Have You Heard About the Higgs? How to Share Your Science Globally

Saturday, 15 February 2014: 11:45 AM-12:45 PM
Grand Ballroom F (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
Tired of using Google Translate to prepare your press releases for distribution in Japan? Finding it a challenge to align communication procedures and schedules with international partners? Want to have your science-news story celebrated around the world like the Higgs discovery? Join us at this workshop that will identify the specific strategies and practices that build international science-news collaborations, distinct from international science collaborations. Learn from several media experts based in Europe and Asia as well as the trail-blazing InterAction Collaboration that provides a global platform for coordinating particle-physics communications.
Katie Yurkewicz, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Timothy Meyer, TRIUMF
Youhei Morita, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
, Vincenzo Napolano, INFN
and Timothy Meyer, TRIUMF