Preliminary Program

Please note that this schedule is preliminary and may be subject to minor changes.

Day 1: March 25, 2017, Archie K. Davis Conference Center at RTP Headquarters

8:30 AM

Breakfast

9:00 AM

Welcome and introduction

9:10 AM

Panel 1: Science Improv

10:20 AM

Intro to pop talks & Pop talks (round 1)

10:40 AM

Coffee Break

11:00 AM

Panel 2: Science Policy + Communicating Scientific Ideas to Skeptical Audiences

12:15 PM

Pop talks (round 2)

12:30 PM

Science Outreach Networking Lunch

1:45 PM

Pop talks (round 3)

2:00 PM

Write-a-thon (meet with review groups, practice review articles)

2:30 PM

Keynote Presentation by Jorge Cham!


Day 2: April 1, 2017, Archie K. Davis Research Center at RTP Headquarters

8:30 AM

Breakfast

9:00 AM

Pop talks (round 4)

9:15 AM

Panel 3: Breakout Panels:

1. Science Communication through an Academic Career

2. Science Communication through a Non-Academic Career

10:20 AM

Pop talks (round 5)

10:40 AM

Coffee Break

11:00 AM

Panel 4: Multimedia Science Communication

12:15 PM

Pop talks (round 6)

12:30 PM

Lunch & Expert Review

1:45 PM

Pop talks (round 3)

2:00 PM

Closing Remarks

3:00 PM

Happy hour!