Of course, the SciComm Section is hosting sessions! If you’re looking for even more SciComm at the conference, here are some sessions that caught our attention.
This list is in development. If you are aware of an activity, session, or talk taking place which relates to SciComm, feel free to suggest we add it to the list by emailing or by using the comments section below. We will update this page as often as possible.
Sessions are listed below according to type: Social/Business, Workshops, Ignites, Special Sessions, Symposia, and Talks.
- SciComm Section Business Meeting & Meet-Up; Tuesday, August 8, 6:30-8:00pm, OCC room E142
- #SketchYourScience at SciComm booth throughout conference
- Ask a Pro meet-ups at SciComm booth: M-W, 4-6pm in the Exhibit Hall. Click here for details and to volunteer!
- 500 Women Scientist lunch meet-up: Tuesday August 8 12-1:15pm (OCC A105)
- Storytelling Social for Science Communication: Wednesday, August 9, 11:30 am-1:15 pm (OCC D140)
- Springer Nature Storytellers at ESA-Sips, Snacks, and Stories about Ecology: Wednesday, August 9. Doors open at 6:30PM and the show runs from 7:00-9:00 pm.
OCC room B116 RSVP here (required); each RSVP includes one free drink!
- Public Engagement Social (Open to All ESA Members), Wednesday, August 9 6:30-8:00 PM.
*Though technically a special session, SciComm Section secretary Annaliese Hettinger is leading an Improv Your Science workshop. See SS 3 below or click here for details.
Talks & Posters
If you are giving, or know of, a regular conference talk relating to some kind of SciComm, please let us know. We will happily post links to the program listing, but we don’t currently have the capacity to search the entire program for potentially relevant talks.
- COS 159-1 – Establishing a baseline: documenting how ecological concepts are represented in children’s books
- PS 17-38 – Mayfly drift in response to artificial light at night: A case study in science communication
- PS 21-70 – Integrating microbial diversity in citizen science BioBlitz projects; combining basic ecology investigation with science communication
- COS 182-5 – Walking the talk: Increasing our impact by empowering faculty and staff science communicators
- PS 24-103 – Communicating the impact of women scientists in the history of ecological genetics
- PS 22-77 – Field environmental philosophy: a methodological approach to integrate sciences, arts, and ethics into education at ILTER sites
- PS 74-129 – Michigan ZoomIN: From field to undergraduates to NGSS aligned lessons for K-12 classrooms
Don’t see what you’re looking for?
Click here for a search of the #ESA2017 preliminary program using “science communication”.