[ASC-list] Transformations in Cultural and Scientific Communication event, 6 March

Laura Miles scope.editor at gmail.com
Mon Jan 19 03:10:28 UTC 2009

Dear ASCers,

An event which may be of interest to the list - with apologies for any

Best wishes, Laura

Transformations in Cultural and Scientific Communication
Thursday 5 & Friday 6 March 2009
09.00 am - 4.00 pm
Museums Australia (Victoria), Museum Victoria, the Centre for Creative
Innovation and Swinburne University are collaborating to deliver a
conference and masterclasses on communicating with new museum audiences.
The conference will be held at Melbourne Museum, 5 - 6 March 2009.

Fourteen presenters will explore how scientific and cultural organisations
can creatively engage communities, using innovative communication programs
and strategies. Featured speakers include:

-         Ross Dawson, Chairman of Future Exploration Network and author of
*Living Networks*.

-         Shelley Bernstein, New York's Brooklyn Museum, a leader in
connecting with communities using social media such as MySpace and Facebook.

-         Julian Cribb, Adjunct Professor in Science Communication at the
University of Technology Sydney and recipient of 32 awards for journalism.

-         Dr Andi Hovarth, science communicator and producer of the weekly
radio science broadcast *Einstein a Go Go*.

Further details of the Conference and its associated masterclasses
(including registration) are available
To make a booking, see: http://www.mavic.asn.au/assets/Booking_Form.pdf

Laura Miles
scope Editor, ASC / Executive Director, Museums Australia (Victoria)
Tel: 03 8341 7344
Mob: 04 3269 2583
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