#PCST2014 13th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference

#PCST2014 13th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference

#PCST2014 13th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference

13th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference (PCST 2014)
5-8 May, Salvador, Bahia

  1. Thanks to all who are live tweeting from #PCST2014. I can’t be there in person so appreciate the updates!
  2. Well done @FelilaJ #crowdfunding her way to #pcst2014 #salvador. The future for hard up #scicomm resesrchers? I hear its a great paper too!
  3. Cultural proximity is key to motivating or alienating scientific vocations, especially for women and girls  http://latinamericanscience.org/2013/12/accelerating-science-in-latin-america  #PCST2014
  4. Wish all fellow PCST friends a great day in Brazil. Social inclusion and how to make policy-makers listen – wish I were there. #PCST2014
  5. Social inclusion, political engagement and science communication + the official opening of #PCST2014 in about 2h. Stay tuned!
  6. And here’s a reminder to those who want to take part in our collaborative coverage of #PCST2014:  http://www.pcst-2014.org/index.php/en/news/9-ingles/latest-news/133-invites  Join us!
  7. Ideal conference warmup: good company, great food and a breathtaking morning run along the coast. #PCST2014 pic.twitter.com/5gF76VdANm
  8. #PCST2014 has over 500 registrants and almost 350 abstracts on science communication research and practice
  9. #PCST2014 first pcst conference ever in Latin America in beautiful Salvador Brazil
  10. Attending the opening of #PCST2014 on science communication for social inclusion and political engagement.
  11. #pcst2014 Quais são as questões emergentes do campo da comunicação científica e por que é importante se conectar?  http://goo.gl/czMqwu 
  12. #pcst2014 opens in Bahia largest #scicomm research and practice conference in the world
  13. #PCST2014 science communication for social inclusion and political engagement
  14. Best part of #PCST2014 student pre-meeting yesterday: about 2/3rds female and 75% non North American/European. Diversity in academia rocks.
  15. Also, finding it awesome that opening plenary at #PCST2014 requires use of translators, bouncing between Portuguese and English.
  16. #pcst2014: science communication for social inclusion and political engagement starting now. Best topic ever for a scicom conference.
  17. #PCST2014 invests in young science communicators. PCST Co-cGermana Barata talks about support she got from PCST in Korea and Sweden.
  18. #pcst2014 é o evento mais importante sobre a comunicação da ciência
  19. #PCST2014 kickoff. Best of luck to all participants. Enjoy all sessions on science communication for social inclusion & political engagement
  20. #pcst2014 science communication and social inclusion, here we go
  21. The team organizing #PCST2014 at Brazil has been working 4 years to bring the conference here – like the World Cup! pic.twitter.com/6TzlfEEbmb
  22. @PCST2014 #pcst2014 getting started at one of worlds largest sci com gatherings. 50 countries here. Live streaming on web too.
  23. #PCST2014 25 years of conferences since 1989 in Poitier France with conferences every 2 years. The 13th in Latin America.
  24. We are 500 here at the #PCST2014 in Salvador!how many are you to follow us?
  25. #PCST2014 (science communication) conference in Salvador, Brazil – first time the conference is in…  http://instagram.com/p/np-jeTHwsg/ 
  26. #PCST2014 has over 60% of participants from developing countries
  27. Luisa Massarani, chair of #PCST2014 pays homage to David Dickson, a hero and pioneer of science journalism in the developing world IMHO
  28. Remembering those who put in a great effort in to advance science in the developing world. #PCST2014
  29. .@efpolcuch Gender parity is a nice ideal (and scicomm has interesting demographics), but given pervasive & systematic… #PCST2014
  30. Science communication for social inclusion #PCST2014
  31. Luisa Massarani remembers Duncan Dallas, founder of cafe scientifique in the UK #PCST2014 pic.twitter.com/hvEOvPJUT2
  32. .@efpolcuch (2/2) …overrepresentation of white, Anglo men in academia, I’m thrilled to be in the minority. #PCST2014 #sci4socialinclusion
  33. I’m learning at #PCST2014 opening in Brazil that, unlike what I thought, Portuguese does not sound anything like Spanish to my untrained ear
  34. Pestana hotel packed at site opening of the #PCST2014. Beautiful view! pic.twitter.com/gABZk9N3xM
  35. @PCST2014 #pcst2014 tribute to the late Duncan Dallas and cafe sci in opening session, he was due to speak here. Sad.
