A TWO-DAY CONFERENCE ON EFFECTIVE SCIENCE COMMUNICATION
Friday, September 23rd – Broader Impacts workshop
Learn how to propose, fund, and execute winning broader impacts for federal grants from experts at the National Alliance for Broader Impacts! (plus free lunch)
Friday evening, September 23rd – Science Night Live!
An evening outreach & public engagement event in the Railyard in downtown Lincoln that will provide opportunities to engage the general public with science and scientists in ways that may challenge their stereotypes about who scientists are, how science is done, and why basic research is valuable.
Saturday, September 24th – A Science Communication Symposium
A day of talks, panel discussions, break-out sessions, and opportunities for networking with colleagues from across the Midwest and around the country. Keynote from TED speaker Melissa Marshall!
Training Undergraduates to Sell It: #SciComm in an Ecology Course, Teresa Bilinski
Why we Need to Help Youth Develop a STEM Identity, Saundra Frerichs
Inquiry-Based Science Communication Using Plant and Animal Systems, Tiffany Heng-Moss
Science Communication Strategies in the K-12 Classroom, Andrew Ising
ENGINEERING EMPOWERMENT: SCIENCE LITERACY THROUGH ENGINEERING DESIGN, Jennifer R. Keshwani
How to be a biologist?, Fernando Mateos-González
How to Talk about Science in the Face of Religious Mistrust, Clay Farris Naff
Simple Techniques for Behavior Change, Lisa Pennisi
Public Perceptions of Drones Used for Weather-Related Purposes, Lisa M. PytlikZillig, Janell C. Walther, Carrick Detweiler, and Adam L. Houston
Worldwide Distribution via Your Local Repository, Paul Royster
Help Me Help You: Working with Public Information Officers, Scott Schrage