Delivering Science: Effective Communication Skills to Become a Successful Scientist

Saturday, October 18, 2014: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
LACC 405 (Los Angeles Convention Center)
Mónica Feliú-Mójer, PhD, Manager of Outreach Programs, University of Washington and Giovanna Guerrero-Medina, PhD, Executive Director, Ciencia Puerto Rico
Raychelle Burks, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Doane College , Liz Neeley, MA, Assistant Director of Science Outreach, University of Washington , Luis Quevedo, MA, Journalist, Freelance and Mónica Feliú-Mójer, PhD, Graduate Student, Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital

Description: Effective communication skills are essential to scientists being successful. Scientists give talks, write papers and proposals; they must communicate with peers, students, policy makers, and the general public. This session will discuss strategies and resources to help scientists become better communicators and how effective communication skills can support professional advancement.