Communication manager of the EuroScience Open Forum - ESOF2020 Trieste (Italy)
Science writer, science communication trainer and science events organizer, Nico Pitrelli is actually the communication manager of the EuroScience Open Forum - ESOF2020 Trieste. He is also the Head of Communication and Media Relations Unit at SISSA, International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, the co-director of the “Franco Prattico” Master’s course in Science Communication in the same institution and media consultant for the “Abdus Salam” International Centre of Theoretical Physics – ICTP, Trieste. He has acted as editor in chief of JCOM, Journal of Science Communication from 2009 to 2013. In 2007 and 2008 Nico has served as Deputy Director of FEST, Fiera Internazionale dell’Editoria Scientifica, Trieste (International Science Media Fair). He is author and coauthor of four books, national and international publications about different topics related to science, society and communication. His research interests cover the following areas: education and training in science communication for science communication professionals and scientists; science and media; roles of non-experts in knowledge production. Nico has also contributed as a science writer for several Italian newspapers and magazines.