<div dir="ltr"><p class="gmail-m_7180789982124462114gmail-firstp" style="line-height:18px;margin:0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px">Coming up next Tuesday, 3:30pm OCN 425!</p><p class="gmail-m_7180789982124462114gmail-firstp" style="line-height:18px;margin:0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px"><br></p><p class="gmail-m_7180789982124462114gmail-firstp" style="line-height:18px;margin:0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px"><b>The Wild West of Online SciComm: a conversation with Heidi Roop and Daniel Swain</b></p><p class="gmail-m_7180789982124462114gmail-middlep" style="line-height:18px;margin:0.5em 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px">Digital news and social media has rapidly changed how the public consumes information about science. Join us for a discussion with two geoscientists forging new paths in this new media landscape to bring climate science to the public. Conversation will include questions around:</p><p class="gmail-m_7180789982124462114gmail-middlep" style="line-height:18px;margin:0.5em 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px"></p><ul><li style="margin-left:15px">professional ethics in science communication<br></li><li style="margin-left:15px">emerging best practices on social media<br></li><li style="margin-left:15px">responding to questions about politics and public policy<br></li><li style="margin-left:15px">building a respectful online culture<br></li><li style="margin-left:15px">countering misinformation and fake news<br></li><li style="margin-left:15px">Open Q&A<br></li></ul><p></p><p class="gmail-m_7180789982124462114gmail-middlep" style="line-height:18px;margin:0.5em 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px">Speakers:</p><p class="gmail-m_7180789982124462114gmail-middlep" style="line-height:18px;margin:0.5em 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px"><b><a href="https://weatherwest.com/" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(64,123,160);line-height:18px;text-decoration-line:none">Daniel Swain</a> </b>holds joint appointments as a Climate Scientist within <a href="http://www.ucla.edu/" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(64,123,160);line-height:18px;text-decoration-line:none">UCLA</a>’s <a href="https://www.ioes.ucla.edu/" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(64,123,160);line-height:18px;text-decoration-line:none">Institute of the Environment and Sustainability</a>, a Research Fellow in the <a href="https://www.c3we.ucar.edu/" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(64,123,160);line-height:18px;text-decoration-line:none">Capacity Center for Climate and Weather Extremes at NCAR</a>, and the California Climate Fellow at <a href="https://www.nature.org/en-us/" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(64,123,160);line-height:18px;text-decoration-line:none">The Nature Conservancy</a>.  In addition, he authors the widely-read <a href="https://weatherwest.com/" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(64,123,160);line-height:18px;text-decoration-line:none">Weather West blog</a>, which provides real-time perspectives on California and western North American weather, climate, and regional change.<br></p><p class="gmail-m_7180789982124462114gmail-middlep" style="line-height:18px;margin:0.5em 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px"><br></p><p class="gmail-m_7180789982124462114gmail-middlep" style="line-height:18px;margin:0.5em 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px"><a href="http://www.heidiroop.com/" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(64,123,160);line-height:18px;text-decoration-line:none"><b>Heidi Roop</b></a> is Lead Scientist for Science Communication with the <a href="https://cig.uw.edu/" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(64,123,160);line-height:18px;text-decoration-line:none">UW Climate Impacts Group</a> and an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the <a href="https://deohs.washington.edu/" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(64,123,160);line-height:18px;text-decoration-line:none">UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences</a>. Heidi is also a Research Fellow at the <a href="https://www.victoria.ac.nz/science/research/science-in-society?utm_source=short-url&utm_medium=1712793" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(64,123,160);line-height:18px;text-decoration-line:none">Centre for Science in Society</a> at <a href="https://www.victoria.ac.nz/" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(64,123,160);line-height:18px;text-decoration-line:none">Victoria University of Wellington</a>, serves as an editor for the new open-access EGU journal <a href="https://www.geoscience-communication.net/" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(64,123,160);line-height:18px;text-decoration-line:none">Geoscience Communication</a>, and featured speaker for the upcoming <a href="https://festival.crosscut.com/" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(64,123,160);line-height:18px;text-decoration-line:none">CrossCut Ideas Festival</a>.</p><p class="gmail-m_7180789982124462114gmail-middlep" style="line-height:18px;margin:0.5em 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px"><br></p><p class="gmail-m_7180789982124462114gmail-middlep" style="line-height:18px;margin:0.5em 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px">Both speakers engage extensively with journalists and other partners to promote accurate and accessible media coverage on climate change.</p><p class="gmail-m_7180789982124462114gmail-middlep" style="line-height:18px;margin:0.5em 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px">Moderator: <a href="https://www.judytwedt.com/" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(64,123,160);line-height:18px;text-decoration-line:none">Judy Twedt</a> is a doctoral candidate at the University of Washington, designing acoustic representations of climate data through data sonification.</p><p class="gmail-m_7180789982124462114gmail-middlep" style="line-height:18px;margin:0.5em 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px"><br></p><p class="gmail-m_7180789982124462114gmail-lastp" style="line-height:18px;margin:0.5em 0px 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:"Helvetica Neue",Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px">Suggested reading for attendees: <br style="line-height:18px">Dietram A. Scheufele and Nicole M. Krause (2019) <a href="https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2019/01/11/1805871115" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(64,123,160);line-height:18px;text-decoration-line:none"> Science audiences, misinformation, and fake news</a></p></div>