Speaking of Smell

Dr. Gilbert speaks frequently to a diverse array of audiences. He conveys the basic facts about the nose, brain, and odor perception, and describes the latest scientific findings in a way that is engaging and understandable. He tailors his topics to the interests and background of the audience.

Avery Gilbert’s recent speaking engagements include:

April 2017

The Science of Smell: Understanding Human Odor Perception,” part of the on-going Science on Tap series in his hometown of Fort Collins, Colorado. The event was held at The Wolverine Farm Letterpress & Publick House.

April 2017

The Human Sense of Smell,” an event sponsored by Columbia University’s Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience program and moderated by Ann-Sophie Barwich. Other speakers included philosophers Barry Smith and Clare Batty, and neuroscientist Don Wilson. The public event was held at The Italian Academy at Columbia University, in New York.

May 2016

The Sensory Craft Movement” and “The Science of Body Odor” were Gilbert’s topics at a panel moderated by the Institute for Art and Olfaction’s Saski Wilson-Brown. The event was part of the AIX Scent Fair at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, CA.

March 2016

The Golden Age of Fragrance and How We Got Here,” a presentation to a joint meeting of the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists and the American Society of Perfumers. The event was held at the Chart House in Weehawken, NJ.

May 2015

What the Nose Knows: Multisensory Expressions of Scent in Everyday Life,” a presentation to the mid-year meeting to the Air Care Division at the Consumer Specialty Products Association meeting in Chicago, IL.

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