ScienceWriters2020 will be held virtually in October, with a core program the week of Oct. 19-23 as well as other satellite events throughout the month. Your registration fee covers all of these events. Many events will be recorded, and your registration includes the ability to access video of any archived sessions for six months post-conference. A small number of satellite events are limited attendance, and you will have the option to select these during registration. Limited attendance events are denoted on the schedule.
The coronavirus pandemic has been the science story of the year. Science writers have grappled with reporting on a story that progressed rapidly and continues to wield a ton of uncertainty. With insight from experienced science journalists and those covering the pandemic, this session will offer science writers and the public an opportunity for mutual understanding, especially as frustration over - and dangers from - misinformation grow.