Science Communication Conference in DC

Kim Petrie
August 6, 2013
Posted in Announcements

Colloquium highlights include:

  • Presentations by leading scientists summarizing their fields’ contributions to effective science communication.
  • An expanded three-day program that includes scholarly exchanges; panels of communication researchers and practitioners moderated by science writer, producer, and television personality Cara Santa Maria; and workshops focused on some of the biggest science communication challenges facing professionals and the public today.
  • A keynote lecture by University of Pennsylvania professor Kathleen Hall Jamieson: Responding to the Attack on the Best Available Evidence.

The colloquium offers scientists, communication practitioners, and opinion leaders the opportunity to discuss issues of mutual concern, share successes and ongoing questions, and fine-tune their understanding of how lessons from research can drive effective communication of scientific topics. Registration is $100/day. Visit the Colloquium website for event agenda and registration information.