[EVENT] 1st International Marine Science Communication Conference – New tools and practices (IMSCC 2014)
08 - 09 September 2014

The “1st International Marine Science Communication Conference – New tools and practices” is an interdisciplinary and international marine science communication meeting jointly organized by the CIIMAR (Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research of the University of Porto); the European Marine Board Communications Panel (EMBCP) and Ciência Viva (National Agency for Scientific and Technological Culture). The conference will take place in Porto, Portugal on 8-9 September 2014.

This conference aims to delineate challenges for scientists and marine science communicators and to highlight new tools and practices in this field, in order to set up a more efficient dialogue with journalists, decision-makers, and the general public.

The conference will be a great opportunity for all marine science communicators and researchers to:

  • Understand the power of marine science outreach: objectives, motivations, relevance and audiences
  • Develop key messages related in marine science communication
  • Promote a dialogue on the role of marine science and technology in society
  • Discuss new projects and actions to be undertaken to involve different audiences
  • Showcase the latest advances in marine science communication   
  • Study current and new tools for communicating marine science, including social media and new opportunities of the Internet era


More information on the conference website, on Facebook and on Twitter.


Venue: Hotel Fenix Ipanema Porto, Porto, Portugal

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