[Taxacom] Expand Your Broader Impact Skills

Julie Palakovich Carr jpalakovichcarr at aibs.org
Wed May 31 11:41:31 CDT 2017


The American Institute of Biological Sciences is offering its popular
Communications Training Boot Camp for Scientists this fall.

Join us in Washington, DC on October 9-10, 2017 for a comprehensive
training program designed to meet the needs of everyone from graduate
students to senior researchers and program administrators.

Participants will learn:
-How to translate scientific findings for non-technical audiences
-How to tell a resonant story that informs decision-makers
-How to prepare for and participate in a news interview
-How to prepare for and engage in a meeting with a decision-maker
-How to protect your scientific reputation
-How to identify and define the audience you need to reach
-What policymakers want and need to know from a scientist
-What reporters are looking for in an interview
-How to leverage social media
-How the nation’s science policy is developed and implemented

Participants will have the opportunity for formal and informal discussions
with science policy and communications experts.

Dates: October 9–10, 2017

Location: AIBS Washington, DC, Offices, 1201 New York Avenue, NW, Suite
420, Washington, DC 20005

Learn more at
https://www.aibs.org/public-policy/communications_boot_camp.html

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Julie Palakovich Carr
Public Policy Manager
American Institute of Biological Sciences
1201 New York Avenue, NW
Suite 420
Washington, DC 20005
202-568-8117
www.aibs.org

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