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January 19 • Thursday


  8:00am –  9:45am G Morning check in
McKimmon Conference Ctner (1101 Gorman St., Raleigh, NC 27606)
  9:30am –  9:45am N Take your seats, please
Room 1c/d
  9:45am –  10:00am L Welcome remarks and conference overview
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Moderators: Karyn Traphagen, Bora Zivkovic, Anton Zuiker
 10:00am –  11:00am L The Vain Girl's Survival Guide to Science and The Media
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Moderators: Mireya Mayor
 11:15am –  12:15pm S Cybersecurity: Defense Against the Dark Arts
Room 3

Moderators: Khadijah M. Britton, Liz Neeley
 11:15am –  12:15pm S Dealing with Data
Room 8

Moderators: Kaitlin Thaney, Antony Williams
 11:15am –  12:15pm S The Path from Research to Book: Tools & Workflow Tips from Top Writers
Room 1c/d

Moderators: David Dobbs, Maryn McKenna
 11:15am –  12:15pm S The special perils--and pleasures--of medical blogging
Room 7

Moderators: Paul Raeburn, Maia Szalavitz
 11:15am –  12:15pm W Basic Video Making 101: An online tutorial
Room 5

Moderators: Jim Hutchins, Joanne Manaster
 11:15am –  12:15pm W Pimp your elevator pitch
Room 4

Moderators: Karen James
 11:15am –  12:15pm W Science Scribe 2.0
Room 6

Moderators: Perrin Ireland
 12:15pm –  1:30pm K Lunch
TBA
  1:30pm –  2:15pm S Going from blogging to MSM: selling out or gateway drug?
Room 1c/d

Moderators: Lucas Brouwers, Hannah Waters
  1:30pm –  2:15pm S Math Future network of communities: A year in review
Room 3

Moderators: Maria Droujkova
  1:30pm –  2:15pm S Open Notebook Science
Room 8

Moderators: Jean-Claude Bradley, Steve Koch
  1:30pm –  2:15pm S The Uses of the Past: History of Science as a tool for Science Journalists/Writers
Room 7

Moderators: Eric Michael Johnsonn, Tom Levenso
  1:30pm –  2:15pm S Why Scientists Hate and Fear the Media; or, Science training for journalists
Room 4

Moderators: Miriam Goldstein, Craig McClain
  1:30pm –  2:15pm W Effective Research and Nature Photography
Room 5

Moderators: Enrique Gutierrez, Peyton Hale
  1:30pm –  2:15pm W Filming and Communicating Your Research: Take your video production to the next level
Room 6

Moderators: Carin Bondar, Austin Gallagher
  2:45pm –  3:45pm S Blogging in the undergraduate science classroom (how to maximize the potential of course blogs)
Room 7

Moderators: Jason Goldman, John Hawks
  2:45pm –  3:45pm S Harassing the Powerful for Fun and Profit: An Informal Investigative Reporters' Guide to Uncovering Secrets and Bypassing Flacks
Room 6

Moderators: Charles Duhigg, Ivan Oransky
  2:45pm –  3:45pm S Networking Beyond the Academy
Room 4

Moderators: Heidi White
  2:45pm –  3:45pm S Sex, gender and controversy: writing to educate, writing to titillate
Room 1c/d

Moderators: Scicurious, Kate Clancy
  2:45pm –  3:45pm S The basic science behind the medical research: where to find it, how and when to use it
Room 3

Moderators: Deborah Blum, Emily Willingham
  2:45pm –  3:45pm S You Got Your Politics in My Science
Room 8

Moderators: John Timmer, Stephanie Zvan
  2:45pm –  3:45pm W Podcasting for Beginners
Room 5

Moderators: Ginger Campbell, Alok Jha
  4:00pm –  5:00pm S Covering Political Neuroscience in the Blogosphere
Room 8

Moderators: Andrea Kuszewski, Chris Mooney
  4:00pm –  5:00pm S Know Your Digital Rights!
Room 3

Moderators: Arikia Millikan, Dave Mosher
  4:00pm –  5:00pm S So You Want To Make A Science Documentary
Room 6

Moderators: Tom Levenson
  4:00pm –  5:00pm S The Limits of Transparency: Self-Censorship in Physician Writers
Room 7

