Join us on the 6th & 7th June for a two-day Summit to map the emerging challenges for science communication in Australia and to collaboratively develop best-practice solutions.
Inspiring Australia, TechNyou and ScienceRewired are bringing together the nation’s leading science communicators, innovators, science journalists, decision makers and educators. The Summit is an opportunity for participants to individually and collectively compare, shape and influence their science communication direction and activities.
The Summit will take a fresh look at the key challenges and opportunities for science communicators and policymakers across Australia … Find out more
SPEAKERS AND PARTICIPANTS
Environmental scientist, public speaker and explorer
Dr. Will Grant
Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science
Dr Craig Cormick
Corporate Communications, CSIRO
Prof. Leonie Rennie
Science & Mathematics Education Centre, Curtin University
Dr John La Salle
Director of the Atlas of Living Australia
Dr Susannah Elliot
CEO, Australian Science Media Centre
Writer, illustrator & animator
Coastal geomorphologist + senior lecturer, UNSW
Professor of evolutionary biology + Director of the Evolution & Ecology Research Centre, UNSW
Interested in joining the speakers at the Summit?
Join our Call for Speakers.
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VOTE FOR YOUR SPEAKERS
We’ve closed the submissions for speakers, now it’s time to see all the submissions at a glance, or visit the speaker leaderboard and see who’s leading the submissions. Recent speaker submissions
by Kirsti Abbott
by Josh Wodak
by Jodi Newcombe
Recent speaker submissions
GET INVOLVED, WE NEED YOUR PERSPECTIVES
We want your input on the key challenges and opportunities for science communicators and policymakers across Australia. Participate online and help the create a vision for science communication and engagement in Australia 2050.
FEATURED BLOG POST
RiAus Host Contentious Science Media Workshop at #BigSci13
A pre Summit workshop design to explore the importance of planning and how to handle the contentious science issues is being hosted in conjunction with RiAus and National Enabling Technologies Strategy on the 5th June, Sydney. Register now
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