SEJ Regional Conferences and Meetups

June 19, 2012

FREE WEBINAR: Understanding the Body Burden: Using Human Testing in Environmental and Health Storytelling

In this hour-long webinar, you’ll get ideas and tips from two veteran environmental journalists, Douglas Fischer and Janet Wilson, who have used biomonitoring (testing for the human body's levels of chemical pollutants that can cause cancer, birth defects and other problems) in their work. Sponsored by SEJ and Reporting on Health.

June 1, 2012

DEADLINE: Fellowships for Translating Science/Telling Stories: "Agriculture, Water Quality & Changing the Climate Conversation"

U.S. journalists and scientists: Apply by June 1st for an expenses-paid fellowship to participate in this July 9-10, 2012 workshop at the Kellogg Biological Station in Hickory Corners, MI, co-sponsored by SEJ and MSU's Knight Center for Environmental Journalism. You'll get out in the field to hear about climate change and Great Lakes agriculture impacts, board boats to talk about the threat to inland waters and discuss with colleagues new ways of connecting with your intended audience.

April 20, 2012

DEADLINE: Fellowships for Translating Science/Telling Stories: “What We Talk About When We Talk About Climate Change”

Journalists and scientists: Apply by April 20th for an expenses-paid fellowship to participate in this June 9, 2012 workshop in Cleveland, OH, co-sponsored by SEJ and the Knight Center for Environmental Journalism at Michigan State University. Hear about the latest in Great Lakes climate research, develop working relationships with colleagues and counterparts, and take a seat at the forefront of envisioning a new model of climate change communication.

April 16, 2012

The Questions that Should be Asked: Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources in the Presidential Race

The Society of Environmental Journalists and the Environmental Law Institute will co-host a panel  — open to the public and press — at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., moderated by the AP's Dina Cappiello. Experts with broad policy experience will discuss their answers to two key questions: "What should the presidential candidates discuss concerning the important issues of environment, energy, and natural resources facing the people of the United States?" and "What questions should be asked of candidates in the presidential debates that will help us learn how they will confront these issues?"

November 26, 2014

SEJ Toronto Pub Night

The SEJ and the Canadian Science Writers' Association are having a pub night in Toronto at 7:30 p.m. on Nov 26th. Join us for a pint and to chat about science and environmental issues from a journalistic point of view. SEJ member Stephen Leahy will talk about his new book, "Your Water Footprint: The Shocking Facts About How Much Water We Use To Make Everyday Products."

September 6, 2011

SEJ Toronto Pub Night with Peter Wobschall

All journalists are welcome to join SEJ members at the Harbord House Pub in Toronto for our regular pub night. On September 6, our guest will be Peter Wobschall, executive director of Green Venture (Hamilton-Wentworth).

April 14, 2011

Environment 101 for Freelancers

SEJ and the Professional Writers’ Association of Canada present a panel at the University of Toronto, moderated by freelance journalist Saul Chernos. Experienced journalists from both the reporting and the editing sides of the business will discuss strategies the country’s top environmentally-minded writers are using to tell and sell their stories.

April 17, 2011

SEJ Toronto Pub Night Series

In addition to our regular pub night, SEJ members in the Toronto area are hosting a get-together with Tim Flannery, author of The Weather Makers and his new book Here On Earth: A Natural History of the Planet. All journalists with an interest in the environment beat are welcome to join us for Sunday afternoon pints in the upstairs bar of the Harbord House Pub in Toronto from 3-5 p.m. Event is free, but space is limited so RSVP to SEJpubnight@saunderseditor.com

April 5, 2011

SEJ Toronto Pub Night

Journalists are invited to join Toronto-area SEJ members at our monthly pub night. In April, our guest will be Jim Stanford, economist with the CAW and author of Economics for Everyone.

March 1, 2011

SEJ Toronto Pub Night

Toronto-area journalists are invited to join SEJ members at our monthly pub night on Tuesday, March 1. Our guest this month will be Ravenna Alnuaimy-Barker, executive director of Sustain Ontario. Given that food security has been in the news so much of late, it seems a good time to sit down and discuss Ontario agriculture and food policy. Where better to do that than at the pub? Event is free, but space is limited.

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