Moderators: Judy Stone, Shara Yurkiewicz
  4:00pm –  5:00pm S The Punchlines and Perils of Science Humor
Room 1c/d

Moderators: Brian Malow, John Rennie
  4:00pm –  5:00pm S Undergraduate Education: Collaborating to Create the Next Generation of Open Scientists
Room 4

Moderators: John Dupuis, Tanya Noel
  4:00pm –  5:00pm W Data visualization
Room 5

Moderators: Ashley Yaeger
  6:00pm –  9:00pm R Reception at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, with a tour of the Nature Research Center
N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences (11 West Jones St.  Raleigh, NC 27601)

Moderators: David Kroll, Meg Lowman, PhD, Andy Revkin
  8:30pm –  11:00pm P Talent show & open-mic night
Napper Tandy's (126 North West St., Raleigh)

January 20 • Friday

  8:00am –  9:30am G Morning check in
McKimmon Conference Ctner (1101 Gorman St., Raleigh, NC 27606)
  9:30am –  10:30am S Citizens, experts, and science
Room 4

Moderators: Amy Freitag, Janet Stemwedel
  9:30am –  10:30am S Do press officers/public information officers need journalists any more?
Room 6

Moderators: Karl Bates, Haley Bridger
  9:30am –  10:30am S How do we teach science journalism in the era of social media?
Room 7

Moderators: Misha Angrist, Paul Raeburn
  9:30am –  10:30am S Is encouraging scientific literacy more than telling people what they need to know?
Room 8

Moderators: Catherine Anderson, Marie-Claire Shanahan
  9:30am –  10:30am S Science Podcasting: Pros and Cons
Room 3

Moderators: Julia Galef, Desiree Schell
  9:30am –  10:30am S Using altmetrics tools to track the online impact of your research
Room 5

Moderators: Euan Adie, Martin Fenner
  9:30am –  10:30am W On the record - a media-skills workshop for scientists
Room 1c/d

Moderators: Charles Duhigg, Ed Yong
 10:45am –  11:45am S Blogging Science While Female
Room 8

Moderators: Janet Stemwedel, Christie Wilcox
 10:45am –  11:45am S Making Book on E-books: How to write a science or medical e-book and publish and sell it online
Room 7

Moderators: Tabitha M. Powledge, Carl Zimmer
 10:45am –  11:45am S Scientists and Wikipedia
Room 6

Moderators: Greta Munger, Dario Taraborelli
 10:45am –  11:45am S Teaching Core Competencies in Science: Solving Algebraic and Word Problems
Room 3

Moderators: Khadijah Britton, Kiyomi Deards
 10:45am –  11:45am S The Next Generation of Bloggers
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Moderators: students, Stacy Baker
 10:45am –  11:45am S The Semantic Web
Room 5

Moderators: Kristi Holmes, Antony Williams
 10:45am –  11:45am S Understanding audiences and how to know when you are *really* reaching out
Room 4

Moderators: Emily Finke, Kevin Zelnio
 12:00pm –  1:00pm S Broadening the Participation of Underrepresented Populations in Online Science Communication and Communities
Room 7

Moderators: Danielle Lee
 12:00pm –  1:00pm S I can haz context?
Room 1c/d

Moderators: Maggie Koerth-Baker, Ed Yong
 12:00pm –  1:00pm S Science Communication, Risk Communication, and the role of Social Networks
Room 4

Moderators: David Ropeik
 12:00pm –  1:00pm S The Sound of Science
Room 3

Moderators: Rose Eveleth
 12:00pm –  1:00pm W Making Beautiful Maps
Room 5

Moderators: Tim De Chant
 12:00pm –  1:00pm W The Attention Economy: The currencies for social media influence and exchange rates for attention
Room 8

Moderators: Adrian J. Ebsary, Lou Woodley
 12:00pm –  1:00pm W Working Group: What to do when you're the go-to online outreach person at your institution: guidelines from the Science Online group
Room 6

Moderators: Miriam Goldstein, Jai Ranganathan
  1:00pm –  2:00pm K BOX LUNCH
TBA
  2:00pm –  4:45pm D Techno Blitz Demos: Blogs & Science Communication
Room 3
  2:00pm –  4:45pm D Techno Blitz Demos: Credit, Identity & Making Science Available
Room 7
  2:00pm –  5:00pm D Techno Blitz Demos: Tools & Projects - Doing Science!
Room 8
  2:00pm –  5:00pm T Science lab and museum tours
TBA
  6:30pm –  10:00pm B Banquet & Storytelling with The Monti
Room 2

