.Two days, hundreds of people and one purpose: to improve the level of science communication skills around the world in a cross-sector conference that will take place in London next year on May 16th and 17th. Sounds difficult? It isn’t. Last Science Communication Conference took place this year with remarkable results.
Now, call for proposals for 2013 conference is open until January 3rd and the topics suggested are open access, links between public engagement and policy and PR and public; tension between academics who study scicomm and practitioners; REF and the impact statement; partnerships, and cuts and funding. Learn more at Call for proposals Guidance.
The 2013 Conference is organized by British Science Association’s Science in Society team in partnership with Wellcome Trust. If you would like to attend with the intention of enjoy a network or to show a successful project, you can visit the British Science Association website for more information.
In 2012 over 400 people attended the Science Communication Conference and they were representatives from science centers, festivals, research councils, universities, learned societies, charities as well as freelancers and small consultancies.