What will participants get?

Participants attending the WCSJ 2019 will leave Lausanne with:

  • New ideas to overcome upcoming professional challenges
  • Methods to better track exciting science stories
  • Tips to work more efficiently and make sure their voices are heard
  • Updated skills in using modern technical tools for journalism
  • A rich overview of current best practice in science journalism around the world
  • Contacts with media editors, fellow journalists, communication officers and scientists for new stories and networking
  • Opportunities to take part in planned long-term efforts, projects and networks in science journalism
  • Arguments and ideas to foster and defend independence in science journalism
  • Useful reflections on the values and worth of our profession
  • A deeper understanding of the evolution of science
  • A general vision on current scientific challenges
  • Actual perspectives on the importance of science democracy
  • A bonanza of concrete and relevant science stories to write and broadcast
  • Exclusive scientific and touristic field trips in the mountain regions
  • An outstanding experience in the heart of the Health and Life Sciences Valley of Switzerland