Science Communication Conference in Brisbane


The Australian Science Communicators National Conference 2014 is just weeks away. This year marks the 20th year of the Australian Science Communicators and the program is not one to be missed.

If you can’t make the conference, register to get access to the live feed of all the sessions. Registrations will close on 24th January.

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The conference is the premier networking, professional development and interactive event for those making science, technology and innovation accessible.

With the theme: ‘Insight, Impact, Innovation’, ASC2014 will emphasise innovation in science communication stimulated by understanding our audiences, using visual communication and new media, and demonstrating the impact of our efforts.

A few features of our program include:

  • Professor Ian Lowe (Emeritus Professor of Science, Technology and Society at Griffith University)
  • Queensland Chief Scientist Geoff Garrett
  • CEO of the Australian Science Media Centre, Susannah Eliott.
  • There will be sessions with the heads of our biggest science agencies, business and industry leaders, science communication research and evaluation experts and leading journalists.
  • Visualisation will be a key focus with a spectacular Sci-Art and poster exhibition and an address by Drew Berry, Biomedical Animator at Walter Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research.

The conference dinner will feature a special dignitary and the presentation of the Unsung Hero of Australian Science Communication Award.

The professional development program will run each day, in a dedicated room, and it includes sessions on editing, website building, storytelling and other topics.

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ASC2014 will run from 2 to 5 February 2014 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane.


Register to attend the The Australian Science Communicators National Conference 2014 remotely via livestream and podcasts. For the first time ever this premier biennial event for all those who make science accessible is available online. Be a part of the dialogue! Help shape the future of science and the communication of science by engaging in live discussions online every day of the conference, and before and after too. To reserve your online ticket click here.