Programme

The SCANZ 2017 Conference will run over Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th December 2017. View the programme below.

 

Monday 4th December

8.30am Opening

plenary

9.00am WHOSE TRUTH? Craig Cormick

Speed talks

9.45am Engaging Secondary Students with Science Communication Kaitlyn Martin
Sea Science: Giving Children Voice and Agency in Coastal Management Marie McEntee
Fauna, Flora and the missing F-word Peter Buchanan
10.25am Morning Tea

WORKSHOP

10.45am ONCE UPON A TIME... TELLING A BETTER STORY Craig Cormick
12.30pm Lunch

speed talks

1.20pm Demonstrating scientific impact Emma Timewell
Science Communication and Quality of Advice – A Ministry for the Environment Perspective Charlotte Wood
The double benefits of final year undergraduate science outreach projects Claire Concannon
Wikipedia as an outreach tool Mike Dickison
Impact versus effort: How to get the most out of a Science Cafe type event Delphine Mitchell
Creating community-led opportunities for science communication Sarah Morgan
2.50pm Afternoon Tea + Posters

speed talks

3.30pm Measuring engagement and learning at Discovery World with an iPad based survey Daniel Solis
How many scientists does it take to change a mind? Communicating scientific consensus and contentious science John Kerr
Homeopathy & Science, where is the miscommunication? Manon Knapen
Climate Change Engagement in the Deep South Challenge: Two years on Rhian Salmon
Intrinsic or Extrinsic Motivations? Understanding Factors Motivating Scientists’ Engagement with the Public in Singapore Shirley S. Ho
Intergenerational, transdisciplinary science communication: Playing the long game Gabby O'Connor

Panel

4.30pm A paradigm shift for science and technology engagement, science, and education: Reflecting on three years of the participatory science platform Victoria Metcalf

SCOM MOOC/WEB SPECIAL

5.10pm A science communication website and MOOC for New Zealand practitioners Rebecca Priestley
5.30pm Close of Day 1
7.00pm Conference Dinner at IMA Cuisine
 

Tuesday 5th December

plenary

9.00am CONNECTING DIVERSE AUDIENCES TO SCIENCE THROUGH ART Kirsten Carlson

speed talks

9.45am I'm not a scientist, but… Ceridwyn Roberts
The Secret's in the Sentence – How to build beautiful sentences for a better world Morag MacTaggart
Putting hype in context Tara Roberson
10.25am Morning Tea

workshop

10.45am GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR THE SCIENCE COMMUNICATOR Kirsten Carlson
12.30pm Lunch

speed talks

1.20pm Encouraging science exploration in the very young – the Science Playground project Claire Concannon
Fight Like a Physicist Emily Hall
Communicating a Need for Engineers Michael Edmonds
Collaborative science communication in contemporary teaching practice Lucie Lindsay
Practical Kindness: Trying out kindness in science communication with the Science Scholars 101 students Kate Hannah
2.40pm Afternoon Tea

speed talks

3.00pm What is Science, what is it not? What is Art, what is it not? Craig Hilton
Art communicating science through a participatory event: Public response to Project °TEMP Jocelyn Williams
SciComm & Influencers: Jamie's World On Ice Damian Christie
Outreach through podcasts Nicholas O'Flaherty
Podcasting Science Capabilities Ian Letham
"Who cares? What's the point?" Building a psychology communication podcast Sarb Johal
Global perspectives Veronika Meduna

panel

4.25pm Engagement in the National Science Challenges – Different approaches Rhian Salmon
5.05pm Close of Conference