2019 When We Speak: a Research Communications Lab Conference

Thank you for your interest in the 2019 NWABR Research Communications Conference.

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Thursday September 26, 2019      8:30AM-5:00PM 

with happy hour to follow

The Laurel Place in Shoreline (911 N 145th St, Seattle, WA 98133)

This Conference is appropriate for biomedical research and communications professsionals, faculty and staff of organizations which conduct biomedical research. NWABR Research Ambassadors attend free of charge.  Want to become a Research Ambassador? Email or call Jen Wroblewski 206-957-3337.

Speakers include experts in science communication and culture change: Zachary Knowling (Quinn Thomas; marketing communications and public relations), Ken Gordon and Jen Wroblewski (NWABR), Anna Johnson (Pacific Science Center) and Venus Rekow (NeuralShift).

Attendees will

  • build personal and organizational capacity to advocate for research internally and externally
  • develop a broader understanding of how people learn and retain content
  • personally reflect upon and develop a well-crafted response to the question, "What do you do?"
  • learn how experts from different groups within an organization can come together to create impactful public-facing messages
Time Topic Speaker
8:30 Registration and Light Breakfast  
9:00 Building a Case for Biomedical Research Ken Gordon, NWABR and Zach Knowling and Doug Badger, Quinn Thomas
10:00 Break  
10:15 We're on the Same Team, panel and case study  Venus Rekow, NeuralShift
12:15 Lunch  
1:00 Science Communication Workshop Anna Johnson, Pacific Science Center Portal to the Public
3:15 Break  
3:30 Personal Reflection and My Why Pair Share  Jen Wroblewski, NWABR
4:15 What Do You Do?  Participant presentations
4:45 Evaluations and Closing Remarks  Ken Gordon, NWABR
5:00 Conference End, Happy Hour Begins  
6:00 Happy Hour Ends  


NWABR Research Ambassadors $0 --no cost

NWABR Members $75

Non-Members $100

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