The 9th annual ComSciCon Flagship Workshop took place virtually August 4-7, 2021. Stay tuned for announcements about our 2022 events!
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About ComSciCon 2021
ComSciCon provides graduate student attendees with a one-of-a-kind opportunity to meet early career leaders in Science Communication, learn from and interact with a remarkable group of invited experts, and produce an original work communicating complex technical concepts from science and engineering to a new audience.
At ComSciCon's Flagship Workshop, participants build communication skills that scientists and other technical professionals need to express ideas to their peers, experts in other fields, and the general public.
Ample time is allocated for networking with science communication experts and developing science outreach collaborations with fellow workshop participants. Workshop participants will produce an original piece of science writing and receive feedback from workshop attendees and professional science communicators, including journalists, authors, public policy advocates, educators, and more.
Founded in 2012 by graduate students at Harvard University, MIT, and the University of Colorado at Boulder, nearly 3000 graduate students nationwide have already participated in ComSciCon programs, including our annual Flagship Workshops and Franchise Workshops which have been started by ComSciCon alumni across the US and Canada. Attendees have founded new science communication organizations in collaboration with other students at the event, published over 80 articles written at the conference in popular publications with national impact, and formed lasting networks with our student alumni and invited experts.
We are grateful to all ComSciCon’s sponsors who are making our 2021 Flagship event possible. Those include Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Science, MIT Office of Graduate Education, the American Astronomical Society, the American Chemical Society and hte Burroughs Welcome Fund.
ComSciCon 2021 Flagship Workshop Sponsors