January 21 • Saturday

  8:00am –  9:30am G Morning check in
McKimmon Conference Ctner (1101 Gorman St., Raleigh, NC 27606)
  9:30am –  10:30am S Blogging to save the world: Conservation biology and social media
Room 4

Moderators: Austin Gallagher, David Shiffman
  9:30am –  10:30am S Communicating with Images on Blogs
Room 7

Moderators: Emily Bauernfeind, Glendon Mellow
  9:30am –  10:30am S Digital Preservation and Science Online
Room 5

Moderators: Trevor Owens2, Bonnie Swoger
  9:30am –  10:30am S Story as Shape or Song: Geometry and Music as Longform Nonfiction Structural Models
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Moderators: Deborah Blum, David Dobbs
  9:30am –  10:30am S Students as Messengers of Science
Room 6

Moderators: Stephanie Levi, Gabrielle Lyon
  9:30am –  10:30am S Weird and wonderful stories in the history of science
Room 8

Moderators: Greg Gbur, Brian Malow
  9:30am –  10:30am W Data Journalism: Talking the talk
Room 3

Moderators: Lena Groeger, Ruth Spencer
 10:45am –  11:45am S Advocacy in medical blogging/communication--can you be an advocate and still be fair?
Room 4

Moderators: Maia Szalavitz, Emily Willingham
 10:45am –  11:45am S Charting Your Own Course: How to Make It As a Freelancer
Room 1c/d

Moderators: Hillary Rosner, Brian Switek
 10:45am –  11:45am S Drowning in Information! How Can We Create Organization & Balance - Tools and strategies for managing information overload (science and otherwise)
Room 5

Moderators: Simon Franz, Walter Jessen
 10:45am –  11:45am S Next generation scientific society and conference
Room 6

Moderators: Scicurious, Lou Woodley
 10:45am –  11:45am S Science writing in and for developing nations
Room 3

Moderators: Grant Jacobs, Madhusudan Katti
 10:45am –  11:45am S The Music of Science: An Effective Tool for Science Communication?
Room 7

Moderators: Adrian J. Ebsary, Princess Ojiaku
 10:45am –  11:45am S Why the resistance to science blogging?
Room 8

Moderators: Holly Bik, Pascale Lane
 11:45am –  1:00pm K LUNCH ‘n’ LAUGH
Room 2

Moderators: Brian Malow
  1:00pm –  2:00pm S 'It's Good To Be The King' - Blogging the Mel Brooks Way!
Room 7

Moderators: @DrRubidium, David Manly
  1:00pm –  2:00pm S Art and Science, 4.0 - Accurate, Personal and Powerful: commissioned Science-Art
Room 1c/d

Moderators: Nathaniel Gold, Glendon Mellow
  1:00pm –  2:00pm S Can Democracy Still Work in the Age of Science?
Room 4

Moderators: Shawn Otto
  1:00pm –  2:00pm S Genomic Medicine: From Bench to Bedside
Room 6

Moderators: Kristi Holmes, Sandra Porter
  1:00pm –  2:00pm S Never Tell Me the Odds: Assessing Certainty and Probability in Scientific Data
Room 5

Moderators: Matthew R. Francis, Cedar Riener
  1:00pm –  2:00pm S Raising money for your science and journalism with crowdfunding
Room 3

Moderators: Liz Neeley, Jai Ranganathan
  1:00pm –  2:00pm S Writing about science for women's (and men's) magazines and not being ashamed of it, dammit
Room 8

Moderators: Elizabeth Devita-Raeburn, Maryn McKenna
  2:15pm –  3:30pm L Cyberscreen Science Film Festival
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Moderators: Carin Bondar, Joanne Manaster
  3:45pm –  4:45pm L Plenary Panel: Check, check, 1, 2...The sticky wicket of the scientist-journalist relationship
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Moderators: Maggie Koerth-Baker, David Kroll, Seth Mnookin, Bora Zivkovic
  4:45pm –  5:00pm L Closing remarks
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Moderators: Karyn Traphagen, Anton Zuiker