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Reaching out to society: how academies can maximise the impact of their public engagement

Reaching out to society: how academies can maximise the impact of their public engagement

Event details

Start time

12 July 2024 10:00

End time

12 July 2024 12:30

Time zone

CEST
Online event
Academies have a vital role to play in increasing the public’s awareness and understanding of science and of science advice.

This interactive workshop will outline the purpose of public engagement, highlight some of the latest trends and methods, and is an opportunity for you to share knowledge and practice with peers across Europe.

10:00 Welcome

  • Ole Petersen, Academic Director of the Academia Europaea Cardiff hub

10:05 Purpose and format of workshop

  • Toby Wardman, SAPEA Head of Communications

10:10 Keynote

Overview of topic, trends and methods

  • David Budtz Petersen, Professor of Science and Science Communication

10:30 Examples of practice

Do’s and don’ts of science communication, with examples from SAPEA

  • Wendy Sadler, Founder and Director, Science Made Simple

acatech Horizons and podcast

  • Dr Sandra Fendl, Scientific Policy Advisor, acatech

Meet a researcher

  • Kim Krappala, doctoral researcher, University of Turku

Science and society: public outreach in a broader sense

  • Katalin Solymosi, chair of the Young Academy of Europe

This is engineering campaign

  • Kiran Anderson, Head of Digital Communications, Royal Academy of Engineering

11:20 Breakout sessions

Identifying good practice in science communication and public engagement, the challenges and how to address them

12:00 Report back

12:30 Wrap up and close

Uncle SAM

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