.Science Journalists and communicators are invited one more time to participate in the World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ2013) that will be held in Helsinki, Finland, from June 24-28th.
This 8th edition of the conference, under the leading theme Critical thinking in the public sphere, will be an excellent opportunity to engage in international dialogue with researchers, decision makers and citizens.
Science journalists will be able to exchange ideas and discuss their roles in the new and rapidly-changing media landscape.
Some of the topics of the WCSJ2013 that will be presented in a different Plenary sessions, Parallel sessions, Workshops, Tracks, etc. , are:
- How to read scientific results – and make news
- Practice your social media skills
- Climate change, what about journalism
- Medical journalism in 2020
- Risks, frauds and public relations
- New ways in which science journalism can change the world
The conference hosts organisations are the Finnish Association of Science Editors and Journalists (FASEJ) and the World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ). “We are looking forward to meet hundreds of journalists and science communicators” said Ms. Satu Lipponen, Chair of the organizing committee.