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Going Public: Sharing Research Beyond the Academy
Going Public: Sharing Research Beyond the Academy
WhenSaturday, Apr 29, 2017, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Campus locationAllen Library (ALB)
Campus roomAllen Library South, ground floor, Research Commons
Event typesAcademics, Lectures/Seminars, Special Events, Workshops
Event sponsors

This interdisciplinary program will provide faculty and students practical guidance on engaging the public and policy-makers via the press, social media, and other venues.
Pre-register online.
9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Welcome and Keynote

  • Scott Montgomery, Lecturer, Jackson School of International Studies and author of Guide to Communicating Science
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Panel
  • Let’s be Heard: Perspectives on Working with the Media
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Lunch - included with pre-registration
12:20 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Workshop 1
  • Shaping a Story and Finding Your Voice, Christina Twu, Seattle Globalist
12:20 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Workshop 2
  • Distilling Story from the Scientific Method, Megan Suyks, Storycrafting
12:20 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Workshop 3
  • S.O.C.I.A.L: Principles and Tools for Value-Creating Strategic Social Media for Business and Marketing
  • Abhishek Borah, Assistant Professor, Marketing & International Business, Foster School of Business,
  • Madison Sullivan, Business Research & Instruction Librarian, UW Libraries
12:20 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Workshop 4
  • Data Visualization Best Practices, Jenny Richards, Senior Data Artist at Tableau
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Panel - Open to the Public
  • Navigating the Path from Research to Public Policy
Special thanks to the College of the Environment and the Simpson Center for the Humanities for their support in assisting with this event.…
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