CU Anschutz will welcome a whole bunch of science journalists and communicators in 2021
The nation’s largest science journalism convention, originally scheduled to happen Oct. 9-13, 2020 on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus and CU Boulder, has been postponed till the autumn of 2021 as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
In the meantime, CU and its convention companions, the Nationwide Affiliation of Science Writers (NASW) and the Council for the Development of Science Writing (CASW), are growing a sequence of digital convention occasions to happen this fall.
The yearly convention, the nation’s premier science communications gathering, is anticipated to attract greater than 650 attendees, together with journalists and science communicators from analysis establishments.
It options lectures and panel discussions from high scientists, skilled growth classes, interactive lab excursions and discipline journeys, and Lunch with a Scientist-in which small teams of journalists meet with researchers to debate ongoing work.
The occasion serves because the annual assembly for NASW and contains CASW’s New Horizons in Science program, by which top-ranked researchers from across the globe report on seminal advances in a wide selection of scientific disciplines.
“We hope to have the ability to current components of the science program and workshops on-line this fall, with a fuller program when science writers are capable of meet in individual,” mentioned CASW Government Director Rosalind Reid.
Reid additionally thanked internet hosting companions: the collaborating College of Colorado campuses, which have been making ready to host this yr’s convention, and St. Jude Kids’s Analysis Hospital, which was to host ScienceWriters2021 and can now host in 2023. ScienceWriters2022 will happen in Chicago as deliberate.
“Our internet hosting teams have been terribly considerate and beneficiant in working with us to reschedule these occasions.”
Please keep tuned to ScienceWriters2020.org for particulars on our evolving digital expertise and extra updates.
This text initially appeared in CU Boulder Right this moment.
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