Thread: Science Communication Short Course at IRIS Workshop

Started: 2018-04-24 23:41:05
Last activity: 2018-04-24 23:41:05
Beth Bartel
2018-04-24 23:41:05
Please join us for a Science Communication short course the day before the
IRIS Workshop!

**IRIS EPO will cover the cost of dinner and lodging on June 11th (at the
conference hotel) for all Science Communication Short Course participants!

ABSTRACT - This workshop style short course takes a hands-on approach to
learning the tricks of science communication, focusing on effective
networking. We will work on perfecting your "elevator speech" for
different audiences, learning how to use social media to expand your
online network and promote your research, present tips for giving a good
media interview and practice networking skills you can utilize during
meetings and conferences. While this workshop is geared towards early
career scientists and students the tips and tricks are useful for
scientists at any career stage.

DATE AND LOCATION
Date and time: June 11, 2018 from 1 PM to 5 PM
Location: Albuquerque, NM (Specific location TBD)

FACILITATORS
Dr. Wendy Bohon, Science Communication Specialist, IRIS
Beth Bartel, Education and Community Engagement Specialist, UNAVCO
Maite Agopian, Education and Outreach Coordinator, EarthScope National Office

PARTICIPANT SUPPORT
IRIS EPO will cover the cost of dinner and one nights lodging at the
conference hotel for all short course participants.

REGISTRATION
To register, please email bohon<at>iris.edu before May 18, 2018 and indicate
your interest in attending the workshop. You will receive an email
response within 7 days to confirm your registration. Space is limited.

TENTATIVE AGENDA
1:00-1:30 - Intros and Ice Breaker (Making Meaningful Connections at
Meetings)
1:30-2:00 - Finding Points of Connection (Active listening)
2:00-2:30 - What's in a Word? (Breaking down jargon)
2:30-2:45 - BREAK
2:45-4:00 - Constructing and practicing elevator speeches for different
audiences
4:00-4:20 - Tips for talking to the media
4:20-5:00 - Networking using Social Media
5:00 - ADJOURN
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