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

Book Publishing in the Pandemic

Monday, December 13, 2021

In this informal conversation, several authors whose books came out in the past year share their experiences with book marketing in the time of pandemic.

Special Freelancer Coffee Chat: Professional Liability Insurance

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Join us for an informal chat with a representative from Dinghy insurance about professional liability insurance. Come with questions! Dinghy has partnered with the Freelancers Union and is trying to fill a niche for freelancers/creatives who need or want some coverage but want the cost to be reasonable.


Monday, September 27, 2021 to Friday, October 8, 2021

Given the continuing risks and uncertainties posed by the coronavirus pandemic, ScienceWriters2021 (#SciWri21) will be held as a virtual-only event. The decision was reached in coordination with our hosting partners at the University of Colorado Boulder and University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

Numbers are not neutral

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Join the National Press Club Journalism Institute and the National Association of Science Writers for Numbers are not neutral: How journalists can detect deep bias & avoid hidden traps.

The Golden Age of Science Video

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Join the Video Consortium and the National Association of Science Writers as we explore an exciting new chapter in science, media, and video innovation. Our event will explore the evolution of science video, from NOVA to YouTube to TikTok, and how three expert creators are thriving in a competitive world of facts, narrative innovation and visual creativity.


Sunday, October 18, 2020 to Friday, October 23, 2020

Following a series of thoughtful, forward-thinking conversations among the meeting hosts and partners, we have together decided that it is unwise to continue with a plan for a large, in-person October gathering, given the unknown and potentially high level of risk for individuals.

ScienceWriters2020 will be held virtually in October, with a core program the week of Oct. 19-23 as well as other events throughout the month.

Register by October 1 at