16 Feb

2018 AAAS Annual Meeting: Science Communication and Public Engagement Fundamentals

16 Feb 2018
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Austin Convention Center

Effective scientist-communicators who foster respectful information-sharing are essential for true science-society engagement. This introductory workshop on Science Communication and Public Engagement Fundamentals on Fri., Feb. 16, from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the 2018 AAAS Annual Meeting in Austin, TX, helps scientists and engineers identify public engagement goals, engage relevant audiences, develop resonant messages, and consider a range of engagement opportunities.

The workshop is based on the AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology’s Communicating Science Workshops which have trained more than 5,000 people at universities, meetings, and government agencies worldwide since 2008.