Meeting schedule

NASW workshop
CASW New Horizons in Science
Hosted event, trip or tour

W Part of NASW workshops ($)
F New Horizons or hosted (free)
$ Separate fee required ($)
25Friday1:00-5:00 pm#SciWriUnited: A regional sciwri groups congressW
1:00-5:00 pmPre-conference Workshop: Digital map making for science journalists: How and why to incorporate maps into your reporting and storytellingW
5:00-8:00 pmReceptionF
26Saturday7:30-8:15 amAnnual NASW membership meeting and continental breakfast
Location: Alumni Ballroom
8:30-10:00 amHow can we solve the diversity dearth in U.S. science writing?
Location: Alumni Ballroom
W
10:00-10:30 amMorning coffee break
Location: Atrium
W
10:30-11:45 amOf mice and media: Rethinking how we cover basic science
Location: Assembly
W
10:30-11:45 amPowerPitch 2019W
10:30-11:45 amScience, not stigma: Navigating empowering languageW
11:45 am-1:45 pmAnnual ScienceWriters Awards Luncheon
Location: Alumni Ballroom
$
1:45-3:00 pm#SciWriMentoring
Location: Faculty Staff Club
W
1:45-3:00 pmBeyond the press release: New ways to get your research story outW
1:45-3:00 pmData security in an anti-science climateW
1:45-3:00 pmItching to travel: The nuts and bolts of the coveted reporting tripW
3:00-3:30 pmAfternoon break
Location: Atrium
W
3:30-4:45 pmFour improv tools for better storytelling
Location: Faculty Staff Club
W
3:30-4:45 pmFull disclosure: Reporting on scientists' conflicts of interestW
3:30-4:45 pmIn the balance: Cobbling together a freelance careerW
5:00-6:30 pmCOI revisited: What have we learned?W
5:00-6:30 pmNot just white men in lab coats: Tools for scicomm inclusion
Location: Alumni Ballroom
W
5:00-6:30 pmScience writer for hire: A freelancer-editor-PIO meet-and-greet
Location: Faculty Staff Club
W
27Sunday7:30-9:15 amContinental breakfast
Location: Atrium, Nittany Lion Inn
F
8:45-10:00 amA call for radically new tactics on the evolutionary battlefield of medicine
Location: Alumni Ballroom, Nittany Lion Inn
F
10:00-11:00 amAn upside-down "lab rat" for studying coral reef ecology
Location: Nittany Lion Inn
F
10:00-11:00 amCuring disease with cellular circuits
Location: Nittany Lion Inn
F
11:00-11:20 amBreakF
11:00 am-1:00 pmCeramics studio tour
Location: Penn State School of Visual Arts, 210 Patterson Bldg, University Park, PA 16802
F
11:00 am-1:00 pmRadiation Science and Engineering Center (Breazeale Nuclear Reactor) tour
Location: Radiation Science & Engineering Center, 101 Breazeale Nuclear Reactor, Penn State
$
11:20 am-12:30 pmNew data and new ideas about the Big Bang and black holes
Location: Nittany Lion Inn
F
11:20 am-12:30 pmScience + Science Writing: Going there: Tackling genetics and racism
Location: Nittany Lion Inn
F
12:30-2:00 pmLunch with a Scientist
Location: Nittany Lion Inn
F
2:00-3:10 pmPatrusky Lecture
Location: Alumni Ballroom, Nittany Lion Inn
F
3:10-3:30 pmBreakF
3:30-4:30 pmIs Antarctica collapsing? An update on the science behind rising seas
Location: Nittany Lion Inn
F
3:30-4:30 pmSmart textiles: Transforming our relationship with the space around us
Location: Nittany Lion Inn
F
4:30-5:30 pmA report from the front lines of multimessenger astronomy
Location: Nittany Lion Inn
F
4:30-5:30 pmThe end of statistical significance
Location: Nittany Lion Inn
F
6:00-8:00 pmCelebration
Location: The Willaman Gateway to the Sciences bridge
F
28Monday7:30-9:00 amContinental breakfast
Location: Atrium, Nittany Lion Inn
F
8:30-9:30 amScience + Science Writing: The #CRISPRtwins story
Location: Alumni Ballroom, Nittany Lion Inn
F
8:30-10:30 amMetabolomics Facility tour
Location: Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, 101 Huck Life Sciences Building, University Park, PA 16802
F
9:30-10:30 amA troubled planet warms to solar geoengineering
Location: Nittany Lion Inn
F
9:30-10:30 amSETI: Bringing a neglected field of astronomy in from the cold
Location: Nittany Lion Inn
F
10:30-10:50 amBreakF
10:30 am-12:30 pmAstronomy Rocket Lab tour
Location: Davey Lab, Penn State University Park Campus
F
10:30 am-12:30 pmSensory Evaluation Center tour
Location: Department of Food Science, 202 Rodney A. Erickson Food Science Building
$
10:50-11:50 amA new fungus stalks the amphibian world
Location: Nittany Lion Inn
F
10:50-11:50 amWhat changes in primate brains can tell us about ours
Location: Nittany Lion Inn
F
11:50 am-12:50 pmLunch and Learn: New frontiers in science journalism at the AP and The AtlanticF
12:50-1:50 pmScience + Science Writing: When ideology or special interests hijack science topics
Location: Nittany Lion Inn
F
12:50-1:50 pmUsing physics to root out error and bias
Location: Nittany Lion Inn
F
1:00-3:00 pmCSL Behring Fermentation Facility tour
Location: CSL Behring Fermentation Facility, 114 Agricultural Engineering Building, Shortlidge Road, University Park, PA 16802
F
1:00-3:00 pmStuckeman Center for Design Computing tour
Location: 151 Stuckeman Family Building University Park, PA 16802
F
1:50-2:50 pmClearing the air on global climate and greenhouse gases
Location: Nittany Lion Inn
F
2:50-3:10 pmBreakF
3:00-5:00 pmImmersive Construction (ICon) Lab tour
Location: Engineering Units, State College, PA 16801
F
3:00-5:00 pmMaterials Research Institute Nanofabrication Laboratory tour
Location: The Penn State Materials Research Institute Nanofabrication Laboratory
F
3:10-4:10 pmFood security and climate: Attacking problems at the roots
Location: Nittany Lion Inn
F
4:10-5:00 pmWhy do we fall for fake news, and what can be done about it?
Location: Nittany Lion Inn
F
29Tuesday8:00 am-12:00 pmShale Hills Critical Zone Observatory (CZO) field trip$
9:00 am-1:00 pmCow to Cone field trip
Location: Penn State cow barns and the Penn State Berkey Creamery
$
1:00-5:00 pmActive Marcellus shale drilling pad field trip$
1:00-5:00 pmInsectary field trip
Location: The Orchard Road Insectary
$