Workshop Program

We're excited to announce the schedule for this year's ComSciCon 2018 National Workshop!

You can download the Official Program here: Program PDF (3.8 MB)

Unless noted, all events take place in Bordy Auditorium, the main event hall.

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Wednesday, June 13

Attendees arrive to Boston, MA, and check into dorms

Thursday, June 14

8:30 AM - Breakfast

9:00 AM - Welcome to ComSciCon!

9:20 AM - Creative Storytelling Panel

  • Erica Simek Sloniker
  • Matteo Farinella
  • Jennifer Cutraro 
  • Adnaan Wasey

10:50 AM - Coffee Break

11:00 AM - Science Journalism Panel

  • Christine Casatelli
  • Shraddha Chakradhar
  • Nadja Oertelt
  • Wade Roush

12:30 PM - Lunch

1:20 PM - Diversity / Inclusivity Panel

  • Aradhna Tripati
  • Ralph Bouquet
  • Brindha Muniappan
  • John Johnson

2:50 PM - Coffee Break

3:00 PM - Concurrent Non-Panel Workshops, in breakout rooms

Mock Interviews with Doug Dollemore

Data Visualization with Steven Braun

4:00 PM - Expert Review / Write-A-Thon + Pitch-Slam

6:00 PM - Careers Dinner

7:15 PM - Tangled Bank Screening of The Serengeti Rules

8:45 PM - Return to Dorms

Friday, June 15

8:30 AM - Breakfast

9:00 AM - Science Ethics Panel

  • Joel Reynolds
  • Maiamuna Majumder
  • Kelly Hills
  • James Hamblin

10:30 AM - Coffee Break

10:45 AM - Advocacy Workshop with the Union of Concerned Sciences

  • Shreya Durvasula
  • Danielle Fox

12:15 PM - Lunch and AR/VR Demonstration on the Boston Common

1:15 PM - Keynote Presentation: Liz Neeley, Executive Director, Story Collider

2:30 PM - Storytelling Workshop: Neil Bardhan, Bardhan Consulting

6:00 PM - Group Photo

6:30 PM - Banquet Dinner at Maggiano's Little Italy

Saturday, June 16

8:30 AM - Breakfast

9:00 AM - ComSciCon Informational Session

10:30 AM - EPoster Session: Center Stage

12:30 PM - Lunch

1:00 PM - Write-A-Thon Expansion

4:00 PM - Closing Remarks