Register for Distilling Your Message Interactive Plenary

  • Location: Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, Room 103
  • Date: Monday, May 15, 2017 from 12:00 - 2:00 PM
  • Registration Deadline: Friday, May 12, 2017

12:00 for check-in, refreshments, and networking; 12:30-2:00 for the plenary

This interactive plenary overviews general principles for crafting short, clear, conversational statements about what you do and why it matters. The workshop consists of interactive presentation and discussion on interpreting technical materials using examples and analogies to illuminate concepts that may be unfamiliar to your audience. Workshop participants will practice clarity in speaking to non-scientists about their work and will come away with strategies for communicating with fellow community members, funders, policymakers, and other scientists.

Sponsored by: University Outreach and Engagement, Academy for Global Engagement, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, College of Communication Arts and Sciences Brandt Endowment, College of Natural Science, College of Veterinary Medicine, Academic Advancement Network, The Graduate School 


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If you require any special accommodations, please note them in the box below. We will do our best to comply with requests made by 5/12/2017. Requests made after that time will be accommodated if time and facilities permit.