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New Media communicators invited to attend professional development workshop

June 11, 2012

The 2012 New Media Practitioners Professional Development Workshop will bring New Media communicators and lunar science experts together for collaboration from July 20-22, 2012. (Courtesy Penny Butler)

LASP welcomes applications for our upcoming expenses-paid professional development workshop for bloggers, podcasters, and other science communicators. Attendees may or may not be formally trained in journalism or science. The workshop will be held July 20-22 on the CU-Boulder campus near the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and will feature a prestigious line-up of space exploration experts.

Sponsored by the LASP Colorado Center for Lunar Dust and Atmospheric Studies (CCLDAS), the two-day workshop will be a collaborative and educational opportunity for fifteen New Media practitioners to learn about the most up-to-date issues surrounding future exploration of the Moon and other small bodies in our Solar System.

What: 2012 New Media Practitioners Professional Development Workshop, “Future Exploration of the Moon and Small Bodies”

When:  July 20-22, 2012

Where:  LASP Space Science Building, 3665 Discovery Dr., Boulder, CO

Speakers: 

Application: Apply online at http://lasp.colorado.edu/ccldasapp through Friday, June 29, 2012, at 5 P.M. MST (7 P.M. EST).

Compensation: We are pleased to offer a stipend to defray expenses for accepted attendees.

For more information on this year’s topics and speakers, please visit the workshop web page at http://lasp.colorado.edu/home/education/journalist-workshops/2012-mediajournalist-workshop.

The 2012 New Media Practitioners Professional Development Workshop will focus on the Moon and other small bodies in our Solar System. (Courtesy NASA)

 

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