PRE AND POST-CONFERENCE EVENTS

The core programme of WCSJ2019 is packed, diverse and exciting. But there’s much more on offer.  The conference brings some key issues into sharp focus by offering four one-day pre-conference workshops:

W1

Pre-conference event

EPFL Campus, Building INM, Room 202

09:00 to 17:00

1 July

Jack F. Ealy Science Journalism Workshop, Latin American Edition

The 2019 Latin American Edition of the Jack F. Ealy Science Journalism Workshop will bring together reporters and editors for a professional development workshop to present practical, hands-on training sessions to sharpen reporting skills on the most pressing science, health and environmental issues in Latin America and the Caribbean.

W2

Pre-conference event

EPFL Campus, Building BC, Room 01

9:00 to 17:00

1 July

Atelier Francophonie

Bâtir un réseau pérenne de collaborations entre média, journalistes et chercheurs francophones vous intéresse? Cet atelier d’une journée, riche en échange d’expériences, vous est destiné : nous y poserons ensemble les fondations de ce réseau.

W3

Pre-conference event

EPFL Campus, Building BC, Rooms 02, 04, 420

10:30 to 16:00 (for grantees); 14:00 to 16:00 pm (for all other delegates)

1 July

The science of learning and science journalism (Jacobs Foundation)

Each child is unique. Providing effective support for children and adolescents requires an understanding of how they develop and learn. Research plays a critical role in the development, evaluation, improvement and dissemination of interventions and programs to benefit children and young people.

W4

Pre-conference event

EPFL Campus, Building BC, Room 410

09:00 to 17:00

1 July

Balkan Science Journalism workshop

Organised by the Balkan Network of science journalists, this event will be held in Lausanne, and will therefore ensure the presence of many journalists from the Balkans at the WCSJ.

W5

Pre-conference event

Amphimax, room 410

14:00 to 17:00

1 July

Science on television: how to continue reaching audiences?

TV, Online , Social Media - The Future of Science Programming. In collaboration with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) based in Geneva.

W6

Pre-conference event

STCC, Room 5A

09:00 to 17:00

1 July

FUSE Workshops 1: Augmented Reality

Fuse is a series of one-day workshops where up to 25 science journalists will get the opportunity to explore new technologies and methods that they never had a chance to explore before.

W7

Pre-conference event

STCC, Auditorium B

16:30 to 17:30

1 July

SNSF roundtable: The battle for open access

The open access movement demands free access to publicly funded research. Not everyone agrees.

W8

Pre-conference event

STCC, 1BC

09:00 to 17:00

2 July

FUSE Workshops 2: Artificial Intelligence

Fuse is a series of one-day workshops where up to 25 science journalists will get the opportunity to explore new technologies and methods that they never had a chance to explore before.

W9

Post-conference event

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8 July

ABSW Summer School of Science Journalists

In London on 8 July 2019. Held every second year, this event will attract journalists to London who will also be invited to attend the WCSJ at a reduced conference fee.

PRINCIPAL ACADEMIC PARTNERS

MONT BLANC SUPPORTER

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