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JCDL 2012

Date: June 10-14 Location: Washington, DC Hosted by: The George Washington University Sponsors: GWU, ACM/IEEE, Library of Congress, SigWeb, ACM, TCDL, SIGIR #preserving #linking #using #sharing The ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries is a major international forum focusing on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, organizational, and social issues. JCDL encompasses the many meanings of the term “digital libraries”, including (but not limited to) new forms of information institutions…

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CCS Summer Institute 2012

Goals The Summer Institute is intended primarily for university administrators and faculty members who want to move their own institutions toward a greater focus communicating science to the public. Its primary goals are to share the Center for Communicating Science’s experiences, techniques, materials, and lessons learned, to help inspire and facilitate efforts by others; to learn from others who are active or interested in this field, and to begin building…

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ASTC 2012 Annual Conference

The Association of Science & Technology Centers will hold it’s 2012 Annual Conference in Columbus Ohio this coming October 13-16. For information or to register, go to the ASTC conference website at http://conference.astc.org. This conference features a wide variety of workshops for science education professionals, including: Network for Leaders of Interpreters, Facilitators, and Explainers: Design Experiences This all-day workshop is designed to address professional development for leaders and their floor…

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How to Talk About Science

Strategic outreach is vital if you want to affect policy, bring media attention to your work or spark a lifelong interest in science in everyone you meet. It’s also the only way you’ll be able to directly communicate the results of your work for social benefit. You’re invited to learn How To Talk About Science at a conference at the University of Victoria in May 2012. After two days of…

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Boosting participation in clinical trials

Leading researchers and policy experts from across the country will come together June 27 and June 28 at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York to examine the issue of declining enrollment in clinical trials. The two-day workshop is co-sponsored by Mount Sinai’s Institute of Translational Sciences through the Department of Health Evidence and Policy and the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. Meeting Objectives: Define and discuss…

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Science Writers 2012

The National Association of Science Writers (NASW) will be hosting its 2012 meeting this year from October 26-30 at Research Triangle Park, NC—what the NASW calls “a meeting for science writers, by science writers.”  The conference will feature professional development workshops, briefings on the latest scientific research, extensive networking opportunities, and field trips. Registration and program information will be available starting in August 2012. To view the conference website, go…

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Partnering for Cures 2012

Convened by FasterCures, a Center of the Milken Institute, Partnering for Cures 2011 featured: participants from all sectors of the medical research enterprise, across therapeutic areas, and across geographic boundaries speakers who have shaped markets engaged in dynamic, candid discussions on issues that matter (75% of speakers are new to this meeting) plenary and breakout panel discussions that focused on transformative ideas, best practices, and lessons learned collaborative programs presented…

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The Social Customer

London Thursday 29th March 9.00 am to 5.00pm Where social media marketing meets customer services The Social Customer is a one-day conference that explores how social media is reshaping the relationship between customers and companies. In addition to providing insights into the future of customer care and engagement marketing, this unique event will highlight innovative CRM and social CRM (sCRM) strategies, tools and techniques. Featuring leading brands and agencies from…

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