[ASC-list] Media140 Brisbane - 27 April 2011

Kali Madden office at asc.asn.au
Fri Apr 8 10:52:50 UTC 2011


Dear all,

Several of you have expressed interest in attending this event and partaking
of the 10% ASC discount.

This code has been sent to all members.

If you are a current member, have not received the email, and wish to
receive the code please contact office at asc.asn.au.

Best,


Kali

On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 5:00 PM, Wilson da Silva <wfdasilva at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear all,
>
> Am on-passing the item below on behalf of the organisers, FYI:
>
> *media140 Brisbane 2011: Exploring the impact of social technologies in
> science communication*
> 27 April 2011
>
> A one day conference exploring how science communicators engage with
> complex and often sensitive public domain issues using social media.
>
> Media140 Frontiers Brisbane will be the first event of its kind to be
> hosted in the Brisbane Powerhouse to bring together an international
> gathering of speakers from the U.S., Europe and Australia.
>
> This one-day conference will explore the benefits of social technologies on
> effective science and risk communication, looking at the challenges of
> engaging the public on issues such as climate change, health,
> nanotechnology, cloning and other sensitive public interest themes. Through
> keynotes, case studies and workshops, we will create a participatory
> experience for science communicators to really understand what others are
> doing in this domain and help to inform discussion and debate about the
> future direction and trends.
>
> There's a great line-up of speakers from the U.S., Europe, New Zealand and
> Australia discussing and sharing their insights, experiences and strategies.
>
> Speakers:
>
>    - Andrew Maynard, Director of the University of Michigan Risk Science
>    Center
>    - Bernie Hobbs, ABC Science
>    - Natasha Mitchell, ABC Radio National
>    - Wilson da Silva, COSMOS
>    - Darren Osborne, ABC Science Online
>    - Sara Philips, ABC Environment Online
>    - Daniel Keogh, science film maker, presenter and journalist
>    - Craig Cormick, Public Awareness and Community Engagement, Federal
>    Dept of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
>    - Elena Macmaster, Friends of the Earth Australia
>    - Kristin Alford, Bridge8
>    - Alison Binney, New Science Journalism
>    - Richard Holliman, Open University, UK
>    - Peta Ashworth, CSIRO Science into Society Group
>    - Eileen Scanlon, Institute of Educational Technology, Open University,
>    UK
>    - Matt Levinson, scientist, journalist, editor, writer, communicator
>    - Becky Crew, COSMOS
>    - Jessica Whittaker, BuzzNumbers
>    - Peter Griffin, New Zealand Science Media Centre
>    - Joan Leach, University of Queensland
>    - Cobi Smith, RiAus
>    - Will Rifkin , Australian Learning and Teaching Council
>    - Thomas Tudehope, SR7
>    - Will Grant, Political theorist and science communicator
>    - Ben Hosken, Flink Labs
>
>  With over 16+ sessions and workshops across the day we have packed
> conference for science communicators, public information officers, media
> professionals and government agencies.
>
> Ticket pricing at $220 until the 8th April only. Register now at:
> http://www.amiando.com/media140FrontiersBrisbane.html?page=463781
>
> Ticket inc. conference pass, access to keynotes, panels. workshops, lunch
> and cocktail party.
>
>
>
>
>
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Kali Madden
ASC Office
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