[PCST] Registration for PCST-10

Jan Riise jan at agadem.se
Thu May 1 23:51:27 CEST 2008


The 10th PCST conference is soon upon us – now is the time for you to  
register!

Don´t miss out on this great opportunity to visit the south of  
Scandinavia in summer time on 25-27 June, 2008. Experience how science  
communication can be made stronger and more effective and learn how  
science communication can contribute to sustainable development.  
Registration and hotel reservations are found at www.pcst-10.org.  
PLease note that the main conference takes place in Malmö, Lund and  
Copenhagen - most convenient airport is Copenhagen, best place to stay  
Malmö - and that the pre-conference is in Stockholm, approx 600 kms  
from Malmö. Airport Stockholm Arlanda. A number of tickets have been  
pre-booked at available flights Stockholm-Malmö the 24 June. More  
information is found at the registration part of the website.

An "early bird" registration fee is available until 12 May!

Programme published
The programme details are currently being finalized, but please have a  
look now already – altogether there are almost 400 presentations, in  
sessions, symposia and posters - a true goldmine for everyone  
interested in science communication. Read more at http://www.pcst-10.org

Key seminars at the conference include:
Framing climate change and other controversial science communication  
topics
European trends and challenges in science journalism
Medical messages in the media: reliable information or science for sale?
Science communication transcending language barriers
Visualisation in science and public communication
The public engagement of science and web 2.0
Evaluating public engagement in science: why, how, and for whom?

Celebrated key speakers
Speakers at the PCST conference include Lene Vestergaard Hau, a  
physicist at Harvard University and member of the Royal Swedish  
Academy of Sciences (awarded with the Richtmyer Memorial Lecture Award  
from the American Association of Physics Teachers), Diego Golombeck, a  
scientist from Argentina specialising in science communication and  
Anja C. Andersen, an astrophysicist at Dark Cosmology Centre at the  
University of Copenhagen.

Grants for participation
Thanks to kind support from the Kavli Prize, it is our pleasure to  
announce a number of grants for participation in the PCST-10  
conference. Read more at http://www.pcst-10.org .

Best regards
Jan Riise
PCST-10 Project Team
Phone +46 708 233 377


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