SEQ AGM + Meet the Experts

30 January 2013
6:00 pmto8:00 pm

The South East Queensland AGM will be held on Wednesday 30th January at QPAC cafe, South Brisbane.

Members can nominate on the night or via proxy for the following positions:

  • President
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Social media manager
  • Student liaison
  • Committee member

To coincide, we will be hosting a panel discussion with three prominent science communicators

  • Jenni Metcalfe, Director of Econnect Communication
  • Claire Cameron, Acting Science Communications Manager at Queensland Institute of Medical Research
  • Ben Creagh, Communication Manager with CSIROs Environment Group
  • Liz Minchin, Queensland editor, The Conversation

They will share their experiences, both good and bad, in communicating science to various audiences and reveal the challenges of understanding the needs, expectations and concerns of specific audiences.

This event is aimed at science communicators, researchers, scientists – at all levels – who are interested in learning about what practicing science communicators do in their day-to-day working lives and why it matters. It will also provide attendees with a forum to explore networking opportunities.

When: Wednseday 30th January, 2013 from 6pm
Where: QPAC cafe, South Brisbane
RSVP: robbie@econnect.com.au