APECS webinar: Nov 1st- Talking to journalists: the whys, why nots, and how tos....

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APECS webinar: Nov 1st- Talking to journalists: the whys, why nots, and how tos....

APECS Director
The Association of Polar Early Career Scientist invites you to join our Career Development webinar on Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 at 17:00 GMT. ***NOTE: DAYLIGHT SAVING MAY IMPACT THE LOCAL TIME WHEN THE WEBINAR STARTS IN YOUR TIME ZONE*** (Visit http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html to convert to your time zone or double check your local start time).The full schedule of presentations and recordings of previous webinars are available at http://apecs.is/webinars.

This week's webinar is entitled "Talking to journalists: the whys, why nots, and how tos...." and will be presented by Martin Sharp, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta.  Scientists are often reluctant to talk to the media about their work. This session will discuss why that is, why they should do it, and what they can do to make it a good experience..

Due to the HUGE response and popularity of these webinars, the University of Canterbury has increased the number of spots available to 100, but space is still expected to fill up. To reserve a spot in the webinar, please send an email to: [hidden email]. Any remaining spots will be available on a first come, first serve basis.

Adobe Connect Pro software will be used to conduct the Career Development webinars. The software requires that Abode Flash Player be installed on participants' computers. If your computer does not already have Adobe Flash, please install it at: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/.

To log into the Career Development webinar, please go to: http://connect.canterbury.ac.nz/arcss_25/. Enter as a guest by typing in a name (first name, last name, and institution preferred) and clicking the 'Enter Room' button.

If you have not participated in a webinar before, a tutorial is available at: http://www.apecs.is/virtual-poster-session/live-sessions.  Click on the "Video Tutorial on Joining an APECS Virtual Poster Session." The webinar interface and instructions for the Virtual Poster Sessions are the same for the Career Development series.

This webinar series is a collaborative effort between APECS, the University of Canterbury, and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Arctic System Science (ARCSS) Thermokarst Project.

For further information, please go to: http://apecs.is/webinars.

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