The Program

The conference proper will run from 8:45am Monday to 5pm Wednesday. There are Social functions planned on Monday and Tuesday so keep those evenings free. We’ll share details shortly.

Official Opening: Monday, February 27, 2012 by Prof Ian Chubb AO, Chief Scientist of Australia

View each day of conference program including session detail:

Monday 27 February 2012

Tuesday 28 February 2012

Wednesday 29 February 2012

Conference Themes

  • Professional practice
  • Media & journalism
  • Science & public policy
  • Science and the creative process: science & art, narratives & story-telling
  • New/Social media
  • Research in science communication

So far, we can confirm  there will be:

  • Chiefly scientists (both Federal and State)
  • Professional development sessions on communication planning, writing for the media, and playing the consultancy game
  • Speed mentoring – special opportunities for people to grill seasoned professionals (sounds like a cooking class…)
  • Science communication research stories from the academy and beyond
  • Science, art and the many things that happen when they play together
  • A serious look at the evolving and maturing face of social media and science communication
  • Science, politics, and some insight from the world of science lobbyists

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