Inaugural Event: Science, Government, and Social Media

Join us on May 1 for ScienceOnlineDC’s first event!

View the archived livestream video

When: Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 5:00-7:00 PM EDT

Where: American Chemical Society, Marvel Hall AB, 1155 Sixteenth St., NW, Washington, DC 20036 (view map) and livestream

Science, Government, and Social Media: A conversation about government transparency on twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and other social media outlets

In March, the Union of Concerned Scientists released a report assessing government agencies’ policies regarding scientists’ communication through social media. Join us on May 1 to discuss reactions to the report and the experiences of scientists and social media experts at federal agencies.

Panelists include:

Jamie Vernon, moderator, AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow

Gretchen Goldman, analyst, Union of Concerned Scientists

Megan McVey, communications coordinator, United States Global Change Research Program

Sarah Dewitt, communications officer, NASA, Office of the Chief Scientist

John Ohab, public affairs specialist, Naval Research Laboratory

Discussion and livestream will run from about 5:00-6:00. Continue the conversation during a reception hosted by C&EN.

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