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Add to Calendar 5/18/2018 1:00 pm 5/18/2018 America/Chicago Plenary Session: "The Intro: Connection is a Choice" DESCRIPTION:

This interactive session introduces participants to general principles in how to craft short, clear, conversational statements, intelligible to non-scientists, about what you do and why it matters. The session consists of an interactive presentation and discussion on interpreting technical material using examples and analogies to illuminate unfamiliar concepts to your audience. This plenary will address problems and solutions in public interactions as well as peer-to-peer communication. Participants will be actively engaged in improvisation exercises and will practice clarity in speaking to non-scientists about their work.

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Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science

204 Loomis (Interaction Room)

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Plenary Session: "The Intro: Connection is a Choice"

Speaker Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science
Date: 5/18/2018
Time: 1 p.m.
Location:

204 Loomis (Interaction Room)

Event Contact: Pamela Pena Martin
217-300-6699
pmartin9@illinois.edu
Sponsor:

Illinois MRSEC

Event Type: Lecture
 

This interactive session introduces participants to general principles in how to craft short, clear, conversational statements, intelligible to non-scientists, about what you do and why it matters. The session consists of an interactive presentation and discussion on interpreting technical material using examples and analogies to illuminate unfamiliar concepts to your audience. This plenary will address problems and solutions in public interactions as well as peer-to-peer communication. Participants will be actively engaged in improvisation exercises and will practice clarity in speaking to non-scientists about their work.

To request disability-related accommodations for this event, please contact the person listed above, or the unit hosting the event.

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