Government policy is front and center in the Capital Region — and for that reason, CapSciComm strives to host at least one policy-focused event each year! Join us this October for a #scipol-themed happy hour, co-hosted by the CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellows Alumni Network! CapSciComm Networking Social with CCST Science Fellows Alumni NetworkContinue reading “CapSciComm Networking Social, October 4th: #SciPol Night with CCST Science Fellows Alumni Network”
This July, we invite anyone working at the intersection of science and policy to meet up for our mixer, co-hosted by the CCST Science Fellows Alumni Network!
Where do you get scientific information that you trust? Who defines scientific consensus? How do you pick out consensus from misinformation? Where does the line blur between information versus advocacy — for scientists and journalists alike? Deep questions like this are best asked over beer — and so we did — last night at Ramen House RaiJin with an intellectualContinue reading “Noodles of Thought: CapSciComm, CCST Science Fellows host #SEJ2016 ‘beat dinner’”
Are you a student, postdoc, or faculty researcher curious about how science informs policy in the Golden State? Then join us for our first-ever CapSciComm Professional Development Workshop this February! “Science and Scientists Informing Public Policy in California” A Professional Development Workshop WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24th, 2016 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. UC Davis Student Community Center,Continue reading “CapSciComm Professional Workshop, Feb. 24th: Science and Scientists Informing Public Policy in California”
We’re back! Join us for the Sacramento region’s only monthly meetup for professionals and students in journalism, PR, creative, policy, and public outreach, working at the intersection of science, health, and technology! Capital Science Communicators Networking Social Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 3 Fires Lounge 1501 L St, Sacramento, California 95814 Free to attendContinue reading “Science + State Policy: CapSciComm Networking Social on Jan. 20th in Sacramento”
Join us for the Sacramento region’s only monthly meetup for journalists, PR pros, creatives, educators, and policy crafters interested in the sciences! And this June, we’re hosting a special event with local leaders and advocates: Capital Science Communicators Networking Social co-hosted by New Leaders Council – Sacramento Chapter UC Davis Institute for Food and Agricultural Literacy Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 5:30Continue reading “Leaders and Entrepreneurs: A @CapSciComm Networking Social on June 24th in Sacramento!”
Our monthly science communicators happy hours are back! This January, we’re meeting up with colleagues who are bridging the world of research with state government policy: Capital Science Communicators Networking Social Featuring the CCST Science and Technology Policy Fellows Tuesday, January 27, 2015 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. de Vere’s Irish Pub (in the back room) 1521 L Street, Sacramento 95814 FreeContinue reading “Science Policy in California: A Special @CapSciComm Networking Social on January 27th”