Professional Development Event
Communicating Your Science: How to Promote Your Research and Why It Matters
24 August 2022 • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM PDT | Marriott Marquis, Balboa 
Open to those with a paid registration badge.
No advance registration is required. However, seating is limited and will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Join SPIE experts, Gwen Weerts and Emily Power, for this 90-minute workshop where we will cover managing, promoting, and communicating your research output, and we’ll build a good case for why it’s important to take ownership of your research promotion. Takeaways will include: a template for translating your research accomplishments into plain, jargon-free language; how to increase a following on social media and engage your followers in your research projects; how to promote yourself and your research while maintaining scientific objectivity and credibility. This workshop will be interactive, so bring your laptop!