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WFSJASC

The Australian Science Communicators are hosting the conference in collaboration with the World Federation of Science Journalists.

     

Organising Committee

The committees are made up mainly of Australians, with a small number of international members. Almost all of the members are working journalists and science communicators. Feel free to contact them with ideas, suggestions and queries.

Advisory Committee

* Robyn Williams Chair, ABC Radio National, The Science Show

**Niall Byrne Conference Director and Chair of sponsorship committee

**Sarah Brooker Executive Officer and Chair of promotion committee

**David Ellyard Treasurer and Treasurer for the Australian Science Communicators

**Melissa Trudinger Co-Chair program committee, Freelance writer

**Meg Rive Chair of events, social and tours committee and Communicator, CSIRO

**Tim Thwaites Co-Chair program committee, Freelance writer, New Scientist

**Rada Rouse Medical Observer Weekly reporter and representative of Australasian Medical Writers Association (AMWA)

*Leigh Dayton Science writer, The Australian

**Jenni Metcalfe President, Australian Science Communicators

*Wilson da Silva President, World Federation of Science Journalists and Editor-in-Chief, Cosmos magazine

*Jean-Marc Fleury Executive Director, World Federation of Science Journalists

*Susannah Eliott Director, Australian Science Media Centre

*Sonya Pemberton Director and Executive Producer, Science Consultant, Film and Television

*Kim Griggs Freelance and representative of Science Communicators Association of New Zealand

*Deborah Smith Science editor, Sydney Morning Herald

*Alan Finkel Executive Publisher, Cosmos magazine

*Executive Committee

Program Committee

*Melissa Trudinger (co-chair) Freelance writer

*Tim Thwaites  (co-chair) Freelance writer, New Scientist and radio

*Robyn Williams ABC Radio National, The Science Show

*Deborah Smith Science editor, Sydney Morning Herald

*Wilson da Silva President, World Federation of Science Journalists and Editor-in-Chief, Cosmos magazine

*Leigh Dayton Science writer, The Australian

*Rada Rouse Medical Observer Weekly reporter and representative of Australasian Medical Writers Association (AMWA)

*Alison Leigh Freelance writer and broadcaster - TV and magazines

*Abbie Thomas ABC Science Online

*Kim Griggs Freelance writer & representative of New Zealand Science Communicators (New Zealand)

*Véronique Morin Freelance broadcaster print, TV and radio (Canada)

*David Dickson Editor, SciDev.Net (UK and developing countries network)

*Deborah Blum Freelance science writer (US)

*Mariko Takahashi Deputy Editor, Science News Department, Asahi Shimbun (Japan)

*Nadia El-Awady Science Editor, IslamOnline (Egypt)

*Diran Onifade Television reporter (Nigeria)

*Lisbeth Fog Professor of Journalism (Columbia)

*Pallab Ghosh Head of Science, BBC TV News (UK)

*Wolfgang Goede Science news Editor, P.M. magazine (Germany)

*Peter Calamai Science reporter, Toronto Star (Canada)

Sponsorship Committee

*Niall Byrne (chair) Science in Public

*Sarah Brooker Science in Public

*David Ellyard Treasurer, Australian Science Communicators

*Jean-Marc Fleury Executive Director, World Federation of Science Journalists

*Janine Young National Youth Science Forum

*Jenni Metcalfe President, Australian Science Communicators and Econnect Communications

*Bruce Lewenstein Cornell University and PCST committee

*Jan Rydman Finnish Association of Science Writers

Events, Social and Tours Committee

*Meg Rive (chair) Communicator, CSIRO

*Frankie Lee ABC Science Radio

*Wilson da Silva Editor-in-Chief, Cosmos magazine

*Tim Thwaites Freelance writer, New Scientist

*Gael Jennings ABC TV Promotion Committee

*Melissa Trudinger Freelance writer

*Janine Young National Youth Science Forum

*Sarah Brooker Science in Public

*Susannah Eliott Australian Science Media Centre

*Jenni Metcalfe Econnect Communications

*Deborah Blum Freelance writer

*Jemima Tonks SciDev.Net