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Briefing - international science journalists meet in Copenhagen

22.05.2017  14:44
800 science journalist expected to attend conference to discuss fake news, climate change and science wars



The Danish Science Journalists Association (Danske Videnskabsjournalister - DV), in collaboration with the European Union of Science Journalists Associations (EUSJA), is organising the largest and most prestigious science journalism event that has taken place in Europe.

The conference takes place in Copenhagen from 26 to 30 June, where up to 800 science journalists will meet and discuss how science and knowledge are presented and communicated in media around the world.

Fake news, climate change, social media strategies and science wars are among the topics at the conference. Speakers range from Nobel laureates to most well-known science journalists from global media such as BBC, CNN, The Guardian, Reuters and many others.

Danish and International media are invited for a pre-conference briefing, where Jens Degett, President of the European Union of Science Journalists’ Associations (EUSJA), will present the programme, the key speakers as well as the press briefings and the press tours that take place during the conference.

The pre-conference briefing takes place at:

The International Press Centre, IPC

Skindergade 7, 1159 Copenhagen K

Wednesday 31 May from 11.00-12.00

Please register at: ipc@umipc.dk

Conference venue and web
The conference venue will be shared between two of the most beautiful buildings in Copenhagen: DR Koncerthuset (Danish Broadcast Concert Hall) and the IT University of Copenhagen. They offer unique opportunities as a setting for the conference, with possibilities for broadcasting live streaming and digital media.

Info about the Conference: www.ecsj2017.com

Questions can be sent to: Jens Degett, e-mail: jens@degett.org