Pizza and a Slice of Future

If you’re an undergraduate student at ASU, join us every Thursday at 5 PM while classes are on for pizza, good company, and mind-bending conversations about science, technology, and the future of being human.

Hosted by the ASU Future of Being Human initiative, this is an opportunity that’s to simply hang out with others who enjoy talking about tech and the future … all while eating pizza!

Currently running January 26 to April 27.

No need to register — just swing by (and bring a friend)!

Where we meet:

Date: Thursdays
Time: Between 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM (come by whenever)
Location: ISTBX (formerly Wrigley Hall) Room 102
Address: 800 S Cady Mall, Tempe AZ 85287-6002

See you there!

Community Norms

Pizza and a Slice of Future meetups are designed to be inclusive spaces where everyone feels welcome and comfortable, while feeling free to engage as little or as much as they want (from just eating pizza and listening to being at the center of a mind-bending conversation!)

There is an absolute expectation of being considerate to others and fostering an environment and community of care that is supportive, and that embraces and celebrates a diversity of thinking, perspectives, experience, expression, and beliefs.

Participants in meetups are expected to embrace the Future of Being Human Community Guiding Principles:

Obsessive Curiosity Reveling in the joy of discovery; finding awe and wonder in new knowledge; always asking questions and assuming there is more to learn, that conventional wisdom is transitory, and that intellectual and ideological humility are necessary for socially beneficial progress.

Radical Creativity Enthusiastically embracing unconventional, fantastic, and whimsical possibilities; imaginatively pushing the boundaries of how the future is envisioned; being excited by new ideas and visions—especially where they challenge established thinking; and fearlessly exploring where we are heading to and where we might end up as individuals and as a species.

Respectful Inclusivity Actively transcending conventional, implicit, and socialized perspectives of someone’s worth, value, and ability to make meaningful contributions to new ideas; recognizing that everyone has the potential to bring valuable insights to exploring the future of being human; having the humility to respectfully listen to and engage with people who look, think, believe, and behave differently; and embracing and celebrating difference.

Grounded exuberance Freely and joyfully exploring the fantastical and pushing at the boundaries of conventional thinking, while remaining grounded in the constraints that the universe we inhabit places on possibilities.

Catalytic Serendipity Deeply valuing the transformative nature of serendipitous insights and discoveries that arise from casual and unexpected situations, conversations, and interactions, and actively working to translate these into societally beneficial impacts.

If you have any questions, please email Andrew Maynard at