[ASC-list] new member seeking info
claire at scitech.org.au
Tue Jan 20 06:19:56 UTC 2009
Dear Perth people
I heard a rumour of an event this Friday. As a new member.... Can you explain how I find out about it please? It doesn't appear to be in this list.
From: asc-list-bounces at lists.asc.asn.au [mailto:asc-list-bounces at lists.asc.asn.au] On Behalf Of Laura Miles
Sent: Monday, 19 January 2009 12:10 PM
To: asc-list at lists.asc.asn.au
Subject: [ASC-list] Transformations in Cultural and Scientific Communication event, 6 March
An event which may be of interest to the list - with apologies for any cross-posting.
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 at http://nlablog.wordpress.com/conference-2009
To make a booking, see: http://www.mavic.asn.au/assets/Booking_Form.pdf
scope Editor, ASC / Executive Director, Museums Australia (Victoria)
Tel: 03 8341 7344
Mob: 04 3269 2583
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