  36. Don’t engage with the people of Salvador; you will be charmed and want to return. 🙂 #pcst2014
  37. @PCST2014: Pestana hotel packed at site opening of the #PCST2014. Beautiful view! pic.twitter.com/oyulSmWjAg
  38. from #PCST2014 Paulo Ernani Gadelha Vieira. For Health Policy : Social Inclusion is essential ! Can’t agree more!
  39. #pcst2014 co-chair Luisa massarani urges reflection on role of culture in #scicomm – speaks in 3 languages
  40. @Science_and_you 500! It feels like 2k ppl. What an energy. Maracana in the world cup final will be nothing compared #pcst2014
  41. PCST network president now speaking, celebrates success via the ‘standing room only’ in conference hall. #pcst2014
  42. @tossgas giving opening talk at #pcst2014 talking about falling in love with Salvador and the new PCST.co pic.twitter.com/ji2RHeHGZW
  43. PCST Network President Toss Gascoigne welcomes over 500 attendees “Obrigado Brasil” #PCST2014 pic.twitter.com/HAfRmz3zNx
  44. PCST president Toss Gascoigne is opening the #PCST2014 conference, the 1st one in the Latin America!…  http://instagram.com/p/nqAxXbRLv1/ 
  45. Luisa Massarani remembers Darcy Fontoura de Almeida as an important science communicator in Brazil, in the opening ceremony of #PCST2014
  46. PCST network encouraging membership, from $15 for two years, check out website. #pcst2014
  47. Spanish team enjoying #PCST2014.Here in 30 days there will be our national team playing against Netherlands. #feeling #power of #salvador
  48. Great to be in #PCST2014 !! Ready to enjoy the food,the drinks,the music and the people of Salvador as T.Zambon said! pic.twitter.com/e8iliyoVlk
  49. #PCST2014 President Toss Gascoigne presents his idea to draw the history of ‘how science communication began’. let’s grab a post!
  50. @tossgas talks at #PCST2014 about involving all participants in mapping the history of the emergence of modern science communication!
  51. #PCST2014 we have a task: share the key defining moment in Science Communication for your country. What’s yours?
  52. Write name of your country, year and important event for development of science comm. on a post-it for an historical overview. #PCST2014
  53. Question posed: What was a seminal event in your country that led to growth of sci com movements? answers on a post-it… #pcst2014
  54. #PCST2014 Most important phrase: Obrigado Brasil! I am warming to this place.
  55. Toss Gascoigne makes jokes with the audience. “Do not present 42 ppt slides if you have only 10 minutes”. #pcst2014 pic.twitter.com/r2JKBmVU70
  56. @claugobel Please give @rRo12, her baby daughter and husband a big hello from me at #PCST2014! And vice-versa!
  57. #pcst2014 is almost exactly 25 years after first PCST met at Poitiers France on May 10-11. Bruce Lewenstein charts the history.
  58. .@blew1000 Giving an intro to #PCST2014‘s 25 year history, including names like “the delta network” & “CCP”, plus upcoming books & meetings.
