ASC supports sciencerewired – Adelaide, 11 October 2012

The ASC is now a supporter of the sciencerewired event. This full day event, on 11 October 2012 at the RiAus in Adelaide, offers a great program with a focus on digital media, http://sciencerewired.org/adelaideprogramme/. It sounds perfect for gaining professional development in this rapidly evolving area. sciencerewired is organised by media140 and their inaugural event in Brisbane last year was very well received.

Member’s discount
Early bird registration expires 31 August and after that sciencerewired is offering ASC members a healthy 20% discount off the full registration price of $295 including GST. The ASC member’s price will be $236 incl GST.

Contact office@asc.asn.au for the promotion code to get the 20% discount when registering. This discount is for financial ASC members only.

FREE tickets (2)
We also have FREE tickets to offer to two lucky ASC members. To apply for a freebie, describe in no more than 50 words your current role or project which would benefit from social media enhancement, and send to office@asc.asn.au by Monday 17 September.

I’ll select two of the entries for free admission. Winners will be required to write a short article for the ASC web site within a month of the event briefly describing their current role or project, what it aims to accomplish, and how sciencerewired contributed to their social media skills, knowledge and/or intentions for future. Good luck!

Scholarship opportunity (2)
sciencerewired is happy to offer two scholarships to ASC student members who are currently enrolled in tertiary science communication courses. sciencerewired is offering a whopping 50% off the full registration bringing the cost to $147.50 incl GST.

To apply for the scholarship describe in no more than 50 words how you anticipate to benefit by attending sciencerewired, include a brief endorsement from your lecturer, and send to office@asc.asn.au by Monday 17 September.

The ASC Executive will select the scholarship winners. After the event the students will write comments for the ASC website about their standout sciencerewired experiences or outcomes.

Jesse Shore
National President

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About Jesse Shore

Jesse Shore is passionate about engaging the community with science and in looking for ways to weave together the arts and sciences. He has been developing science based exhibitions and events since 1984, and was President of the Australian Science Communicators from 2010-2012. His business, Prismatic Sciences, produced five travelling exhibitions for the Royal Australian Chemical Institute for the 2011 International Year of Chemistry and he manages the ongoing national tour. He previously worked at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney as an exhibition project leader and Senior Curator of sciences. While at the museum he was one of the founders of the Ultimo Science Festival, a major National Science Week activity. He is currently collaborating with an artist to create artworks which have a science slant.