Professional Meetings

April 4, 2012

Instant Expert: Seth Borenstein Goes Deep on Deadline

SEJ member Seth Borenstein of the Associated Press will talk about the art of covering complicated, controversial topics with confidence and authority — even when deadline looms. Sponsored by NY University's Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program. 4:00-6:00 p.m. in New York.

March 27, 2012

A Conversation about Environmental Protection and Human Rights

Presented as part of The George Washington University’s “Moving the Planet Forward: Turning Innovation into Action” Program, this event in Washington, DC is co-sponsored by the Environmental Law Institute, Center for International Environmental Law, GW Journal of Energy and Environmental Law, GW Environmental Law Association.

 

 

March 22, 2012 to March 23, 2012

The Clean Water Act at 40: The J.B. & Maurice C. Shapiro Environmental Law Symposium

In Washington, DC, co-sponsored by The George Washington University Law School, The Environmental Law Institute, The Center for Progressive Reform, The Association of Clean Water Administrators, The Clean Water America Alliance, The GW Journal of Energy and Environmental Law, and The GW Environmental Law Association.

March 28, 2012 to March 31, 2012

Environmental History Conference, Madison, Wisconsin

This Environmental History conference in Madison — “From the Local to the Global: Ethics, Environmentalism, and Environmental History in an Interdependent World” — will include a plenary session on Rachel Carson in honor of the 50th anniversary of the publication of Silent Spring, along with 100 sessions and 10 field trips exploring John Muir's boyhood home, the Leopold Shack, and more.

June 11, 2013

SEJ Toronto Pub Night

The SEJ and the Canadian Science Writers' Association are having a pub night in Toronto at 7:00 p.m. on June 11th. Join us for a pint and to chat about science and environmental issues from a journalistic point of view.

April 19, 2012 to April 22, 2012

Health Journalism 2012

The 14th annual conference of the Association of Health Care Journalists, April 19-22, 2012, in Atlanta, GA, offers skill-building workshops, panel discussions, visits to area research sites, speakers, news briefings, opportunities for freelancers, and more — all to aid reporters, editors and news producers in better covering the latest health issues.

March 7, 2012

Protecting China's Land: Hope for People and Nature

At this two-hour event in Washington, DC, which is co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Center, the Environmental Law Institute, and the China Environment Forum, three speakers will delve into the status of land reforms and land protection in China.

March 30, 2012

Bioethics Bootcamp: Finding the Must-Read Angle for Science and Medical Stories

Science Writers in New York, The Hastings Center, and City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism present a unique workshop to help science writers understand and communicate advances in science and technology that frequently raise immediate or potential ethical concerns for individuals, institutions, families, and society.

March 13, 2012 to March 15, 2012

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Regulatory Information Conference

The NRC's annual conference in Rockville, MD, taking place a week after the one-year anniversary of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi disaster, presents an excellent opportunity for story angles and leads. The NRC strongly encourages interested members of the media, particularly video crews, to register online by Feb. 28. Onsite registration will also be available during the RIC but could have a wait time.

February 23, 2012

Environmental Justice: Hearing Communities Through the Economic Din

Sponsored by the Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, this roundtable discussion at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, will touch on the impacts of the economic downturn on low-income and minority communities in the United States and in developing nations; steps the U.S. federal government is taking to advance environmental justice domestically; and important private sector initiatives.

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