Program

Comscicon-Atlanta '21 is a two-day intensive virtual workshop taking place on March 18-19, 2021. The zoom meeting link will be shared with all participants shortly. Both days will begin with an online check-in window starting at 9:15 am Eastern Time,  and will have breaks and networking sessions interspersed at regular intervals.

 

 

 

THURSDAY 3/18 (All times listed in EDT)

 

9:15 am: Check-in window opens

 

9:45 am: Welcome address

 

10:00 am: Pop Talks 1A

 

10:20 am: Education & Outreach Panel: Making science accessible

 

11:45 am:  Networking (first 15 min), then Faux-ster Session

 

12:30 - 1:30 pm: Lunch

 

1:30 pm: Pop Talks 1B

 

1:45 pm: Visualizing Your Science: Developing explanatory graphics

with different audiences in mind

Hands-on sketching session with Jen Christiansen

 

3:15 - 3:30 pm: Afternoon break

 

3:30 pm:  Keynote with Maryn McKenna 

 

4:30 pm: First Day Reflections and networking


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FRIDAY 3/19 (All times listed in EDT)

 

9:15 am: Check-in window opens

 

9:30 am: Interviewing for Science Stories: Panel and small-group breakouts

 

11:30 am: Pop Talks 2A & 2B

 

12:00 pm: Networking in breakout rooms

 

12:30 - 1:30 pm: Lunch

 

1:30 pm: Science Policy Panel - The role of science in the context of policy

 

3:00 - 3:15 pm: Afternoon Break

 

3:15 pm: Closing Remarks and Write-a-thon Breakout

Expect to finish 4:30-5:00PM