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· Networking
Doors Open
Grab a coffee, visit the booths, network a bit or just take a stroll around and familiarise yourself with our event platform.
2021-03-09T09:00:00Z 2021-03-09T09:30:00Z Europe/Dublin Doors+Open https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Welcome
Co-Founder Jonathan McCrea welcomes you to SCI:COM 2021
Jonathan McCrea
2021-03-09T09:30:00Z 2021-03-09T09:35:00Z Europe/Dublin Welcome https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
In Conversation with Professor Chris Jackson
Professor Chris Jackson talks to broadcaster Jonathan McCrea about #blackinstem and the role of sci-comm in visibility and sustainability. Sponsored by iCRAG
Christopher Jackson Jonathan McCrea
2021-03-09T09:35:00Z 2021-03-09T10:15:00Z Europe/Dublin In+Conversation+with+Professor+Chris+Jackson https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Science Communication in a Pandemic - What has it taught us?
Despite expert scientific advice, daily international coverage and a common global purpose, the pandemic continues. What do we need to do differently?
Steve Pritchard Claire O'Connell Barbara Gormley Pete Lunn
2021-03-09T10:15:00Z 2021-03-09T11:15:00Z Europe/Dublin Science+Communication+in+a+Pandemic+-+What+has+it+taught+us%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Virtual Booths
Visit our virtual booths and meet the community!
2021-03-09T11:15:00Z 2021-03-09T11:40:00Z Europe/Dublin Virtual+Booths https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Speed Networking
Hit the Networking lobby and get connected with someone new! Exchange contacts or extend the session - it's up to you!
2021-03-09T11:40:00Z 2021-03-09T12:00:00Z Europe/Dublin Speed+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Comedy in Science Communication
Sci-comm doesn’t have to take itself seriously to be effective. This session will explore the use of comedy and improvisation to enhance science communication.
Merryn Mckinnon Steve Cross Jessamyn Fairfield Kyle Marian Viterbo Ana Payo Payo
2021-03-09T12:00:00Z 2021-03-09T13:00:00Z Europe/Dublin Comedy+in+Science+Communication https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Neglected Issues in Science Communication: Part 1
Which subjects, spaces and communities are missing from science communication and how can we learn from them?
Clare Wilkinson Lindsay Keith Tara Roberson Aarti Kapoor
2021-03-09T12:00:00Z 2021-03-09T13:00:00Z Europe/Dublin Neglected+Issues+in+Science+Communication%3A+Part+1 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Professional Learning Through European Collaboration in Science Communication
This session will demonstrate how European projects can present sci-comm professionals with new opportunities and open resources.
Brian Trench Joseph Roche Alessandra Fornetti Sarah Davies
2021-03-09T12:00:00Z 2021-03-09T13:00:00Z Europe/Dublin Professional+Learning+Through+European+Collaboration+in+Science+Communication https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Let's Go Live! - AMA with Greg Foot and Maddie Moate
Greg Foot and Maddie Moate talk about producing their hugely successful Youtube science series and the technology they use to deliver live content anywhere.
Jonathan McCrea Maddie Moate Greg Foot
2021-03-09T13:00:00Z 2021-03-09T13:30:00Z Europe/Dublin Let%27s+Go+Live%21+-+AMA+with+Greg+Foot+and+Maddie+Moate https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking Lunch
Grab some lunch and get networking.
2021-03-09T13:30:00Z 2021-03-09T14:00:00Z Europe/Dublin Networking+Lunch https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Bridging the Gap: Workshop
Alex Gerber and Eric Jensen lead a workshop aiming to bridge the gap between practitioner and science communication research.
Eric Jensen Alexander Gerber
2021-03-09T14:00:00Z 2021-03-09T16:00:00Z Europe/Dublin Bridging+the+Gap%3A+Workshop https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
HIVEMIND: CAREERS
This is a livechat only session, no video or audio. Ask questions, get advice and share your experience in building a great career in sci-comm.
2021-03-10T10:30:00Z 2021-03-10T11:00:00Z Europe/Dublin HIVEMIND%3A+CAREERS https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
HIVEMIND: Event Technology
This is a livechat only session, no video or audio. Ask questions, get advice and share your experience with Event Technologies.
2021-03-10T11:30:00Z 2021-03-10T12:00:00Z Europe/Dublin HIVEMIND%3A+Event+Technology https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Doors Open
Grab a coffee, visit the booths, network a bit or just take a stroll around and familiarise yourself with our event platform.
2021-03-10T12:00:00Z 2021-03-10T12:30:00Z Europe/Dublin Doors+Open https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Day 2: Welcome
A quick look ahead to day 2 of SCI:COM 2021
Jonathan McCrea
2021-03-10T12:30:00Z 2021-03-10T12:35:00Z Europe/Dublin Day+2%3A+Welcome https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Sigh-Comm: Failures in Science Communication
From graphs with axes of evil to equations that don’t make sense, Colm and his panel of guests bring you examples of communications that made them sigh.
Cara Augustenborg Jessamyn Fairfield Colm O'Regan Phil  Smyth
2021-03-10T12:35:00Z 2021-03-10T13:00:00Z Europe/Dublin Sigh-Comm%3A+Failures+in+Science+Communication https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
The Disinformation Virus (and What Science Communicators Need to do About It)
Mark Little explains how content proliferates and lays out the challenges for disseminating quality research. Sponsored by University College Dublin
Mark Little Ruth Freeman
2021-03-10T13:05:00Z 2021-03-10T13:45:00Z Europe/Dublin The+Disinformation+Virus+%28and+What+Science+Communicators+Need+to+do+About+It%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Large scale population engagement
A look at how governments and research institutions are engaging their public en masse to shape policy
Margie McCarthy Jeanet Bruil Vincent Wade Sanna Reponen
2021-03-10T13:45:00Z 2021-03-10T14:45:00Z Europe/Dublin Large+scale+population+engagement https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Virtual Booths
Visit our Expo or meet new people in the Networking lobby.
2021-03-10T14:45:00Z 2021-03-10T15:10:00Z Europe/Dublin Virtual+Booths https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Speed Networking
Hit the Networking lobby and get connected with someone new! Exchange contacts or extend the session - it's up to you!
2021-03-10T15:10:00Z 2021-03-10T15:30:00Z Europe/Dublin Speed+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Creating a Climate of Trust in Science
How can scientists and science communicators (re-)establish trust in trustworthy science in a changing media environment?
Hamid Khan Ty Branch Shane Bergin Maria Baghramian Luke Drury
2021-03-10T15:30:00Z 2021-03-10T16:30:00Z Europe/Dublin Creating+a+Climate+of+Trust+in+Science https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Getting your hands on EU funding (and what you can do with it!)
This session will explain where to find available funds, best practice in applying for funding and how to efficiently run a successful new funding venture.
Martin McHugh Felix Ho Silvija Markic Sarah Hayes Aimee Stapleton
2021-03-10T15:30:00Z 2021-03-10T16:30:00Z Europe/Dublin Getting+your+hands+on+EU+funding+%28and+what+you+can+do+with+it%21%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Neglected Issues in Science Communication: Part 2
Which subjects, spaces and communities are missing from science communication and how can we learn from them?
Maria Elena Villar Clare Wilkinson Hessam Habibi John Slattery Robert O'Malley
2021-03-10T15:30:00Z 2021-03-10T16:30:00Z Europe/Dublin Neglected+Issues+in+Science+Communication%3A+Part+2 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Tom Vanderbilt: Beginnings
Author and science writer Tom Vanderbilt chats to Claire O'Connell about why trying new things is good for us.
Claire O'Connell Tom Vanderbilt
2021-03-10T16:30:00Z 2021-03-10T17:00:00Z Europe/Dublin Tom+Vanderbilt%3A+Beginnings https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fscicom Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Steve Pritchard

