Events for Wednesday, July 1

a. Plenary sessions    

3: Climate change: Gearing up for Copenhagen      2009-07-01 10:00 - 11:00

b. Parallel sessions

06. Four Journalists who changed the world 2009-07-01 11:30 - 13:00
07. Science on television: Here today, gone tomorrow? 2009-07-01 11:30 - 13:00
08. Recipe for disaster: A growing population and climate change. Can science serve up a solution? 2009-07-01 11:30 - 13:00
09. Does science need to be highbrow? 2009-07-01 11:30 - 13:00
10. The future of science news? 2009-07-01 11:30 - 13:00
10.1a. The Big debate: Is the British media the best or worst in the world at covering science? 2009-07-01 11:30 - 13:00
  UK science journalism debate 2009-07-01 12:00 - 13:00
10.2a. ABSWs How to Publish a Popular Science Book 2009-07-01 13:30 - 14:30
11. As others see us: Science fiction writers on science journalism 2009-07-01 14:30 - 16:00
12. Strife at the top: Lord May of Oxford in conversation with Tim Radford 2009-07-01 14:30 - 16:00
13. Is the growing influence of PR on science journalism in the public interest? 2009-07-01 14:30 - 16:00
14. Different strokes for different science folk 2009-07-01 14:30 - 16:00
15. A drought or a flood? Climate change reporting around the world 2009-07-01 14:30 - 16:00
15.1a. Swine flu or Whine Flu? Pigging out on scare stories 2009-07-01 14:30 - 16:00
16. The science controversy that broke the mould: The media battle for human/animal embryos 2009-07-01 16:30 - 18:00
17. Covering a disaster from Sichuan to Sri Lanka 2009-07-01 16:30 - 18:00
18. Investigative science reporting: Does it exist? 2009-07-01 16:30 - 18:00
19. The death of science magazines: real or exaggerated? 2009-07-01 16:30 - 18:00
20. Food: the good, the bad and the misreported 2009-07-01 16:30 - 18:00

d. Press Briefings and Fringe Events   

1. Nature Press Conference   2009-07-01 09:30 - 10:00
2. Workshop: Pimp my Podcast. Using multimedia to enhance your reporting [1] 2009-07-01 11:00 - 13:00
3. Confronting the killers: European health research leads the fight
4. The Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research 2009 Winner Announcement Press Briefing 2009-07-01 16:00 - 16:30
5. General Assembly of the World Federation of Science Journalists 2009-07-01 16:30 - 18:30

e. Breakfasts/Lunches/Receptions    

  Breakfast Session 1: Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2009-07-01 08:30 - 09:30
  Breakfast Session 2. Meet the Editors Forum 2009-07-01 08:30 - 09:30
  Breakfast Session 3. WFSJ Associations breakfast (by invitation) 2009-07-01 08:30 - 09:30
  Lunch Session 1. Building research capacity and healthcare solutions in Africa to fight TB,
river blindness and malaria
2009-07-01 13:15 - 14:15
 
  Lunch session 2. UK Research: Excellence with Impact 2009-07-01 13:15 - 14:15
  Lunch session 3. The rise of the Middle East’s “Bayt Al-Hikma” (House of Wisdom): Developing Qatar as the region’s leading center for science, research and education 2009-07-01 13:15 - 14:15
 
  Lunch session 4. SciDev.Net Networking event   2009-07-01 13:30 - 14:30
  Gala Reception 2009-07-01 19:00 - 21:30