The Inaugural Asia-Pacific Science Communication Conference will be held in Singapore from 19-21 November 2018. The conference aims to connect science communicators worldwide, especially in the Asia-Pacific region. The overarching theme of the conference is: Strengthening Science Communications in the Asia-Pacific. The event will allow experts and students in the field to share science communication experiences, knowledge, techniques and innovations. This conference is in conjunction with the 10th-year anniversary celebration of the ANU-NUS Joint Master of Science in Science Communication Programme.

Programme Overview

Organising Committee

Visitor Information

Keynote Speakers

Pro-joan

Professor Joan LEACH

Director

Australian National Center for the
Public Awareness of Science (CPAS)

Lichiawei

Professor Chia-Wei LI

Distinguished Professor

Tsing Hua University Taiwan
Editor-in-Chief, Scientific American (Chinese Edition)

P-limtm

Professor Tit Meng LIM

Chief Executive

Science Centre Singapore

Special Guests

Prof.-Leo-Tan-Wee-Hin

Professor Leo TAN Wee Hin

Director, Special Projects

Faculty of Science, NUS

sue

Professor Sue STOCKLMAYER

Emeritus Professor

Australian National Center for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS)

mike-gore

Professor Mike GORE

Honorary Professor

Australian National Center for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS)

The overarching theme of the conference is: Strengthening Science Communications in the Asia-Pacific. The following sub-themes will be discussed during the conference:

  •  Challenges to Science Communication in the Region
  •  Science and the Media
  •  Public Engagement in Science
  •  Science and the Society
  •  Innovations in Science Teaching and Outreach