Strategic Communications Manager (Vaccines) Oxford University

Cara Augustenborg

Irish-American environmental scientist, climate change lecturer, writer and activist

Ana Payo Payo

Research Fellow at University of Aberdeen

Daniel Kaiser

Scientific Policy Officer in ALLEA

Martin McHugh

Public Engagement Officer with SSPC

Jeanet Bruil

Head Dutch Research Agenda (NWA)

Christopher Jackson

Professor, Manchester University

Margie McCarthy

Head of Education and Public Engagement

Claire O'Connell

Journalist

Ty Branch

Philosopher of Science, Institut Jean Nicod

John Slattery

Science for Seminaries, AAAS

Lindsay Keith

Research Fellow, University of Greenwich

Aarti Kapoor

Sci-comm Researcher, Australian National University

Maria Elena Villar

Co Director at FIU Steven Cruz Institute for Science, Media + Technology (SCI)

Vincent Wade

CEO at ADAPT SFI Research Centre for AI Driven Digital Content Technology

Tom Vanderbilt

Author, Science Writer

Hessam Habibi

Researcher & Science Communicator

Hamid Khan

Senior Partnerships coordinator

Felix Ho

Associate Professor Uppsala University

Silvija Markic

Pädagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg

Clare Wilkinson

Associate Professor In Science Communication at University of the West of England

Robert O'Malley

Project Director at AAAS-DoSER

Tara Roberson

ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems, University of Queensland

Eric Jensen

Senior Research Fellow, International Consortium of Research Staff Associations (ICoRSA)

Sarah Hayes

Associate Director Academic partnerships & Public Engagement at SSPC

Colm O'Regan

Comedian, Podcaster

Barbara Gormley

PhD researcher, Tutor in the School of Communications at DCU

Alexander Gerber

Scientific Entrepreneur, Research Director of INSCICO

Aimee Stapleton

Education and Public Engagement Manger at APC Microbiome Ireland at University College Cork

Pete Lunn

Head of Behavioural Research Unit, ESRI

Sanna Reponen

Elements of AI Project Co-ordinator

Mark Little

CEO Kinzen, formerly Storyful

Maddie Moate

BAFTA winning TV Presenter & EduTuber

Greg Foot

Science Broadcaster on BBC TV & Radio, YouTuber, Podcaster

Maria Baghramian

Professor of American Philosophy, School of Philosophy, University College Dublin

Brian Trench

President, PCSTNetwork. Science Communication at DCU

Steve Cross

Public engagement strategist, public event director, communications consultant

Joseph Roche

Astrophysicist, Assistant Professor in Science Education, TCD

Jessamyn Fairfield

Physicist, director and MC of Bright Club Ireland

Ruth Freeman

Director of Science for Society, Science Foundation Ireland

Alessandra Fornetti

Executive Director, TEN Program on Sustainability, Venice International University

Sarah Davies

Department of Science and Technology Studies, University of Vienna

Luke Drury

Emeritus Professor of Astrophysics at DIAS. Member and former president Royal Irish Academy.

Kyle Marian Viterbo

Science Communicator and Engagement Producer at Science Friday

Merryn Mckinnon

Centre for the Public Awareness of Science, Australian National University

Shane Bergin

Physicist & Assistant Prof in science education @ucddublin .

Jonathan McCrea

Broadcaster and Founder, SCI:COM and Whipsmart Media

Phil Smyth

Scientist, Engineer, Presenter, Messer. Simply Science, UCD Discovery

Steve Pritchard

Strategic Communications Manager (Vaccines) Oxford University

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