Engaging with Social Media

Communicating Science
Thursday, February 14, 2013: 3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Ballroom A (Hynes Convention Center)
In a constantly changing online landscape, what is the best way for scientists and engineers to engage the public through social media? This session will discuss how people are accessing science information via blogs and social networks and the importance of researchers getting involved directly. Speakers will address the ways that researchers can create meaningful interactions with the public through social media.
Cornelia Dean, The New York Times
Dennis Meredith, Science Communication Consultant
Carl Zimmer, Independent Science Journalist
XXXX Scicurious, Neurotic Physiology
Science Blogging for Fun and Profit
Christie Wilcox, University of Hawaii
Science in a Digital Age
Dominique Brossard, University of Wisconsin
Science and the Public in New Information Environments
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