University of Nebraska Medical Center

SciComm 2016 Registration is Now OPEN

Register now for SciComm 2016, a free two day conference on effective science communication! The conference will take place September 23-24 in Lincoln, NE.

This year’s conference will include:

  • A broader impacts workshop from the National Alliance for Broader Impacts
  • Science Night Live!, a public outreach event in The Railyard, downtown Lincoln
  • A SciComm symposium, featuring:
    • Plenary from Tiffany Heng-Moss, Associate Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
    • Keynote from TED speaker Melissa Marshall!
    • Speakers from physics, biology, chemistry, museums, sociology, and K-12, describing numerous aspects of science communication–including innovative approaches, best practices, strategies for teaching controversial topics, and sociopsychological challenges to science engagement
  • More networking opportunities with science communicators from around the country at a poster session/cocktail hour at the Nebraska State Museum and optional group dinners

Registration is FREE for the broader impacts workshop and Science Night Live!; a $20 fee for the symposium includes lunch, snacks, and swag.

You can register here and check out the SciComm website for more details.


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