Speakers Forum

Join us at our popular Speakers Forum! 

Our Speakers Forum is open to all Mensans and guests.

Members of the public are also welcome. 

No Charge.


Villa Park Civic Center

17855 Santiago Blvd, Villa Park

This is about 2 miles south of the 91 Freeway and just east of the 55 Freeway. From the 55, take the Katella Ave. exit, go east a half mile to Wanda, then left .3 mile (becomes N. Santiago Blvd). Drive into the Ralphs shopping center. The Civic Center is next to the Library and across from Rockwell’s. Plenty of free parking.


Coming up…

Sunday, July 23, 4:00 PM 

Topic: Space Exploration Update

Spacecraft have flown by Pluto, orbited and landed on a comet, visited two asteroids, orbited Jupiter, found evidence of flowing water on Mars, found thousands of exoplanets including earth-planets in the habitable zone, and gained new insight into dark energy and dark matter.

Join us to learn more about these recent missions and also plans for future government and private robotic and manned missions.

Speaker: Philip W. Garrison

Former Deputy Director for Engineering and Science at the NASA/Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena (now retired).

During his 30 years at JPL, he was involved in all aspects of robotic science mission design, implementation and management.

Phil also worked as a propulsion engineer on the Apollo program in California and the Kennedy Space Center.

No Charge. Guests are welcome.