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


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