Libraries and Natural Sciences Host ScienceOnline Watch Party, 3/7
Event: The University of Texas Libraries and the College of Natural Sciences co-sponsor a watch party of sessions from the 2013 ScienceOnline conference.
When: 5:30-9:30pm, Thursday, March 7, 2013.
Where: Painter Hall, Room 4.42 (map), The University of Texas at Austin.
Background: The University of Texas Libraries and the Office of the Associate Dean for Curriculum and Programs, College of Natural Sciences, co-sponsor a watch party of sessions from ScienceOnline 2013, an annual conference held in Durham, North Carolina, focused on the role of the internet in science.
Joe Hanson, a conference attendee, will moderate discussions and provide a report on the conference. Hanson, a biology graduate student, created the science blog, “It’s Okay To Be Smart,” which was featured in Best Science Writing Online 2012, and was one of Time magazine’s 30 Must-See Tumblrs for 2012.
Comments from the discussions will be relayed to ScienceOnline for inclusion in a summary ePub of conversations and insights from the conference.
The event is free and open to the public, with pizza (while it lasts) for attendees.