Schedule

Keynote Speakers

Recorded talks available in advance

TitleSpeakers
Science Communication TalksAsheley Landrum & Elissa Yancey
K-12 Science Education TalksMichael Clough &
The Greater Cincinnati STEM Collaborative (GCSC)
Informal Science Education TalksRae Ostman, Brenda Hunda, & Brian Pollock
Scientific Work with Communities TalksAbby Kinchy & The Cincinnati Project 

Day 1:  Friday, April 30

Science Communication | K-12 Science Education

11:30 – 12:30 pm EDT

Science Communication Keynotes Q&A
Keynote speakers will answer pre-submitted and live questions about their pre-recorded talks. 

12:45 – 2:00 pm EDT

Science Communication Panel Discussion
Nancy Averett (Freelance Science Writer)
John Lynch (Professor, Communications Department, University of Cincinnati)
Dean Regas (Outreach Astronomer, Cincinnati Observatory)

2:15 – 2:45 pm EDT
[INTERACTIVE]

Networking Groups
Interested participants will be assigned to small groups for an opportunity to network in small groups with other workshop attendees.

3:00 – 4:00 pm EDT

K-12 Keynotes Q&A
Keynote speakers will answer pre-submitted and live questions about their pre-recorded talks.

4:15 – 5:30 pm EDT
[INTERACTIVE]

K-12 Activity
Participants will work in small groups to discuss how to incorporate scientific methods and philosophy of science into classroom activities that address the Next Generation Science Standards. This session will be highly interactive with small breakout groups.


Day 2:  Friday, May 7

Informal Science Education (ISE) | Scientific Work with Communities

11:30 – 12:30 pm EDT

ISE Keynotes Q&A
Keynote speakers will answer pre-submitted and live questions about their pre-recorded talks. 

12:45 – 2:00 pm EDT
[INTERACTIVE]

ISE Activity
Participants will work in small groups to discuss adapting informal science education activities to focus on scientific methods and philosophy or history of science. This session will be highly interactive with small breakout groups.  

2:15 – 2:45 pm EDT
[INTERACTIVE]

Networking Groups
Interested participants will be assigned to small groups for an opportunity to network in small groups with other workshop attendees.

3:00 – 4:00 pm EDT

Scientific Work with Communities Keynotes Q&A
Keynote speakers will answer pre-submitted and live questions about their pre-recorded talks.

4:15 – 5:30 pm EDT

Scientific Work with Communities Panel Discussion
Littisha Bates (Associate Dean for Inclusive Excellence and community Partnership, College of Arts & Sciences, and Association Professor of Sociology, University of Cincinnati)
Kenneth Petren (Interim Director of the UC Center for Field Studies; Professor of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati)
Carlie Trott (Assistant Professor of Social and Community Psychology at the University of Cincinnati)


Day 3:  Friday, May 14

Philosophy of Science & Public Engagement with Science

The workshop’s third day is intended primarily for philosophers of science. The goal is to have extended discussions about how to expand the discipline of philosophy of science’s participation in public engagement with science. This will include working group sessions on philosophy of science’s prospective contributions to each of the four conference themes, as well as discussion about how to address the challenges facing philosophers of science working on public engagement with science. 

12:00 – 1:30 pm EDT

Topic-Specific Working Group Discussions
Participant may join one of the four breakout sessions: (1) Science Communication (2) K-12 Science Education (3) Informal Science (4) Scientific Work with Communities

2:30 – 3:30 pm EDT

Disciplinary Transformation Working Group Discussions
Participant may join one of the four breakout sessions: (1) Institutional Structures for Public Engagement with Science (2) Graduate Student Training in Public Engagement with Science (3) Disciplinary Recognition for Public Engagement with Science.

3:30 – 4:00 pm EDT

Group Reports and Concluding Remarks