SciComm 2018 Registration Open

March 23, 2018 8:00AM to March 25, 2018 5:00PM
Conference
Hosted by: 
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! 

Click here for more information about the conference and to register. 

 

SciComm 2018 features numerous notable activities:

Friday, March 23rd

  • Professional Development Workshops: AAAS, Portal to the Public (PopNet), Improv for Scientists (Friends of Joe's Big Idea) and Summing-up Your Science in 90 Seconds
  • Student Lightning Talk competition on the following topics: climate change, vaccines, evolution. NPR's Joe Palca and Maddie Sofia will judge and participate in feedback and discussion following talks. 
  • Evening Film Festival

Saturday, March 24th

  • Keynote address by Dr. Jacqueline Gill from the Climate Change Institute.
  • Morning of talks on topics encompassing Informal STEM Learning, Science Communication Research, K-12 STEM, Disciplinary-Based Education Research (DBER), Science and Media and Broader Impacts.
  • A special question and answer panel with local NPR and NET staff on the theme CRISPR and the News.
  • A Community Science Festival - an opportunity to engage the public (or yourself) in hands-on science activities.
  • Nerd Nite - organized and run by UNL graduate students and attended by NPR member station staff, Joe Palca, and Maddie Sofia (NPR SWAG will be handed out!)

Sunday, March 25th

  • Keynote address by NPR's Joe Palca.
  • Morning of talks on topics encompassing Informal STEM Learning, Science Communication Research, K-12 STEM, Disciplinary-Based Education Research (DBER), Science and Media and Broader Impacts.