  59. @kenskeldon: PCST network encouraging membership, from $15 for two years, check out website. #pcst2014 http://www.pcst.co 
  60. After India and Italy I am missing out Brazil #PCST2014 ! hope to catch up in 2016 🙂
  61. All meetings should open with such smooth tunes. Welcome to Brazil! #PCST2014 pic.twitter.com/S4cGeXWhFM
  62. #pcst2014 Bruce Lewenstein on 25 years of Pcst history, announcing the new edtion of the Pcst Handbook ed. By M Bucchi and B. Trench
  63. Fantastic music at the opening of #PCST2014 Many thanks to the organization for this!! @PCST2014 pic.twitter.com/duqDpqNi5E
  64. Don’t think I ever had a musical opening at a scientific conference before 🙂 but this is the way to go #pcst2014 pic.twitter.com/quoOEg5GEh
  65. A conference that opens with live Brazilian music. Love it ! #pcst2014 #bahia #salvador
  66. #PCST2014 shouldn’t we stand up and dance…. guess many of us have an answer…
  67. After listening to the music I’m totally hooked to Brazil now 🙂 #PCST2014 pic.twitter.com/05TtyR9e2V
  68. …and the Brazilian music is everywhere here, includinc #PCST2014 opening conference! @ Salvador de…  http://instagram.com/p/nqDmEnxLjN/ 
  69. Another PCST thought leader died this week: Alan Friedman of NY Hall of Science  http://ow.ly/wvXfm  #pcst2014 #SciComm
  70. Coming next: Plenary Social Inclusion, Political Engagement and Science Communication #PCST2014
  71. Hear hear! MT: @brossardd: Looking forward to giving keynote speech on Science & Social Media @PCST2014 with @MohammedY! #PCST2014 #scicomm
  72. Lekker muziekje tijdens opening #PCST2014, zodat we niet vergeten dat we in Brazilië zijn. Tof. pic.twitter.com/aW9FxIDfHk
  73. Now listening – and watching – an amazing cultural, artistic, and scientific poetry recital in Portuguese (with translation) at #PCST2014
  74. lindas apresentações artísticos/culturais/científicas em #pcst2014
  75. Awesome evolution dramatization at the opening of #pcst2014
  76. Incredible opening of #PCST2014 oral narrative after the music!! Truly fantastic!! @PCST2014 pic.twitter.com/FYmpA2vYO5
  77. Presentes en el #pcst2014 que se realiza por primera vez en Latinoamérica. pic.twitter.com/vn6m4R4M9p
  78. And now the first Plenary session about Social Inclusion, Political Engagement and Science Communication #PCST2014
  79. Thanks for translating tweets, everyone! Just had some science theatre/poetry about evolution MT @JenniMet: #PCST2014 pic.twitter.com/pBVIKbGuCM
  80. #pcst2014 بحوث عن مساهمة #التقنية في تعليم الفقراء . اثر #الثقافة واهمية #الاعتقاد او الاتجاهات في العلوم الانسانية #تقنيات_التعليم
  81. #PCST2014 Marina Joubert, South #Africa Cap Town : 1st Plenary session Social Inclusion, Political Engagement and Science Communication
  82. ‘Who is missing out on #science?’ and ‘How well are we doing in reaching the policymakers?’ Marina Joubert starts the 1st #pcst2014 plenary
  83. Toss Gascoigne inaugurando el congreso de la red PCST 2014 #pcst2014 @ Pestana Bahia Hotel  http://instagram.com/p/nqFlVUgpNj/ 
  84. Who are the hard to reach ‘audiences’? Plenary and discussion with among others @JenniMet. #pcst2014
  85. Hmmm… Are we doing any content analyses on these #pcst2014 tweets and will the results be presented during the concluding sessions?! 😉
  86. #PCST2014 “if you’re new to Sci com: reach out, all for help, we’re a friendly community.” Good advice from Marina Joubert.
  87. ‘If you have 9 minutes to speak, don’t prepare 42 slides.’ #welcomesspeech #pcst2014 pic.twitter.com/03OhFnZyM1
  88. #PCST2014 Inclusión social y divulgación científica. Porque las leyes de Newton son iguales para tod@s pic.twitter.com/kYIBffXVd5
  89. Panel en #pcst2014 con Claudia Aguirre @ParqueExplora , Alfredo Wagner y Elizabeth Rasekoala. @JenniMet
  90. intégration sociale, engagement politique et communication scientifique #PCST2014. 1re session plénière…C. Aguirre #Colombie
  91. como se transformar a desigualdade social? Utiliza a divulgação da ciência e transforme a sociedade #pcst2014
  92. Museums must chance its rol of fun, it is time to turn to science @JENNINET #PCST2014
  93. Claudia Aguirre talks about her experience in the science museum Parque Explora in Mendellín, Colombia #PCST2014 pic.twitter.com/b9F2nv1qCQ
