Engaging with Public Events

Communicating Science
Thursday, 13 February 2014: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Grand Ballroom EF (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
Collaborator: Science Festival Alliance and the International Public Science Events Conference

This session will discuss the goals and impacts of public science events, types of audiences and events, how scientists can find events to participate in, and how to prepare effectively. The panelists will talk about how they find and collaborate with scientists, best practices for reaching audiences not typically interested in science, and share communication tips and resources.

Ben Lillie, The Story Collider
Kishore Hari, University of California
The Science Education Melting Pot
Amy Rowat, University of California, Los Angeles
Engaging General Audiences in Science Through Interactive Events
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