Building Bridges - focus day on science communication - 18 November 2019

25/09/2019 09:03

The Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO), the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts (KVAB), de Jonge Academie (JA) and the Department of Economy, Science and Innovation (Departement EWI) are organizing a focus day on science communication. This event will focus on the opportunities and risks associated with science communication and popularisation.

Programme

  • 9h-9h30: Registration
  • 9h30-11h: Opening session
    • Introduction
    • Keynote: Richard Wiseman, University of Hertfordshire
  • 11h00 – 12h15: Break-out sessions – part I
  • 12h15 – 13h15: Lunch
  • 13h15 – 14h30: Break-out sessions part II
  • 14h30 – 15h30: Debate
    • Participants: Hetty Helsmoortel, UGent; Katrien Kolenberg, UAntwerpen - KU Leuven; Jan Seys, VLIZ; Christoffel Waelkens, KU Leuven
    • Moderator: Koen Wauters
  • 15u30-16u: Coffee break
  • 16u-18u30: Uitreiking Onderscheidingen Wetenschapscommunicatie KVAB - Jonge Academie (afzonderlijk registreren)

Break out sessions

  • The Science barometer
    • Wetenschapsbarometer – Departement EWI
    • Ricarda Ziegler – Wissenschaft im Dialog
  • Fake science news and social media
    • 11h-12h15: Sanne Boonen, Cebam (Belgisch Centrum voor Evidence-Based Medicine)
    • 13h15-14h15: Marleen Finoulst, Cebam (Belgisch Centrum voor Evidence-Based Medicine)
  • Citizen Science
    • 11h-12h15
      • Tine De Moor, Universiteit Utrecht
      • Maarten Larmuseau, KU Leuven en Histories vzw
      • Wouter Vanreusel, Natuurpunt
    • 13h15-14h30
      • Kris Bachus, KU Leuven
      • Jasper Bloemen, UGent – UAntwerpen
      • Jan Seys, VLIZ
    • Moderator: Liesbeth Gijsel, Iedereen wetenschapper
  • Research on science communication
    • Felicity Mellor, Imperial College London
    • Maarten van der Sanden, TU Delft