  94. First speaker is Claudia Aguirre from Medellín, “education and culture are the ways to boost the city” #PCST2014 pic.twitter.com/t6FWsjO2ua
  95. #pcst2014 you can read about Claudia Aguirre’s great project in the new issue of Jcom out today:  http://jcom.sissa.it 
  96. parque explora em Colômbia- Utilizou a divulgação científica para diminuir a desigualdade social #pcst2014
  97. Genial proyecto @ParqueExplora nacido literalmente de la basura.El poder de la ciencia y la cultura quedan patentes en Medellín. #PCST2014
  98. In #pcst2014 four language translations. This is how international conference should be done. pic.twitter.com/CfXCmUwZKo
  99. #PCST2014 Claudia Aguirre talks about slums in Medellin Colombia built on trash mountains and how local people conversed with scientists
  100. @ParqueExplora #PCST2014 #ParqueExplora bel exemple d’appropriation de la science & de la technologie dans un pays du Sud #Colombia #dvlpt
  101. Las personas se interesan por lo científico cuando se conecta con su vida real. Claudia Aguirre @ParqueExplora #pcst2014
  102. As pessoas se interessam pelos temas científicos se há relação com sua realidade.Divulgando a ciência e transformando a sociedade #pcst2014
  103. #scicomm for poor communities should be related to their daily and basic needs that are still unsolved’ by Claudia Aguirre #pcst2014
  104. Speaking now Elizabeth Rasekoala, Executive director of African-Caribbean Network for Science & Technology #PCST2014 pic.twitter.com/RVReWZNyyG
  105. Claudia Aguirre from Parque Explora, Medellin, Colombia on projects with the community not only to communicate science. #pcst2014
  106. La Dra. Liz Rasekoala, de Sudáfrica, hablando sobre inclusión social en ciencia y tecnología. @ #PCST2014  http://instagram.com/p/nqHO1_gpPg/ 
  107. Liz Rasekoala #PCST2014 #yoruba Don’t keep science in the ivory tower! #Africa
  108. #PCST2014 Elizabeth Rasekoala need to get science out of ivory tower. Someone like me is a chemical engineer. pic.twitter.com/bKUbSuBZEf
  109. Science in the ivory tower is pale and male. Young girls need to know that a chemist can look like me. – Elizabeth Rasekoala #PCST2014
  110. Liz Rasekoala (chemical engineer) shows that science is no longer “pale and male” #PCST2014 @PCST2014 pic.twitter.com/ml4vjhsYOU
  111. 7 May h16 #pcst2014 ´Why Science and Society don`t Understand each other`, a theatre dialogue reading, with J. Metcalfe and J. Taguena.
  112. ‘If we keep #science in the ivory tower it’s pale, it’s male… I could go on forever…’ Elizabeth Rasekoala at #pcst2014
  113. Liz Rasekoala na #pcst2014 Convencer a sociedade sobre a importância da ciência convence também os políticos!
  114. Great beginning of Liz Rasekoala about science communicationg for social inclusion #PCST2014 Rock!!! pic.twitter.com/lq009KKLhm
  115. #PCST2014 easy to see context and the use of technology, not the case for science…
  116. Liz Rasekola: “every black young girl in the world needs to know a chemical engineer looks like me” #PCST2014 great!! pic.twitter.com/bhLsfq1hSN
  117. Liz Rasekola: “every black young girl in the world needs to know a chemical engineer looks like me” #PCST2014 great!! pic.twitter.com/bhLsfq1hSN
  118. Hay que incluir y comprometer a la ciudadanía con la ciencia si queremos que los políticos escuchen. Elizabeth Rasekoala #PCST2014
  119. Science “is pale, is male” but look at her: she is a Chemical Engineer, she is a #realscientist #diversity #PCST2014 pic.twitter.com/GcqSWiphCx
  120. ¡Atención! Maratón de la divulgación científica en #PCST2014 Lo puedes seguir en directo ahora  http://softwarelivre.org/pcstbr/stream  #DivulgaCiencia
  121. #PCST2014 politician involved within community&tech.Complex of the meaning of science with political demanding! pic.twitter.com/zumbrIj8CE
  122. #PCST2014 social inclusion needs us to speak same language as politicians and people says Liz Rasekoala
  123. Look at way people use technology here; it’s different than India, then China. Science needs to be local, inclusive. Rasekoala #PCST2014
  124. #PCST2014 Liz Rasekoala (S Africa) brings reality of women in science to life, talking public engagement and social inclusion. Smart woman!
