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STEM Journey III: Embark with us as we explore the science, technology, engineering and math involved in land, air and sea transportation

STEM Journey III 2016: An event for Everyone 

When: Saturday, April 02, 2016 12:00pm-4:00pm Where: Cape Cod Community College, West Barnstable, MA We want to welcome you to STEM Journey III at Cape Cod Community College on April 2, 2016 from 12 to 4 PM. This is a free K-12 and beyond educational outreach program. We would like this event to stimulate an interest in and possibly a career in science for these K-12 students. Please visit us and bring your children, grandchildren, a student or a friend, if you are able to come. The theme of this event is Transportation-. Land, Air and Sea We have three keynote Speakers addressing transportation
12:30PM Prof. John Leonard  from MIT  Talk-: Autonomous Cars 1:30PM MA Senator Dan Wolf, CEO of Cape Air Talk- Future of Aviation

Science communication: How to use social media for connecting with colleagues and the press

2016 MRS Spring Meeting and ExhibitMarch 28-April 1, 2016Phoenix, ArizonaMeeting Chairs: Christopher A. Bower, Andrew M. Minor, Roger Narayan, Izabela Szlufarska, Osamu UedaMonday March 28, 2016 9am-4:30pm

Phoenix Convention Center, North, 100 Level,  Room 129A







Morning workshop on Social Media for Science Communication will be facilitated by Christopher Bettinger of Carnegie Mellon University.
9am: Megan Calcote on understanding the basics of social media analytics

10am: Jennifer Maclachlan on pairing personal branding and social media to advance your career in materials science

11am: Jennifer Maclachlan on advancing public understanding of science in informal environments

Afternoon panel discussion will be facilitated by Steven Spurgeon of Pacific Northwest Laboratories.

Sixpanelists will each present for 20 minutes on the subject of Science Communication ie) How I communicate my science followed by a group discussion.

Here's a quick snapshot of what each panelist will present:



Jillian B…

Coupling personal branding and social media to advance your career in the chemical sciences

I was delighted to be the Keynote Speaker at the Women in the Chemical Enterprise  Breakfast at the American Chemical Society Spring National Meeting in San Diego hosted by the Women Chemists Committee

My talk was titled "Coupling personal branding and social media to advance your career in the chemical sciences" held on Monday March 14, 2016 from 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM, Hilton San Diego Bayfront, Indigo Ballroom C/G. This was a ticketed event on the WCC program track. 

Science communication: How to use social media for connecting with colleagues and the press

I organized this workshop and panel at the MRS Spring 2016 meeting in Phoenix, AZ:

Science communication: How to use social media for connecting with colleagues and the press
This workshop aims to help materials researchers understand how to leverage social media as a networking tool as well as a way to promote their work through the press. Social media includes twitter, websites, blogs, LinkedIn, and Facebook.  More details to come.