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March 23 - 25, 2018 Lincoln, NE

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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

SciComm 2018
A CONFERENCE ON EFFECTIVE SCIENCE COMMUNICATION


March 23 - 25, 2018
Lincoln, Nebraska

Click here for more information about the conference and to register.

Please forward this on to any colleagues who would be interested.

Hosted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

REGISTER HERE


SciComm 2018 features numerous notable activities:

Friday, March 23rd

  • Professional Development Workshops: AAAS, Portal to the Public (PopNet), Improv for Scientists (Friends of Joe's Big Idea) and Summing-up Your Science in 90 Seconds
  • Student Lightning Talk competition on the following topics: climate change, vaccines, evolution. NPR's Joe Palca and Maddie Sofia will judge and participate in feedback and discussion following talks. 
  • Evening Film Festival

Saturday, March 24th

  • Keynote address by Dr. Jacqueline Gill from the Climate Change Institute.
  • Morning of talks on topics encompassing Informal STEM Learning, Science Communication Research, K-12 STEM, Disciplinary-Based Education Research (DBER), Science and Media and Broader Impacts.
  • A special question and answer panel with local NPR and NET staff on the theme CRISPR and the News.
  • A Community Science Festival - an opportunity to engage the public (or yourself) in hands-on science activities.
  • Nerd Nite - organized and run by UNL graduate students and attended by NPR member station staff, Joe Palca, and Maddie Sofia (NPR SWAG will be handed out!)

Sunday, March 25th

  • Keynote address by NPR's Joe Palca.
  • Morning of talks on topics encompassing Informal STEM Learning, Science Communication Research, K-12 STEM, Disciplinary-Based Education Research (DBER), Science and Media and Broader Impacts.