Events and Key Deadlines

Coming later in 2023: CASW Connector chats! Watch this space for details.

Here are upcoming events and deadlines of interest for science journalists and science communicators. Suggest additions using this form or by emailing us.

Upcoming Events

September 26, 2023 - October 10, 2023

ScienceWriters 2023

Registration is now open for the ScienceWriters2023 annual conference. A co-production of the National Association of Science Writers, the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, the University of Colorado Boulder, and the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, the conference will offer sessions online and in-person.

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ScienceWriters2023 Colorado

October 23, 2023 - October 26, 2023

Science Journalism Forum 2023

The Science Journalism Forum is a fully virtual global event where science journalists, writers, publishers, scientists, students, and academia can share new ideas and thoughts in science journalism.

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November 8, 2023

Science essentials for local reporters

This free, one-hour “crash course” — designed specifically for local and general assignment reporters — teaches basic principles about how science works and ways it can be used to strengthen virtually any news story.

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Past Events

September 14, 2023 / 2:00 pm EST

How old is too old? It depends on whom you ask

A top aging and longevity researcher and a veteran DC-based health reporter will discuss age bias in reporting and how to offer more balanced coverage.

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NASW Community Support Grants help attendees of ScienceWriters 2023 offset travel costs (e.g. flights, lodging), remote attendance costs (e.g. headset, microphone), and/or assist with caregiving costs (e.g. childcare costs, elder care costs).

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At ComSciCon's Flagship Workshop, participants build communication skills that scientists and other technical professionals need to express ideas to their peers, experts in other fields, and the general public.

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