Office of Communications
Public Events
The Office of Communications builds relationships with the local community and promotes the laboratory's outstanding science through special events.
Public Lecture Series

The SLAC Public Lecture Series opens the doors to the inner workings of SLAC for the local nonscientific community.

SLAC Colloquium Series

The intellectual watering hole for the entire laboratory, where all staff can hear talks intended for a general audience on a wide variety of subjects.

Science Bowl

SLAC hosts an annual Regional Science Bowl for teams of high school students.

Tours of SLAC

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory provides monthly tours to the general public, and group tours for schools.

Tours of SLAC

SLAC scientists are eager to share their expertise with the public--experts from the lab are available to speak on a wide range of topics including applied and theoretical physics, materials science, advanced accelerator technology, chemistry, astrophysics and more. For more information or to book a speaker, please contact Outreach Coordinator Farah Rahbar at 650 926 8357.

Inquiries concerning these programs should be directed to Communications Office at or at (650) 926-8547.