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SCONC Professional Development Day

Looking to improve your skills as science communicator?

If you have five or more years of experience as a science communicator, come join other mid-career professionals at SCONC Professional Training Day on Saturday, April 27! 

The event will be held at Sigma Xi/American Scientist (700 Park Offices Drive, Suite 160, RTP, NC 27709).

Participants will start the day at noon with lunch, then be treated to 45-minute interactive presentations on time management and dealing with burnout. After, attendees can choose between 30-minute breakout sessions on topics like LinkedIn/networking and how to write a book (topics are being finalized). Many sessions will be facilitated by your very own SCONC board membersWe will finish off the afternoon at Boxyard RTP for continued networking at a celebratory happy hour.

Use the link to RSVP for just $1! Only 30 seats are available, so register early. Where else can you get this much professional development for a buck? Hope to see you there! 

Schedule:

  • 12–1PM: Networking lunch at Sigma Xi HQ
  • 1–2PM: Mental Health & Burnout with Robert Goldberg, founder of Organization Insight
  • 2:15–3PM: Time Management with Sara Lane, Director of career services within the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at NC State
  • 3–4PM: Small-group discussions on:
    • Writing a Book with Brian Southwell, lead scientist for public understanding of science at RTI International
    • The Art of Networking & LinkedIn with Julia Barzyk, founder of Wise Investigator
  • 4PM: Celebratory happy hour at Boxyard RTP!

 

Click here to register, or copy and paste this link into your browser (note that the registration platform does not work with Safari): https://sconc.wildapricot.org/event-5641374

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Date

Apr 27 2024

Time

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost

$1.00

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Location

Sigma Xi Headquarters, 700 Park Offices Drive, Research Triangle, NC 27709
Sigma Xi Headquarters, 700 Park Offices Drive, Research Triangle, NC 27709
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