The event is now over, for more details on our next
event in Australia visit media140.com
A one day conference exploring
how science communicators engage with complex and often
sensitive public domain issues using social media.
media140 Frontiers Brisbane will
be the first event of its kind to be hosted in the Brisbane
Powerhouse to bring together an international gathering of
speakers from the US, Europe and Australia.
one-day conference will explore the benefits of social technologies
on effective science and risk communication, looking at the
challenges of engaging the public on issues such as climate change,
health, nanotechnology, cloning and other sensitive public interest themes.
keynotes, case studies and workshops, we will create a participatory
experience for science communicators to really understand what
others are doing in this domain and help to inform discussion and
debate about the future direction and trends.
We have a great line up of
speakers from the US, Europe, New Zealand and Australia
discussing and sharing their insights, experiences and strategies.
Just a few of the faces you
will be seeing at media140 Brisbane 2011.
Dr. Andrew Maynard
Director of the University of
Michigan Risk Science Center, and is the Charles and
Rita Gelman Risk Science Professor at the University of
Michigan School of Public Health
Dr. Kristin Alford
Futurist, technologist and
communicator. Founder of Bridge8.
Science communicator at RiAus
Award winning science
writer and broadcaster with ABC and regular judge on ABC's
The New Inventors.
Science film maker,
presenter and journalist.
Dr. Craig Cormick
Manager of Public
Awareness and Community Engagement for the Australian
of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
Science & health
journalist and host the producer of ABC's All in the
Dr. Will Rifkin
Leads the 'New Media for
Science' Project funded by the Australian Learning and
See all our speakers
With over 16+ sessions and
workshops across the day we have packed conference for science
communicators, public information officers, media professionals
and government agencies.
Ticket pricing at
Ticket inc conference pass,
access to keynotes, panels. workshops, lunch and cocktail party.
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