SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE

26 to 30 June

FT1. White Nights, IT, photonic technologies and robotics in St. Petersburg

Type: Field Trip 

Theme: Science

Location: St. Petersburg, Russia

1 July

9:00 - 17:00 

W1.  Jack F. Ealy Science Journalism Workshop, Latin American Edition

Type: Pre-conference event

Theme: State of our trade

Location: EPFL Campus, Building INM, Room 202

(organized by the Fundacion Ealy Ortiz. Open to all WCSJ2019 participants, under registration. NB: workshop will be held in Spanish)

Speakers: André Biernath, Carlos Cienfuegos, Germán Fajardo, Rosalind Reid , Enrique Bustamante, S. Lynne Walker, Deborah Blum, Diego Arguedas Ortiz, Thiago Medaglia, Daniela Hirschfeld, Lynne Friedmann, Aleida Rueda, Iván Carrillo

W2. Atelier Francophonie

Type: Pre-conference event

Theme: Skills and tools

Location: EPFL Campus, Building BC, Room BC01

(ouvert à tous les participants WCSJ2019, sur inscription)

Organiser: Cécile Klingler

Moderators: Cécile Klingler, Magali Reinert

Speakers: Sylvie Larrière, Julien Chongwang, Lise Barnéoud, Viviane Thivent, Kossi Balao, Eric Nahon, Annik Dubied, Mamadou Traoré, Anne-Claire Jucobin, Fabrice Boudjaaba, Juliette Hardy, Jean-Luc Peiry, Nathalie Munyampenda, Sophie Della Mussia, Daniel Nzohabonimana, Jérôme Fenoglio, Jérôme Chenal, Hyppolite Valdez Onanina, Laurent Vidal

W4. Balkan Science Journalism workshop

Type: Pre-conference event

Theme: Skills and tools

Location: EPFL Campus, Building BC, Room BC410

(open to all WCSJ2019 participants)

Speakers: Mićo Tatalović, Andrada Fiscutean, Alexandra Nistoroiu, Nenad Jaric Dauenhauer, Maria Bolevich, Julianna Photopoulos, Renata Dacinger, Vedrana Simicevic, Daniela Ovadia, Fabio Turone, Nico Pitrelli, Marton Hajdu

 

W6. FUSE Workshops 1: Augmented Reality

Type: Pre-conference event

Theme: Skills and tools

Location: STCC, Room 5A

(registration basis; participants have to apply with a motivation letter, not all will be accepted; 25 slots only)

10.30 - 16:00

W3. The science of learning and science journalism

Type: Pre-conference event

Theme: Science

Location: EPFL Campus, Building BC, Morning: Room BC02&B04; Afternoon: Room BC420

(organized by the Jacobs Foundation. Morning: for Jacobs Foundation travel grantees only; Afternoon from 14:00: open to WCSJ2019 participants, under registration)

Speakers: Annie Brookman-Byrne, Cristina Riesen, Sabine Gysi, Nora Maria Raschle, Katrin Männik, Sophie von Stumm

13:00 - 17:00

FT31. Innovaud - From the Lab to International Heights

Type: Field Trip

Theme: Science

Location: EPFL Campus, Building BC, Room BC04

14:00 - 16:00

W5. Science on television: how to continue reaching audiences?

Type: Pre-conference event

Theme: State of our trade

Location: Amphimax, room 410

(organized by the European Broadcasting Union; open only 14:00-17:00 to all participants)

Moderator: Martin Schneider

Speakers: Malin Attefall, Aurélie Marx, Sabrina Scharpen, Vincent Sun, Silvia Rosa Brusin, Stefan Busse, Eriko Hase, Eugenio Coccia, Jean Philip de Tender, Giacomo Mazzone

16:30 - 17:30

W7. SNSF roundtable: The battle for open access

Type: Pre-conference event

Theme: Beyond cheerleading

Location: STCC, Auditorium B

(organized by the Swiss National Science Foundation; open to all)

Moderator: Jan-Martin Wiarda

Speakers: Jean-Claude Burgelman, Herma Cuppen, Matthias Egger, Kamila Markram, Daniel Ropers

 

18:00 - 20:15

P0. Grand Opening of the 11th World Conference of Science Journalism

Type: Plenary

Theme: State of our trade

Location: STCC, Auditorium A

(official opening of the 11th World Conference of Science Journalism - WCSJ2019)

Organizer: Olivier Dessibourg

Moderator: Tania Chytil

Speakers: Nouria Hernandez, Martin Vetterli, Olivier Dessibourg, Simonetta Sommaruga, Frédérique Vidal, Carlos Moedas, Marc Walder, Mohammed Yahia, Seema Kumar

SIMULTANEOUSLY TRANSLATED FROM ENGLISH TO FRENCH OR VICE-VERSA

                                                                

P1. Debate Panel: "Science Journalism in the mainstream media: luxury or necessity?"

Type: Plenary

Theme: State of our trade

Location: STCC, Auditorium A

(panel discussion with 5 Editors-in-chief and CEO of leading media, on the place of science (journalism) in mainstream media) 

Organizer: Olivier Dessibourg

Moderator: Deborah Blum

Speakers: Jérôme Fenoglio (Director “Le Monde” - France), Monika Bauerlein (CEO MotherJones - USA), Nathalie Wappler (Director SRF Swiss Broadcasting Television), Francesca Unsworth (Head of news at the BBC - UK), Uzodinma Iweala (CEO of Ventures Africa Magazine - Nigeria - & CEO of The Africa Center)

SIMULTANEOUSLY TRANSLATED FROM ENGLISH TO FRENCH OR VICE-VERSA


The ceremony will be followed by a Welcome cocktail reception.

 

21:00-00:00

Social Hub @HEMU, in downtown Lausanne

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