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2018 Media Impact Forum

Media Impact Funders

Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

2018 Media Impact Forum

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2018 Media Impact Forum 33 Registrations Ended Free  

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At this year's Media Impact Forum, we are going to focus on two distinct but related topics: excellent practice in the communication of scientific information, and new ideas in the science of communications.
 
We could not find a better venue for this exploration–the American Philosophical Society–our nation’s original learned society.
 
From its earliest days, the American republic has relied on scientific inquiry to propel our nation forward, in all facets of our life–in commerce, national defense, social policy and creative expression, among many other areas.

This forum will help philanthropy focus on the special role of science in our national debates, the importance of sharpening the communication of science, and broader issues about how to understand when communications and storytelling make a difference.

Speakers we will be hearing from include:

As a special treat, Media Impact Forum participants will be invited to a sneak preview of the exciting new film Inventing Tomorrow by Laura Nix, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this year. Inventing Tomorrow captures the ingenuity of high school scientists from around the globe who are driven to solve urgent environmental issues in their own communities. Register here.

If you haven't already, don't forget to take advantage of our room block at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia from May 8-11 at a rate of $259/night. Click here to book your room by April 24, 2018, to receive the discounted rate.

Have questions about 2018 Media Impact Forum? Contact Media Impact Funders

When & Where


American Philosophical Society - Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)


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