The NISE Network plans to have a virtual exhibit hall booth featuring public engagement activities and resources including information about upcoming projects opportunities.
Monday October 19, 2020
Tuesday October 20, 2020
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
The following pre-conference intensive workshops will include NISE Network projects:
Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 1:00pm - 5:00 PM (EST) Leveraging the Power of Science Centers to Reimagine Future Community Climate Solutions and Resilience
Come learn about new approaches science centers are taking to engage their audiences and work with their local communities to advance climate resilience efforts.
Frank Niepold (Education Coordinator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Carrie McDougall (Senior Program Manager, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Bart Merrick (Education Coordinator, Environmental Science Training Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Thursday, October 15, 2020, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST) - Day 1
Friday, October 15, 2020, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST) - Day 2 Sustainable Futures: Science Centers and Community Partners Working Together for People and the Planet
During this workshop, participants will gain a deeper understanding of sustainability science and practice, identify priorities for your organization and community, and develop a strategy and next steps.
Rae Ostman (Associate Research Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University)
Nicholas Weller (Postdoctoral Research Associate, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University)
David Laubenthal (Creative Director, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)
Kari Wouk (Senior Manager of Educational Collaborations, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences)
David Gamez (Blue Crew Manager, Arizona Science Center)
Ross Johnston (Virtual Learning Education Specialist, Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium)
Friday, October 16, 2020, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST) Tools and Training for Starting a Successful Space and Earth Science Virtual Public Program
Dig into free resources and training from NASA-funded informal education projects that will help you program virtual events and online engagement using space and Earth science materials.
Darrell Porcello (Director of STEM Networks and Partnerships, Children’s Creativity Museum)
Yesenia Perez (Informal Education Specialist II, Space Telescope Science Institute)
Amelia Chapman (Education Program Specialist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
Rosamond Kinzler (Senior Director, National Center for Science Literacy, Education, and Technology, American Museum of Natural History)
Alexandra Jackson (Interim VP of Education & Director of Partnerships, Sciencenter)