Virtual Social on Tuesday October 20: Meet the new board and learn about CapSciComm committees!

Hello science communicators! We are pleased to present and facilitate an online social on Tuesday, October 20 from 7-9pm PDT. This will be an awesome opportunity to get to know the new Executive Board and network with fellow scientists, students, writers, policy makers, and journalists! Our theme during this social will be discussing the newContinue reading “Virtual Social on Tuesday October 20: Meet the new board and learn about CapSciComm committees!”

A Message from the CapSciComm Board: Virtual Events and COVID-19 SciComm Resources

A message from the CapSciComm Board on virtual events and resources during the #coronavirus #COVID19 pandemic.

CapSciComm Networking Social, August 9th: Summer Mixer with Science Says

This August, we are teaming up with the Science Says campus scicomm group at UC Davis for our next CapSciComm Networking Social! Science Says Summer Mixer + CapSciComm Networking Social Thursday, August 9th, 2018 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. City Hall Tavern 226 F Street, Davis, California 95616 Please RSVP to help us plan: https://goo.gl/forms/cYpKOrCMRlovr8No2 Share on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/246567062609352/Continue reading “CapSciComm Networking Social, August 9th: Summer Mixer with Science Says”

CapSciComm Networking Social, April 12th: CapSciComm Turns 4!

On April 12th, 2013, we decided those who gave a voice to science needed to unite our own professional community here in California’s Capital Region. It’s been four years now — and we’re proud to be still be connecting science communicators in Sacramento, Davis, and beyond — and we’re thrilled to invite you to our birthdayContinue reading “CapSciComm Networking Social, April 12th: CapSciComm Turns 4!”

CapSciComm Networking Social, March 8th: #WomenInScience Brainstorm in Sacramento

How can we empower women scientists? This International Women’s Day, March 8th, join us in Sacramento with local women in science for a brainstorm on this very question. CapSciComm Networking Social + #WomenInScience Brainstorm Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Kupros Craft House (Upstairs) 1217 21st Street, Sacramento, California Please RSVP to help usContinue reading “CapSciComm Networking Social, March 8th: #WomenInScience Brainstorm in Sacramento”

Presidential Debate Bingo Night, Sept. 26th (aka POTUS Candidates Oral Defense 2016)

‘Tis the season for elections and academics — so let us plant our nonpartisan tongue firmly in sarcastic cheek, and gather to observe the clash of policy, science, and the media that is the First Presidential Debate! Presidential Debate Bingo Night aka P.O.T.U.S. Candidates Oral Defense 2016 Monday, September 26th, 2016 6:00 p.m. Debate StartContinue reading “Presidential Debate Bingo Night, Sept. 26th (aka POTUS Candidates Oral Defense 2016)”

CapSciComm Networking Social, August 31st at @Highwater916 Sacramento

Join us on August 31st for the Sacramento region’s only mixer for professionals and students in science communications! We are rotating back to Sacramento for this month’s event, just down the street from The Sacramento Bee: CapSciComm Networking Social Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Highwater (formerly Pour House) 1910 Q St, Sacramento, CAContinue reading “CapSciComm Networking Social, August 31st at @Highwater916 Sacramento”

CapSciComm Professional Workshop, July 27th: Talking Science to Normal People

Bringing science to the masses isn’t about “dumbing down your research.” It’s about being wise, being selective, and it’s about putting yourself in their shoes. And putting these ideas into public speaking practice is the focus of our CapSciComm Professional Workshop and Networking Social on July 27th! “Advice for Talking Science to Normal People” A CapSciComm Professional WorkshopContinue reading “CapSciComm Professional Workshop, July 27th: Talking Science to Normal People”

CapSciComm Networking Social, June 29: Anniversary Mixer at @NewHelvetiaBrew

Join us on June 29th for the greater Sacramento region’s only mixer for professionals and students in science communications! Come celebrate the third anniversary of Capital Science Communicators, as we raise our glasses at New Helvetia Brewing Co. in Sacramento: CapSciComm Networking Social Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. New Helvetia Brewing Co.Continue reading “CapSciComm Networking Social, June 29: Anniversary Mixer at @NewHelvetiaBrew”

The Pepper: Sacramento region #scicomm news for week of August 2, 2015

The Pepper August 2, 2015 Welcome to The Pepper! This is our experiment for an official newsletter format, to keep everyone updated on science communications news and events in and around the Capital Region. Send your updates to capscicomm@gmail.com, and we’ll try for a weekly publication schedule and go from there. Whether you’re on our member listContinue reading “The Pepper: Sacramento region #scicomm news for week of August 2, 2015”