13/05/2019

World Conference of Science Journalists


  • START DATE
    01/07/2019
  • EVENT TYPE
    Conference
  • LOCATION
    Switzerland, Lausanne
  • END DATE
    05/07/2019
  • ORGANISER
    World Conference of Science Journalists

 

 

World Conference Science Journalists 2019

 

 

Organized by the Science Journalists' associations of Switzerland, France and Italy. The city of Lausanne was chosen to host the 11th World Conference of  Science Journalists (WCSJ) from 1 to 5 July 2019 at the SwissTech Convention Center, on the campus of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the University of Lausanne (UNIL). 

The World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) is a not-for-profit organization representing regional, national or international Member Associations of science journalists. The WFSJ seeks to advancescience journalism as a bridge builder between science, scientists and the public. It promotes the role of science journalists as key players in civil society and democracy. The Federation'smaingoals are to improve the quality of science reporting, promote standards, support science and technology journalists and to build a community of science journalists globally.The WCSJ’s main purposeis to every two years bring together in one place science journalists, science writers and science communicators from all over the world to learn from each other and to share best practices across their discipline internationally. The conference is a unique platform and offers an excellent opportunity for the host Member Association, and the country, to showcase its science expertiseand facilities, as well as the achievements of the science journalism profession to alocal, regional andinternational audience.

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