08 Jan

AAS 2018 Workshop: Astronomy Engagement with Diverse Publics

08 Jan 2017 through 08 Jan 2018
12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
231st Meeting of the American Astronomical Society

This free workshop at the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) will aid astronomers in becoming more effective advocates and communicators for science by offering tools and strategies for constructive engagement with diverse (and largely religious) public audiences. This program will include remarks by astronomer and science communicator Salman Hameed, as well as discussions and exercises on conveying scientific concepts with clarity and sensitivity to different worldviews. All workshop organizers, moderators, and attendees must be registered to attend the AAS meeting at which the workshop is occurring. Refreshments will be provided. To register, select it as part of your meeting registration or it to an existing reservation. Please email DoSER@aaas.org if you have questions or would like further information.