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For recaps of ScienceWriters annual conferences, visit the Event coverage for reports on selected sessions.

Sunday, August 14, 2016 to Monday, August 15, 2016

Measure Locally, Respond Globally: The Business and Science of Climate in the Southern Appalachians is a two-day conference for journalists covering the environment, science, data analytics, business, farming, lifestyle, and weather. To learn more and register, visit

This conference is proudly supported by an NASW Idea Grant.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The Chicago Science Writers invite NASW members to attend their upcoming event "The who, what, where, why, and how of off-label prescribing” on Wednesday, May 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Medill School of Journalism Chicago Newsroom. This panel will discuss the legal, ethical, and safety issues around off-label prescribing. You’ll learn what it means, how doctors determine which drugs to use off label, and how pharmaceutical companies view off-label use.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Free workshop scheduled for May 1 in Baton Rouge. Show Me the Coast 2015 is a practical training in visual storytelling workshop for scientists and science communicators. Funded by an NASW Idea Grant to Louisiana State University, the organizers at the The Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs invite those interested to attend the May 1 event free of charge. To learn more and register, visit

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Friday, April 17, 2015 to Saturday, April 18, 2015

Join the New England Science Writers at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, MA the weekend of April 18, 2015 for "Telling Science Stories with Code and Data." Funded by an NASW Idea Grant, this hands-on workshop will cover both how to acquire, analyze and interpret data and how to visualize and present scientific information in interactive, reader-friendly ways for storytelling. Learn more and register by April 10 at [](

Thursday, October 16, 2014 to Monday, October 20, 2014

A meeting for science writers, by science writers. Join us for NASW's professional development workshops, briefings on scientific research presented by the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, and lab tours and science field trips organized by The Ohio State University.

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