Membership: Member discounts for AIBS Communications Boot Camp

Contributed by kjm34 on Jul 28, 2017 - 05:09 PM

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Register now for the American Institute of Biological Sciences Communications Boot Camp in October!

SSE members get $55 off registration - email before registering in order to claim this discount.

Learn more and register here

The Boot Camp is an intensive, two-day, hands-on training program in Washington, DC.

Participants will learn:

  • How to translate scientific findings for non-technical audiences

  • How to tell a resonant story that informs decision-makers

  • How to prepare for and participate in a news interview

  • How to prepare for and engage in a meeting with a decision-maker

  • How to protect your scientific reputation

  • How to identify and define the audience you need to reach

  • What decision-makers want to hear from a scientist

  • What reporters are looking for in an interview

  • How to leverage social media

  • How the nation's science policy is developed and implemented

Participants will have the opportunity for formal and informal discussions with science policy and communications experts working in Washington, DC. Read the course outline.

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