artificial Intelligence Outsmarting Us?

Humanoid robots in “Humans,” “Westworld,” and “Ex Machina” are science fiction – for now. Join us for a provocative evening with two experts on the implications of living with smart machines.

Recent Events

Feb. 28: SWINY’s Annual Party (SushiSamba, 87 Seventh Ave South)

Join us at one of the best rooftops in the city for a unique blend of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisine.

Jan. 11: Why Do We Love, Why Do We Cheat? An Evening with Helen Fisher

Join us on January 11, as Dr. Fisher talks about her work, answers questions from the audience, and signs books that will be available for discount purchase.

Dec. 5: SWINY’s Holiday Social at the New York Beer Company

Come to the Loft to chat with other writers, editors, and PIOs. Reconnect with your colleagues and meet new ones.

[CANCELED] Oct. 19: Tableau Workshop for Science Writers

In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to use Tableau Public to discover stories within datasets and create interactive visualizations that move your story forward.

[Registration Closed] Oct. 13: SWINY’s Exclusive Private Tour of Renowned Research Library

No matter what kind of science you write about, you’ll find rare and riveting items in the vast, varied holdings of the New York Academy of Medicine library.

Sept. 13: Too Smart to Be Conned? Think Again!

Join us for an evening with Maria Konnikova, New York Times-bestselling author of The Confidence Game and Mastermind: How To Think Like Sherlock Holmes. Maria will talk about her work, answer questions from the audience, and sign books.