2017 Banff SciComm Course

The Science Communication Program Goes to Banff, Alberta!

Science Communications
Focus on presentations skills
June 9- June 11, 2017
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, AB

Presenting science in a way that is compelling takes skill, courage and creativity. In this two-day intensive, participants will work with the best in the business developing an audience-focused approach. You will learn to think about your content with the reader in mind. You are asked to arrive with a 5-minute presentation to work on. By the time you leave, you will have a presentation ready to shout from the rooftop! Fresh air, inspiring setting, top faculty, and hands-on help, this course might be the jumpstart you are looking for!

Faculty members

Dennis Cahill, founding member, Loose Moose Theatre

Trevor Day, associate professor, Mount Royal University, Physiology

Jay Ingram, science broadcaster and writer, co-founder, Beakerhead

Mary Anne Moser, president and co-founder, Beakerhead

Niki Wilson, science writer

Pre-course Assignment

Syllabus

Location

This course will be held at the Banff Centre – an inspiring setting for science and creativity. Participants will be staying on campus for this immersive course and taking all meals on campus.

Cost

Course fee: ............................................................................................................................ $999

Accommodation (two nights): .................................................................................. $390

Meals (two breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 reception): ........................... $188

TOTAL REGISTRATION FEE: .................................................................................. $1,577

Scholarships available: .................................................................................................. $599

SUBSIDIZED COST: ....................................................................................................... $978