  125. There is no visual in your science that tells the world a chemical engineer looks like me. Dr. Liz Rasekoala #PCST2014 @moefeliu
  126. Science in an ivory tower is pale it’s male and it doesn’t look like me. But I’m a chemical engineer!! Dr rasekoala #PCST2014
  127. El proceso comienza con una sonrisa que dice “entendí”. Elizabeth Rasekoala #PCST2014
  128. “My father, a visionary man – even if he was a lawyer!…” Rosekoala #PCST2014
  129. #PCST2014 need local ownership and smiles to get social inclusion says Liz Rasekoala
  130. Dr. Liz Rasekoala says we need social inclusion in science… I’m in love with her… #pcst2014 #womeninscience pic.twitter.com/08RPR02SPp
  131. A una madre que entiende de ciencia se le puede hablar de vacunas, agua potable, salud… Elizabeth Rasekoala #PCST2014
  132. Great talk by Elizabeth Rasekoala on technology, gender equality and political engagement. #PCST2014
  133. This is the first time I see so many female faces at a conference – this is something #LatinAmerica can change. Dr. Liz Rasekoala #PCST2014
  134. @JenniMet @HFeatherstone #PCST2014 classic claim: ‘see the impact on the face, This is empowerment’-impact evidence? pic.twitter.com/0jLAVFzOJr
  135. Liz Rasekoala just got up and delivered a rousing speech for gender and racial equality #PCST2014 #inspiring
  136. Alfredo Wagner na #pcst2014 a mudança no mundo vai para o Leste – Asia no século 21.
  137. #pcst2014 بالرغم من كمية الحرية التي يتمتعون بها، الا انهم يطالبون بحرية المرأة في العالم.والعلم احد السبل لذاك. #التقنية سهلت ومهدت السيطرة
  138. Segunda vez no #pcst2014 que alguém destaca a presença de mulheres, em maioria, no evento! Elizabeth Rasekoala, negra linda, arrasou!
  139. E. Rasekoala with great #PCST2014 speech on necessity of science comm.. But: Woman power is strong(er) in #scicomm not only in Brazil.
  140. Elizabeth Rasekoala inspiring women. Parents tell your daughters, yes you can #PCST2014 pic.twitter.com/txbUC8zv1y
  141. ‘Science is pale, male and doesn’t look like me’ – Liz Rasekoala, African-Carribean Network for S&T #PCST2014
  142. Allready the best quote of today: ‘I give all the tribute to my parents.’ #elizabethrasekoala #impressive #PCST2014 pic.twitter.com/qsipwqeClK
  143. @JenniMet a for Liz: science is “pale and male” but sci com is female dominated: any ideas why? #PCST2014
  144. Elizabeth Rasekoala gives a thumbs up for @SciDevNet at #pcst2014: ‘Guys, I’m on your side’
  145. Todo cambia para permanecer como está: Alfredo Wagner #PCST2014
  146. La ciencia se siente igual independientemente a donde vayas. -Dra. Liz Rasekoala #PCST2014
  147. After Liz Rasekoala calling for a shift in science, Alfredo Wagner brings the need to value diversity in collective identities #PCST2014
  148. Las clasificaciones que existen para la gente son muy limitadas: negro, blanco, indígena… Alfredo Wagner #PCST2014
  149. Key communication challenge – 249 languages spoken in brazil but only Portuguese in school teaching #PCST2014
  150. La apropiación de la #ciencia comienza cuando las personas dicen, lo entiendo, eso lo puedo hacer yo! -Liz Rasekoala #PCST2014
  151. uma dificuldade com a divulgação científica – romper com a visão eurocentrista-p/Alfredo Wagner #pcst2014
  152. #PCST2014 indigenous and scientific knowledge can join into collective identities says Alfredo Wagner
  153. Liz Rasekoala has moved the audience with a direct,warm and important speech.Thanks, Liz!! #womeninscience #PCST2014 pic.twitter.com/HR0sSwB49d
  154. #pcst2014 Liz Rasekoala says it’s great to see so many women in room. But is #scicomm a ghetto for women in science? #SciWriSum14
  155. La nueva manera de abordar los problemas es conectar el conocimiento científico con el tradicional. Alfredo Wagner en #PCST2014
  156. Politicians are expedient animals, they are looking for votes. Scientists have to engage them.
    #PCST2014
  157. @LuluKitsch: Museums must chance its rol of fun, it is time to turn to science @JenniMet #PCST2014
  158. Brazil has 250 different languages, said dr Alfredo Wagner. How to do a efficient science communication face to that? #PCST2014