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Conference Events

SciComm Symposium

When: Saturday, September 24

Time: 9:30am-5pm

Where: Nebraska Union, Auditorium, 1400 R St, Lincoln, NE 68588.

The main event! A Science Communication Symposium that will include talks, panel discussions, break-out sessions, and opportunities for networking with colleagues from diverse fields, working with a wide variety of audiences (K-12, higher-ed, and the general public). Includes catered lunch and breaks.

Opening Plenary: 

Dr. Tiffany Heng-Moss, Assoc. Dean, UNL College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources

Closing Keynote:

Melissa Marshall, TED presenter, and science communication expert


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Poster Session & Cash Bar Social

When: Saturday, September 24

Time: 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Where: University of Nebraska State Museum, 307 Morrill Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588

More opportunities to network and discuss collaborations! Attendees will also present posters describing their science outreach efforts.

This event is funded by Judy Diamond, Julia McQuillan, Charles Wood, and the NIH-SEPA Biology of Humans Project.

Dinner (Optional)


Those interested in continuing the discussion over dinner and drinks can join groups at one of these Lincoln favorites: Blue Orchid (Thai), Leadbelly (American gastropub), or Lazlo's (brewery & grill).