Pick an alias, don your best disguise, grab your fave (shaken, not stirred) adult beverage and prepare for your next mission: Thinkery21: Spy School. That’s right, we’re rounding up Austin’s top spy recruits for a super-secret (and super fun) evening of thinking, drinking and intrigue.
Channel your inner Bond, Bourne or Black Widow while cracking enigmatic codes, mastering tactical technologies and conducting covert operations. Will you leave #Thinkery21 a civilian, a rookie spy or an agent provocateur? Only time (and training) will tell.
Enroll today, recruits—before this message self-destructs. Ages 21+.
Crime Scene Clues – Looking for traces of an enemy agent? The FBI's Evidence Response Team demonstrates real techniques for collecting crime scene evidence.
Defend Your Data – The FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation teaches you the dos and don’ts of personal security while traveling overseas.
Spy Film Trivia – Win prizes and test your knowledge of James Bond, Jason Bourne, Spy Kids and more while picking up spy tips with Alamo Drafthouse Austin and Alamo Drafthouse Mueller.
Invisible Ink – From secret messages used in the Revolutionary War to inkjet printers, relive the science behind these concealed communications with The University of Texas at Austin's Council of Graduate Chemists.
Shaken, Not Stirred – Tito's Handmade Vodka teaches you how to make the perfect James Bond martini.
Rabbit Ruse – Practice the art of deception by putting disguises on the bunnies of Rose & Grace Mini Farm.
Spy Glasses Stealth Training – Covert ops are hard! Can you crack Austin Panic Room's code with your spy glasses?
Laser Maze Agility Training – Can you maneuver through Austin Panic Room’s laser security network without breaking a beam?
Bomb Defusal Training – Defuse Austin Panic Room’s bomb in time or you’re a goner.
Cipher Wheels – Get the ins and out of encrypting and decrypting with The DoSeum using this tool of the trade.
Liar, Liar – Learn about the autonomic responses measured by a lie detector test and study up for your next exam with Dr. Amanda Masino of Huston-Tillotson University and Dumpster Project.
On the Run – Can you make it up, over and through the MYLO Obstacle Fitness course? Find your escape route.
Tools of the Trade – Test your wits picking the right gadgets used by real spies with Bullock Texas State History Museum. Choose wisely—lives depend on it!
More event details coming soon…